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By Jennifer Hetherington
The process of buying your first home can be both an exciting and overwhelming experience. Often, it is the largest investment a person will make in their lifetime
By Jennifer Hetherington, Janet Son
The weather is cooling down but the Toronto housing market saw double digit growth this past month.
By Marty Rabinovitch
A recent human rights complaint against several salons in Vancouver, British Columbia sheds new light on the relationship between human rights law and persons who identify as transgender.
By Marty Rabinovitch
Employers should investigate further before immediately dismissing employees for violating workplace drug and alcohol policies. An employee's diagnosis of substance dependence
By John Schuman
Family Law is all about changing family dynamics. Families do not stop changing just because a court makes a final order. Parenting arrangements and child support are particularly prone
By Ashley Doidge
If you qualify as a "dependant" spouse, even if unmarried, you can make a Dependant Support claim under the Succession Law Reform Act.
By Marty Rabinovitch
A recent Nova Scotia labour arbitration decision suggests that employers may not have to accommodate employees who have a medically diagnosed sex addiction where behaviours associated with such an addiction clearly justify discipline or termination
By Ashley Doidge
A Continuing Power of Attorney for Property is a legal document in which you can appoint a person or persons to act on your behalf (called an "Attorney") with respect to your property and financial
By Marty Rabinovitch, Elias Rabinovitch
A recent British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal decision has struck down a human rights complaint by a supermarket customer on the grounds that she was already compensated by the store for her complaint.
By Elisabeth Colson, Steven Huryn
Businesses often use third party entities to process customer information or transactions and to then relay portions of that information back to the business. Businesses using third parties
By Ashley Doidge
There is more to marriage than just a party with a DJ and catered food. Getting married is a serious legal undertaking which involves significant financial consequences.
By Ashley Doidge
With Canada's aging population, there has been an increase in disputes within families about who should be making personal and financial decisions on behalf of incapable members of the family.
By Christopher Statham, Steven Huryn
The Agreement of Purchase and Sale (APS) has been signed and any conditions waived or fulfilled. All that remains is for the closing itself to take place. What happens when a party to a firm APS fails to close the deal?
By Ashley Doidge
Estate planning is inarguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family. Not only can estate planning legally protect your spouse and assets
By Marty Rabinovitch, Elias Rabinovitch
Two recent Ontario court decisions suggest that arbitration clauses requiring employees in employment agreements to submit certain employment actions to arbitration may be unenforceable.
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