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Posted on June 15, 2021 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

June 15, 2021 By Brian Babcock Defamation is the action you might bring if someone tells lies about you that harm your reputation. Libel and […]

Posted on June 15, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

June 15, 2021 By Brian Babcock Discrimination can affect anyone. A recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision involving a cardiac surgeon illustrates this, while making […]

Posted on June 1, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

June 1, 2021 By Brian Babcock The Ontario Court of Appeal continues to apply a common sense approach to interpreting agreements of purchase and sale. […]

Posted on June 1, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

June 1, 2021 By Brian Babcock The criteria for determining the appropriate notice period for an employee dismissed without cause are well-established as including length […]

Posted on May 17, 2021 In Articles, Municipal Law

May 17, 2021 By Brian Babcock Municipalities may have hidden liability risks lurking in old building permit files. A Superior Court judge, in Breen v. […]

Posted on May 17, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

May 17, 2021 By Brian Babcock An agreement of purchase and sale of real estate, like any contract, will be interpreted in a way which […]

Posted on May 10, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

May 10, 2021 By Brian Babcock Absolute discretion under a contract is not always absolute. The Supreme Court of Canada continues to develop the law […]

Posted on May 10, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

May 10, 2021 By Brian Babcock For centuries, the primary remedy when an agreement of purchase and sale did not close was “specific performance” – […]

Posted on May 5, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

May 5, 2021 By Brian Babcock Mitigation is the legal term that reflects the obligation of any Plaintiff to take all reasonable steps to reduce […]

Posted on May 5, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

May 5, 2021 By Brian Babcock If you want to avoid having your estate consumed in lengthy and expensive law suits, you need to take […]