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The Waksdale decision: In 2020, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision for Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc., 2020 ONCA 391 (Waksdale). In Waksdale, the employee was let go with two-weeks pay in lieu of notice. He filed an action for wrongful dismissal. The employee conceded that the employment agreement’s Without CauseContinue reading “Waksdale: Enforceability of termination clauses in Ontario”
You have probably heard the term “bail” used in movies and television dramas, but you may be unfamiliar with how bail actually works in Canada. This article briefly explains how an adult, accused of a criminal offence, may obtain judicial interim release (also known as bail) from custody. Hopefully, this article sheds some light onContinue reading “Bail Hearings: The Basics”
Law enforcement agencies have a variety of powers in their tool belt to assist in the investigation of crime and the collection of evidence. This article is the first in a series focused on investigative powers. We begin the series with production orders. Production orders are a powerful tool the police can rely on toContinue reading “Production Orders: The Basics”
Secretly recording conversations in Canada: You, and many other workers experiencing mistreatment, may at some point have wondered whether you can secretly record conversations in the workplace. Given the availability of smartphones and other electronic devices, it has never been easier to do. But is it legal? The answer is yes, but it depends. InContinue reading “Secretly recording conversations in the workplace: Is it legal?”
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