WeirFoulds Celebrates International Women’s Day

WeirFoulds LLP has a long standing and strong commitment to supporting women in the workplace. Applicants regardless of sex, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, age or mental […]

WeirFoulds Proudly Supports the Sopinka Cup 2016

WeirFoulds is proud to continue its long-standing support of the Sopinka Cup, Canada’s national trial advocacy competition, organized by The Advocates’ Society, and funded by the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Glenn Ackerley Discusses Breaking Down Barriers in Procurement

Glenn Ackerley, partner, construction law, discussed breaking down barriers in procurement at the Breaking Down Barriers – Identifying Opportunities – Overcoming Challenges session hosted by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce on February 24, 2016. The event was covered by local newspaper Niagara This Week, in an article by Paul Forsyth entitled Stopping the hallowing out of the Niagara construction industry: Forum focuses on barriers to local firms getting municipal contracts.

Regulators Breathe a Sigh of Relief: Registration of Foreign-Trained Professionals

In a recent decision, Justice Ross of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta considered whether a foreign-trained engineer’s human rights had been violated by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (the “Association”) when it required him to fulfil certain requirements before he could register as a professional engineer in that province.

WeirFoulds is a Proud Sponsor of the Arnup Cup 2016

WeirFoulds is proud to continue to sponsor the Arnup Cup, an annual trial advocacy competition for Ontario law schools, organized by The Advocates’ Society. The Cup bears the name of the Honourable John D. Arnup, O.C., Q.C., who for many years sat as a distinguished member of the Court of Appeal for Ontario following a career at WeirFoulds as one of Canada’s finest litigation counsel.

Client Update – February 2016

Following on our earlier client updates from May 1, 2013 there have been signs of movement on a tax on all off-street parking spaces on commercial properties in the City […]

Vacant Spaces: Challenges in the Economic Climate

In the challenges facing landlords in the current economic and market conditions, the municipal tax treatment of vacant space is not to be forgotten as some relief available for the carrying costs of vacant space. The Municipal Act, 2001 and the City of Toronto Act, 2006 both require vacancy rebates to be provided for eligible commercial and industrial premises.

WeirFoulds is a Proud Sponsor of ChangSchoolTalks

WeirFoulds is proud of its continuing affiliation with the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, by sponsoring the ChangSchoolTalks 2016 program. This dynamic, full-day professional development and networking event connects participants with leading experts in education and technology. The second annual ChangSchoolTalks will take place on February 17, 2016.