The Ontario Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal and confirmed a Superior Court ruling that a “results achieved fee” charged by a family lawyer was a contingency fee and so prohibited under the Solicitors Act.
In a dispute over voting by proxy, the Ontario Superior Court has dismissed an order to invalidate the election of a condominium’s board of directors.
Four years after Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation was enacted, the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development has pledged to change it, in response to a parliamentary committee, which pointed to glaring flaws that were creating confusion for those trying to comply with the law.
A Law Society of Ontario tribunal has rejected an interlocutory motion to suspend the licence of a lawyer accused of child pornography offences.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has dismissed an appeal brought by a former lawyer whose licence was revoked by the Law Society of Ontario for her participation in mortgage fraud.
Criminal defence lawyers say certain provisions in the federal Liberal government’s proposed bill C-75 will increase, not decrease delays in the criminal justice system.
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has awarded damages of $75,000 to a 15-year-old former intern at a tattoo parlour.
Whether a law prohibiting those residing outside of Canada for more than five years from voting is a violation of s. 3 of the Charter and, if so, whether it is a reasonable limit, will be disputed starting today at the Supreme Court of Canada.
Overall, the justice system in Ontario has improved in the last year, but it still has glaring shortcomings in judicial efficiency and the disproportionate representation of Indigenous people in prisons, according to a new justice system report card.