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What are my rights when I’m fired from my job in Ontario?

This is the kind of question that entire textbooks can (and have) been written about. Even an entire year of law school would just barely be enough to cover the wide variety of legal issues that can come up in the vast topic of employment law in Ontario. But it is still possible to understand some of the basics of what employees are entitled

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How do commercial lease agreements work in Ontario?

Tenancies come in two varieties: residential and commercial. As a result, there are various institutions and laws that deal with every aspect of renting. The person who rents out a piece of property is referred to as the lessee or tenant, and the owner is referred to as the lessor or landlord. Leasing could be: You have the option to sign a commercial lease

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How do I dissolve my corporation in Ontario?

In Ontario, Canada, dissolving a corporation can be a challenging procedure. It’s critical to comprehend the procedures and requirements needed to dissolve a company legally. For instance, in Canada in 2020, 12,821 corporations were dissolved. What’s the process? Even though an Ontario-based corporation may stop doing business and become inactive, the Articles of Incorporation are still in effect until the corporation is formally dissolved.

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What is a “Minute Book” and why do you need one in Ontario?

If your business is incorporated, you’ve probably heard of a “minute book”. But what is a minute book specifically, and why do you need one? If you have any questions about minute books, incorporation papers, or how KPA Lawyers can assist you, please contact us. So what is it? In essence, a corporate minute book is a compilation of all significant corporate documents, including

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Buyer who backed out of real estate deal loses appeal in Ontario

KPA Lawyers did not represent any of the parties in this case. This article is published for educational purposes only. Here is a link to the full case: Nguyen v. Zaza, 2023 ONCA 34 (CanLII) In a falling real estate market, it’s natural to see some buyers backing out of real estate deals, despite being legally obligated to close on their deal. After all,

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What is an Affidavit of Documents in Ontario?

https://youtu.be/y2_Zk8xJqI8 If you’ve been watching our video, “How do Civil Lawsuits Work in Ontario”, then you might have heard of the term, “Affidavit of Documents”. Although that phrase sounds like a confusing legal term, the concept of an Affidavit of Documents is fairly straightforward. Plaintiffs and Defendants must ensure that they are both aware of the evidence which will be used in their Court

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What to do if you have received a Statement of Claim in Ontario.

What is it? If you have received (been “served” with) a Statement of Claim, you should contact a lawyer immediately. A Statement of Claim is a document, known as an “originating process” that commences a lawsuit in Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice. It is not used in Small Claims Court (the equivalent document in Small Claims Court is called a Plaintiff’s Claim). If you

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How does child support work in Ontario?

Book an appointment with a family law lawyer (click here) Transcript of video Welcome back everybody, I’m Ryan Keeney and I’m a lawyer at KPA Lawyers in Ontario. The topic of today’s article is “How does child support work in Ontario?” If you’re just starting your journey into learning about child support in Ontario, this is a topic that can get fairly complex, which

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Changes In Family Law: How Does It Impact You?

KPA Lawyers – August 23, 2021   The Canada Divorce Act changes took effect in March 2021. The changes came with significant adjustments in the divorce, parenting, and family obligations. The new changes are just receiving major updates since the last 20 years. The legislation attempts to make family laws simpler, accessible, and more efficient. It will also make family law more responsive to

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How Can I Migrate to Canada?

KPA Lawyers – August 19, 2021 Immigration is essential to the Canadian economy, indeed according to the 2020 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration, immigrants account for just over a quarter of the labor market in Canada [1]. Immigration is essential to economic recovery following the pandemic, and in the aftermath of Covid-19, Canada has set some ambitious immigration targets. They aim to welcome

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I’ve applied for Canada Pension Plan-Disability Benefits and been denied! What do I do now?!

KPA Lawyers – July 19, 2021 Canada Pension Plan (“CPP”) Disability Benefits are a federal benefit program which provides monthly payments to individuals who have applied for them, and who have: Not yet reached the age of 65 (i.e. are not yet receiving CPP retirement pension); Have made enough contributions into CPP; Have a mental or physical disability that regularly stops you from doing

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