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- Employee Entitlements under a Shareholders’ Agreement after Termination
A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision determined that the terms of a shareholders’ agreement apply as written, regardless of whether an employee was terminated with or without cause. What Happened? The employer is an employee-owned engineering firm that provides engineering and construction cons … Read more »
- Man Found Guilty of Sexual Assault for Refusing to Wear Condom
An Ontario criminal case made headlines last week, after a court found a man guilty of sexual assault after he refused to wear a condom during sex, having previously agreed to do so. What Happened? The accused and the victim were strangers until the began communicating through “Plenty of Fish”, and … Read more »
- Do Drunk Driving Laws Apply to Canoeing? One Court Says Yes
In these summer months, you and your family may decide to escape the heat and the city by taking a trip to the lake. You may even decide to relax with a few alcoholic beverages by its side. But beware: a recent Ontario court ruling found that impaired driving laws apply equally to a person who is in … Read more »
- Time Limitations for Claims to Set Aside a Domestic Contract
As we have explained here, the most common grounds relied upon to set aside a domestic contract are: Failure to disclose a significant asset or debt in existence when the agreement was formed;Failure to understand the nature and consequences of the agreement; andAny other ground upon which an ordina … Read more »
- The Role of “Moral Blameworthiness” in Sentencing for Regulatory Offences
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently considered the role of “moral blameworthiness” in the imposition of harsher sentences for regulatory offences in an occupational and health safety case. What Happened? The employer was a small business with 12 employees. On January 16, 2013, an employee fell to … Read more »
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