Determining Reasonable Notice

Contrary to common opinion and belief, the courts have shifted their determinations of a dismissed employee’s entitlement to reasonable notice of dismissal from a “rule of thumb” to a calculated approach. Today, the former one month per year of service “rule of thumb” has been replaced by the decision in Bardal v. Globe & Mail Ltd., 1960 […]

Success at the Ontario Court of Appeal

On April 18, 2023, Lockyer + Hein LLP’s Litigation Partner, J. David Keith was wholly successful at the Ontario Court of Appeal on a decision involving the test for summary judgment in accordance with Rule 20 of the Rules of Civil Procedure. The Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision applied the seminal test in Hyrniak v. […]