The Allure of The Corporate Credit Card - How Should Employers Respond to Misuse?
An employee of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company ('CP') was terminated for cause in March 2015 for charging personal expenses to his corporate credit card and failing to repay them within a reasonable timeframe. Read more
The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A new era for Canada?
It’s taken a long time for international law to recognize the rights of Indigenous peoples, and even longer for Canada to get on board but we have arrived at a potentially pivotal moment for Indigenous rights. Read more
LGBTQ Parental Equality Legislation in Ontario: Coming Soon?
On May 31, 2016, Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne announced that the Ontario government will be tabling new parental recognition legislation in September 2016. Read more
Owner’s Refusal to Co-Operate With Fireplace Maintenance Requirements - An Expensive Lesson
In the compliance proceeding case MTCC No. 634 v. Adamo, a condominium corporation had asked that a fireplace maintenance be completed. One owner refused to fix the problems with his unit's fireplace and bring it into compliance. Read more
Changes to EI for Maternity Benefits
Bill C-243 seeks to amend the Employment Insurance Act in order to allow a mother to begin using her maternity benefits 15 weeks before the week in which she expects to be off of work. Read more