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Free CPD: Managing the Second Wave: Mental Health, Resilience and Resources

Free CPD: Managing the Second Wave: Mental Health, Resilience and Resources

LAWPRO invites you to its next free CPD event, presented with the Toronto Lawyers Association: Managing the Second Wave: Mental Health, Resilience and Resources Date: Feb 5th, 9:30 AM to 11AM Speakers: Teresa Donnelly, Treasurer (President), Law Society of Ontario Doron Gold, Staff Clinician and Presenter, Homewood Health Orlando Da Silva, LSM, Chief Administrator /… Read More »

Categories: Wellness and Balance

Tips to Prepare for the New Rule Changes

Tips to Prepare for the New Rule Changes

On January 1, 2021, significant changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure come into force. While you should review the amendments carefully, this article (download as a PDF) include some key practical tips and an overview of the major changes. Key Practice Tips You can now serve documents by email. Confirm that your email address… Read More »

Categories: Civil Litigation, Technology

New LAWPRO Webzine: Limitation period updates, free CPD, and fraud alert

New LAWPRO Webzine: Limitation period updates, free CPD, and fraud alert

Looking for last minute CPD? We’ve got you covered with complimentary CPD programs, several of which offer professionalism or EDI hours. They also qualify for the LAWPRO Risk Management Credit. How to deal with limitation periods that were suspended during the pandemic From calls we have received from insureds, LAWPRO is aware there are questions… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Prevention, Civil Litigation, Limitations Claims

Teraview improvements

Teraview improvements

The Director of Titles, Jeff Lem, has advised that Teraview was updated in two significant ways as of December 7, 2020. 1. French language documents may now be registered everywhere in the province via Teraview. Although some jurisdictions previously had this ability, this feature now applies to all counties and districts across the province. Nothing… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate

Avoid phishing scams over the holidays

Avoid phishing scams over the holidays

Fraudsters often increase their efforts over the holidays when key staff may be away and people generally may be more distracted or rushing to get things done before the end of the year. The risk of getting duped could be increased this year with many of us working from home and the usual checks and… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Prevention

Ontario’s Residential Condominium Buyers’ Guide

Ontario’s Residential Condominium Buyers’ Guide

Ontario’s Residential Condominium Buyers’ Guide was developed by the Condominium Authority of Ontario (CAO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) and approved by the Minister as a helpful resource for the purchasers of new condo units. Beginning on January 1, 2021 developers must provide a copy of the Condo Guide… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate

Emotional intelligence: the essential skill for the workplace and life

Emotional intelligence: the essential skill for the workplace and life

The concept of emotional intelligence isn’t new but has seen exponential growth over the years and is said to be the essential skill in the workplace and in our personal lives. We’ve all heard about the dichotomy of the heart and mind – it is at the centre of the concept of emotional intelligence. Stopping… Read More »

Categories: Uncategorized, Communication Errors, Wellness and Balance

Operators of short-term rentals in Toronto must register prior to December 31, 2020

Operators of short-term rentals in Toronto must register prior to December 31, 2020

Lawyers should be aware of the new short-term rental rules in the City of Toronto in order to advise clients who may be buying a property with the intent of short-term rental. Only registered operators can short-term rent in Toronto. The valid City-issued registration number must be included in all advertised listings (in the format:… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate

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