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Published on: 24 Nov 2016 By

Terminating Employees for Criminal Charges: Does Just Cause Exist

We live in a society where our criminal justice system presumes a person innocent until proven guilty. That said, the reality is that many people criminally charged are guilty. Even where innocent, it can take months – if not years – before criminal charges are resolved, during which time it…

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Published on: 18 Nov 2016 By

First Fines Are Issued Under The Violence Provisions Of The OHSA

We are now starting to see the first decisions being released that deal with violations of the (fairly) new violence provisions added to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”). For details on those changes, you can revisit Mary Lou Brady’s blog here. Two convictions and heavy financ…

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Published on: 11 Nov 2016 By

Franchising an increasingly high-risk venture for franchisors

Canada is frequently hyped as an idyllic place to launch a franchise business, but that’s not the case for many franchisors who face tougher obstacles than their counterparts in other countries, says Siskinds franchise lawyer Peter Dillon in a recent article. Read the full article below. Fra…

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