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  • The Equities of Equities

    Sometimes it simply does not matter what a contract says; the court will not give effect to it. Recently, this blog, and others like it, have devoted a considerable amount of attention to the subject of what it takes to draft a legally enforceable termination of employment provision. However, an eve … Read more »

  • Employment Law Isn't Real

    “Employment law isn’t real.” Mention to my father that to which I have dedicated my intellectual focus and professional pursuits and he will be quick to inform you that employment law is not a real thing. He will ask you, rhetorically, who has ever heard of such a thing. My father’s perspective on t … Read more »

  • "It ain't over till it's over." – Yoga Berra's Profound Answer to Employment Law's Vexing Question

    “It ain’t over till it’s over.” According to a very quick Google search, the very height of what passes for research in 2020, Yogi Berra first uttered the phrase about baseball’s 1973 National League pennant race. While he almost assuredly never intended to do so, Berra has provided the quintessenti … Read more »

  • Quit While You're Ahead and Leave the Numbers Out of It

    Quit while you’re ahead and leave the numbers out of it. Those are the fundamental lessons from the decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario in Rossman v. Canadian Solar Inc., 2019 ONCA 992 (CanLII). In yet another case concerning a contractual termination clause, the Court of Appeal for Ontario … Read more »

  • CCLA Candidate Statement

    Hi. My name is Sean Bawden and I am running for re-election as a trustee of the County of Carleton Law Association. I practice law as a member of the in-house legal department of Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE: CGC; TSX: WEED), a multi-faceted cannabis company headquartered in Smiths Falls, Ontario … Read more »