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Court rules parties can contract out of statutory provisions in gas pipeline case
Crawford Smith
Crawford Smith, a partner at Torys LLP, said the decision is a clear articulation that parties can contract out of statutory provisions, even those which provide a benefit to them, provided that doing so would not be contrary to public policy.

Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 9:31 AM

The Ontario Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal in a case involving municipal drainage work, ruling that parties can contract out of statutory provisions. ... [read more]

Black Legal Action Centre to engage with community to discover what is needed most in legal clinic Rinaldo Walcott sm

Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 2:00 PM

Formation of a new legal aid clinic to support black Ontarians is underway and is set to open in August 2018. ... [read more]

U.S. tax law reform means Canada has lost ‘competitive advantage’: experts Veronika Chang

Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 11:24 AM

The U.S. Congress made the biggest change to the American tax system in 30 years last month, the reverberations of which are still being felt across the country. And although individual Canadians will not be affected at nearly the same level, there are still aspects of the plan people residing inside Canadian borders should be aware of. ... [read more]