Wise Law Blog: Increase in Ontario Civil Filing Fees

BY RACHEL SPENCE AND LARA FRIEDMAN As of November 6, 2016, Ontario civil and small claims courts have increased their fees, the new amounts can be found here. This will impact both legal professionals and Ontario citizens involved in legal battles as the amount to have any document issued or filed has increased anywhere between ...

The Scott Ross: Canadian National Debt Growing Faster Than GDP

Canada’s debt is growing faster than our ability to pay for it. Since 2008 Canadian public debt has been growing faster than our GDP. Though there are many warning signs of economic trouble, there is no clearer caution of a potential crisis than when a country’s government is increasing its debt faster than its GDP. ...

The Scott Ross: Superpowers Have Super-partisanship

When you concentrate the world’s politics in one superpower, extreme polarization is inevitable. The vitriolic partisanship that has only reached record levels in the United States has increased because the country’s influence has. George Washington hated political parties, he warned they could destroy the nation. In his farewell address in 1796 Washington warned that “They ...