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News

In the News

Toronto tech conference Collision could be a hub for investment deals — Myron Mallia-Dare speaks to the Law Times about the high-profile conference

Law Times Toronto is hosting a high-profile technology conference this week, and several lawyers say they’ll be on site to help clients meet with investor...
May 22, 2019
In the News

Matt Maurer speaks to the Financial Post about Health Canada’s changes to the cannabis licensing process

Financial Post Matt Maurer, vice-chair of our Cannabis Law Group, spoke to the Financial Post about Health Canada’s changes to the cannabis licensing process t...
May 9, 2019
In the News

Lisa Lifshitz speaks to Canadian Lawyer about the importance of lawyers increasing cybersecurity resources

Canadian Lawyer Nearly nine in 10 Canadian lawyers plan to increase cybersecurity resources within their firms in order to keep sensitive data safe from breaches, whi...
Apr 29, 2019
In the News

Lisa Corrente to speak at forum on campus sexual violence

AdvocateDaily.com Toronto employment and health lawyer Lisa Corrente will share her insights on investigating complaints of sexual violence at an upcoming Osg...
Apr 24, 2019

Events

Andrew Wilder to speak at The Business of Marijuana Conference in Michigan

Andrew Wilder of our Cannabis Law Group will be speaking at the The Seminar Group’s upcoming The Business of Marijuana in Michigan conferen...
Date of Event: Jun 21, 2019

Daniel Melamed and Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group to participate as faculty at The Advocates’ Society program on ADR Skills for Family Lawyers

Daniel Melamed and Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group will participate as faculty in the interactive new program designed for family lawyers that...
Date of Event: May 3, 2019: 00:00

Lindsay Kantor of our Health Law Group to participate as faculty in Osgoode's Prosecuting and Defending Professional Discipline Cases program

Lindsay Kantor will be participating as faculty at the upcoming Osgoode Professional Development program on Prosecuting and Defending Professional Dis...
Date of Event: Apr 24, 2019

Craig Vander Zee at the Estate Planning & Litigation Forum, April 14, 15 and 16, 2019

Craig Vander Zee of our Estate and Trusts Group will be attending and presenting at the Estate Planning & Litigation Forum to be held in Cambridge...
Date of Event: Apr 15, 2019: 15:52

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Is Section 5(1)(a)(iv) of Ontario’s Limitations Act the new “Special Circumstances”?

Torkin Manes LegalWatch When Ontario’s Limitations Act, 2002 came into force in 2004, the Courts made serious efforts to ensure that the new two-year limitation period ...
May 21, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Enforcing Restrictive Covenants: The StressCrete Case

Torkin Manes LegalPoint In Canada, restrictive covenants in employment agreements can be very difficult to enforce, particularly by way of injunctive relief. This is often be...
May 14, 2019
Article

Federal Court makes clear: Website scraping is illegal

Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column As a general rule, we all know it is not a good idea to scrape content from a website, yet some companies persist in this behaviour contrary to law an...
May 13, 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