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Published on: 16 Dec 2019 By

Advantages and disadvantages of franchising your business

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably considering franchising as a method of expansion for your business. You might be considering franchising as a result of your own research into expansion options for your business, or (as is often the case) you might be considering franchising b…

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Published on: 13 Dec 2019 By

‘Tis the season: A refresher on social host liability

Another year is coming to an end. ‘Tis the season of holiday parties with friends, family, and colleagues. Amid this festivity, a reminder about the law on social host liability is apropos. The leading case on social host liability is Childs v Desormeaux[1], where the Supreme Court of Canada…

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Published on: 10 Dec 2019 By

6 key elements of a business succession plan

Business succession planning is an important part of operating a successful business and developing a strong retirement plan. In this article, retired Siskinds’ partner and business lawyer, Henry Berg, discusses the importance of careful and intentional planning in order to ensure a successf…

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Published on: 6 Dec 2019 By

Changes are coming: 2020 amendments to the simplified procedure

The new year will be ushered in with substantial changes to Rule 76 of the Rules of Civil Procedure relating to the simplified procedure, with amendments taking effect on January 1st, 2020. Related changes to the Courts of Justice Act have also been implemented. The amendments are part of an…

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Published on: 25 Nov 2019 By

Public holiday pay: Is your absent employee entitled to it?

Section 26 of Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) outlines an employer’s compensation obligation towards their employees when a public holiday falls on a regular work day. In order to be entitled to public holiday pay, the employee must pass the “Last and First Rule” – which req…

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