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At Torkin Manes, we are dedicated to delivering our knowledge and expertise to our clients through various resources and insights. We welcome you to review and utilize the resources we proudly offer. These include our news, events, publications (including Legal Point, Legal Watch, Legal Source) and videos.

News

In the News

Privacy protection at issue in pot purchases — Lisa Lifshitz speaks to the Law Times

Law Times Protecting the identity and financial information of those who purchase marijuana is one of the primary concerns of the nascent retail market for rece...
Mar 12, 2019
In the News

Torkin Manes recognized as the #1 ranked Ontario regional law firm by Canadian Lawyer

Canadian Lawyer We thank our clients, colleagues and peers for recognizing us with this distinguished honour.
Mar 4, 2019
In the News

Matt Maurer speaks to CBC News on the allegations toward Bonify Medical Cannabis

CBC News Ex-management of a Winnipeg-based cannabis producer hired a broker to buy what turned out to be illegal product and led Health Canada to pull the comp...
Feb 7, 2019
Firm News

Daniel Melamed of our Family Law Group speaks to the Globe & Mail about how to divorce-proof your family's wealth

The Globe & Mail 30 per cent of affluent Canadians polled said they didn’t trust their daughters- and sons-in-law to manage their heirs’ inheritance.
Feb 1, 2019

Events

Seth Zuk to speak at the ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference, March 27th in Toronto

Join Seth Zuk at the 2019 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference where he will lead a roundtable on ...
Date of Event: Mar 27, 2019

Matt Maurer to speak at The Business of Marijuana in Southern California Conference

Matt Maurer of our Cannabis Law Group will be speaking at the The Seminar Group’s upcoming The Business of Marijuana in Southern California conf...
Date of Event: Mar 28, 2019

Andrew Wilder to speak at the ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference, March 27th in Toronto

Join Andrew Wilder, Chair of our Cannabis Law Group, at the 2019 ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference where he will speak on a panel with Phil...
Date of Event: Mar 27, 2019

Sidney Troister and Stephanie Eiley to co-chair the LSO's 16th Real Estate Law Summit April 10th - 11th

It's the Law Society of Ontario's signature real estate event. Year in, year out, this summit provides the practical guidance you need to get through ...
Date of Event: Apr 10, 2019 - Apr 11, 2019

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Highlights of Canadian Federal 2019 Budget

Torkin Manes LegalPoint On March 19, 2019, the Department of Finance (Canada) tabled a budget (the “Budget”) in anticipation of its upcoming fall election. Given ...
Mar 20, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Harassment is Not a Tort – Good News for Employers

Torkin Manes LegalPoint On March 15, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Merrifield v. The Attorney General of Canada.  The Court’s decision...
Mar 18, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Public Policy Advocacy Activities of Charities: New Developments in 2019

Torkin Manes LegalPoint Over the past few months there have been some exciting developments for Canadian registered charities in terms of their ability to engage in advocacy ...
Mar 18, 2019
Article

Canada Supreme Court Rules That Privacy is Not An “All-or-Nothing Concept”

American Bar Association's Business Law Today While considering the specific criminal charge of voyeurism, Canada’s Supreme Court of Canada recently confirmed that privacy is not an ”a...
Mar 14, 2019

Videos

LegalPoint Videos

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

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
LegalPoint Videos

Working from Home – Legal Issues You May Not Have Considered - Tom Stefanik – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Tom Stefanik discusses a number of key legal issues that employers should consider when deciding whether or not to allow employees to telecommute...
Sep 22, 2016
LegalPoint Videos

Gender Identity and Expression in the Workplace – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski describes the recently-recognized rights of trans people and outlines a number of steps employers can take to ensure that their work...
Sep 21, 2016
LegalPoint Videos

The Unexpected Costs of “Contractors” – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski  discusses a recent court case that demonstrates the risks of mischaracterizing workers as independent contractors.
Sep 20, 2016