I’ve been denied a building permit because my construction project does not meet requirements under my municipality’s zoning by-law. What can I do?

I’ve been denied a building permit because my construction project does not meet requirements under my municipality’s zoning by-law. What can I do?
 

Due process still important for all allegations

Due process still important for all allegations

Human Rights Cases in Unionized Workplaces

I think I have experienced discrimination at work. I am a member of a union and have been told that because I am in a union I cannot proceed with a human rights claim outside of the process established in my collective agreement, is this true?

Breach of fiduciary duty justifies court's remedy for oppressive conduct

Breach of fiduciary duty justifies court's remedy for oppressive conduct

Employment Insurance Benefits Denied.

I was denied Employment Insurance on the basis that I was terminated for misconduct, what does this mean and what can I do?

ONCA finally may actually happen (some day)

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!  The sky is (still) falling!  A decade ago we sounded the alarms that the not for profit corporations world was radically changing. 

Concussion legislation may be too onerous for some sports groups

Concussion legislation may be too onerous for some sports groups

Employment Law question . . .

I was recently charged with a criminal offence unrelated to my employment. My employer found out and has fired me for just cause. What can I do about this?

 

Tax time is coming. Can I claim charitable tax credits for my gifts? (Part 2)

In my previous Legal Matters article on this topic I told you about how much Canadians get behind their charities (to the tune of $15.7 billion annually) but how some contributions to charity (services, directed gifts and pledges) give you less bang for your buck at tax time.

Wade in the news - The Hamilton Spectator

Police Board Chair Ferguson disciplined over comments on inciden involving Councillor.