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21/12/20

Holiday Events – now known as “Social Gatherings”

It’s December and the temperatures have dipped however that’s the only familiarity I have with this year’s holiday season. My family doesn’t celebrate Christmas from a religious perspective, but we...

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Holiday Events – now known as “Social Gatherings”

21/12/20

It’s December and the temperatures have dipped however that’s the only familiarity I have with this year’s holiday season. My family doesn’t celebrate Christmas from a religious perspective, but we certainly enjoy the festive spirit and season. It is a...

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You Better Watch Out, You Better Not Cry: Tips for Keeping Your Holiday Parties Fun and Safe

21/12/18

The holidays present an excellent opportunity to reconnect with friends, family and coworkers to celebrate and enjoy some well-deserved time off. We can all look forward to attending family get togethers, office parties and a variety of other celebrations over...

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Potential Changes to Airbnb Regulations in Toronto

11/09/18

Over the past decade Airbnb has changed the way people choose their accommodations when they’re travelling away from home. The rise of Airbnb and other short-term rental services has forced cities to rethink how they regulate rental properties to ensure...

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The Emerging Law of Social Host Liability

2/02/18

Last October, we discussed Wardak v. Froom, a case involving parental host liability for underage drinking. Next week on February 7, our Managing Partner Jasmine Daya will be co-hosting a webinar on the subject of emerging areas of civil liability, including...

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Case Commentary – Social Host Liability of Parents for Underage Drinking

8/12/17

Some parents may allow their older teenagers to drink alcohol at home, sometimes with family over a meal, or with their friends, the rationale being that their ability to supervise and encourage responsible behaviour fosters a safer environment. However, a...

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Have a Safe and Happy Canada Day!

30/06/17

Canadians will be celebrating this long weekend with barbecues, cottage getaways and late-night parties hosted by friends and relatives. Did you know that social hosts serving alcohol could be held legally responsible if someone gets hurt? Anyone throwing a Canada...

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