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Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Mandatory Vaccination and Your Workplace

Peter C. Straszynski With the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine well underway, many Canadian employers are thinking about introducing vaccination policies into their wo...
Apr 9, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Mandatory Mask or Face Covering By-Law Not a Clear Violation of Human Rights

Shreya Patel The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (“HRTO”) was recently asked to assess whether a mask by-law contravened the human rights of an individual who ref...
Apr 7, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

When Does “Another Proceeding” Postpone a Limitation Period?

Marco P. Falco In Ontario, a plaintiff must start their lawsuit against the defendant within two years for most civil actions. But the two-year limitation period may...
Apr 7, 2021
Apr 6, 2021
Article

The Value of Written Employment Contracts: Risk and Reward

Peter C. Straszynski Business of Cannabis Whether you are a start-up or a well-established enterprise, and whether you are hiring your first or your hundredth employee, written employment cont...
Apr 6, 2021
Article

Is summary judgment always the solution?

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily "Fast justice" may not always amount to good justice.
Apr 5, 2021
Article

An important tax strategy for cannabis business owners – Part 1

Ted Citrome Business of Cannabis One of the most common objectives of a successful business owner is to create an ownership structure which minimizes taxes and facilitates the transfe...
Mar 26, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Is Summary Judgment Always the Answer?

Marco P. Falco “Fast justice” does not always equal good justice. In 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada heralded a new age of civil litigation in Hyrniak v. Mauldin, ...
Mar 16, 2021
Presentation

Legal Research in Practice: What You Didn’t Learn in Law School

Marco P. Falco Watch Marco P. Falco, Partner in the Litigation Department at Torkin Manes LLP, and co-host Cathy Hayhow deliver a seminar on Legal Research in Practi...
Mar 11, 2021
Presentation

Advanced Legal Issues in Healthcare Seminar

Robert Barbiero Robert Barbiero will conduct a 4 seminar course titled, "Advanced Legal Issues in Healthcare" from April to June 2021.
Mar 5, 2021
Article

Catch me if you can: Case shows 'fake evidence' and witness coaching among perils of digital-age trials

Adam N. Black Special to Financial Post Owing to the changing landscape of technology, the evidentiary records over which judges must pore today are full of countless forms of electronic evi...
Mar 5, 2021
Article

Economic Losses in Civil Sexual Assault Cases

Loretta P. Merritt Scientific studies have shown that individuals first exposed to criminal victimization as children or in adolescence have significantly lower life-cou...
Mar 3, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Article

Has the litigation culture shift happened?

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer’s Daily In 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a judicial clarion call in Hryniak v. Mauldin 2014 sec 7. The court required a litigation "culture shift" ...
Feb 22, 2021
Presentation

Taking the Next Step

Eunsu (Liz) Hong Speaker, Korean Canadian Lawyers Association
Feb 19, 2021
Feb 18, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Choices, Choices: What You Now Need to Know about Contractual Discretion

Marco P. Falco Since 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada has recognized that all commercial contracts must be performed honestly, in accordance with the principle of g...
Feb 16, 2021
Presentation

Light Up Your Path

Eunsu (Liz) Hong Speaker, Korean Professional Women’s Association
Feb 13, 2021
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