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Posted on September 22, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

September 22, 2021 By Brian Babcock For many people, going into business with their spouse is a dream – who better as a business partner […]

Posted on September 22, 2021 In Articles, Wills & Estates

September 22, 2021 By Brian Babcock Historically, estate trustees were not entitled to be paid for their work unless the will expressly provided for compensation. […]

Posted on September 5, 2021 In Administrative Law, Articles, Real Estate Law

September 5, 2021 By Brian Babcock Ontario’s Landlord and Tenant Board has the jurisdiction to determine the ownership of buildings, including through a simplified summary […]

Posted on September 5, 2021 In Articles, General & Commercial Litigation

September 5, 2021 By Brian Babcock Punitive damages may only be awarded if the court finds that there is an “independent actionable wrong.” Misconduct alone […]

Posted on August 30, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

August 30, 2021 By Brian Babcock Sometimes, when a non-union employee is terminated without cause, the employer tries to gain value for the amounts payable […]

Posted on August 30, 2021 In Articles, Labour Relations & Employment Law

August 30, 2021 By Brian Babcock We have written often about how Ontario courts tend to favour employees in wrongful dismissal law suits. Often, these […]

Posted on August 23, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

August 23, 2021 By Brian Babcock A financing condition is common in a residential agreement of purchase and sale. It exists to protect the buyers […]

Posted on August 23, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law, Real Estate Law

August 23, 2021 By Brian Babcock The Ontario Court of Appeal has given the duty of good faith in performing contracts a narrow reading, refusing […]

August 16, 2021 By Brian Babcock It may be that not all arbitration clauses in employment contracts are unenforceable. The Supreme Court of Canada decision […]

Posted on August 16, 2021 In Articles, Real Estate Law

August 16, 2021 By Brian Babcock Racially tainted reasons to deny a commercial tenant a renewal of their lease can result in relief from forfeiture […]