Disciplined or Fired?

I accept that I should have been disciplined -- but not fired.  Is the employer allowed to fire me?

Back to school safety tips

My children are heading back to school.  What precautions should I take to keep my children safe?

Terminated without notice?

 If the employer can prove it had just cause to terminate me without notice, am I not still entitled at least to my minimums under the Employment Standard Act, 2000?

Considering joining a board of a charity?

If you've been asked to sit on a board of directors for a charitable organization, it's important to ask some key questions before saying 'Yes'.

Can an employee in Canada be fired without being provided reasonable notice or pay "in lieu"?

Can an employee in Canada be fired without being provided reasonable notice of the termination or pay “in lieu”?

Big changes are coming to the Highway Traffic Act in Ontario.

Big changes are coming into effect on September 1st that will promote safer streets for cyclists and pedestrians.

I was involved in a hit and run accident. I am injured - how do I access benefits?

I was involved in a hit and run car accident where the other driver hit my car and left the scene of the accident. I am seriously injured.  Who do I sue?

My lawyer is suggesting that we try mediation as a means of dissolving our marriage. How does it work?

As an alternative to the full process of a court hearing in a family dispute, lawyers and/or their clients may resort to resolving their cases by mediation where parties are both capable of negotiating in a meaningful way.

Unprecedented award for a Human Rights Case

The $150,000 awarded in a human rights case is considered unprecedented.

Are medical expenses for family members after a serious accident covered by my insurance?

I was recently discharged from the hospital following a serious car crash. I was in the hospital for 17 days. During that time, family members visited me each day and they incurred expenses including hotel and air fare. Can these expenses be reimbursed?