Subway Provides Notice to CBC that They Will Sue Over C …

March 21st, 2017 by

By: Jeffrey Spiegel, Student-at-Law Subway has announced that it will be suing the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) for $210 million after the public broadcaster published a story claiming the sandwich chain’s chicken contained only 50% poultry. Subway says the allegations, made by CBC’s Marketplace program, are “defamatory and absolutely false”. On February 24, 2017, CBC […]


Solving Toronto’s Housing Woes

March 14th, 2017 by

By: Nicolas Di Nardo The Toronto real estate market has been a hot topic in the city for over a year now. Soaring house prices and limited supply has made it difficult for potential buyers to purchase a home within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Without a significant amount of money on reserve to look […]


The Dangers of the Online Separation Agreement

March 14th, 2017 by Ira Marcovitch

In the age of the internet, the law is (at varying speeds) adapting to the online realities of the people it applies to. People can now file their taxes, issue small claims court applications and, most recently adjust some child support orders, at the click of a button. With the advent of websites such as […]


The Panama Papers: Canadian Bank Begins Closing Client …

March 10th, 2017 by

By: Nicolas Di Nardo   Toronto Tax Lawyer Sabina Mexis discussed a CBC/Toronto Star investigation which looked into Canada’s tax system, specifically the use of Canadian corporations and limited partnerships as part of a complex offshore money laundering and tax evasion scheme. Known as The Panama Papers, this leak exposed 11.5 million documents detailing global […]


Help! Will My Foreign Divorce Be Recognized in Canada?

March 9th, 2017 by Ira Marcovitch

Toronto family lawyer Ira Marcovitch was recently asked the following question: If someone gets divorced in Tennessee, is the divorce legal in Ontario if they haven’t registered their divorce in Canada? I am planning on getting married again in Ontario. In the 21st century, it is important that the law keep pace with the realities […]


Cancer Patients Sitting In Limbo Over Chemotherapy Drug …

March 8th, 2017 by

By: Nicolas Di Nardo Health Canada has temporarily shut down a drug supplier that provides a drug treatment for cancer patients. A hospital north of Toronto has had to delay treatments for patients because of the drug shortage. This shortage is currently occurring at Mackenzie Health in Richmond Hill, where 35 patients have been denied […]


Is My Acceptance of a Separation Agreement over E-Mail …

March 8th, 2017 by Ira Marcovitch

Toronto Family Lawyer Ira Marcovitch was recently asked the following question: My soon to be ex-wife proposed an agreement between us concerning business, property, child access etc. She sent me a draft via email for negotiation purposes and I agreed for the most part, and sent along the changes I wanted. She then went to […]


Open Courts in the Digital Era: Contextualizing the Tor …

March 7th, 2017 by

By: Nickolas Grunow-Harsta In recent weeks, the Toronto Star has embarked on a legal challenge against what it describes as “blanket secrecy” within Ontario’s administrative tribunal system.  At the core of their claim is today’s topic: the open court principle.  The Star seeks, inter alia, a declaration that this principle applies to quasi-judicial tribunals in […]


Mumps Outbreak Continues in Toronto

March 7th, 2017 by

By: Nicolas Di Nardo Over the past couple of weeks, Toronto Public Health has warned the public about an outbreak of mumps. Around two weeks ago, there was an article released possibly linking this outbreak to downtown Toronto bars. Toronto Public Health connected the outbreak to the vibrant Toronto nightlife because 14 cases of the […]

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