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June 26, 2019

Court of Appeal Confirms Common Law Notice Periods in Excess of Twenty-Four Months Should Only be Awarded in Exceptional Circumstances

By Todd Weisberg and Mackenzie Anderson

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently confirmed in Dawe v The Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada (“Dawe”) that notice periods be...

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June 5, 2019

Ontario Court of Appeal Confirms There is No Tort of Harassment

By Amelia Cooke and Kenji Nuhn

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently confirmed in Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General) (“Merrifield”) that there is no freestanding ...

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May 14, 2019

Meet Our New Partner Todd Weisberg!

We are delighted to welcome Todd Weisberg as our newest partner at Shields O'Donnell MacKillop LLP. Since joining the firm as an associate in 2012,...

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May 10, 2019

Rock For LIFE - May 23, 2019 - Free Admission and Silent Auction

Join Shields O'Donnell MacKillop LLP for the 8th annual Rock for LIFE at Rivoli. Free admission, live music, silent auction and a great cause!

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April 11, 2019

Bill 66 Has Passed: Director Approval no Longer Required for Overtime Agreements

By Todd Weisberg and Mallory Adams

On April 3, 2019, Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2019 (“Bill 66”) received Royal Assent and is now law. Bill 6...

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March 28, 2019

A Primer on the Mass Termination Provision in the Employment Standards Act

By Brandin O'Connor

Introduction In Ontario, provincially-regulated employers must provide enhanced statutory notice of termination (or pay in lieu thereof) when a sig...

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