Giraffes On Path Towards Extinction
The situation for many of the world’s species, including megafauna such as elephants, rhinos, and tigers, appears increasingly bleak. The alarming decline of many of these iconic species has been well documented. The plight of the planet’s elephant populations, particularly in sub-Saharan Af…Continue reading the post titled Giraffes On Path Towards Extinction
Incorporation in Canada
As most small businesses grow they are faced with a difficult decision of whether or not they should incorporate. The answer to this question depends on a number of factors including but not limited to the size of the business, projected future growth and potential liability/legal risks. Adv…Continue reading the post titled Incorporation in Canada
Accident Benefits and Insurance for ATVs and Snowmobiles
ATVs and snowmobiles can be a source of endless entertainment. However, if you do not take the appropriate steps as the owner and/or operator to protect yourself, they can also be a source of liability or lead to a personal injury that leaves you with no means to pay for your recovery. This …Continue reading the post titled Accident Benefits and Insurance for ATVs and Snowmobiles
Franchising An Increasingly High-Risk Venture For Franchisors
(Note: This article originally appeared on AdvocateDaily.com) 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 London franchise lawyer Peter …Continue reading the post titled Franchising An Increasingly High-Risk Venture For Franchisors
Toronto Star Publishes Revealing Story about Diamond & Diamond
On Saturday, December 3, The Toronto Star published an informative article about personal injury referral service and firm, Diamond & Diamond. Click here for full coverage.Continue reading the post titled Toronto Star Publishes Revealing Story about Diamond & Diamond
Sole proprietorships and partnerships are often times the simplest and most cost-effective entities in which to operate a new business. Furthermore, there are some attractive tax benefits that may be available by choosing one of these business organizations. Several factors need to be consid…Continue reading the post titled Sole Proprietorships
Honesty is the Best Policy: Deceitful Employers Jailed for Occupational Health and Safety Act Violations
As it turns out, the Ontario Court of Justice is as friendly to liars as the Ministry of Labour is to employers who don’t comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”). That is, not friendly at all. While most employers are mindful of the hefty fines they can receive for OHSA v…Continue reading the post titled Honesty is the Best Policy: Deceitful Employers Jailed for Occupational Health and Safety Act Violations
Three-Year Phase Out Proposed For Neonicotinoid Pesticide
In an interesting twist, Health Canada just announced its intention to manage the agricultural uses of the pesticide imidacloprid to protect aquatic insects; this pesticide, like other neonicotinoid pesticides, has been under fire for some time for its effects on pollinators, for which we ha…Continue reading the post titled Three-Year Phase Out Proposed For Neonicotinoid Pesticide
What Happens If I’m Hurt On Public Transit?
(NOTE: This blog was originally posted on the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Blog) Accidents involving public transportation vehicles pose unique legal challenges, often leaving injured individuals unsure of their options. It is important to speak to an experienced personal injury lawyer …Continue reading the post titled What Happens If I’m Hurt On Public Transit?
Conviction for Ivory Smuggler
Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a combined fine totalling $12,500 against an auction company and its director for unlawfully exporting a product made of python and two pieces of elephant ivory. The products were exported in contravention of the Wild Animal and Plant Protecti…Continue reading the post titled Conviction for Ivory Smuggler
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