Purpose of charity must clearly exist for declaration of charitable trust: court

Funding the prosecution of wrongful dismissal claims could even worsen poverty: court

Refusal to exercise discretion in discretionary trust due to extraneous matters actionable: court

Courts can intervene even if trustee was granted absolute discretion

Discharge premature despite progress in addressing mental illness: court

Non-acceptance of mental illness may affect willingness to continue medication absent supervision

Provision in offset agreement must be included in calculating long-term disability benefits: court

Interpretation of the disability plan must include surrounding circumstances like offset agreements

Reasonableness and context key factors for employment disputes over vaccine mandates

Omicron's transmissibility among vaccinated may work against some employers, say lawyers

No backdating of insurance policy unless clearly intended by the parties: court

Applicability of coverage depends on the time, date specified in the policy certificate

Summary judgment allowing recovery on promissory note affirmed in Ontario

Judge's reasons adequate, detailed, capable of meaningful review

Conditional discharge denied for man with schizophrenia responsible for stabbing

Review board meaningfully considered and analyzed evidence, made reasonable decision

Quebec decision on grey market goods leaves many shades for courts to decide on: Lavery IP lawyer

Introduction of wilful blindness notion makes situation 'highly subjective': Alain Dussault

OPINION

The judiciary is not winning any races to improve the functioning of Ontario's courts

The Quebec government is sending an explicit message that some faiths do not carry the same dignity

Benchers arguing that the market should dictate salaries don't understand today's realities

A summary of the biggest news in animal law last year

FEATURES

What are mediation and arbitration?

Explaining the processes for alternative dispute resolution

Faren Bogach's journey from Big Law to launching her construction firm Construct Legal

Bogach has prioritized authenticity and clients over perfection and billing targets

WOMEN IN LAW: Yola Ventresca's love for mentoring inspired her to join the management at Lerners LLP

Managing partner urges senior lawyers to initiate the tough discussions in mentor-mentee relations

Antonio Urdaneta's long journey from foreign-trained lawyer to launching his employment firm

Starting his firm during a pandemic, after years of work to get qualified, forced him to be creative