June 2021

Title: Preventing and Managing Discrimination, Harassment & Violence in the Workplace Date: June 15 – 16, 2021 Description: There is a serious obligation to keep the workplace and all employees safe. There is also a serious obligation to accommodate and not discriminate against employees with mental illness, some of whom could be potentially volatile employees....
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On October 6, 2020, the Government of Ontario introduced Bill 213, Better for People, Smarter for Business Act (the “Bill”) for its first reading. The Bill seeks to modernize the law that governs how companies and people conduct business in Ontario. This includes significant changes to the Business Corporations Act (the “Act”). The hope is that these amendments will reduce the...
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BUYER BEWARE: FAILING TO CLOSE A TRANSACTION RESULTS IN THE LOSS OF YOUR DEPOSIT When buying property, it is routine and expected in such transactions for the buyer to pay a deposit towards the purchase price of the property. This deposit signifies that the buyer is committed to complete the purchase, as the buyer will...
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