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Significant 2020 Ontario employment law decisions

January 11, 2021 | Vaughan

The Lawyer's Daily

With COVID-19 dominating all aspects of life for most of 2020, including the workplace, it is hard to imagine that Ontario courts and tribunals had time to deal with any other legal issues. It is surprising, then, that this year...

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Tracey Bailey discusses COVID-19 and the rule of law

January 7, 2021 | Edmonton

The Rule of Law Matters Podcast, “Season 1, episode 7, COVID-19 and the rule of law, Part 2”

Tracey Bailey speaks on The Rule of Law Matters Podcast. She walks through some of the differences in legislation in BC and Alberta as it relates to emergency powers and explained the relationship between the medical officer and government officials....

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Key 2020 employment law decisions, Ontario division

January 6, 2021 | Vaughan

The Lawyer's Daily

With COVID-19 dominating all aspects of life for most of 2020, including the workplace, it is hard to imagine that Ontario courts and tribunals had time to deal with any other legal issues. It is surprising, then, that this year...

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‘Tis the Season: For a Spike in Cargo Theft

December 31, 2020 | Toronto

Private Motor Carrier Magazine, Vol. 8, Issue 5 - Winter 2020, pp 32-34

The cost of cargo crime in Canada is estimated to be around $5 billion annually, perpetrated primarily through the theft of trucks and transport trailers full of merchandise. The Greater Toronto Area reportedly has among the highest rates of cargo...

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Up the Creek without a Paddle: The Law Relating to Unincorporated Associations

December 31, 2020 | Toronto

Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal

Charities and non-profit organizations are often faced with the question of whether to incorporate. Some decide that it is not worth the trouble, while others put off the decision until the organization grows in size. There are also those that...

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C.M. Callow Inc. v Zollinger: The Supreme Court of Canada clarifies the duty of honest contractual performance

December 22, 2020

In C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger[1], the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the scope of the duty of honest performance in connection with the exercise of a seemingly unrestricted termination clause in a contract. In doing so, the Court affirms...

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Bill 41 and proposed changes to Alberta’s Insurance Act

December 21, 2020 | Edmonton

The Lawyers Daily

Authored by Tessa Green, Miller Thomson Associate This year has brought many changes and in keeping with that theme, the government of Alberta introduced significant amendments to the Insurance Act through Bill 41, the Insurance (Enhancing Driver Affordability and Care)...

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Paths Forward in Financially Troubled Times: A Restructuring and Insolvency Guidebook for Charities and Non-profit Organizations

December 15, 2020 | Toronto

The Muttart Foundation

Susan Manwaring and Craig Mills are contributors to The Muttart Foundation’s Paths Forward in Financially Troubled Times: A Restructuring and Insolvency Guidebook for Charities and Non-profit Organizations. The resource sets out various options available to organizations experiencing financial hardship. Read...

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Straight Talk: Recent Trends in Canadian M&A (Issue 4, 2020)

December 14, 2020

Issue 4 2020 of this quarterly publication is now available, with commentary from Miller Thomson Partners across Canada, a summary review of Q3 2020 market insights and highlights of our recent work.

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Lisa Goodfellow quoted in SHRM article on Canada’s Supreme Court ruling for entitlement to bonus pay after wrongful dismissal

December 9, 2020 | Toronto

SHRM, "Canada’s Supreme Court Entitles Dismissed Employees to Bonuses"

The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously ruled in October 2020 in favor of a former employee’s entitlement to bonus pay and other benefits after being forced out of the company. Lisa Goodfellow, an attorney with Miller Thomson LLP in Toronto,...

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