Preparing for the Legalization of Edible Cannabis – Oct 17 2019

  By Leanne Standryk   One year ago, today on October 17, 2018, the Federal Cannabis Act permitted individuals 18 years of age or older to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis.  We reported that Ontario’s Government passed legislation to increase the minimum age to 19 and further provided commentary on the impact of […] Read More

Celebrating a Lifetime of Community Involvement

  The team at Lancaster Brooks & Welch LLP wish to pay tribute and celebrate the community leadership of Rob Welch.      A lifetime of community engagement continues with his recent appointment to the Board of Trustees of Brock University. This commitment is the latest in a long list of community and charitable organizations […] Read More

The Spirit of Volunteerism and Community Leadership

The team at Lancaster Brooks & Welch wish to pay tribute to spirit of community leadership demonstrated by senior partner Leanne Standryk. Leanne has recently completed a six-year term on the Brock University Board of Trustees and we thank her for her contribution to that important position. Not one to rest on her laurels, Leanne […] Read More

Leanne Standryk’s Photo Highlights of Henley Regatta 2019

  Leanne Standryk, senior partner at LBW has been involved and actively participating in the success of the Henley Regatta for over a decade.  She has work along with other dedicated volunteers who put in countless hours to make this event – a world class experience.  Here are some highlights of the week’s event through […] Read More

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

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