Legal Matters: Can I sue if I’m on a city bus that gets into an accident?

If you are a passenger on a bus, you are entitled to the same compensation as if injured in a car. You can apply for Statutory Accident Benefits and sue the at-fault driver (bus driver and/or other driver) for compensation.

Terminate employees as nicely as possible

Employers should always put the feelings and dignity of the employee being terminated first, writes Ed Canning.

Legal Matters: What to do if charged under the Highway Traffic Act while disabled and unable to work

If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident in Ontario, you are eligible to receive Statutory Accident Benefits based on your level of injury regardless of who is at fault. These are called “no-fault benefits”

Legal Matters: Can I sue when my loved one dies as a result of another’s actions?

The death of a family member can be a traumatic and devastating experience. It can also result in emotional damages, financial loss and expenses that you can recover in a wrongful death lawsuit under the Ontario Family Law Act.

How to get fired before you even start a job

A Human Rights Tribunal adjudicator found an employer was committed to finding a way for a prospective employee to join the organization until his correspondence became inappropriate, writes Ed Canning.

Ross & McBride team recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada™ 2023

Eight legal professionals from Ross & McBride have been named in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada™, with a total of 10 rankings across six practice areas. 

Ross & McBride joins Canada’s Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network

Baker Law joins the Ross & McBride family

Ross & McBride LLP welcomes Toronto’s bakerlaw into our diverse team of legal professionals, as of August 1, 2022.

AGM's during a pandemic

This paper provides information current to its date set out above regarding the legislation relating to hosting Annual General Meetings during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Due to the complexity of the issue and the changing nature of legislation in this area, this paper is not intended to be exhaustive and should be taken as a general guide for corporations. Care should be taken to abide by the most up to date legislative and regulatory requirements which are changing regularly.   

Law will likely support mandatory vaccination for employees.

Law will likely support mandatory vaccination for employees.