Whose House Is It Anyway?

Real estate and income properties are popular investments. Often, real estate becomes an income property where the property owner becomes a landlord by virtue of renting some or all of the property to residential tenants. If you are a landlord, how well do you know the law? The Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA), is the sole authority governing matters and …

Why a Paralegal?

In Ontario, lawyers are licensed to practice law and paralegals are licenced to provide legal services both per the Law Society of Ontario (LSO). While lawyers may practice law in any area, most lawyers focus their practice within a specific legal realm such as real estate law, corporate law, criminal law, and will & estates for example. Paralegals are restricted …

Employment Standards Act

Employees typically expect their employment to continue unabated, absent “just cause” for termination by the employer. If termination should occur, an employee should expect to receive proper notice of the termination. Proper notice is notice to the employee, which is lawfully compliant. Proper notice, then, may be stipulated within the employment contract, as long as it complies with the minimum …