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January, 2019
  • Provincially created trusts deemed valid

    A statutory trust under the province’s Construction Lien Act is a valid trust that can survive bankruptcy, a panel of judges from the Court of Appeal of Ontario decided in a Jan. 14 decision, The Guarantee Company of Canada v. Royal Bank of Canada, 2019 ONCA 9.
  • 48-hour notice for sick day called unreasonable

    The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario said it was unreasonable for a woman to be fired after failing to give 48-hours-notice before calling off sick.
  • Firm in $1.7-million dispute with insurer

    Global law firm Dentons Canada LLP is locked in a $1.7-millon dispute with its insurer after staff at the firm’s Vancouver office fell victim to an alleged scam.


  • Gabrielle Giroday

    Editorial Obiter

    Embracing change

    This week, you may notice the print edition of Law Times looks a little different. We’ve launched a redesign of the newspaper, in order to enhance readability.

Focus On

  • Changes to act mean work for lawyers

    Significant legislative changes governing Ontario’s condominium industry which began rolling out more than a year ago have created a greater degree of fairness, say condo lawyers.
  • Tribunal still dealing with records cases only

    Ontario’s new Condominium Authority Tribunal has proven its usefulness in just over a year of existence in its limited capacity to deal with disputes over records, say lawyers.
  • Electronic voting could help with governance

    A newly acquired ability to introduce electronic voting to condominium meetings may ease the burden of achieving quorum at meetings and help in the governance of these communities, say lawyers.
  • No word when second phase of changes coming

    Lawyers are bracing for another wave of amendments to the Ontario Condominium Act, but there are questions about when they’ll be enacted and if the change in provincial government will alter the course of the previously laid plans.

Inside Story

  • Monday, January 21, 2019

    Monday, January 21, 2019

    Neinstein Class Action Settled

    Event On Lawyers’ Pensions

    Millar Joins Lenczner Slaght

    Law Times Poll


  • Jan 21, 2019

    Editorial Cartoon: January 21, 2019


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