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Cryptocurrencies: securities law implications
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • September 28 2017

Securities markets around the world are grappling with new concerns: As fintechs make cryptocurrency offerings such as Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)


Proposed reform of Ontario's Labour and Employment Statutes
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • May 30 2017

This morning, May 30, 2017, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne announced her Government’s intention to introduce sweeping legislative reform of labour


Municipality liable for failing to ensure visitor was reasonably safe in Municipal Public Park
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • April 19 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada recently declined to hear an appeal from the Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Campbell v Bruce (County), 2016 ONCA 371


Federal Government's Cannabis Report: What does it mean for employers?
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • December 15 2016

On December 13, 2016, the Government of Canada released A Framework for the Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis in Canada: The Final Report of


You've got mail - Ontario Court of Appeal sends a constitutional message to municipalities about community mailboxes
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • October 28 2016

With its decision in Canada Post Corporation v. City of Hamilton, the Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed that the placement of community mailboxes


Charter-ing a Different Course? Two decisions on TWU's proposed law school
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 11 2016

Appeal courts in Ontario and Nova Scotia have now issued decisions about Trinity Western University’s proposed law school (“TWU”) in British Columbia


Forsythe v Westfall: forum of necessity & access to justice
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • December 1 2015

Arguments about access to justice are not enough to oust the general principles of jurisdiction, according to a recent Ontario case. In Forsythe v


Mixed bag of damages: wrongful dismissal, human rights, mental distress and punitive
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 28 2015

In a recent Ontario decision, an employee successfully sought default judgment for a wrongful dismissal claim. The employee's evidence was


It goes without saying: recent appellate case law on implied contractual terms
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • August 24 2015

A judge can only imply a contractual term if it is a reasonable and contextual reflection of what the parties must have intended. Two recent appellate


TWU’s law school still TBD: an Ontario-Nova Scotia comparison
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • July 14 2015

The controversy continues with the release of the Ontario Divisional Court decision in Trinity Western University v The Law Society of Upper Canada