Author: David Sanders

“Are They Soldiers? Or Are They Children?” Part 2

“Are They Soldiers?  Or Are They Children?  Preparing the Canadian Military for the Contemporary Security Environment.”  by Lindsay Coombs.  Part 2. Are they Soldiers or Children – Part 2 – 2017-02 Sitrep Reprinted here with the kind permission of the Royal Canadian Military Institute.

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“Are They Soldiers? Or Are They Children?” Part 1

“Are They Soldiers?  Or Are They Children?  Preparing the Canadian Military for the Contemporary Security Environment.”  by Lindsay Coombs.  Part 1.  Sitrep, RCMI, November-December, 2016.  Are they Soldiers or Children – Part 1 – 2016-12 Sitrep Reprinted here with the kind permission of the Royal Canadian Military Institute.

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Mortgage Discharge Escalation Contact List

Mortgage Discharge Escalation Contact List for Real Estate Lawyers – Updated 2017  In response to concerns raised through the Federation of Law Societies of Canada regarding delays in the delivery or registration of some mortgage discharges,  the Canadian Bankers Association has provided law societies with a list of bank contacts for lawyers. The list is […]

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Why Is Domestic Violence Now Becoming a Workplace Responsibility?

Yosie Saint-Cyr at SLAW has an excellent short piece on this question here.   An excerpt: “Domestic violence may prevent a victim from getting to work, prevent a victim from concentrating on work, and interfere with co-workers’ performance as well. Other employees may be impacted due to fear, stress, concern for the victim’s well-being, increased workload […]

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“Ontario raises land transfer tax rates”

Because nothing says responsible governance like raising taxes on one of the few parts of the economy that is doing well. As noted by Messrs. Brodlieb and Kumar in their article, “Ontario raises land transfer tax rates”: “The tax rate on the portion of the value of consideration above CA$400,000 for purchasers of all other […]

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“Three Questions that will drive your business”

“Three Questions that will drive your business” David Schefter of Raymond James gives us this excellent and short synopsis of a process by which we can heighten our businesses’ focus and improve client recruitment and retention by answering three questions: 1.What do you do? 2.Why does it matter? 3.Who cares? Very much worth reading in […]

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A worrying case regarding summary judgment

Matt McCarthy of Filion, Wakely draws our attention to a recent Court of Appeal decision, Singh v. Concept Plastics Limited, 2016 ONCA 815.  In this case two employees brought wrongful dismissal suits under the Simplified Procedure, and they then sought summary judgment, which a motions court judge granted them.  An appeal by the employer set […]

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“New Record-Keeping Obligations for Ontario Corporations are Coming”

Anthony M.C. Alexander and Gabriella Lombardi of Davies draw our attention to some key new obligations imposed on Ontario corporations: “The management of existing Ontario corporations should be aware that, by December 10, 2018, the law will require them to prepare, and to thereafter maintain, a register of all ownership interests in Ontario land held […]

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When a mortgage trumps a residential tenancy

Karen Perron and Marion Unrau  of BLG have provided a useful article: “Ontario Court of Appeal confirms mortgagee can apply to set aside a tenancy agreement under certain circumstances“.  They draw our attention to a recent Ontario Court of Appeal case, Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Hosein, 2016 ONCA 628 (CanLII),  where a defaulting mortgagor had created […]

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Fireball

An interesting sight to see on the way to a Networkers breakfast this morning. http://www.amsmeteors.org/2016/10/another-fireball-over-the-great-lakes/  

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