It’s never too early to incorporate

By Munish Mehta It is no secret that Canadians have been caught up in the start-up culture that has emerged across various industries. According to Innovation,...

3 Legal Updates: Business income tax, asset sales and auditing policy

ELIMINATING SOME INCOME TAX ADVANTAGES On July 18, 2017, the Federal Department of Finance announced proposed changes to the Income Tax Act (the ITA) in...

Oblivious: Designers must see the trees for the forest

I really like maple trees, but the tree that I’m the most familiar with is actually the most common tree in Canada, the Populus...

Termination clauses: Benefits matter

By Jeremy Warning The July 7, 2014 decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Miller v. ABM Canada Inc., 2014 ONSC 4062 (CanLII), provides...

When shareholders don’t share

Alex and Justin are equal shareholders of a food packaging company. The two of them met over 12 years ago when they were both...

Seller Beware?

Rocky residential real estate landscape Joseph and Anna Canuck are retired and living mortgage-free in their 2,100-square-foot bungalow in Vaughan, Ont. After years of home...

Digital assets

Don’t ignore this component We draft wills and name executors to carry out our wishes for our assets when we die. Digital assets are becoming...

Ride the train of real-world design solutions

We designers typically start doing what we do once we have a clear idea of a problem that needs solving. These may be very...

Software success: production is not magic

New software can transform a business, increase productivity and improve the bottom line, all the while making the work of the team members easier...

Handle with care

Both tool and furniture touchpoints are key Handle: derived from the word hand. As a verb, it means: to feel or manipulate with the hands....