Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Mandatory Retirement Cl …

May 26th, 2014

On May 22, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released a key decision involving the scope of the employment relationship and human rights law in Canada. In McCormick v. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, 2014 SCC 39, the SCC unanimously dismissed an appeal from a decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal holding that an […]

 

Forget The Holidays, Divorce Month Is Quickly Approachi …

January 6th, 2014

Once the hustle and bustle of the holiday season has come to an end, you may, like many other Canadians, be thinking of divorce or separating from your spouse. January is usually the busiest month for family lawyers and has been coined, “Divorce Month”. To that end, you may be wondering, what should I be […]

 

Do I have to share my pension with my common-law spouse …

February 11th, 2013

I’m not married – do I still have to share my pension with my common-law spouse? The short answer is NO. Division of assets on relationship breakdown is different depending on whether you are legally married or living in a common-law relationship. As a common-law spouse, you must make claims in equity to share in […]

 
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