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Bill 148 – Is Your Business Compliant?

On November 22, 2017, the Ontario government passed Bill 148 – Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. This legislation will significantly change the […]

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Independent Contractors vs Employees – More Risks

If the proposed changes to employment law are enacted, businesses using independent contractors (“ICs”) instead of employees will need to […]

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Ontario Corporations Must Now Record Property Holdings – New!

Overview On December 10th, 2016, the Ontario Business Corporations Act (OBCA) was amended. It now requires Ontario corporations to create […]

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Hiring a Lawyer to Sell Your Business

For the past few decades, most of my business law practice has focused on the purchase or sale of businesses, […]

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Final Tax Returns – Not So Easy Anymore!

We don’t file tax returns for our clients, but we understand that in the good old days, you could write […]

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Does Boilerplate Matter?

Plain talk advocates accuse lawyers of padding their contracts, thereby needlessly increasing their bills, by the inclusion of what is […]

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What’s New – Actually, Quite a Bit!

New in 2018 So Far We’re pleased to announce that Mark Hazlett has joined gbtlaw as Articling Student. Mark graduated cum […]

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Everybody’s Talking About Bhasin, But Do YOU Care?

About two years ago, our esteemed Supreme Court of Canada pronounced, for the first time, on whether or not contract […]

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Unhappy with University or College? File a Consumer Complaint

A new case in Ontario (Ramdath v. George Brown College) establishes the right of students to sue their college or university for […]

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New Online Mediation Service

Litigation in Ontario makes no sense for less than $150,000, unless it is a simple collection matter, or other dispute […]

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