Ontario Greenbelt Legislation

by Robert Welch Background When Dalton McGuinty’s Liberals swept into power in the provincial election in 2003 they did so on a platform comprising of a number of planks wrapped up in the slogan “Choose Change”. Land use issues, while not attracting a great amount of attention, were mentioned. The Oak Ridges Moraine north of […] Read More

Human Rights – What Every Employer Should Know

by Leanne E. Standryk The law pertaining to human rights legislation is a matter of public policy in Ontario. It stands for the proposition that people are entitled to be treated equally and with dignity. In the past, human rights issues were typically a very small part of employment/labour law matter. Now, such issues re-define […] Read More

Lawyers as Attorneys

by Gary Black A continuing Power of Attorney for Property designates a person(s) to make decisions for you in the event of your incapacity and is a must for everyone, and particularly for those in the business community. A sudden loss of capacity through an accident or illness could have devastating results for one’s business. […] Read More

Multiple Wills

by Michael Man This article discusses the possibility of separating certain assets into multiple wills for probate tax planning purposes. Read More

Limitations Act – Demand Loan

by Michael A. Mann As noted in our April Bulletin, the Limitations Act of Ontario 2002 (“the Act”) came into effect January 2004. One of the most significant aspects of the Act was the reduction of the limitation period to initiate lawsuits from six years to two years subject to certain specific exceptions. If a […] Read More

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