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Food Delivery Apps - Good for Business?

There are now dozens of ways to get food delivered to your home. While delivery was long been associated with pizza, now you order everything from …

Apps

What you need to know about the new changes to the Construction Lien Act

Ontario’s Bill 142 received Royal Assent on Dec. 12, 2017 and ushered in broad reforms to the <i>Construction Lien Act</i>. The first of those reforms came …

Payment Systems

The 11th Annual Not-for-Profit LAB Update

Nelligan O’Brien Payne will once again be joining <b>Collins Barrow Ottawa</b> and <b>RBC Royal Bank</b> in presenting the eleventh annual Not-for-Profit Sector LAB …

Cybersecurity

Planning an adrenaline-filled summer? Read this first - Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP

Taking risks is part of life. Here’s an expert’s advice on how to manage those risks – while not sacrificing fun.<p>Think back to the last time you went …

Ziplining

Separating love from business: Legal tips on how to manage your assets alongside family life

The balance between life and work has long been a struggle for professionals. And things tend to become all the more complicated when assets – …

Common Law

Buyer Beware: A Guide, not a Warning - Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP

<i>Nelligan O’Brien Payne gratefully acknowledges the contribution of Adrienne Fanjoy, Student-at-Law in writing this blog post.</i><p>“Buyer beware” is a term …

Real Estate

Am I Eligible for EI Sickness Benefits? - Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP

<i>Nelligan O’Brien Payne gratefully acknowledges the contribution of Kris Ade, Student-at-Law in writing this blog post.</i><p>Missing work because of an …

Retirement

Acting as an Attorney for Property - Know these top 10 tips - Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP

<b>This article originally appeared in the June 2018 edition of Fifty-Five Plus Magazine.</b><p>A Power of Attorney for Property is a legal document that …

Top 10

Opening a restaurant in Ottawa: How to cut through the red tape

Are you an aspiring restaurateur, hoping to open the next foodie haven in Ottawa’s emerging restaurant scene?<p>If you plan to open your own restaurant, …

Elder Abuse - What Should I Be Looking Out For? - Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP

A growing senior population also means a growing number of vulnerable people.<p>It’s an unfortunate reality that the elderly are often the victims of …

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), a time to recognize a global social issue that affects the health and human rights of millions of …

I’m An Estate Trustee - Do I Get Paid?

Anyone who has acted as an estate trustee will testify that administering an estate is quite an involved process and can take a great deal of …

Marijuana and Employment - Will I Be Able To Smoke at Work?

The legalization of marijuana took another step closer to being a reality yesterday with the Senate passing <b>Bill C-45</b>, and sending it back (with …

Marijuana In First Nations Communities - What Law Will Apply?

The Federal Government is on track to legalize marijuana later this year, with <b>Bill C-45</b> making its way through the Senate.<p>However, there are many …

How Is Holiday Pay Calculated?

We are fortunate in Ontario to have nine public holidays each year. If your employment is covered by the province’s <b>Employment Standards Act</b> (ESA), …

10th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day

Vista Centre Brain Injury Services presents <b>Ottawa and Eastern Ontario’s 10th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day</b> on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at St. …

Bill C-404: How Will It Change Surrogacy in Canada?

On May 29, 2018, <b>Bill C-404, An Act to Amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act</b> was introduced in the House of Commons by Liberal MP, Anthony …

Seventh Annual Age Well Celebration

<b>Age Well Solutions</b> presents the <b>Seventh Annual Age Well Celebration</b> on Friday, June 8th at the Nepean Sportsplex.<p>This half day conference is free to …

Bill C-78 - Modernizing Family Law in Canada

On Tuesday, the federal government introduced <b>Bill C-78</b><b>,</b> the first update to family law legislation in over 20 years.<p>Among others, Bill C-78 proposes …

Pam MacEachern Appointed to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice!

We are proud to announce that <b>Pam MacEachern</b> has been appointed to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice! She will be presiding in the Family Court …

Ontario election expected to determine survival of Human Rights Code amendments

It’s the nature of our legislative process that sometimes a bill will “die on the Order Paper” – meaning it’s introduced, read and debated, but does …

Issues to Consider when Negotiating a Commercial Lease

Are you a small business looking to lease commercial space? Do you know the key issues to consider when negotiating a commercial lease with a …

So You Want To Be A Landlord? A Primer In Buying A Tenanted Property

Channelling your entrepreneurial spirit, you decide to purchase a residential property with a tenant occupying the property. For a first-time …

Leave your keys in your car? Can you be liable if it is stolen and someone is injured?

Most of us quite willingly leave our cars parked places without too much thought as to what might happen to the vehicle in our absence.<p>But if you …

Surrogacy - Erin Lepine Writes for the Law Times

Family and Fertility lawyer <b>Erin Lepine</b> has written an article for the latest issue of <i>Law Times</i>, called “Stop the commercialization of surrogacy”.<p>The …

Peter Cronyn Featured in Lawyers Daily Article - Part 1

<b>Peter Cronyn</b> was featured in a <i>Lawyers Daily</i> article this week, the first in a two-part series. It was called “Wrongful impregnation of patients with …

Copyright for Animal Selfies - Monkey Business? - Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP

Monkeys may be our closest relatives on the evolutionary tree, but are their creative works entitled to copyright protection like ours are?<p>What about …

Michel Nolet Featured in Law Times Article

Indigenous lawyer <b>Michel Nolet</b> was recently featured in an article in the <i>Law Times</i>, “Class action may reach resolution in shorter timeline”.<p>Related …

A Much-Needed Amendment to Ontario’s Human Rights Code

<i>Nelligan O’Brien Payne gratefully acknowledges the contribution of Sarah Clowater, Student-at-Law in writing this blog post.</i><p>On October 4, 2017, …

What are the Duties of an Estate Trustee?

Most people are happy to agree to be an estate trustee at some future date, but they may not have a true understanding of what it entails. And when …