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To reflect the Ontario Municipal Board’s (OMB) transition to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT), WestlawNext Canada has renamed the Ontario Municipal Board Reports (O.M.B.R.) as the Ontario Municipal Tribunal Reports (O.M.T.R.).

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Miller Thomson on Estate Planning - Update on Multiple Wills, Milne Estate (Re), 2019 ONSC 579

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This excerpt from the updated Hospitals and Health Care title examines the law in Ontario with regards to consent in the context of relationships between patients and health professionals/health facilities

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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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Matrimonial Claim Brought Under Guise of Estate Claim The Estate of Lois Jean Davey v.

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Plaintiff pharmaceutical company had received four patents for antibiotic cefaclor in 1980's, which were set to expire between October 1999 and July 2000 — In 1996, defendant pharmaceutical company was advised that it would face infringement action by plaintiff if it entered market with generic version of cefaclor — After defendant filed its first notice of compliance for antibiotic in 1997, it began selling its various capsules of cefaclor on Canadian market — In 1998, defendant entered into new contract with company to have cefaclor be made through new process thereby designing around plaintiff's patent by creating cefaclor 2 — Plaintiff brought successful action against defendant alleging that defendant infringed its patents for manufacture of antibiotic cefaclor

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... the fact that [the employer] cannot be sued, and so cannot be held vicariously liable, makes no difference to whether its notional vicarious liability constitutes “fault”

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This excerpt from the updated Family Law — General title examines Canadian law with regards to contracts to marry

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Employee was terminated without cause after less than six months' employment; employee was bound by six-month probation clause

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Securities Source Newsletter | Canadian Securities Administrators

Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) provide further guidance on the applicability of securities laws to token offerings . . . but is it enough?

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A revocable beneficiary designation is one that can be altered or revoked by the insured without the beneficiary’s knowledge or consent (s. 190(1) and (2) [Part V of the Insurance Act [R.S.O. 1990, c. I.8]]) .

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This excerpt from the updated Immigration and Refugees title examines Canadian law with regards to refugee protection and determination procedure

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