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Wednesday, April 05, 2017 @ 2:57 PM

Bill could make timely elevator repair mandatory Sarita Samaroo-Tsaktsiris

Being stranded by a broken down elevator may become a thing of the past if Bill 109, the Reliable Elevators Act, comes into effect. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 @ 8:10 AM

Court upholds TTC's drug testing policy Inna Koldorf

Random drug testing on TTC employees will begin later this month after a judge dismissed an application from the transit workers’ union for an injunction against an amendment to its “Fitness for Duty Policy” during arbitration. The policy implements drug and alcohol testing of employees in safety sensitive, specified management and designated executive positions. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 @ 4:01 PM

Will NAFTA be trumped? Experts at trade roundtable discussion are doubtful CCCA

Should Canadian businesses be concerned about recent talk from U.S. President Donald Trump about renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that came into effect in 1994? ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 @ 2:46 PM

B.C. initiative boosts family legal services in Surrey Mark Benton

British Columbia is expanding legal services to the growing community of Surrey. The government has dedicated over $10 million in funding for a new Parents Legal Centre as well as add a Justice Access Centre to the city’s courthouse. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 @ 11:04 AM

Canadian companies struggling to adjust to anti-spam law Peter Clausi and Heather Innes

Canadian companies are still struggling to come to grips with Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL) that came into effect July 1, 2014. ... [read more]

Monday, April 03, 2017 @ 1:55 PM

Ontario court rules police search of home breached man's Charter rights Craig Bottomley

The Court of Appeal for Ontario ruled on March 29 that the Superior Court of Justice wrongly extended a 1999 Supreme Court of Canada decision in allowing police to enter a home without a warrant. ... [read more]

Monday, April 03, 2017 @ 9:20 AM

Nova Scotia man challenges ruling that cut off family from income assistance Kim Stanton

The Nova Scotia Court of Appeal on May 31 will hear a challenge to a ruling that saw a family cut off from income assistance when the father missed an appointed job search counselling meeting. ... [read more]

Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 4:17 PM

Conference highlights issues around duty of care for casinos, online gaming sites Rob Simpson

Gambling is often promoted as an exciting form of entertainment, a fun way to socialize and an escape from the everyday. However, not every aspect of a trip to the casino is fun and games as problem gambling can lead to bankruptcy and crime. ... [read more]

Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 2:40 PM

Supreme Court to revisit Jordan in spring session Megan Savard

In its spring session, the Supreme Court of Canada is revisiting the thorny question of what the Charter right to a speedy trial requires, and it will also hear from unionized federal Crowns who say their Charter right to liberty and privacy is impinged by being required to be on-call (without pay) outside regular work hours. ... [read more]

Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Law commission report calls for upgrade of guardianship laws

Not applicable ... [read more]