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Friday, August 02, 2019 @ 10:45 AM - Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2019 @ 1:17 PM

Mistake to look at wine decision as making determination about Middle East: law prof Sam Trosow, Western University faculty of law

A Federal Court judge has ruled that wines being produced by Israeli winemakers in the West Bank cannot be labelled as “products of Israel,” with observers saying the decision may have broad implication for product labelling in Canada. ... [read more]

Friday, August 02, 2019 @ 6:27 AM

WRONGFUL DISMISSAL - Dismissal without cause - Reasonable notice period or wages in lieu

Appeal by the defendant employer from the summary judgment in the respondent’s wrongful dismissal action. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 01, 2019 @ 12:51 PM

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The Criminal Code contains certain provisions that apply differently in separate provinces as a result of certain provinces opting in, or not, to a particular program. An example of this was the availability of conditional discharges in matters of impaired driving. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 @ 3:38 PM

Foglers adds commercial real estate partner

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP announced that Joseph Fried has joined the firm’s Toronto office as a partner in the commercial real estate group.   ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 @ 10:02 AM

CORPORATIONS - Liquidation and dissolution - Revival

Appeal by the Province from an order restoring Inter Coast Towing Limited as a British Columbia corporation on a without prejudice basis. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 @ 9:14 AM

Powers of attorney and advanced care planning: Property power_of_attorney_sm

Statistics show many Canadians are living with disabilities and many will have a long-term disability. Coupled with our aging population, there is a serious need for everyone to have properly planned for incapacity. Our first article reviewed the legislative framework in Ontario for powers of attorney, reviewed the two most common types in Ontario and discussed what happens if you don’t make powers of attorney prior to becoming incapable. This article considers important issues involving continuing powers of attorney for property. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 @ 8:49 AM

Transfer for processing under PIPEDA a use, not a disclosure data_transfer_sm

The key determination underlying the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s June re-launch of its Consultation on transfers for processing is whether a transfer to a data processor under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a use or a disclosure.  ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 @ 1:02 PM

New managing partner for McInnes Cooper

McInnes Cooper announced the appointment of Kevin Kiley as managing partner. ... [read more]

Monday, July 29, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

New wills and estates partner for Blaney McMurtry

Blaney McMurtry announced that Blair L. Botsford has joined the Toronto firm as a partner. ... [read more]

Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 1:23 PM

Five former articling students join Lavery as associates

Lavery Lawyers announced it has hired the following five former articling students as associates: Rosemarie Bhérer Bouffard, Shereen Cook,  Katerina Kostopoulos, Elizabeth Martin-Chartrand and Jean-François Maurice. ... [read more]