Employee resignations

Not all legal obligations are on employers A resignation can be emotionally charged, so it helps to be reminded of the consequences of saying or...

It gets personal

Duties and liabilities of directors and officers It is a common misconception that if you are a director or officer of a private corporation you...

Workplace investigations

More common, and must be done right Investigations into claims of employee misconduct were once reserved for the most serious and complicated allegations of wrongdoing involving a...

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...

Construction liens

A remedy tough as nails Construction liens offer security to anyone providing labour and materials that enhance the value of land and property. Practically speaking,...

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,...

Small claims court

Going to court can be expensive. However, in some circumstances, a lower-cost option is available. The Small Claims Court is a branch of the Ontario Superior...

Big labour changes here

At this point, many of us have heard about the increases to the minimum wage that have taken effect across the province of Ontario. This...

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...

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...