In the Ontario Labour Relation Board’s (“OLRB”) first decision concerning workers in the “gig ‎economy”, the OLRB held that Foodora Inc. (“Foodora”) couriers are “dependent contractors” under ‎the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (“LRA”). As dependent
Continue Reading The rubber hits the road: the Ontario Labour Relations Board holds that Foodora couriers are ‎dependent contractors ‎

Many think Canadian courts award relatively modest damage awards in tort cases, especially when compared to our U.S. neighbours. However, a recent case, Rook v Halcrow, shows that Canadian courts will award significant damages
Continue Reading Canadian court awards significant ‎defamation damages — are online ‎platforms immune?‎