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FIGHTING AN IMPAIRED DRIVING CHARGE IN ONTARIO At the end of 2018, the federal government made significant changes to Canada’s impaired driving laws with the aim of making them amongst the strongest in the world.
ONTARIO GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES PLAN TO MOVE TOWARDS OPEN MARKET IN CANNABIS RETAIL On December 12, 2019, the Government of Ontario announced its move towards an open market for private cannabis retail in Ontario and related amendments to Ontario Regulation 468/18 made under the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018.
SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTIONS Summary judgment motions are a procedural tool allowing litigants to obtain judgment or a final determination of a claim or defence without having to go through a full trial. Historically, summary judgment rules were only available in a limited set of circumstances.
OBTAINING A CANNABIS MICRO CULTIVATION LICENCE The Cannabis Act1 controls and regulates the production, distribution and sale of cannabis in Canada. There are two licenses available for the cultivation of cannabis, depending on the canopy space of the facility. Health Canada is the body responsible for issuing licenses in order to legally operate a cannabis cultivation facility.
HELLER V. UBER TECHNOLOGIES INC., 2019 ONCA 1: QUESTIONING DEFERENCE IN CASES OF UNCONSCIONABILITY This year’s decision in the case of Heller v. Uber Technologies has already generated an enormous amount of case notes, articles, summaries and blogs.  Most of these writings focus on the impact that the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal has had and will have on class action litigation and employment law in the new “gig” economy.
GETTING A LIQUOR LICENCE IN ONTARIO For most bars and restaurants, new or old, the most important and essential licence in their business is their liquor sales licence.  While most bars, restaurants, lounges and night clubs may be known for their food, ambiance, clientele and reputation, without a liquor sales licence those admirable qualities may be left unrecognized and their establishment less frequented.
LEGAL SERVICES FOR REALTORS AND BROKERS Licensed professionals are required to adhere to a higher standard of care to the public they serve. Their occupations are commonly monitored and regulated by governing bodies that investigate accusations of misconduct and other improper behaviour.
MORTGAGE AND LOAN ENFORCEMENT The lawyers at Chand & Co. can help you deal with any type of mortgage and loan enforcement situation you encounter. If you are in the need of professional legal advice with respect to your options enforcing a mortgage, contact our office and schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers. 
CANNABIS IMPAIRED DRIVING Now recreational cannabis use has been legalized in Ontario, police will be monitoring the roads to ensure the safety of other drivers.