Renewal of a Commercial Lease – A Landlord’s Silence Does Not Amount to Bad Faith

Author: Dan Waldman, Partner, Pallett Valo LLP. When it comes to renewing commercial leases, courts are adamant that deadlines must be strictly met.  If a tenant is required to exercise its option to renew by a certain date, the right

2 Keys To Business Success In A Changing World

Authors: Ali Lajevardi and Christopher Sklad, BDC Advisory Services “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” – Winston Churchill It’s hard to think of a more relevant quote for today’s world than Winston Churchill’s famous words about finding opportunity

Building Permits and Sprinkler Systems

With fall approaching and construction projects on the horizon, the installation of sprinkler systems is common practice for new builds when taking possession of new property and for sellers according to the Ontario Building Code (mandated legislation). Before sprinkler installation

The Legality Of Covid-related Layoffs Is Still Unclear

Author: Ljubica Durlovska LL.B & Sarah Mills, J.D, Employment and Labour, KMB Law COVID-19 hit Ontario businesses hard. Forced closures and capacity limitations forced employers to face a roster of employees that no longer matched reduced business needs and lowered

Cultural Inclusion Workshop for Leaders & Canadian Newcomers

Author: Sachin Kapoor, Achēv, Manager, Corporate Engagement & Resource Development Achēv and Canadian Western Bank (CWB) have partnered in launching a series of workshops aimed at enhancing awareness on the importance of creating diverse, equitable and inclusive workplaces for newcomers

Nurturing Core Competencies to Achieve Long-term Growth

Author: Saquib Vali, Spyder Works Inc. Take a moment to think about a business you love. Now ask yourself, what are their core competencies—the resources or capabilities that comprise their strategic advantage? For me, a few come to mind. McDonald’s