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Published on: 13 Jan 2021 By

When is a Freedom of Information request frivolous or vexatious?

Freedom of information requests will be refused if they are “frivolous or vexatious.” The bar is very high for a request to be considered frivolous or vexatious – the head of the institution that is refusing the claim needs to have evidence to substantiate their decision. This short article …

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Published on: 13 Jan 2021 By

Rental car companies are liable for the renter’s negligence, even where the renter used a fake name, paid cash, and let someone else crash the car

Mamo v. Morgan, 2020 ONSC 7829 Is a rental car company responsible for the harm its renter causes in a car accident with the rented car? Yes. What if the renter used a stolen identity to rent the car and paid in cash? Yes. What if the renter did all that and then let their...

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Published on: 12 Jan 2021 By

Fallen on someone else’s property and injured? You now have 60 days to let them know, if you might later need to sue.

On December 8, 2020, how people start lawsuits over falling on private property changed dramatically in Ontario.* In a nutshell, if you fall on someone else’s property and are injured, you have 60 days from the date you fell to write to that other person or business and tell them that you in…

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Published on: 5 Jan 2021 By

Major update to Canadian privacy legislation in the works… What does this mean for class actions?

For the first time since the implementation of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) in 2000, the federal government has introduced an update to Canada’s privacy framework via Bill C-11, or the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020, which underwent it…

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Published on: 4 Jan 2021 By

2021: COVID-19 is still here and employers must remain vigilant

2020 was quite the year for all of us, including employers. As COVID-19 walloped the globe, many businesses were forced to temporarily close due to regional or provincewide lockdowns.  Many are wondering what is in store for 2021. Ultimately, no one knows, but with vaccines starting to be ro…

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Published on: 21 Dec 2020 By

Health Canada releases updated warnings about Elmiron related vision loss

Health Canada released a Dear Health Professional Letter on December 15, 2020 to advise healthcare professionals, including urologists, urogynecologists, ophthalmologists, optometrists, family physicians, and pharmacists about cases of pigmentary maculopathy reported with use of Elmiron. As …

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