Category Small Claims Matters

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Small Claims, Winning Strategies – New CPD

OsgoodePD continues to bring paralegal scope practice to life, with its content-rich courses geared to our needs. The newest course provides two days of essentials related to Small Claims Court. Small Claims: Essential Law, Winning Strategies runs Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, in downtown Toronto. Participants can attend in person or over the […]

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Paralegals Wanted

Long-established Ontario paralegal firm requires experienced licensed paralegals to practice in Small Claims and/or POA matters. Minimum of one year field experience. Excellent communication and organizational skills are required. Candidates should submit a current verifiable resume to: recruiting@eagrelegals.com We will only contact selected candidates.

Wheeling & Dealing, Doctrines & Thresholds: Recently at CanLII

CanLII and CanLII Connects are free Canadian legal information sources. They reach a wide audience of legal services providers, law students and the general public. Paralegal Scope maintains a CanLII Connects page and was among the first legal information providers to embrace the service. Here are a few recently reported cases and CanLII Connects summaries […]

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Legal Word of the Day: “Nunc Pro Tunc”

Nunc Pro Tunc – This Latin term literally translates to “now for then.” Nunc pro tunc refers to a court-ordered retroactive effect. Nunc pro tunc gives jurisdiction to take an action that was not taken when it should have been. A nunc pro tunc order is applied as though the action had been performed at […]

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Paralegal Regulation, Employment Law: CanLII Cases

As the only online publisher of paralegal news and information, Paralegal Scope was chosen to add content to CanLII Connects. This free legal information provides good legal writers with significant exposure for their writing skills. It ensures access to useful legal information for the public and legal services providers alike. These recent CanLII-reported cases and […]

Piercing the Corporate Veil – Is Unfairness a Good Enough Reason?

Paralegal Karen Fair summarizes a recent Small Claims Court case that deals with both the test used to pierce the corporate veil, and whether equitable remedies are within the court’s jurisdiction. In Brander v. Backstage Bar and Grill Inc, 2014 CanLII 2325 (ON SCSM) Deputy Judge Searle evaluates past decisions and declines to pierce the […]

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