Some new changes have been enacted that affect the rights of employers and employees under the Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”) in Ontario. Please check the Ministry of Labour’s website for a full description of the many changes. Read More →
As of January 1, 2015, there are new rules regarding the Estate Administration Tax. Make sure your lawyer has a full understanding of these important new reporting requirements for estate assets. Read More →
Since August 2014, it has been possible to e-file your claims at the Brampton, Richmond Hill, Oshawa and Ottawa small claims courts. The Ministry web-site says this will expand province wide in early 2015. Its about time!
Attention all litigators! Big changes to the Status Conferences under Rule 48 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
On January 1, 2015, Rule 48 will be substantially changed with respect to dismissal for delay and status conferences. There will now be 5 years to set a matter down for trial (as opposed to the old rule of 2 years). Read More →