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  • Can I Fire Employees Who Refuse to Be Vaccinated? Kinda, Sorta, Maybe…

    With the rollout of Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, employers and most employees are looking forward to a return to some semblance of normalcy and, for many, a return to the workplace for all. With vaccine hesitancy, the anti-vaxxer movement and employees’ simply wishing to continue to work from home f … Read more »

  • The Experience of a Virtual Trial

    Further to my earlier blog post in anticipation of the environmental team at Mann Lawyers first virtual trial, I can now report that the trial has been completed and although it ran much more smoothly than I would have envisioned, some of my concerns were quite valid. A significant issue experienced … Read more »

  • Prison Time for Not Paying Child Support

    A recent Nova Scotia case is making headlines as a man owing a minimum of $250,000 in court-ordered child support has been sentenced to prison for four and a half years. Mr. Power, an IT professional who earned an estimated $260,000 per year, paid minimal child support for his two children. From 200 … Read more »

  • Restrictions on Businesses and Health Measures Under the New Ontario Emergency Order

    On January 12, 2021, in response to an alarming rise in active COVID-19 cases across the province and to prevent the further depletion of hospital resources and overwhelming of our intensive care units, the Ontario Premier declared a second provincial emergency, which will continue for at least 28 d … Read more »

  • Ontario Construction Act – the Interim Adjudication Regime

    Significant changes to Ontario’s Construction Act were made in 2019, and many of them had the goal of preventing delays in construction projects. Because of the typical “tiered” structure in construction projects (with layers of participants, descending from the owner to the general contractor to co … Read more »