Legislative changes are needed before the insurance industry can begin preparing for the upheaval associated with widespread driverless vehicle use, according to the growing number of lawyers practising in the area.
An Oakville, Ont. lawyer says insurers may want to rethink how they communicate their denials to policy-holders after a judge awarded punitive damages against a company for its handling of a case involving the loss of a $550,000 ring.
Ontario’s courts should follow the lead of their federal counterparts and revisit the broadcast of proceedings, according to a Toronto criminal lawyer and long-time proponent of cameras in the courtroom.
Just more than a year ago, the federal government confirmed the expiry in November 2019 of two pilot programs allowing caregivers for children and adults with high medical needs to apply for permanent residence following admission under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.