Is the LTB collapsing under its case weight?

October 20th, 2020 by Celia Chandler

As you likely know, because of the pandemic restrictions, the Landlord and Tenant Board (the LTB) suspended hearings related to eviction applications and also put the brakes on issuing eviction orders. The Sheriff too was stopped from carrying out eviction orders from mid March until the end of July.

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Voluntary organizations and member disputes take another trip to the Supreme Court

September 30th, 2020 by Ted Hyland

According to a June 2020 Statistics Canada study, in 2018 more than 12.7 million people in Canada volunteered for charities, non-profits and community organizations, contributing more than 1.6 billion hours. While not all are members of the organizations for which they volunteer, many are.

Under what circumstances does their membership have the legal status that will attract a judge’s jurisdiction and oversight, particularly when there are disputes leading to the expulsion or other discipline of members? This question is again headed to the Supreme Court of Canada for an answer later this fall.

The question is not an abstract one. It involves the interplay between the rights of the members and the discretion of those in charge of the organizations to make decisions that affect their members’ rights. If a member is dissatisfied with the decision, can they go to court?

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Returning to work: Tips and considerations for employers

September 30th, 2020 by Iler Campbell

This is part of a series of webinars we’re running all September long. Check out the other events here!

We’ve just posted a recording of Safia Lakhani’s webinar, “Returning to work: Tips and considerations for employers” Check it out below.

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Navigating post-pandemic changes at the LTB

September 24th, 2020 by Iler Campbell

This is part of a series of webinars we’re running all September long. Check out the other events here!

We’ve just posted a recording of Karly Wilson’s webinar, “Navigating post-pandemic changes at the LTB” Check it out below.

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Navigating COVID in a unionized workplace: considerations for remote working and returning to the workplace

September 16th, 2020 by Iler Campbell

This is part of a series of webinars we’re running all September long. Check out the other events here!

We’ve just posted a recording of Michael Hackl’s webinar, “Navigating COVID in a unionized workplace: considerations for remote working and returning to the workplace” Check it out below.

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Client Profile: St. Clare’s celebrates opening 22 new deeply affordable housing units

September 16th, 2020 by Iler Campbell

The new building with its cut-steel artwork adorning the balconies.

St. Clare’s Multifaith Housing Society is a charitable organization that provides affordable mixed-income housing in downtown Toronto. St. Clare’s was formed in 1998 by people who knew that the only way to end homelessness was to build affordable housing. This summer, St. Clare’s celebrated the opening of 22 new deeply affordable units in Toronto’s Kensington Market neighborhood.

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