Multiple wills are an established and increasingly popular estate planning strategy. Useful for a number of objectives, they often appeal to business owners, owners of foreign real estate, and individuals seeking additional privacy. While having multiple wills may seem like a simple solution to some testamentary issues, lawyers who prepare these documents must carefully draft them, with adequate …

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The questions of whether discipline is warranted and what constitutes an appropriate penalty are perennially contentious issues for workplace parties. These issues are further compounded by the fact that disciplinary sanctions change in accordance with evolving societal attitudes, with some forms of misconduct meriting harsher disciplinary consequences than in the past. In this session …

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Applications in Court were introduced in January 2009 as a new, made-in-Nova-Scotia option for civil proceedings. On January 5, 2021, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia introduced significant revisions to the applicable rules. Join us to hear two leading members of the court discuss and explain the revisions, and have the chance to ask your own questions.

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As we head into 2021, employers and employees are reflecting on one of the most tumultuous years they have ever faced. From COVID-19 to dramatic shifts in social and cultural paradigms, workplaces and employment law are forever altered. This new, 90 minute webinar will explore how the unique events of 2020 have changed our ideas and understanding about the workplace and the employer/employee …

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The federal government recently introduced the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020, which contains the most ambitious changes to Canada's privacy law in decades. In Ontario, the provincial government has taken steps toward creating a private sector privacy statute.

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At some point or another, even non-criminal lawyers are likely to receive a phone call from a client (or friend or relative) who has been arrested, or who has a family member who has been arrested. “What should I do?” they will ask. What you say, and what happens in the next few minutes and hours - whether dealing with a minor or serious matter - can have a profound impact on your client’s future.

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