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Bill 148 could inhibit job growth.

Veganism protected as a creed from discrimination

I am vegan and my employer requires that I wear leather boots as part of the uniform. I have asked to wear different footwear which respect my chosen lifestyle but they have refused, what can I do?
 

Examining the nature of Henson Trusts

The Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in the case of in S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corporation, 2017 BCCA 2 (37551). 

If I buy used real estate and discover a defect, what are my remedies?

There is a general principle in real estate law, stemming from the Latin phrase “Caveat Emptor”, which holds that a buyer has an obligation to exercise proper caution when acquiring real estate.

Who is ‘per stirpes’ and why am I leaving them everything in my will??

If you have prepared your will with a lawyer you may have noticed these short two words ‘per stirpes’ (and yes it is stirpes not stripes). 

Someone I relied on for support didn’t leave me anything in their will. Is there anything I can do?

In most circumstances, individuals in Ontario are free to leave their estate to anyone they wish when they pass away.

Why should I consider incorporating my business?

The law views a corporation as a legal entity separate from its owners (i.e. the shareholders).

Mediation or Litigation?

Separations sever not only personal relationships they also break up the shared financial partnership of the couple.

I operate my business as a Corporation. Do I have to maintain a Minute Book?

Yes. Federally and provincially incorporated businesses are required by law to maintain and safeguard detailed and accurate business records in a form that is readily available.

I have a drinking problem and lost my job what can I do?

Three months ago I was sent home from work for being intoxicated. I have struggled with alcoholismfor the past two years. Yesterday, I was under the influence of alcohol when I attended work and my employer fired me. Is there anything I can do?