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Cara Operations backs down on new uniform policy after Go Public gets involved Read More

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On March 29th, 2016, Barbara Green was a presenter at Insight's Workplace Rights & Accommodations Forum 2016. Download the presentat... Read More

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2016  |  Accomodations  |  Forum  |  Insight  |  Rights  |  Workplace

Bier Markt backs down on skimpy wear for female staff By Jenny Yuen, Toronto Sun TORONTO - In a change of wardrobe, short skirts at ... Read More

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Dec 9, 2015
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‘Revealing’ dress code prompts complaints By Sabrina Nanji for Canadian HR Reporter Negative publicity around an unpopular dress co... Read More

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''HR Reporter''  |  Cara  |  Bier  |  Makt  |  uniform  |  sexist  |  Human Rights

  Watch employment lawyer Barbara Green on CBC News Now as she discusses with host Suhana Meharchand the women's dress code controversy for wo... Read More

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 Listen to Barbara Green's radio interview on "Ontario Today" with host Rita Celli, where she discusses the double standard of workplace unif... Read More

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  Listen to Robins Appleby lawyer, Barbara Green's Interview on the 610 CKTB Larry Fedoruk Show. They discuss Bier Markt's new dress code poli... Read More

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610 CKTB  |  Bier  |  Human Rights  |  Larry Fedoruk Show  |  Makt  |  sexist  |  uniform

Global News - Bier Markt backtracks on      skimpy dress code for female employees  By Jenny Sung - Video Producer ... Read More

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Tax & Investment Strategies for Professionals & Business Owners In this session, lawyer Errol Tenenbaum, will discuss the various ways to s... Read More

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For many employers, the British Columbia Supreme Court's recent decision of Kim v. International Triathlon Union will make them think twice about ... Read More

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Jun 15, 2015
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May 21, 2015
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 Virtually every agreement contains a notice clause and, if you do not follow it carefully, you do so at your own risk. In a December 2014 dec... Read More

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  Many offers to lease and leases contain an estimated area of the premises and building for purposes of calculating base rent and the tenant'... Read More

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You just leased space to carry on a fast-food restaurant in a university neighbourhood where the target market is students who don’t carry ca... Read More

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2249778 Ontario Inc v Smith (Fratburger) 2014 ONCA 788 (CanLII)  |  ATM  |  Lease

A termination of an employee without cause occurs when an employer terminates an employee for no reason to do with the employee or his/her perform... Read More

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Mar 3, 2015
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A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision serves as a stern reminder for those working with any kind of contract to get it in writing. If not, thousands of dollars can be on the line. For one real estate broker, the failure resulted in the loss of $100,000 in commission along with a costs award of $150,000.

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Presented by John Fox, this webinar will equip you with the information to help you assess the role of your corporate structure in redevelopment. Drawing on examples from Ontario, during this webinar you will learn:

  • Types of corporate structures and their pros and cons
  • Elements to think about in assessing what structure is right for you
  • Implications to consider- legislation, political, governance
  • How risk is assigned in a corporate structure
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Corporate Structure  |  Governance  |  Housing Development  |  Limited Liablility  |  Non-Profit  |  Risk Allocation  |  SHARE Webinar Series  |  Shareholder

 In November 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71 ) issued a unanimous decision which effectively expanded the common law approach to “good faith” in contracts by recognizing that there is a duty to act honestly in the performance of contractual obligations as part of that “good faith”.

In order to better understand what this means in terms of contracts and their performance going forward, we need to consider the facts in the Supreme Court case

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Bhasin v. Hrynew 2014 SCC 71  |  Contracts  |  Good Faith  |  Honesty  |  Lease  |  RENX  |  The Legal Corner

In this still hot real estate market, in order to provide a ‘firm offer’ as quickly as possible, many deals are entered into without a professional inspection of the property. However, hastily entering into a deal carries great risk to the buyer, especially where older properties are involved.

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Property Biz Canada  |  Real Estate  |  The Legal Corner

  Presented below are a few due diligence searches that proactive tenants and counsel should consider carrying out before entering into a binding offer to lease or lease. Read More

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Due Diligence  |  Enviromental Issues  |  Landlord  |  Property Biz Canada  |  Real Estate  |  Tenant  |  The Legal Corner  |  Zoning

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