How will Bill 148 Affect your Business

The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (Bill 148) came into effect on January 1, 2018.

Will a lawyer visit my family member at their hospital bedside?

I have a family member in the hospital after a serious car crash, will the lawyer come to the hospital to meet with us or should we wait until my family member is discharged home?

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. 

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?


Timelines for suing a municipality after an injury

I heard that there are special notice and time requirements if you want to sue a municipality for failing to salt and sand a roadway that caused a car accident and injuries, is that true? What is it?


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.

Tax time is coming. Can I claim charitable tax credits for my gifts?

Canadians love to reduce their taxes by giving to charity.  Canadian charities receipted a whopping $15.7 billion dollars in donations in the last year that such figures were published.

Judges and juries not bound to theories of defence, prosecution

Neither judges nor juries are bound to follow theories of the Crown or the defence if there is evidence that could support a conviction on a different basis than that offered by counsel, Hamilton criminal lawyer Jeffrey Manishen tells CHCH.

Bill 148 - Advocate Daily

Bill 148 could inhibit job growth.