Emission Scandal leads to Environmental Charge for Volk …

September 25th, 2017

Volkswagen’s parent company was charged in an international emissions scandal that broke two years ago, and last Tuesday, Ontario Ministry of Environment investigators raided Volkswagen Group Canada’s Ajax offices. The raid was done as a part of the ministry’s continuing investigation on the pollution charge, and a charge that Volkswagen AG of Germany received last week, […]

 

Lobster Fraud! Nova Scotia Men Charged in $3 Million Sc …

May 25th, 2017

By: Nickolas Grunow-Harsta, Student at Law Millions in Atlantic lobster, criminal fraud, and three small-town Nova Scotians. They’re elements of a story that just don’t come together often.  Well, in this case they have, and they’ve kept the RCMP – and a legion of other government bodies – busy investigating since back in 2015.  Now, […]

 

Creation Foods Charged by the Canadian Food Inspection …

May 11th, 2017

By: Nicolas Di Nardo The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has decided to press criminal charges against Kefir Sadiklar, the Vice President of Creation Foods, for the first time ever. Creation Foods is a distributor of food products, but mainly functions as a manufacturer and distributor of frozen baked, and unbaked products to local bakeries […]

 

Project Royal: Thousands have Information Compromised i …

May 10th, 2017

By: Nicolas Di Nardo Do you know if your information is safe? More than 5,000 Torontonians have had their information compromised. A massive fraud investigation dubbed Project Royal has been ongoing since summer 2016. The individuals taken into custody apparently lived a “high-profile lifestyle of conspicuous consumption fuelled by the proceeds of identity theft and […]

 

Beware a House of Lies: Negligent Misrepresentation in …

December 15th, 2015

By Ivan Merrow Negligent misrepresentation is a more specific type of negligence claim used to compensate victims of lies or misinformation that cause them harm. In general, people are most vulnerable when relying on professional advice to decide what to do next. For example, when buying a home, people rely on the advice of their […]

 

From the Clay Court to the Tax Court

October 7th, 2014

If one were asked to recount a recent Bouchard family loss involving a court, one would be forgiven if the mind turned to Eugenie Bouchard’s recent defeat in the Wimbledon’s women’s final. However, it is a slightly older, but no less stinging defeat that is the subject of this piece. In 2003, when Eugenie was […]

 

Superior Court Certifies Class Action for Invasion of P …

August 14th, 2014

In 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal made proverbial headlines when it held that the tort of intrusion upon seclusion (invasion of personal privacy in common parlance) existed as a cause of action in Ontario. Earlier this month, the Ontario Superior Court took a step in the development of this area of the law by […]

 
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