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In the News

Loretta Merritt speaks to CTV News about Gordon Stuckless release

Loretta P. Merritt CTV News Hamilton residents and members of city council are reacting to news that convicted sex offender, Gordon Stuckless, is living in a halfway house in the...
Jan 16, 2020
Firm News

Neil M. Abramson, Lisa Corrente and Lindsay Kantor Recognized by Who's Who Legal as Global Leaders

Neil M. Abramson, Lisa Corrente and Lindsay Kantor Torkin Manes is pleased to announce that Neil M. Abramson, Lisa Corrente and Lindsay Kantor have been recognized as 2020 Global Leaders by&n...
Jan 13, 2020
Firm News

Lisa R. Lifshitz Recognized by Who's Who Legal as a Global Elite Thought Leader

Lisa R. Lifshitz Who's Who Legal Torkin Manes is pleased to announce that Lisa R. Lifshitz has been recognized as a 2020 Global Elite Thought Leader by Who's Who Legal in Data - Data ...
Jan 8, 2020
In the News

Matt Tevlin and Adrian Myers featured in Lexpert On the Deal

Matthew Tevlin and Adrian Myers Lexpert Matt Tevlin and Adrian Myers were featured in the November issue of Lexpert magazine on LGC Standards Canada Limited's successful bid for To...
Nov 14, 2019

Events

Lauren Crosby to speak at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2020: Charity and Not-For-Profit Law Program

Lauren Crosby Lauren Crosby will be speaking at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2020: Audits, Working with Indigenous Communities and Key Updates in Charity...
Date of Event: Feb 4, 2020

Lisa Corrente and David Golden to co-chair the 2020 Guide to Legal Risk Management in Long-Term Care Program

Lisa Corrente and David M. Golden Lisa Corrente and David Golden to co-chair the 2020 Guide to Legal Risk Management in Long-Term Care Program at York University's Osgoode Professional...
Date of Event: Jan 23, 2020

Lisa Lifshitz to speak at the Annual Digital Open Government Forum in Ottawa.

Lisa R. Lifshitz Lisa Lifshitz to speak at Annual Digital Open Government Forum in Ottawa on November 26, 2019.
Date of Event: Nov 26, 2019

Hunter Forman to speak at Cannabis Law Day in Toronto

Hunter Forman Join Hunter Forman at the upcoming Cannabis Law Day presented by Ontario Bar Association. Hunter will present on the topic Retail Considerations ...
Date of Event: Nov 25, 2019

Publications & Presentations

Article

Workplace Policies That All Businesses Need

Peter C. Straszynski and Shreya Patel Ontario employers are required by law to have certain workplace policies in place at work.
Jan 17, 2020
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

When Does a Plaintiff “Discover” a Claim in Ontario? A Principled Approach to Limitation Periods

Marco P. Falco Most civil actions in Ontario are subject to a two-year limitation period under section 4 of the Limitations Act, 2002, S.O. 2002, c.24, Sched. B (the...
Jan 16, 2020
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Ontario’s Not-For-Profit Corporations Act – Further Delay

Linda J. Godel and Lauren Crosby The Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (Ministry) recently released new information confirming further delay for Ontario’s Not-for-P...
Jan 14, 2020

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