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- I’m Interested in Purchasing My First Property. What Are Some of The Common Reasons Real Estate Deals Fall Through?
The process of buying your first home can be both an exciting and overwhelming experience. Often, it is the largest investment a person will make in their lifetime and a transaction that can come with a lot of legal and financial risk. With that being said, with good communication, meticulousness an … Read more »
- The Home Inspectors Act to Provide more Protection for Homebuyers
The weather is cooling down but the Toronto housing market saw double digit growth this past month. During the frenzy of home buying, due diligence is necessary and hiring the right home inspector could be forgotten from the long list of to-dos. This can be a costly mistake as a negligently conducte … Read more »
- Novel Issues Raised by Transgender Human Rights Complaints
A recent human rights complaint against several salons in Vancouver, British Columbia sheds new light on the relationship between human rights law and persons who identify as transgender. Discrimination Against Transgender Persons Jessica Yaniv, a transgender woman from British Columbia, has launche … Read more »
- Can My Employer Dismiss Me Due to My Unseen Disability?
Employers should investigate further before immediately dismissing employees for violating workplace drug and alcohol policies. An employee’s diagnosis of substance dependence would be considered a disability, which is a protected ground under the Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA) for federally regul … Read more »
- After the Family Court Changes a Final Order, is the Original Order Still Enforceable?
Family Law is all about changing family dynamics. Families do not stop changing just because a court makes a final order. Parenting arrangements and child support are particularly prone to changes because children’s lives change as they get older and child support is centered around parents’ incomes … Read more »