Do consultants have rights under the Employment Standards Act?

Q: I work full-time as a consultant providing advice to a business. Do employment laws apply to me?

Choosing optional no-fault auto insurance benefits

Q: I’m renewing my auto insurance policy. What should I consider in purchasing no-fault insurance benefits?

12 Ways to Win your Motion

Are you considering bringing a Motion? Do you have a Pre-Trial coming up?

What are the escalated sanctions for novice drivers in Ontario?

Any traffic ticket as a novice driver or a new driver is a big deal because there may be additional escalated sanction penalties registered against your driving record upon conviction.

Discrimination inflates termination costs

If you terminate an employee, discriminatory comments will be relied upon and the cost of the termination will increase exponentially. 

Does my employer have to accommodate me if I give them a doctor’s note?

Your employer does have a duty to accommodate you, but it is not absolute.

How to comply with the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act

In 2021, the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (Ontario), or “ONCA”, came into force, affecting almost all corporations previously governed by the Ontario Corporations Act.

Being unvaccinated could frustrate your employment contract

A frustration of contract occurs when there is a radical change in the employment obligations arising from unforeseen circumstances and where there had been no prior agreement with respect to the issue.

What to do if your long-term disability claim is denied

If your claim for Long-Term Disability (LTD) benefits has been denied, your first step is to get the insurer’s denial in writing.

I broke my leg while skiing; can I sue?

Skiing and snowboarding can be fun and safe winter activities, but they are also potentially dangerous sporting activities with inherent risks.