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  • Michael Waite K.C. – 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert®

    Carbert Waite LLP would like to congratulate partner, Michael Waite, K.C. on being acknowledged in the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for his work as a Leading Practitioner in Medical Negligence.  The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, published since 1997, is based on an extensive peer surv … Read more »

  • Update to Medical Assistance in Dying Laws in Canada

    Author: Fiona Balaton On March 17, 2021, changes to Canada’s Criminal Code provisions on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) under Bill C-7 went into effect. These changes marked a significant milestone in Canada’s MAiD laws, which have been under constant debate and criticism since the Supreme Court … Read more »

  • Car Accidents and The Legal Process

    Author: Lauren Barteluk If you have been involved in a serious motor vehicle accident, you are probably wondering “what do I do?” and “should I sue?” This article assumes you have already filed a police report, reported the matter to your insurer, and sought medical attention. If you’re unsure what … Read more »

  • Sexual Harassment and Constructive Dismissal

    Author: Kathleen O’Brien On November 3, 2022, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal released its decision in HFX Broadcasting Inc v Cochrane. Cochrane had sued her former employer, HFX Broadcasting, for constructive dismissal. Cochrane alleged that over a period of several years, she had been subjected to … Read more »

  • CERB Benefits, Form of Termination Notices, and Duty to Mitigate

    Author: Joseph Oppenheim In Oostlander v. Cervus Equipment Corporation, 2023 ABCA 13, released on January 13, 2023, the Alberta Court of Appeal established that Canada Emergency Response Benefits (“CERB”) received by employees after termination of employment must not be deducted from damages for wro … Read more »