Purchase tips for commercial or industrial condos

Buying a new commercial or industrial condominium unit directly from the builder or a resale condominium unit can be a confusing process, especially for...

Powers of attorney: Property and person

Although most individuals understand the importance of having a will, the importance of having a Power of Attorney for Property and a Power of...

Disability access: Are you compliant?

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) came into law in 2005, and has continued to have a significant impact on private, public...

Termination done right

Terminating an employee is one of the most difficult decisions employers face. Once the decision to terminate has been made, employers must consider the potential...

Good faith: It’s the law

Business transactions often involve contracts, where one party undertakes something in exchange for something from the other party. By Edwin Upenieks The contract spells out...

Selling your business?

Business owners that run their own companies invest huge amounts of time, money and expertise to make their businesses successful, and should be able...

Expanded OHS obligations

By Cheryl A. Edwards and Jeremy Warning An incident in which a male spectator at a Toronto soccer match uttered a vulgar phrase into the...

Weathering coroner’s inquests and fatality inquiries

  By Cheryl A. Edwards and Jeremy Warning Any employer experiencing a workplace fatality faces a multitude of legal issues. One aspect of managing in the...

Revisions to the Canada Labour Code: danger redefined

by Jeremy Warning Although decried by organized labour, key amendments to Part II of the Canada Labour Code (the Code) came into effect on Oct. 31,...

Obligations for travelling

Out of sight, but not out of mind By Jeremy Warning Many workers are required to travel as part of their jobs. They may travel for...