Tag Archives: Ontario

Landmark Ontario Court Decision Awarded Child Support For Adult With Disabilities

From The Star: It is the final chapter in a constitutional challenge that changed provincial legislation and gives new hope to single parents caring for children with disabilities. An Ontario court judge has awarded Brampton single mother Robyn Coates monthly… … Continue reading

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Rights and Responsibilities of Ontario Restaurant Owners and Employees

According to Restaurants Canada, the Canadian food service industry employs over 1.2 million people. With so many people involved in this industry, whether as franchise owners, professional chefs or part-time servers, it is important to be aware of the workplace … Continue reading

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Time for an Articling Student Union in Ontario

Tomorrow is Labour Day across Canada, where everyone in the country is provided a statutory holiday under s. 166 of the Canada Labour Code. The federal Interpretation Act, designates in s. 35(1) the first Monday of the September as Labour Day, … Continue reading

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Ontario Court Considers When Imprisonment is Appropriate for Non-Payment of Support Arrears

A recent Ontario decision examined both default hearings as well as how and when a jail committal order is appropriate to enforce spousal support and child support arrears. A History of the Parties The parties divorced in 2008, after approximately … Continue reading

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Ontario Court Rejects “Jurisdictional Overreach” for Canadian Securities Suits

Flag of Ontario There was a time only a few short years ago when the U.S. courts were the preferred forum for the litigation of securities class actions claims, arguably even claims whose relationship to the U.S. and to U.S. … Continue reading

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