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Alberta Politics: Government by sneak: the preferred Harper Conservative response to thorny issues and hard-fought elections

PHOTOS: Poultry farmers not exactly like these, and dairy farmers as seen below, are facing sneaky attacks by the Harper Government. And speaking of the chickens coming home to roost, below them is a screen shot of former Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro. VICTORIA, B.C. Same sex marriage advocates and poultry and dairy farmers might . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Government by sneak: the preferred Harper Conservative response to thorny issues and hard-fought elections

the reeves report: Field naturalists granted construction stay at Ostrander Point

The south shore at Ostrander Point in Prince Edward County (Photo by Terry Sprague.)

The Prince Edward County Field Naturalists were awarded a stay of construction at Ostrander Point this week that will prevent wind developer Gilead Power from beginning construction on their nine-turbine, 22 megawatt project until the outcome of the . . . → Read More: the reeves report: Field naturalists granted construction stay at Ostrander Point

Wise Law Blog: Mitigation – A Dismissed Employee’s Continuing Obligation

BY NITIN PARDAL, LAWYER, WISE LAW OFFICEIt is a well founded principle in the law of contracts that once a breach occurs, a plaintiff has an obligation to minimize their damages. In bringing an action against a defendant for breach of contract, a plaintiff would not be allowed to “rack up” their losses and expect . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Mitigation – A Dismissed Employee’s Continuing Obligation

Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Contractual Entitlement to Notice and the Question of Mitigation

In Bowes v. Goss Power Products Ltd., decided May 25, 2012, the Court of Appeal for Ontario was faced with an interesting question of law:

Is an employee, who is terminated without cause, required to mitigate his or her loss when entitled to a fix term of notice or pay in lieu of notice?

. . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Contractual Entitlement to Notice and the Question of Mitigation

Wise Law Blog: This Week at the Ontario Court of Appeal – January 13, 2012

Each week, Wise Blog looks at recent decisions from the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Tuerr Holdings Inc. v. Vrankovic

The appellant, Peter Vrankovic, appealed from an order granting summary judgment to the respondent, Tuerr Holdings Inc., on the appellant’s guarantee of a second mortgage on a commercial property owned by Cambridge Place Commercial Corporation (“Cambridge”). . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: This Week at the Ontario Court of Appeal – January 13, 2012

Wise Law Blog: This Week at the Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-10-14

Each Week, Wise Law Blog reviews recent decisions from the Ontario Court of Appeal. Ireland v. Ireland This case involved a mother’s resistance to the enforcement of a foreign custody order. The Superior Court of Fulton Country in the State of Georg… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: This Week at the Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-10-14

Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-09-27

Each week, Wise Law Blog reviews recent decisions from the Ontario Court of Appeal.  Commencing this week, Alim Ramji, a student-at-law with Wise Law Office, takes over the Court of Appeal beat.  Beck v Beckett The appellant, Brenda Beck … . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-09-27

Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-07-22

Each week, Wise Law Blog reviews recent decisions from the Ontario Court of Appeal. Aguas v. Rivard Estate. A personal injury case where the appellant, Ms. Aguas, was suing the estate of Mr. Rivard for damages arising from a motor vehicle accident inv… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-07-22

Wise Law Blog: Ontario Court of Appeal: No Hard Cap on Notice Entitlement of Non-Managerial or Unskilled Employees

In Di Tomaso v. Crown Metal Packaging Canada LP, 2011 ONCA 469, a decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal released June 22, 2011, the appellant, Crown Metal Packaging (“CMP”) appealed from an October, 2010 decision of the Superior Court Judge, Justice… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Ontario Court of Appeal: No Hard Cap on Notice Entitlement of Non-Managerial or Unskilled Employees

Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-06-09

Each week Wise Law Blog reviews recent decisions from the Ontario Court of Appeal.Ontario (Labour) v. Black & McDonald Limited. An appeal from an Ontario Court of Justice trial where charges laid under the Occupational Health and Safety Act were dismis… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-06-09

Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-06-03

Each week, Wise Law Blog reviews recent decisions from the Ontario Court of Appeal.Maccaroni v. Kelly. An appeal of a summary judgment in an Ontario personal injury case where the appellant, Ms. Maccaroni, was rear-ended in a vehicular collision with M… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-06-03

Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-05-27

Each week, Wise Law Blog reviews recent decisions from the Ontario Court of Appeal. It was a bit of a slow week at the Court, so we’ve highlighted only once case.Barrington v. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. Mr. Barrington, along with t… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-05-27

Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-05-20

Each week, Wise Law Blog reviews recent decisions by the Ontario Court of Appeal.R. v. Roncaioli. An appeal in a manslaughter case where the convicted defendant was accused of killing his ailing wife by injecting her with two different types of anaesth… . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: This Week At The Ontario Court of Appeal: 11-05-20