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Employee filed complaint under Employment Standards Code for vacation pay and holiday pay; employer contended that "vacation pay" in agreement also included holiday pay; umpire found this inconsistent with employer's obligations to keep records and provide written statement separating out vacation and holiday pay under Code

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A bank was liable to the CRA where money was owed under the Excise Tax Act by a client of the bank. The bank had given the client a loan secured by real property; the client then sold the property and repaid the loan. Under the ETA, both the property and the proceeds of the property were held in a deemed trust for the Crown; the Court ruled that the ETA prevented the bank from relying on the defence of bona fide purchaser for value: 2018 FC 538

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Introducing Related Proceedings

As of April 20th, Keycite Canada on WestlawNext Canada will include relationships to cases that are not part of the direct appellate history.

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This excerpt from the updated Drainage (Western) title examines Canadian law with regards to British Columbia's Water Sustainability Act

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The concept of “inducement” of an employee to leave secure employment involves a spectrum of facts

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2018 ONCA 778; Bankruptcy and insolvency --- Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act — Miscellaneous

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Your best work just got better: “Browse Legal Topics” to learn about a new practice area

WestlawNext Canada is now fully integrated with ProView eLooseleafs and Practical Law Canada know-how. In one place, you can search and browse all the case law, legislation, commentary, practice notes, and annotated precedents you need to do your best work. More focus, less legwork. It’s time well spent.

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Digest of the Week | Frustration of Contract

Employee took leave of absence for a medical condition and was advised that he was terminated from employment as a result of frustration of contract

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Digest Of The Week | Fairfield Sentry Limited v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

2018 ONCA 696; affirming Fairfield Sentry Limited et al v. PwC et al (2017), 2017 ONSC 3447; Bankruptcy and insolvency — Proving claim — Provable debts — General principles

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CED: An Overview Of The Law — Wills — Rectification and Curing Deficiencies

This excerpt from the updated Wills title examines Canadian law with regards to rectifying and curing deficiencies in wills

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A journeyman is someone who is fully qualified and can perform the full scope of work in the trade or quasi-trade right up to the most complex

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The testatrix provided in will that if any of her children, or combination of them, wished to purchase farm property, they could do so at 75 per cent of appraised market value provided they entered into agreement of purchase and sale with her trustee within one year of date of her death. The testatrix's intention in the face of competing offers from the children could not be ascertained.

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