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Monday, October 28, 2019 @ 1:50 PM

Robins Appleby adds partner and associates

Business law firm Robins Appleby is welcoming one new partner and four associates to the firm. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 9:05 AM

SCC’s Gascon encourages lawyers and judges to talk openly about anxiety, depression Exclusive

Judges of the Supreme Court of Canada are legal icons, so it’s easy to forget that they are human beings and struggle with the same afflictions as the rest of us. That’s why retired Justice Clément Gascon’s decision to reveal that he lives with anxiety and depression has been so salutary for the legal profession’s awareness of, and efforts to destigmatize, the mental health challenges so many lawyers and judges face. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 5:54 PM

The 2019 federal election roundup Federal Election 2019

With Canadians gearing up for the final day of voting on Monday, we’ve put together a collection of insights we’ve published over the past month or so offering some informed perspectives on the important issues of the federal election. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 1:02 PM

The neverending story of excluded property in B.C. House with stoplight

The Family Law Act and its regime on “excluded property” was thought to bring more clarity and fairness to family law litigation in B.C. However, it seems to have at times confused cases. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 12:39 PM

Two appeal decisions spotlight plight of self-represented litigants self_represented_sm

Lawyers are all too familiar with the increasing trend of parties representing themselves in court and the problems that this situation presents to their clients, to the self-represented litigants (SRLs) themselves and to the court. Two recent Court of Appeal decisions highlight some of the problems that self-represented litigants face in the court system and how the courts can assist a SRL — without prejudicing the represented litigant — in obtaining not only their day in court but a fair hearing. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 8:50 AM

CONDOMINIUMS - Purchase and sale of - Deposits - Disclosure statement

Appeal by the purchaser from a judgment ordering forfeiture of a deposit. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 @ 11:36 AM

Where political parties stand on tax breaks, incentives — other major parties Federal Election 2019

Canada’s political parties are lining up to make impressive promises to voters and the area of tax is front and centre. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 @ 1:39 PM

Promises, promises: Where political parties stand on tax breaks, incentives Federal Election 2019

Given that Canada is in the home stretch of a federal election campaign, we’ve entered one of the more entertaining portions of federal politics — the parties are lining up to make impressive (and often untenable) promises to voters and the area of tax is, as usual, front and centre. ... [read more]

Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 6:16 AM

INTERESTS IN LAND - Restrictive covenants - Enforcement

Action by the Blackburne Creek Homeowners Association to enforce a restrictive covenant by means of a mandatory injunction against the defendants. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 09, 2019 @ 9:28 AM

Review recommends changing, modernizing Ontario’s mortgage sector Sarita Samaroo, SST Law Professional Corporation

The Ontario government is aiming to modernize the province’s mortgage sector, and some of the recommendations contained in a recent review of the market are calling for more oversight of risky private markets and enhanced information sharing between lawyers and regulators. ... [read more]