The “People’s” Court

The “People’s” Court The Ontario Small Claims Court is a branch of the Superior Court of Justice and is actually responsible for about half all civil claims in the province, which is roughly 100,000 per fiscal year. Aptly nicknamed the “People’s Court”, this court’s purpose is to provide an efficient and cost-effective means to seek […]

Taxation of Cryptocurrencies Part 3 of 3

Offshore Company In part 3 of our Taxation of Cryptocurrencies, we will be discussing the various avenues someone can take to help avoid paying a large amount of tax by moving their assets outside of Canada. Do you like the beach? In a further effort to pay less tax on your cryptocurrency gains, you may want to […]

Taxation of Cryptocurrencies Part 2 of 3

How to minimize your taxes on cryptocurrency In part 2 of our Taxation of Cryptocurrencies, we will be discussing the various avenues someone can take to help avoid paying tax to the CRA. So, you’re going to make a profit from your cryptocurrency trading and don’t want to pay an exorbitant amount of tax for all your […]

Taxation of Cryptocurrencies: Part 1 of 3

    How does the CRA view cryptocurrency transactions for tax purposes Are you making profits in the market from your cryptocurrency? If you’ve liquidated any of your cryptocurrencies in 2021 and have made significant gains, the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) is going to want a slice of your digital profit pie. How does the […]

Foundations of Blockchain

Are banks on their way out? Although it may be some time before that statement comes to fruition, the rise of Blockchain and the decentralized ledger technology that forms the foundation of Blockchain may be the beginning of the end of traditional banking.  So what is Blockchain?  Blockchain is a type of database where a […]

Parental Alienation and the Pandora’s Box of Family Law

After a divorce or separation, it’s not uncommon for a child to side with one parent over the other, but as a parent you should be diligent about your child maintaining a relationship with their other parent.  Parental alienation is a broad concept but essentially boils down to one parent influencing the child to reject […]

Do I Need a Lawyer in Small Claims Court?

Lawyers are expensive. But often people have a dispute that needs to be fixed but can’t afford a decent lawyer to help them because the amount owed could be less than what they would spend on a lawyer. Ontario’s Small Claims Court is supposed to be there for the people to argue their case without […]

What Are The Five Questions To Ask When Looking For A New Lawyer

Alright, you are impressed by the office decor, by the initial greeting, and now it is time to get down to the brass tacks. Your potential lawyer has asked you some questions and often feels like they are the one making the decision, and you should be thankful for the opportunity to give him your […]