Recent high-profile investigations at Rideau Hall and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights have served as a stark reminder that, even in the midst of a pandemic, employers and unions have obligations to act on issues that affect employees' psychological well-being. As the price of inaction can be significant, workplace parties cannot afford to delay in identifying and addressing legitimate …

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Registration is open until noon of the Thursday before the Online Land Registration Act training program commences. Cost for this program is $650 plus HST. Registrants have the first two weeks to review the materials and the final week to complete the assessment.

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Estate planning is important for everyone but especially for entrepreneurs and business owners. Issues relating to incapacity, the transfer of property, continuity of the business and minimizing taxes go beyond simply having a will. This new 90-minute webinar examines critical considerations and estate planning tools available to practitioners who advise business owners. Experienced estates …

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The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique safety concerns for workplaces and new headaches for employers and unions as they put in place measures to reduce the risk of transmission and respond to evolving public health restrictions. However, questions remain as to how far employers can go in enforcing pandemic-related health and safety policies and at what point unions are likely to push back on …

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Many lawyers are asked to draft wills for existing clients - or friends or relatives - whether or not their practices include estate planning. So, you follow your old Bar Admission materials and add a few online updates you’ve found, and all is well, right? Wrong! Drafting a will requires a general understanding of the technical and human aspects of will drafting, as well as specialized …

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