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Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 1:54 PM

New commercial leasing, real estate partner for Minden Gross

Minden Gross LLP announced that David Holmes has joined the firm as a partner in both the commercial leasing group and the commercial real estate group. ... [read more]

Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 1:53 PM

Harper Grey adds two associate counsel to business law group

Harper Grey announced the expansion of its business law group with the addition of Paul Bowes and Victor Harwardt as associate counsel. ... [read more]

Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 8:26 AM

Twelve ways to increase the housing supply many_doors_sm

Thursday, May 2, 2019, was a great day for the real estate development industry, homebuyers and renters in the province of Ontario. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 16, 2019 @ 8:49 AM

PERFORMANCE AND DISCHARGE - Termination

Appeal by the plaintiff from dismissal of most of his claims against the respondent. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 12:55 PM

Stikeman adds partner to Calgary capital markets, M&A groups

Stikeman Elliott announced that Sony Gill has joined the firm as a partner in its capital markets and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) groups in its Calgary office. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 12:32 PM

OPC opens consultation on transborder data flows: Proposes reversal in approach datalock2.jpb

On April 9, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) launched a consultation on transborder data flows in which they indicated that they were revisiting their long-held position that a transfer of personal information to a service provider for processing does not require consent from the individual, and now propose that a transfer for processing involves a disclosure of personal information and therefore requires consent. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 10:40 AM

Legal pitfalls in asymmetrical arbitration clauses uneven_agreement_sm

Arbitration clauses need not be symmetrical, giving each party the exact same legal benefits. An arbitration clause that gives one party the right to select a forum to settle a dispute is likely within legal reach for any party negotiating an arbitration agreement. However, there are some potential pitfalls to asymmetrical arbitration clauses. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 9:04 AM

Boards’ fiduciary duty to keep informed on global issues progressive_board_sm

Is a board that cannot articulate the most material ESG (environmental, social, governance) issues in breach of their fiduciary duty? ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 3:17 PM

Securing accurate, fair outcomes in CAT designation process for children Medcharts_sm.jpg

In my previous five articles I showed that when you take a modern approach to statutory interpretation, the Superintendent’s Guideline No. 01/16 interpretation of s. 3.1(5)i of the Statutory Accident Benefit Schedule (SABS 34/10), doesn’t harmoniously coincide with the objectives and scheme of the Insurance Act, and the intention of Parliament. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 9:08 AM

Ontario hammers out its affordable housing policy happy_house_sm

Back-to-back announcements from the province of Ontario — the Community Housing Renewal Strategy (CHRS) and the Ontario Housing Supply Action Plan (OHSAP) — have now framed out the Ford government’s affordable housing policy. For housing providers and municipalities worried about their local housing corporations, the two documents have to be read together.   ... [read more]