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Torkin Manes LegalWatch

How to Prove a Claim for Economic Loss

Marco P. Falco In Canada, actions for pure economic loss in tort law pose a unique set of challenges.
Nov 26, 2021
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

When is a Mandatory Vaccination Policy Reasonable? Arbitration Award Provides Additional Guidelines

Shreya Patel In a recent Arbitration Award, Arbitrator Stout provided further guidance on vaccination policies in the course of balancing the legitimate interests...
Nov 25, 2021

The pandemic has complicated child support payments by the self-employed

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to Financial Post The pandemic’s economic effect on Canadians has caused a significant decline in income in many industries with one result being that courts are more c...
Nov 23, 2021

Do 'prospects of success' determine when limitation clock runs?

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer’s Daily In Ontario, under s. 5(1)(a)(iv) of the Limitations Act, 2002, 5.0. 2002, c.24, Schedule B (the Act), the two­ year limitation period for most civil l...
Nov 22, 2021
Nov 16, 2021
Nov 15, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Mandatory Vaccination Policy Rejected by Arbitrator. What Does This Mean for Employers?

Irv Kleiner On November 10, 2021, we informed our readership of an arbitration award between UFCW and Paragon Security, in which Award Arbitrator Fred von Veh uph...
Nov 12, 2021

A Fireside Chat About Dentistry Today: The Perspective of the RCDSO and That of the Defense

Neil M. Abramson Speaker, Torkin Manes and the Canadian Dental Protective Association Webinar
Nov 10, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Upheld by Arbitrator

Irv Kleiner In an arbitration between the UFCW (the "Union") and Paragon Security (the "Employer”), the Union grieved the Employer’s implementation of a mandatory...
Nov 10, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Institutional Response to Disclosure of Sexual Abuse

Loretta P. Merritt There have been several cases where courts have considered whether an institutional response to receiving allegations of sexual assault has been appro...
Nov 8, 2021

Ontario government moves to outlaw non-competition clauses in employment agreements

Matt Maurer Business of Cannabis Non-competition clauses have been utilized by employers in employment agreements for a long time. Generally speaking, these clauses limit an employee’...
Nov 1, 2021

Why failure to disclose financial information is 'the cancer' of family law

Adam N. Black Special to Financial Post For separated spouses, the exchange of full and frank financial information is a fundamental underpinning to the resolution of financial issues arisin...
Oct 27, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Ontario Government Seeks to Protect Workers by Proposing Unique Changes to Employment Standards Legislation

Daniel Pugen Every Provincial Government seeks to enact reforms to labour and employment legislation. However, usually those reforms deal with traditional minimum ...
Oct 26, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Do You Have to Understand your Prospects of Success to Start a Lawsuit?

Marco P. Falco In Ontario, the two-year limitation period for most civil lawsuits starts when the plaintiff knows that their action would be an “appropriate means” t...
Oct 25, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Refusal to Vaccinate: Disentitlement to EI Benefits and “Just Cause”

Peter C. Straszynski In past articles, we have addressed an employer’s right to introduce mandatory vaccination policies in the workplace. The introduction of such a polic...
Oct 22, 2021
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

The ONCA Is Finally Here!

Linda J. Godel and Alexandra Zavalunov Today, October 19, 2021 (proclamation date), marks the long awaited proclamation of the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (ONCA). It has been el...
Oct 19, 2021

Why courts can allow children to make up their own minds about getting vaccinated

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to Financial Post Whether a child should be vaccinated for COVID-19 is the latest conflict between separated parents now being determined by the courts.
Oct 13, 2021

Most common judicial review application mistakes

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer’s Daily As judicial resources become evermore scarce, governments across the country are relying on administrative tribunals to adjudicate disputes.
Oct 1, 2021
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