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  • Suitability of Summary Judgment Motions in Liquidated Claims

    In the recent case of 2275518 Ontario Inc. v. The Toronto-Dominion Bank, 2024 ONCA 343, the Ontario Court of Appeal cautioned courts from delaying a creditor’s access to summary judgement motions. TD Bank, the Respondents, appealed a motion summary judgement granted against the Appellants, 2275518 O … Read more »

  • Bill C-71 – “Lost Canadians” Now Found

    Canadian citizenship offers numerous advantages including healthcare, the right to vote, and increased job opportunities, to name a few. The Citizenship Act establishes the criteria for obtaining Canadian citizenship, and circumstances under which an individual’s citizenship can be revoked or lost. … Read more »

  • Understanding Shareholders’ Agreements

    In this article, we delve into what a Shareholders’ Agreement is, its key components, and the risks it addresses. When two or more individuals go into business they often incorporate a corporation, elect directors, issue shares, and start operations without further thought to the rules that will gov … Read more »

  • What is a Memorandum of Wishes?

    A memorandum or letter of wishes is a document containing an expression of wishes to your executors and beneficiaries with information on how you would like your estate to be administered. It is not a Will.1 There are two types of memorandums: The first is a precatory memorandum and is not legally b … Read more »

  • The Long-Awaited Implications of Fraudulently Obtained COVID-19 Business Loans

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses were struggling. The federal government implemented various programs to assist and support Canadian businesses that were suffering from economic loss as a result of the pandemic. To name a couple, the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Progr … Read more »