Blogues de Miller Thomson

Grâce à ses blogues, Miller Thomson décrit sur un ton plus informel certaines perspectives juridiques au Canada. Lire ici les divers points de vue.

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BC waives farm income requirement

21 juin 2021 | Heather L. Jones, Noah Robinson-Dunning

Le réseau alimentaire : les agroentreprises canadiennes et le droit en matière d'alimentation

On Monday, June 14, 2021, the Government of British Columbia announced that they are waiving the minimum income requirement for farms for the second consecutive year. Prior to the announcement last year, to be classified as a farm in B.C....

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Deception and Dower: Cases of Dower fraud in Alberta and Saskatchewan

9 juin 2021 | Anna Kosa, Stephen Mulrain, Alissa Ricioppo

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

The forms and procedures required in Alberta’s and Saskatchewan’s provincial “homestead legislation” create dower rights, which act as safeguards to protect spouses who do not own their homes (the non-owning spouse) from having their homes sold without their consent. However,...

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What is a “common law” relationship?

9 juin 2021 | Christopher Crisman-Cox

Blogue Droit de la famille

People often refer to themselves as being in a “common law” relationship, or being “common law” spouses, but from a legal perspective, what does that actually mean? This blog post will explore some of the key differences between a “common...

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Changes in “occupants” found not to be a material change in risk for the purpose of voiding a home insurance policy

25 mai 2021 | Fareeha Qaiser, Matthew E. Wray

Blogue : Droit des assurances

The British Columbia Supreme Court in Dubroy v. Canadian Northern Shield Insurance Co., 2021 BCSC 352 held that a home insurance policy was not rendered void because there was no material change in risk arising from a change in occupants....

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COVID-19 vaccines for kids: What happens when divorced and separated parents disagree?

21 mai 2021 | Caroline Kim, Patricia Fourcand

Blogue Droit de la famille

The COVID-19 vaccine has recently been approved for children aged 12 and up. For many teens and parents this is good news and signals a return to pre-COVID life. But what happens when separated parents disagree about whether their children...

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Accountability for the section 7(4) accounting report: When is it ‘reasonable and necessary’?

18 mai 2021 | Helen D.K. Friedman, Emily Compton

Blogue : Droit des assurances

The requirement under section 7(4) of the Ontario Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule [1] for insurers to fund accounting reports on behalf of insured persons is a reasonable one. To be eligible for funding by the insurer, the reports must be:...

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Canadian organizations take note – Data Protection Authority fines foreign-based business under GDPR for not having “Article 27” representative

17 mai 2021 | David Krebs, Samantha Santos

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

As we have discussed in several previous articles, Canadian businesses and other organizations can be subject to the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) for a number of reasons and in a number of different contexts, be it as a...

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Living together, separately: Making a case for spousal support, without ever sharing an address

13 mai 2021 | Caroline Kim, Kaitlin Jagersky

Blogue Droit de la famille

Common law relationships are increasingly becoming the norm as more people are consciously choosing not to marry.  In Ontario, there remains to be a different set of legal rights, obligations and entitlements to those in a common law relationship versus...

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Living apart together relationships

6 mai 2021 | Christopher Crisman-Cox

Blogue Droit de la famille

Can two people qualify as “spouses” if they do not live together? This post looks at “living apart together” (or “LAT”) relationships from the perspective of spousal support. Long-term, committed LAT relationships are not entirely uncommon. For a variety of...

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Why competent legal advice is fundamental

5 mai 2021 | Debra Curcio Lister, Jordon Magico

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

Interpretative principles reiterated – “for awhile” does not mean indefinitely Four main principles of will interpretation were recently illustrated in Kirst Estate (Re), 2020 ABCA 233. In that case, the deceased left all of his assets, the most significant of...

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