A Primer on Real Estate Issues in Estate Litigation
This paper provides a high-level outline — the “Coles notes”— on frequently encountered real estate issues in estate litigation, specifically, claims arising from proprietary estoppel, the doctrine of part performance, unjust enrichment and the imposition of resulting trusts. It also briefly…View the post titled A Primer on Real Estate Issues in Estate Litigation
21st Annual Estates and Trusts Law Summit – October 10 & 11
Siskinds associate Dagmara Wozniak will be speaking at the 21st Annual Estates and Trusts Law Society of Ontario Summit on October 10th, sharing her knowledge on the topic of “Real Estate Issues in Estate Litigation”. To find out more about the two-day summit, taking place at the Metro Toron…View the post titled 21st Annual Estates and Trusts Law Summit – October 10 & 11
Is Bill 148 being scrapped in its entirety?
Premier Doug Ford was quoted yesterday (Tuesday October 2, 2018) in the legislature as saying, “We’re getting rid of Bill 148. We’re going to make sure we protect the front-line workers.” His Economic Development Minister Jim Wilson was quick to slow down the move, saying, “There are parts t…View the post titled Is Bill 148 being scrapped in its entirety?
Cities could add another layer to data protection
Protecting citizens’ private online information is so important that municipalities are even stepping up to provide another layer of protection to consumers, On Nov. 6, voters in San Francisco will decide whether to enact a municipal “Privacy First Policy.” If passed, businesses in the…View the post titled Cities could add another layer to data protection
Ontario Government Announces WSIB Premium Relief for Employers
On September 26, the government of Ontario announced that Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) premium rates for employers will be reduced due to a steep reduction in the WSIB’s Insurance Fund’s unfunded liability. In the announcement, the provincial government stated that “the WSIB…View the post titled Ontario Government Announces WSIB Premium Relief for Employers
Environmental Commissioner’s 2018 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report
On September 25, 2018, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario released the 2018 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report: Climate Action in Ontario: What’s Next? The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) is an independent officer of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario created by the Environme…View the post titled Environmental Commissioner’s 2018 Greenhouse Gas Progress Report
Class Actions Team Ranked in Band 1 in Chambers Canada 2019
The class actions team at Siskinds LLP has been ranked in the top band of the Chambers Canada 2019 guide, issued by international legal research organization, Chambers and Partners. Also of notable achievement was the inclusion of four partners who were recognized for their individual statur…View the post titled Class Actions Team Ranked in Band 1 in Chambers Canada 2019
Environmental Review Tribunal Clarifies Section 34(1) of OWRA
The Environmental Review Tribunal (“ERT”) recently released a decision clarifying the scope of section 34(1) of the Ontario Water Resources Act R.S.O. 1990, c. O.40, (“OWRA”). The City of Thunder Bay (“City”) in Thunder Bay (City) v. Ontario (Environment, Conservation and Parks), ERT no. 18-…View the post titled Environmental Review Tribunal Clarifies Section 34(1) of OWRA
Cannabis Retail in Ontario: Franchising as a Business Model
Cannabis Retail in Ontario In the wake of federal plans to legalize recreational cannabis use, the Western Provinces announced licensing schemes for private sale. A number of cannabis companies, such as Canndara, Spiritleaf, and Starbuds, began the process of organizing franchise systems…View the post titled Cannabis Retail in Ontario: Franchising as a Business Model
Ontario Files Argument in Court Challenge of Federal Carbon Tax Act
On September 14, 2018, the government of Ontario filed a statement of particulars in the constitutional challenge of the federal government’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act filed on August 1, 2018. By Order in Council the Province set out the question to be addressed by the court as: “…View the post titled Ontario Files Argument in Court Challenge of Federal Carbon Tax Act
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