Stop the Clock

Stop the Clock

Ontario’s basic two-year limitation period for issuing civil claims has been suspended in response to the global pandemic and the closing of the Courts for all but the most urgent matters. An Order in Council has been made under the Emergency Management and Civil...
Virtual Care is here

Virtual Care is here

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has approved and endorsed the use of video or phone medical appointments as a measure to facilitate physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Ontario Hospital Association, the Ontario Medical Association...
Car Insurance Rebates on Premiums

Car Insurance Rebates on Premiums

The Ontario Finance Minister has called on insurance companies to provide rebates and relief measures for consumers.  The Insurance Bureau of Canada recently announced that its insurance company members will be offering rebates totaling $600 million.  Aviva and La...
Keep It Simple: Rule 76 Gets An Update

Keep It Simple: Rule 76 Gets An Update

As of January 1, 2020 there have been significant changes to the Simplified Procedure provisions under Rule 76 of the Rules of Civil Procedure. The changes expand the number and monetary jurisdiction of the cases that can proceed under the Simplified Rules, and...
Keeping a Young Mind: Senior Driver Safety

Keeping a Young Mind: Senior Driver Safety

Henry Ford, the automotive juggernaut founder and captain of industry, said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.  Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young”. When it comes to senior...