What is a construction lien?

What is a Construction Lien and why is there one registered on title to my home?
 

I am planning a trip out-of-province with my family for March Break. Should I purchase travel insurance?

I am planning a trip out-of-province with my family for March Break.  Should I purchase travel insurance?
 

Severence packages in the retail sector

What happens when your employer locks the doors to your workplace?  Rick Simmons, Partner in the Labour & Employment group talks 'working notice' and 'common law' in severance packages.

Do vehicles have black boxes like airplanes that record information? I have never heard of this.

Do vehicles have black boxes like airplanes that record information? I have never heard of this.

Joint Tenancy vs. Tenant in Common

Joint Tenancy vs. Tenants in Common – What is the difference?
 

I slipped and fell on ice and snow in a parking lot and sustained serious injuries.

I slipped and fell on ice and snow in a parking lot and sustained serious injuries. 
Can I get any compensation?

Social Media and Employment issues

Can what you post online lead to potential job action?

My mother made me a joint owner of her bank account. Does that make it mine when she passes away?

My mother made me a joint owner of her bank account.  Does that make it mine when she passes way?

I am currently being investigated for MS and not able to work. Do I need a definitive diagnosis in order to apply for and receive long term disability benefits?

I am currently being investigated for MS and not able to work. Do I need a definitive diagnosis in order to apply for and receive long term disability benefits?

Lawyers in the movies

Every performance of a courtroom scene in the movies isn't Oscar winning material - I am sure many of us agree that one of the best and most memorable lawyers in Hollywood was Atticus Finch, played by Gregory Peck?  (he did win the Oscar for this role, by the way)