Buyer Beware – Patent and Latent Defects The term “Buyer Beware” (or caveat emptor) should be on the mind of any homebuyer. It is generally the homebuyer’s responsibility to satisfy himself or herself about the state of repair of the property being purchased. A vendor is not required to disclose the existence of defects which…

Most businesses fall under provincial jurisdiction, however, some employers/employees in businesses such as shipping, banking, television, radio and airways are governed by federal laws.  An employee’s rights upon termination will depend on whether he or she was terminated for cause and consideration will be impacted by the provisions of any written employment agreement (if any),…

Provincial employment law generally applies to employment relationships (although there are exceptions for federally regulated industries such as banks, transportation/trucking companies, radio/television, railways, and airlines). In Ontario, an employee who has been terminated without cause can claim for the statutory minimum amount of termination pay (and in some cases severance pay) under the Employment Standards…

To me, the hourly rate is a prime source of the negative impression that the public has of lawyers. I would hate the hourly rate if I were a client. In 2013 I chucked the hourly rate and changed my billing structure to reflect how I would want to be treated if I needed a…

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