In Ontario, class actions are a mechanism for groups of people to seek justice. In this article, Elizabeth deBoer
looks at how the Consumer Protection Act plays a role in class actions and provides examples of situations where the public can use this legislation to access justice.
Siskinds partner Peter Dillon
writes that a willingness on the part of tribunals and other courts to make decisions sooner would go a long way toward reducing court backlogs and reduce costs.
Over the last year, data breach occurrences have increased by approximately 30%. As web-based services become more prominent, protection against and remedies for breaches of privacy will become necessary. Does class action litigation have a place in this shifting landscape?
The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) has been available since 2007, but not all families are taking full advantage. Daniel Strickland
outlines the main features of the plan and offers information on how individuals can maximize the benefits of this program.
explains why employees need not bear unfair financial costs associated with accommodating another employee.
The Ontario insurance regime can be confusing. In this article, Maciek Piekosz
summarizes the basic benefits available to those who are injured in an accident.