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Anandi Naipaul discusses the changing legal landscape and the future of Ross & McBride.

Legal Matters: Can a landlord refuse to rent to me because I am on ODSP?

Rental prices have risen dramatically through the pandemic, and there is little in the way of municipal policy to support affordable housing or folks living in encampments. For people on fixed incomes and receiving social assistance through programs like ODSP, the current rental climate and lack of compassion in the city is cause for concern.

Ross & McBride team recognized by Readers’ Choice 2022

We’re happy to share that four members of the Ross & McBride team have been recognized with 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards!

Legal Matters: Can I sue if I’m on a city bus that gets into an accident?

If you are a passenger on a bus, you are entitled to the same compensation as if injured in a car. You can apply for Statutory Accident Benefits and sue the at-fault driver (bus driver and/or other driver) for compensation.

Terminate employees as nicely as possible

Employers should always put the feelings and dignity of the employee being terminated first, writes Ed Canning.

Legal Matters: What to do if charged under the Highway Traffic Act while disabled and unable to work

If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident in Ontario, you are eligible to receive Statutory Accident Benefits based on your level of injury regardless of who is at fault. These are called “no-fault benefits”

Legal Matters: Can I sue when my loved one dies as a result of another’s actions?

The death of a family member can be a traumatic and devastating experience. It can also result in emotional damages, financial loss and expenses that you can recover in a wrongful death lawsuit under the Ontario Family Law Act.

How to get fired before you even start a job

A Human Rights Tribunal adjudicator found an employer was committed to finding a way for a prospective employee to join the organization until his correspondence became inappropriate, writes Ed Canning.

What are the benefits of using a business lawyer?

As a business owner, it is a good idea to have a business lawyer on your side.

Ross & McBride team recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada™ 2023

Eight legal professionals from Ross & McBride have been named in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada™, with a total of 10 rankings across six practice areas.