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Bond Bakery Brands Limited announces its investment in Coco Bakery Inc.

Matthew Tevlin and Adrian Myers Markets Insider On July 26, 2021, Bond Bakery Brands Limited ("Bond" or "Bond Bakery Brands") announced its investment in Coco Bakery Inc. ("Coco Bakery"), a market l...
Jul 28, 2021
Firm News

Gregory Hersen re-elected to the CBA National Construction & Infrastructure Law Section Executive Committee

Gregory D. Hersen Gregory D. Hersen, partner and the Chair of Torkin Manes' Construction Law Group, has been re-elected to the Canadian Bar Association 2021 - 2022 Nat...
Jul 15, 2021
Firm News

Torkin Manes shortlisted by Chambers Canada for the 2021 Regional Law Firm of the Year Award

Chambers & Partners Torkin Manes is once again honoured to be shortlisted by Chambers & Partners in the category of Regional Law Firm of the Year for the 2021 Chambers Ca...
Jul 13, 2021
Firm News

Robert Barbiero re-elected to the Ontario Bar Association Health Law Executive

Robert Barbiero Torkin Manes lawyer Robert Barbiero has been re-elected to the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Health Law Executive for the 2021-2022 term. Robert will ...
Jul 12, 2021

Events

Sonu Dhanju-Dhillon to speak at Exceptional Women of the Bench and Bar Webinar

Sumeet (Sonu) Dhanju-Dhillon Sonu Dhanju-Dhillon will be speaking at the Exceptional Women of the Bench and Bar webinar presented by the Ontario Bar Association.
Date of Event: Sep 9, 2021

Lisa R. Lifshitz to speak at the Legal Tech Summit Canada on cloud solutions for dispersed workforces

Lisa R. Lifshitz Lisa R. Lifshitz will be speaking at the Legal Tech Summit Canada on "Cloud solutions for dispersed workforces: Understanding your risks and benefits"...
Date of Event: Jun 29, 2021

Sonu Dhanju-Dhillon to speak at The Advocates’ Society 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Lunch

Sumeet (Sonu) Dhanju-Dhillon Sonu Dhanju-Dhillon will be speaking at The Advocates’ Society 2021 Diversity & Inclusion Lunch event called, "Cultural Competence and Client Service ...
Date of Event: May 28, 2021

Lauren Crosby to speak at CBA Charity Law Online Symposium

Lauren Crosby Lauren Crosby will be speaking at the CBA Charity Law Online Symposium presented by the CBA Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section on Friday, May 14...
Date of Event: May 14, 2021

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalWatch

How to Prove Breach of Good Faith in a Commercial Contract

Marco P. Falco In 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada reaffirmed that parties to a contract have a duty not to “lie or otherwise knowingly mislead each other about mat...
Jul 27, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Has Your Home Updated its MAiD Policy? Recent Legal Developments in Medical Assistance in Dying

Lisa Corrente In 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the Carter decision that sections of the Criminal Code which made it illegal for anyone, including a phy...
Jul 15, 2021
Article

Pitfalls of appeals and judicial reviews: What every litigator needs to know

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer’s Daily The idea of embarking on a civil appeal or application for judicial review can be daunting for the unversed lawyer.
Jul 8, 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