News update

News update

LAO Temporary Billing Changes

  • 14 avril 2020

Legal Aid Ontario has taken further emergency temporary changes to billing and certificate coverage in order to address the continuing challenges of the COVID pandemic

Toronto Region Video Bail Pilot – Hard Launch at 14 Division

  • 05 octobre 2020

Commencing Thursday October 8, 2020, all 14 division bail matters supporting Old City Hall (courtrooms 111 and 114) will proceed by JVN webRTC video for all justice participants. This follows the September 9 soft launch of the video bail pilot at 14 division.

Construction Act limitation period suspension lifted

  • 14 avril 2020

An amendment has been made to emergency order, O. Reg. 73/20 made under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act lifting the suspension of limitation periods and procedural time periods under the Construction Act.

Filing WSIB COVID-19 claims

  • 03 avril 2020

If your client has a COVID-19 related workers compensation claim, the WSIB has provided filing instructions:

Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario

  • 01 avril 2020

FSRA is considered an essential workplace and continues to carry out its regulatory duties and is working remotely wherever practicable. Until further notice, the FSRA is deferring the issuance of F2020-21 fee assessments payable under FSRA’s Fee Rule 2019-01 and Deposit Insurance Reserve Fund premiums payable under the Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act, 1994.

Information and Privacy Commissioner Ontario

  • 01 avril 2020

During this time, the IPC will provide limited services to the public, public sector organizations and the health and child and family services sectors. The IPC remains available to public organizations for consultation and discussion on access and privacy matters during this time.

Emergency Order: Corporate Meeting Flexibility

  • 31 mars 2020

The Government of Ontario has taken action to support business corporations, not-for-profit corporations, insurers, and share capital social clubs by implementing an Emergency Order to provide flexibility for corporate meetings.