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November 30, 2020 By Brian Babcock A failure to meet Building Code standards may result in a municipality being responsible for damages suffered by a user […]

Posted on November 30, 2020 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

November 30, 2020 By Brian Babcock A senior executive who is constructively dismissed is entitled to a bonus he would have earned during a period of […]

Posted on November 23, 2020 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

November 23, 2020 By Brian Babcock Generally, in Ontario, a person suffering a loss must sue within two years of suffering the loss. There are, however, […]

Posted on November 23, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

November 23, 2020 By Brian Babcock The basic rule of contract damages is that the type of loss must be “reasonably contemplated” by the parties at […]

Posted on November 10, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

November 10, 2020 By Brian Babcock A little common sense can go a long way in litigation. The cost and delay in lawsuits can be significantly […]

Posted on November 10, 2020 In Articles, Municipal Law, Real Estate Law

November 10, 2020 By Brian Babcock The power to expropriate does not change the test that applies when a municipality or other public authority claims that […]

Posted on October 26, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

October 26, 2020 By Brian Babcock Determining that a proceeding is “public interest litigation” may have significant costs consequences. This is because courts recognize that access […]

Posted on October 26, 2020 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

October 26, 2020 By Brian Babcock The objective of calculating damages for a breach of contract seems simple – the injured party, or plaintiff, is supposed […]

Posted on October 16, 2020 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

October 16, 2020 By Brian Babcock Racial slurs have no place in the workplace, and may be grounds to terminate for cause. A recent arbitration award, […]

Posted on October 16, 2020 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

October 16, 2020 By Brian Babcock Trusts and agency are both legal concepts about relationships. Perhaps because of this commonality, people often confuse the two. They […]