Get Out of Town! What to consider when purchasing travel insurance, Part 1

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January 17, 2020
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This article was originally published in the October 2019 edition of 55+ Magazine. Whether you are a snowbird travelling down south for the winter, crossing the border to shop, hopping the pond to spend a week in Europe or making the long flight to Asia or Australia, obtaining appropriate travel insurance should be a key… Read more »

When can former employees file a grievance?

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January 13, 2020
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On October 4, 2019, the Federal Court of Appeal (“FCA”) ruled that former employees cannot file a grievance if the material facts giving rise to the grievance did not occur while the person was an employee. Although this sounds like a straight-forward ruling, certain circumstances can muddy the waters. This is what happened in Canada… Read more »

Peter Cronyn interviewed CBC Ottawa

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January 9, 2020
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Peter Cronyn recently discussed regulatory oversight gaps with CBC Ottawa as they relate to the Dr. Barwin class action. Read the full article here. Listen to an audio clip of the interview here. For more information on the class action against Dr. Barwin on behalf of his former patients and their children, visit our dedicated Class… Read more »

See You Never: The Rise of “Ghosting” in the Workplace

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January 9, 2020
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Author: Heather Nellis, Paralegal Perhaps you’ve been on a date recently that you thought went well, only for days and weeks to trickle by without ever hearing from the person as promised. Maybe you’re reached out to them, and your calls and text messages are repeatedly going unanswered. If this hasn’t happened to you personally,… Read more »

Audrey DeMarsico interviewed by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network National News

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January 8, 2020
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Audrey DeMarsico, associate lawyer in our Indigenous practice group was recently interviewed by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) discussing recent case Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. v. Huson. Catch the full interview here: B.C. court upholds injunction against Coastal GasLink opponents  

So, you got engaged over the holidays. Here’s what to think of next.

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January 2, 2020
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If you are one of the many people who got engaged over the holidays, a new year brings with it new beginnings – but are you prepared for the financial responsibility to your partner? Family Law lawyer Marta Siemiarczuk explains some of the things you should think about when preparing a marriage contract.

What is “income for support purposes”?

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December 19, 2019
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When it comes to child support and spousal support after separation, determining each spouse’s income for support purposes is the first step. Although this may sound straightforward at first (I mean, we all file our annual taxes, right?), it can involve quite a detailed examination of each spouse’s sources of income. In a nutshell, “income… Read more »

Injured on the job – what should you do?

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December 11, 2019
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  Most employers in Ontario are required to have Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) coverage for their employees. If you are injured in a workplace accident or diagnosed with an occupational disease, you can submit a claim to the WSIB if the injury or illness causes you to receive healthcare, lose time from work… Read more »

Nelligan O’Brien Payne Holiday Hours

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December 6, 2019
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Please note our hours for the upcoming holiday season. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! Monday, December 23rd: closed Tuesday, December 24th: closed Wednesday, December 25th: closed Thursday, December 26th: closed Friday, December 27th: closed Monday, December 30th: open 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Tuesday, December 31st: open 8:30 am to 5:30 pm… Read more »