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15 Jan 2020

The Top Ten Legal Changes Coming Into Effect In 2020

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In our December post, we provided information on laws that you may see in 2020. As we celebrate our 10th year, we're detailing the ten laws that already have or will definitely change this year. Federal Tax Changes The basic amount that most Canadians can earn tax- free increased on January 1 to $13,229 from $12,298, which may result in tax savings of up to $140 in 2020. Changes to the Divorce Act The majority of changes will be effective July 1, 2020. The changes include updated criteria to determine a child’s best interests in custody cases and measures to address…

31 Dec 2020

Six Possible Law Changes In 2020 That Could Affect You

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2020 is likely to bring in some new laws and amendments that could affect everything from internships to a crackdown on parking spots and a possible reversal on pit bull ownership in Ontario.

14 Nov 2019

Ontario Government Amends Rules To Make Lawsuits Quicker, Easier

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On October 23, 2019, the Ontario government confirmed that we would be seeing major changes to the Court rules coming this January 2020.

19 Oct 2019

Employees, Independent Contractors, and Dependent Contractors: Why The Difference Matters

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Legally speaking, workers are generally classified into different categories. These classifications have very significant implications on a number of rights that workers are entitled to.

12 Sep 2019

What Canada's New Labour Laws Mean For You

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The federal government recently implemented a number of changes to the Canada Labour Code which largely favours federal employees in certain industries such as banks, fisheries, telecommunications, and interprovincial transportation companies.

22 Aug 2019

Don't Let a Construction Lien Ruin Your Real Estate Dreams. Here Are Your Options.

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The Pattersons hired “Joe Inc.”, a general contractor, to renovate their ground floor bathroom, kitchen, and front entranceway. As the project progressed, the Pattersons noticed a number of defects in the general contractor’s work. However, when they complained, nothing was done to resolve the problems.

11 Jul 2019

What To Do If You Discover Defects In Your New Home

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As a result of the large number of new housing and condominium projects, many Ontarions are taking advantage of the opportunity to purchase a newly-built home.

11 Jun 2019

Changes To Ontario Law To Help Home Construction Contractors Get Paid Faster

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If you are undergoing home renovations with a contractor or you are a contractor, you should note that effective October 1, 2019, several provisions under the construction law which is called the Construction Act (the “Act”) will come into force and will fundamentally change how contractors request payment from property owners.

06 May 2019

I Disagree With My Lawyer’s Bill: What Can I Do?

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Many people are surprised at the conclusion of their lawsuit when they receive a bill from their lawyer that is much higher than they expected. If you receive a bill from your lawyer that you believe is unfair, there is a process in place to address your concerns called an assessment hearing.

09 Apr 2019

Change Starts At The Top: The Value of Diversity In Senior Leadership

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In February 2019, the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion published a report addressing the important role senior management and leaders play in promoting diversity and inclusion.

20 Mar 2019

So, You Won your Lawsuit. Now What?

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When many people start a lawsuit, the end goal is getting to trial and obtaining a judgment against the other party. However, what many litigants do not consider is that a judgment is only a piece of paper.

12 Feb 2019

Protect Your Condo Investment From The Sky High Costs Of Construction Deficiencies

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According to the Toronto Real Estate Board, the average price of a condominium apartment in Toronto was $558,728 in Q4 2018. This is a sizeable investment. The first few years of condo ownership are critical. If you fail to address and acknowledge issues in your building and in your condo unit, your property investment can suffer.

08 Jan 2019

New Year, New Laws: Important Changes to Ontario's Driving and Employment Laws

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The new year brings with it exciting changes and new laws. Here are two changes to the law that you should be aware of as you ring in 2019.

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