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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

Matt Maurer quoted in Canadian Lawyer on how marijuana dispensaries face uncertain enforcement landscape post-legalization

Canadian Lawyer “I think when the law changes it is going to create some uniformity in how enforcement takes place,” says Matt Maurer.
Sep 21, 2018
Firm News

Torkin Manes recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers Canada

Chambers and Partners — Canada Torkin Manes recognized as a Leading Firm in Ontario in the areas of Corporate/M&A and Real Estate.
Sep 21, 2018
In the News

GFL Environmental Inc. acquires Deep Foundations Group of Companies

Lexpert Magazine On April 1, 2018, GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL) completed the acquisition of the parent of Deep Foundations Contractors Inc. and its subsidiary corpora...
Sep 18, 2018
In the News

Matt Tevlin quoted in Lexpert Magazine on Canada's Private Equity field

Lexpert Magazine Digging into the data from the studies into the "very hot" Private Equity market in Canada, some interesting nuggets emerge — US financial buyer...
Sep 18, 2018

Events

Webinar: What You Missed During Tax Season 2018

Join our panel on Wednesday, May 16th at 9:30am for a discussion on the key issues that you may have missed during tax season.
May 16, 2018: 09:30 - 10:30

Cloud 3.0 – Drafting and Negotiating Effective Cloud Computing Agreements

Lisa Lifshitz is the leader of a day-long course on best practices in negotiating and structuring cloud computing agreements. In addition to leading t...
Dec 7, 2017: 09:00 - 18:00

3rd Annual FDRIO Conference

Lorne Wolfson will be speaking at the upcoming third annual FDRIO Conference. The conference is taking place on November 20th and 21st. The conf...
Nov 20, 2017 - Nov 21, 2017

Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD): Marijuana within the Workplace

Peter Straszynski will be speaking to the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) on July 25, 2017 on the topic of Marijuana Within ...
Jul 25, 2017: 15:00 - 17:00

Publications & Presentations

Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Charities and Political Activities Part II

Torkin Manes LegalPoint There is more news for Canadian registered charities and the regulation of their political activities. A draft of proposed amendments to the Income Ta...
Sep 21, 2018
Article

Indefinite needs mean indefinite support for disabled adult child, court finds

Special to the National Post Ruling will have significant impact on the future determination of child support and beyond.
Sep 19, 2018
Article

It’s hard to sue a robot: product liability considerations and AI in Canada

Canadian Lawyer Online - IT Girl Column It is now unclear how and if the existing Canadian legal framework will apply to damages or losses resulting from AI use or operation.
Sep 18, 2018
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

A Big Win for the Crown - Deemed Trusts Take Priority over Security Interests

Torkin Manes LegalPoint Introduction It was a big win for the Crown in the recent case of Her Majesty The Queen v. The Toronto-Dominion Bank, 2018 FC 538. Mr. Justice Grammon...
Sep 13, 2018

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