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Published on: 6 Nov 2015 By

How to Change Your Last Name After Marriage

Introduction Name changes in Ontario are governed by the Change of Name Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. 7. As a newly-married spouse, there are two different options if you wish to change your last name: (1) You can simply “assume” your spouse’s last name, or a hyphenated combination of the two, which …

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Published on: 5 Nov 2015 By

Cross-Border Cooperation in Class Action Litigation

This is an excerpt from an article written by Siskinds Class Action lawyers Ron Podolny and Daniel Bach and originally published by the American Association for Justice. Introduction  Counsel in Canada and the U.S. frequently pursue parallel class actions on the basis of identical allegation…

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Published on: 3 Nov 2015 By

Unionized Employee Dismissed from Hydro One for Off-Duty Conduct Reinstated to His Former Position

Last summer a significant amount of media attention was focused on employees being terminated for actions that occurred outside of working hours. One of the most notorious cases involved a unionized Hydro One employee who was dismissed for making vulgar and sexist comments to a television ne…

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