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Court ruling shows the need for independent professional advice in cases in which a client's mental state is questionable

  • January 15, 2018 January 23, 2018
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The error relates to a discrepancy between the date when the purchaser may take vacant possession of a property and the formal closing of a home purchase

  • November 30, 2017 November 30, 2017
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A ruling from the Ontario Superior Court delivered in November concluded that much of the drive behind the lawsuit was “entrepreneurial” in nature

  • November 29, 2017 November 29, 2017
  • 07:30

There’s a news story that never seems to go away, and it’s the continuing difficulties faced by workers in their 20s and 30s who are trying to gain a secure foothold in the workplace. There’s a plenitude of part-time and contract positions, but a shrinking number of fairly paid, permanent positions with benefits and a […]

  • October 27, 2017 October 27, 2017
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  • October 15, 2017 January 19, 2018
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A walk in central Toronto that doesn’t include a crane, a half- finished highrise or, worse, a massive pit where another stretch of century-old buildings existed only the month before, is rare indeed. With housing in short supply, property taxes constantly rising and zoning restrictions rightfully restricting sprawl on city edges, building up makes sense. […]

  • August 24, 2017 December 18, 2017
  • 23:30

The end of a three-year transition period means express consent may be required

  • June 28, 2017 December 19, 2017
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Better communications, help with returns are among the notable changes

  • June 27, 2017 June 27, 2017
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Failure to keep a potential beneficiary informed overrides a limitation period, B.C. court rules

  • June 23, 2017 December 19, 2017
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Even if a student has spent 30 or more hours a week engaged in studying, that’s not enough to categorize the student as being full-time

  • June 13, 2017 December 19, 2017
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