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Firm News

Torkin Manes named one of Canada's Best Law Firms by The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail Torkin Manes is honoured to be named one of Canada's Best Law Firms by The Globe and Mail in Real Estate law.
Nov 18, 2021
Firm News

Systemic Negligence verdict upheld – School’s appeal of common issues trial judgment denied

Loretta P. Merritt The Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision on October 26, 2021, confirming the common issues trial judgement.
Nov 1, 2021
In the News

Loretta P. Merritt quoted by The New York Times on the Chicago Blackhawks sexual assault scandal

Loretta P. Merritt The New York Times Loretta P. Merritt was quoted by The New York Times on the Chicago Blackhawks sexual assault scandal.
Nov 1, 2021
In the News

Loretta P. Merritt featured in the November issue of the Canadian Privacy Law Review

Loretta P. Merritt Canadian Privacy Law Review Loretta P. Merritt's recent article titled, "Privacy in Civil Sexual Assault Cases" was featured in the November issue of the Canadian Privacy Law Rev...
Oct 28, 2021

Events

Lorne H. Wolfson to speak at the Bi-Annual Update on Power Imbalances and Family Violence in Family Arbitration and Parenting Coordination

Lorne H. Wolfson Lorne Wolfson will be speaking at the Bi-Annual Update on Power Imbalances and Family Violence in Family Arbitration and PC on January 15th, 2022.
Date of Event: Jan 15, 2022

Understanding the New Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (2 Part Program)

Linda J. Godel and Lauren Crosby Linda Godel and Lauren Crosby will be participating in the "Understanding the New Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act" program on November 25 and ...
Date of Event: Nov 25, 2021

Anthony D'Angelo, Laurie H. Pawlitza and Lorne H. Wolfson to speak at the FDR Under the Microscope 2021 Conference

Anthony D'Angelo, Laurie H. Pawlitza and Lorne H. Wolfson Anthony D'Angelo, Laurie H. Pawlitza and Lorne H. Wolfson will be speaking at the FDR Under the Microscope 2021 Conference on November 15, 2021.
Date of Event: Nov 15, 2021

A Fireside Chat About Dentistry Today: The Perspective of the RCDSO and That of the Defense

Neil M. Abramson Torkin Manes and the Canadian Dental Protective Association will be presenting, "A Fireside Chat About Dentistry Today: The Perspective of the RCDSO a...
Date of Event: Nov 9, 2021

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalWatch

How to Prove a Claim for Economic Loss

Marco P. Falco In Canada, actions for pure economic loss in tort law pose a unique set of challenges.
Nov 26, 2021
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

When is a Mandatory Vaccination Policy Reasonable? Arbitration Award Provides Additional Guidelines

Shreya Patel In a recent Arbitration Award, Arbitrator Stout provided further guidance on vaccination policies in the course of balancing the legitimate interests...
Nov 25, 2021
Article

The pandemic has complicated child support payments by the self-employed

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to Financial Post The pandemic’s economic effect on Canadians has caused a significant decline in income in many industries with one result being that courts are more c...
Nov 23, 2021

Videos

These relationship red flags are pretty accurate signs you're headed for a breakup

Laurie H. Pawlitza It’s rare that a relationship breakdown comes as a complete surprise. In fact, in hindsight, most spouses have a Spidey sense about their pending brea...
Jul 11, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the biggest mistakes couples make when they separate

Laurie H. Pawlitza Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group breaks down the biggest mistakes people make when separating. Hint: there’s little be gained by being vindicti...
Jul 4, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the top five things you need to know about marriage contracts

Laurie H. Pawlitza As you might imagine, a marriage contract — an agreement that says what will happen in the event that you separate — is rarely seen as a romantic gest...
Jun 25, 2019
LegalPoint Videos

Marijuana and the Canadian Workplace - Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter C. Straszynski Peter Straszynski explains the workplace challenges of accommodating the legal use of marijuana for medical purposes, and recommends a number of steps...
Sep 22, 2016