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Incorporating a Business on a First Nations Reserve

Starting a business is a daunting, but exciting time that will almost certainly require some form of legal advice. Each person undertaking this process will have different needs and concerns. First Nations entrepreneurs might find that they require legal counsel that understand their unique business needs, and the distinct legal questions they might have. One […]

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Is Voluntary Business Bankruptcy Right for You and Your Business?

With the emergence of Covid-19 and its variants, followed by gathering restrictions and lockdowns, and increasing costs such as higher minimum wage, it has become increasingly difficult for businesses to keep up with the bills. Many businesses are now being forced to consider bankruptcy. Generally, businesses can go bankrupt in one of three ways, the […]

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Legalized Recreational Cannabis: Weed at Work

On October 17, 2018, the Canadian government officially legalized cannabis for non-medical use. This inevitably posed some unprecedented challenges and unique questions for employers. It is now three years later, and questions still remain. As an employer, you may have asked yourself some of these complicated but necessary questions: Do I have to accommodate an […]

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The ABC’s of Residential Title Insurance

When purchasing a home in Ontario, more often than not you will be obtaining title insurance. Title insurance is a type of insurance policy that protects homeowners (and lenders) against any loss related to their property’s title or ownership. If you have such title insurance, your lawyer can and will omit certain searches on the […]

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The Mediation Option

Conflict arises in business settings as much as any other. Litigation is often the chosen course of action, and even contractual arbitration might be an option. However, it is important to remember that mediation is not just for divorce. It has proven more and more to be the best dispute resolution for many disputes.

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The Basics of a Construction Lien

As most every contractor will be aware of, but not enough homeowners and tenants will know, when a contractor makes improvements to a property they may be entitled to a “lien” on that property, effectively giving a contractor a security interest in the property as a sort of collateral. While the lien technically exists once […]

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Important Considerations for Your Construction Contracts

It may seem like you have well-laid plans for your construction project but contractor estimates may need detailed consideration. At first glance, such agreements may seem comprehensive – addressing all major issues from pricing to fulfilment. But what does the fine print say? In the event of an unforeseen issue or change, are your best […]

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Starting Up is Only the Beginning of Your Business’s Legal Needs

Your business is registered, its structure defined, with important standard agreements in place to protect it in its relationships. It might seem like the hard part is over, but its only the beginning. You will still need to ensure that your business continuously complies with Ontario’s changing laws over the course of its operation, most […]

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Taking Care to Avoid Discrimination in the Hiring Process

Finding quality candidates for a position in your company can be a daunting task, but these days, getting started with it has been simplified with the ability to simply post an ad online. There are many websites designed specifically for job advertisements. You will likely end up with a pile of candidates to narrow down […]

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Practical Ways to Limit Business Liability and Risk

When people think of risk management for businesses, they often think of insurance. Indeed, there are quite a few types of insurance you may wish to consider in order to protect your business from losses: General and professional liability Commercial property Commercial auto Business interruption Officers and directors Cyber/data breach Product liability Workers’ compensation Business […]

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