Judges and juries not bound to theories of defence, prosecution

Neither judges nor juries are bound to follow theories of the Crown or the defence if there is evidence that could support a conviction on a different basis than that offered by counsel, Hamilton criminal lawyer Jeffrey Manishen tells CHCH.

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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.