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Leave to appeal to Supreme Court of Canada on issue of insurer’s potential waiver of rights

April 27, 2020 | Fareeha Qaiser, Stefanie Gladders

MT Insurance Law Blog

An appeal of a decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal, Bradfield v Royal Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada, 2019 ONCA 800, has recently been granted leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. The basis of the...

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Pension plan regulatory relief and COVID-19 – additional measures announced

April 16, 2020 | Kim Ozubko

A.M. Pension Blog

In our most recent posts, we highlighted some of the  regulatory relief available to administrators of Ontario registered pension plans and plans registered in jurisdictions other than Ontario as a result of COVID-19. In this post, we highlight additional relief...

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Ontario father’s failure to minimize COVID-19 risks costs him access to matrimonial home

April 13, 2020 | Hannah Rich, Katrina Kairys

Family Law Blog

The novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) has created uncertainty for many families with custody and access arrangements. Not only has the pandemic exacerbated existing family law disputes, it has also led to new issues with respect to custody and access that courts...

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Pension plan regulatory relief and COVID-19

April 7, 2020 | Kim Ozubko

A.M. Pension Blog

In our most recent post, we highlighted some of the regulatory relief available to administrators of Ontario registered pension plans as a result of COVID-19. In this post, we highlight the various forms of relief that have been made available,...

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Case Commentary: Provost v. Dueck Downtown Chevrolet Buick GMC Limited, 2020 BCCA 86

March 30, 2020 | Karen L. Weslowski, Stefanie Gladders

MT Insurance Law Blog

A recent case issued by the British Columbia Court of Appeal provides guidance regarding the duty of care owed by business owners and confirmed the principles with respect to the determination of a novel duty of care. A GM Sierra...

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Temporary foreign workers and COVID-19

March 27, 2020 | Carol S. VandenHoek, Veronica K. Choy, Andrea Speer

The Food Web: Canadian Agribusiness and Food Law

With the global spread of COVID-19, governments all over the world have been implementing extraordinary measures in an effort to contain the virus and its effects on the population. As part of these measures, the Government of Canada announced air...

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COVID-19: Family law and access

March 26, 2020 | Taryn Simionati, Jeff W. Deagle, Stéphanie Tremblay, Emmanuelle Gascon

Family Law Blog

On March 15, 2020, the Honourable Justice Morawetz, the Chief Justice of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice suspended all regular court operations effective March 17, 2020, in order to protect the health and safety of all court users and...

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Agricultural and food production COVID-19 financial assistance

March 25, 2020 | Heather L. Jones, Stefanie Gladders

The Food Web: Canadian Agribusiness and Food Law

On March 23, 2020 the Canadian federal government announced, as part of its emergency bill to provide funding to Canadians, that $5 billion dollars will be provided to Farm Credit Canada (“FCC”) to increase lending capacity for the agriculture and...

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Privacy and cybersecurity during COVID-19 – Tips for Canadian organizations

March 24, 2020 | Eliott Cheeseman, David Krebs, Kathryn M. Frelick

MT Cybersecurity Blog

With the emergence of COVID-19 in Canada, organizations are faced with many additional concerns and considerations in their daily operations and strategic planning. Remote work has become the norm, and the health of employees, customers and suppliers is a key...

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Pension plan administration during COVID-19

March 23, 2020 | Kim Ozubko

A.M. Pension Blog

Many of you are undoubtedly dealing with a wide range of issues related to your workplace. Among the issues that may impact your employees and your obligations as an employer are those relating to the administration of a registered pension...

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