Category: Business/Commercial Law

“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 […]

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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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London Chamber of Commerce

Camberwell House is now a member of the London Chamber of Commerce.

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“Building the Next Generation of Public Servants”

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 […]

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Vexatious Litigant decision, Terracorp et al. v. John Shane Becky et al.

A judge has jurisdiction under the Courts of Justice Act to find that an appellant is a vexatious litigant and, as a consequence, to order that no further proceedings be instituted by them without leave of the Court.  A s. 140 order does not deny a vexatious litigant access to the courts. The additional initial […]

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Standards have to be evenly applied

“[H]aving standards of respectable civic discourse is not a bad thing. But standards that are applied unilaterally to one side are not standards, they’re weapons.” Daniel Greeenfield, Front Page magazine, June 8, 2016

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“Supreme Court Tightens Standard of Review for Contract Interpretation”

WeirFoulds LLP’s Kenneth Prehogan:  “Following upon the recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Heritage Capital Corporation v. Equitable Trust, 2016 SCC 19, it will be significantly more difficult to successfully appeal decisions of trial court judges in contract matters. The Supreme Court ruled on May 6, 2016 that the applicable standard of review for […]

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