• RMC Guide to Litigation in Canada

    November 08, 2020 – In this Guide to Litigation in Canada, RMC member firms outline how civil litigation matters proceed in all 10 provinces.  Topics covered include: Affidavit of documents and questioning Discovery / examinations Initiation of legal actions Limitation periods Mediations Pleadings Settlement conferences Small claims actions Summary Judgments Third party proceedings Trial management conferences Trials To download...
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  • COVID-19 Insurance Coverage & Enforceability of Liability Waivers

    Kelly Santini LLP, Ontario, October 26, 2020 – With much of Ontario continuing to remain open in what appears to be a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, many business owners are turning to their insurance policies to cover losses and review whether potential future claims arising from the transmission of the virus will be covered by its insurer. At the same time,...
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  • Construction Insurance Policy: When is the work completed?

    Stein Monast, Quebec, October 26, 2020 – Comprehensive construction site civil liability insurance policies (also known as construction insurance or wrap-up liability policies) are often required by property owners and clients that are planning a construction project. This type of policy has the added benefit of covering the liability of all stakeholders instead of relying on specific insurance coverage for each individual...
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  • Lifting of the suspension of time limits for civil matters as of September 1, 2020

    Stein Monast, Quebec, October 26, 2020 – As per the announcement that had been made over the summer, the Minister of Justice and the Chief Justice of Quebec signed an order1 on August 31, 2020, confirming that the suspension of time limits for civil matters2 would be lifted as of September 1, 2020. However, the terms applicable to the calculation of various time...
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