December 2023

Title: Case dismissed after failure to prosecute | CTV News Date: December 12, 2023 Description: On December 12, 2023, Tanya Walker appeared on CTV television to discuss cases that are now being dismissed due to the failure to prosecute in a timely manner.
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Employment law has been criticized in Ontario for producing inconsistent case law in situations of termination without cause where the employee has worked for one year or less. In such situations, despite the brief employment period, terminated employees have found themselves getting a notice period that at times approaches or, on rare occasions, even surpasses...
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As we approach the end of 2023, we wish to bring to your attention five laws that will be or continue to be effective in 2024. Notice of Termination The Federal Government announced that effective on February 1, 2024, sections of the Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 come into force.  Included are changes to...
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The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. O. 1 (the “OHSA”) serves as the legal framework in Ontario that addresses the health and safety of workers in the workplace. This article will explore the recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in R. v. Greater Sudbury (City), 2023 SCC 28, in...
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