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COVID-19 and Temporary Lay-Offs: What Employers and Employees Need to Know

COVID-19 and Temporary Lay-Offs: What Employers and Employees Need to Know

Posted by  on 12-04-2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt Canada's job market more than anything since the Great Depression. Businesses and workers are both suffering to an extent not witnessed in most of our lifetimes. Read More

The Constitutional Basis for Judicial Review in Canada

The Constitutional Basis for Judicial Review in Canada

Posted by  on 12-02-2020
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In the wake of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Vavilov, I’ve decided to pick up a copy of A.V. Dicey’s Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution. Read More

Deconstructing Section 28

Deconstructing Section 28

Posted by  on 29-06-2019
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Professor Kerri Froc has written a thoughtful guest post for Double Aspect, in which she argues that s. 28 of the Charter is not merely an interpretive provision, but is rather a substantive and justiciable section in its own right. Read More

Unearthing Canadian Originalism: Reflections on my Conversation with Justice Stratas

Unearthing Canadian Originalism: Reflections on my Conversation with Justice Stratas

Posted by  on 30-01-2019
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Earlier this month, I had the true privilege of taking part in a discussion with Justice David Stratas of the Federal Court of Appeal, who is one of Canada’s most prominent jurists, on the subject of statutory and constitutional interpretation. Read More

A Matter of Deductions: Resolving Uncertainty in MVA Litigation

A Matter of Deductions: Resolving Uncertainty in MVA Litigation

Posted by  on 08-01-2019
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Cadieux v. Cloutier, 2018 ONCA 903 (CanLII) As any Ontario personal injury lawyer knows, the common law of damages has been modified significantly in the context of motor vehicle accidents, to the benefit of defendants and their insurers. Read More