Rob Welch Presents The LBW Trophy To Henley Gold Winners

Rob Welch of Lancaster Brooks & Welch LLP, presents Henley Gold Medals and the LBW  Trophy to the winning Under 23 Lightweight Womens’ Pair, Hayley Hubbs and Eden Hardcastle of the University of Victoria on Friday August 9, 2019.                                 […] Read More

More Changes to the Ontario Employment Law Landscape

Bill 66 Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018   Over the last year, Ontario has seen sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) and to the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (LRA).  We saw the introduction of Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Job Act, 2017, as introduced by the Liberal government.  Several sections of […] Read More

Dreaming About Starting Your Own Business?

By David A Thomas   Many people dream about starting a small business and becoming their own boss.  It’s a great dream. The rewards can be substantial, but so are the risks.   The dream of being in charge of your own time can turn into a nightmare of always being on duty, and never getting […] Read More

Electronic Signatures

 by Matt Leask   Information Technology has become widespread enough, and advanced enough, to the point where most people expect to be able to complete just about any task using their smart phone from pretty much anywhere in the world. I am one of these people, I’ve had a cell phone my entire adult life. […] Read More

“Bill 47 – Making Ontario Open For Business Act”

Employers – get ready to review workplace policies once again as the Ontario Government proposes the Making Ontario Open for Business Act to review several amendments made by the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148)   Follow this link for all the details.     Leanne Standryk is a senior partner at […] Read More

Legalization of Cannabis and the Workplace – A Game Changer?

By Leanne Standryk The Federal Cannabis Act, the Federal Cannabis Regulations and the Ontario Cannabis Act, 2017 (the “Ontario Act”) will change the legal landscape of the use and possession of recreational cannabis on October 17, 2018.  When cannabis is legalized on October 17, 2018, the Federal Cannabis Act will permit individuals who are 18 […] Read More

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