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  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

    The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). which is designed to assist workers and businesses. began receiving applications this week. The CERB will provide $2,000/month for up to four months for workers who lose their income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The benefit is available to Cana … Read more »

  • COVID-19: Recent Decisions Emphasize Cooperation and Civility Amongst Litigants and Lawyers

    Two recent Superior Court decisions illustrate that Courts and Judges in Ontario have the expectation that lawyers and litigants will be civil and cooperative during this time, particularly with respect to procedural or scheduling matters or issues. First, in Wang v 2426483 Ontario Limited (2020 ONS … Read more »

  • COVID-19 and Your Commercial Lease (for Landlords)

    Can I evict my tenant for non-payment of rent? A commercial lease agreement will often contain language that allows a landlord to terminate the lease and re-gain possession of the premises if the tenant fails to pay rent. In this case, the right to repossess the premises under the lease should be ex … Read more »

  • Virtual Will and Power of Attorney Witnessing During Covid-19

    As noted in this previous blog about estate planning during the pandemic, ensuring the proper execution of wills and powers of attorney during the pandemic posed a challenge given the requirements under the Succession Law Reform Act. In response to this, an emergency Order In Council has been made u … Read more »

  • COVID-19 and Corporate Tax Filings

    Federal Government On March 18, 2020, the Government of Canada announced the details of its COVID-19 Economic Response Plan. Included in the measures announced to support Canadian businesses was additional flexibility with respect to corporate tax filings. Canadian businesses will be able to defer, … Read more »