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- Recent Amendments to Rule 76 Simplified Procedure
Recent amendments to Rule 76 of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure will help to reduce legal costs and streamline the litigation process in the province. Claims Under the Simplified Procedure Rule In Ontario, individuals and businesses may file a civil court claim using what’s known as the simpli … Read more »
- A wrongful dismissal time warp – When is two years really six?
Perhaps, when an ex-employee takes six years to “discover” that they were wrongfully dismissed. Thankfully, the Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed that employees cannot await the conclusion of criminal proceedings to judge the strength of their wrongful dismissal claim before commencing a lawsuit … Read more »
- Looks like a Duck: ONCA Returns Telecommunications Construction to Provincial Jurisdiction
A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision serves to remind employers that the presumption of provincial jurisdiction over labour relations will only be displaced in the clearest of cases. In Ramkey Communications Inc. v. Labourers’ International Union of North America, the employer opposed certifica … Read more »
- Immigration Issues in M&A Transactions
Navigating the intricate legal environment of a merger, acquisition, takeover or other corporate restructuring can be difficult enough without the added impact of immigration issues on such a transaction. Meeting tight deadlines and dealing with complex financial matters in these situations often re … Read more »
- Tribunal Awards Four Years’ Lost Wages to Job Applicant Who Lied About Immigration Status
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) recently awarded $101,363.16, representing four years’ lost salary, and $15,000.00 for injury to dignity, feelings and self-respect to a job applicant who was denied a position after lying about his ability to work legally in Canada on a permanen … Read more »