As of December 2018, all Standard Charge Terms registered after January 1, 2007 are now available for download – for free – from the OnLand portal. Hat tip to the Middlesex Law Association for spreading the word!
On October 23, 2018, the new Conservative Ontario government introduced Bill 47, the “Making Ontario Open for Business Act”, getting rid of parts of “Bill 148”, the former Liberal government’s “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017” Changes to Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act and the College of Trades legislation. This is a summary […]
“Customer takes Bell to court and wins, as judge agrees telecom giant can’t promise a price, then change it” “In a judgment issued last month in a Toronto small claims court, Deputy Judge William C. De Lucia said that Bell’s attempt to impose new terms after a verbal contract guaranteeing a monthly price for 24 […]
Lisa Weinstein (VP, TitlePlus, LawPro) gives us this important article: Recognizing the red flags of real estate scams involving corporate identity theft
Among the many provisions of Bill 148 is the Ontario government’s intention to hire many more employment standards officers (175) and send them out into the business world (you know, the folks that pay taxes) with a mandate to classify independent contractors as employees and then sanction the business now deemed to be an “employer”. […]
“Bill 47 Protecting Rewards Points Act: Will rewards points become more rewarding for Ontario consumers?”
Osler’s Andraya Frith and Christine Jackson provide an overview of Ontario Private Member’s Bill, Bill 47, Protecting Rewards Points Act (Consumer Protection Amendment), 2016. According to the Ontario Legislature, “The Bill amends the Consumer Protection Act, 2002 with respect to rewards points. The definition of a “consumer agreement” is amended to include agreements under which rewards points […]
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 […]
Camberwell House is now a member of the London Chamber of Commerce.
My friend and LEHC colleague and former Project Officer here at Camberwell House Spencer Sandor has an article in the most recent (v.27 no.1) edition of IPAC’s Public Sector Management magazine: “Building the Next Generation of Public Servants, by Embracing Opportunities for Change“. Money quote, and the thought most worth pondering: “there is opportunity for […]