Do you understand the fundamentals and scope of Executor responsibility? Are you aware of the most common pitfalls practitioners face when advising an estate Executor or Trustee? This highly practical presentation with experienced estates and trusts lawyer Lynne Butler will review the responsibilities, powers, and liabilities of Executors, and the rights of beneficiaries, with a focus on how …

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The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and UJA Federation of Greater Toronto are pleased to present their 4th annual legal conference, The Rule of Law in Times of Crisis, by webinar this year. Join your peers from across Canada to hear about the legal issues brought into sharp relief by recent world events that have impacted us all. An array of expert speakers and panelists will examine …

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For nearly a year, employers, unions, and workers have struggled with unprecedented challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many challenges were overcome through union-employer collaboration, but, inevitably, disputes have arisen regarding appropriate health and safety measures, entitlement to paid sick leave, policies and procedures departing from agreed-upon collective agreement …

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Understanding and Implementing Bill C-65: Addressing Harassment and Violence in Federally Regulated Workplaces

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It’s 2021 and the world and the practice of family law is changing. Are you up to date on two of the biggest developments family law practitioners have seen in years? Bill C-78 amended three federal family laws: the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act. The coming into force of most of the amendments to …

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