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  • Settlement Judgement May Not Be The End of Legal Battles for ClarinetistJuly 20, 2018

    In a shocking decision, rising star clarinetist Eric Abramovitz was awarded $375,000 in a default judgment against his ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lee. Mr. Abramovitz was offered a full scholarship to study under world-renowned clarinet pedagogue Yehuda Gilad. Unbeknownst to Mr. Abramovitz, his girlfrien … Read more »

  • Trinity Western DecisionJuly 5, 2018

    The Supreme Court of Canada has rendered a decision that is an important victory for the promotion of equality, diversity and access to justice in Canada. On June 15, 2018, the Court released the landmark decision, finding that law societies were entitled to deny accreditation to a proposed law scho … Read more »

  • Cannabis and the WorkplaceJune 11, 2018

    Canada’s proposed Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act, is expected to come into force on July 1, 2018, as will Ontario’s Cannabis Act, 2017.  At that point, in Ontario, it will be legal for individuals aged 19 years and older to purchase and consume cannabis for non-medical purposes, to grow up to 4 plants … Read more »

  • The Family Rules are Changing on July 1, 2018 and Lawyers and Litigants Should Take NoteJune 7, 2018

    Come July 1, 2018, the Family Law Rules (the rules that govern the process of family law court cases in Ontario) will undergo some substantial changes. Changes have been made to the rules that govern the timelines for serving and filing court materials, the rules for costs and the rules for motions … Read more »

  • Canada to Get Its First Major Update to the Divorce Act in Twenty YearsMay 23, 2018

    On May 22, 2018, the federal government introduced Bill C-78, An Act to Amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act. While most may be caught by its ca … Read more »