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Improving Access to Justice in Estate Matters
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario government is now moving to improve access to justice for Ontarians. Notably, the Ontario government has introduced legislation that will modernize estate law. Under the Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021, if...Read More
Mitchell Besner joins Merovitz Potechin LLP
Merovitz Potechin LLP is thrilled to announce that Mitchell Besner has joined the partnership as head of the Business Law and Wills and Estates Groups as of March 1, 2021. With over 30 years of experience in practice, Mitch has...Read More
Agreement of Purchase and Sale: Put it in writing.
You have decided to purchase or sell your home. The next step is to enter into an agreement of purchase and sale. It is important that the agreement be set out in writing, as per the Statue of Frauds. The...Read More
Termination for Cause: Actions Outside the Workplace
Outside the workplace, behavior leading to termination for cause is once again in the news here in Ontario. A London, Ontario neonatal intensive care nurse who organized an anti-mask protest in her hometown and participated in an anti-lockdown protest in...Read More
Revisiting Ontario’s COVID-19 Temporary Layoffs and Dismissal Changes
During Ontario’s third lockdown, many sectors are once again navigating partial or full closures and significant changes in business operations. These changes are impacting workplaces and forcing businesses to make tough staffing decisions. Ontario has updated the regulations of the...Read More