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Worker Killed in Fall, Restoration Company Fined $125,000

Convicted: Universal Structural Restoration Ltd. (USRL), a construction restoration company specializing in balcony reconstruction, waterproofing, garage slab rehabilitation and structural repairs, 435 Bowes Road, Concord, Ontario.

Long-Overdue Divorce Act Amendments Are Likely On the Horizon

Long-Overdue Divorce Act Amendments Are Likely On the Horizon

Canadian law has not seen a substantive change to the federal Divorce Act in more than 30 years.

Canada unveils new immigration pilot for rural and northern communities

Pilot will facilitate permanent residence for foreign workers of various skill levels
The Government of Canada has unveiled a new five-year economic immigration pilot that will help rural and northern communities in Ontario, Western Canada and Canada’s three territories attract and retain skilled foreign workers.

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Feds focus on harassment, violence with passage of Bill C-65

In developing a workplace strategy around harassment and violence, the federal government recently passed Bill C-65, an Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence), the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Budget Implementation Act, 2017.

Ontario Courts Finally Go Digital (Almost)

The process of digitizing the legal system in Ontario has been fraught with challenges and setbacks.

In 2011, Precedent Magazine detailed some of the efforts to modernize legal records, with the Integrated Justice Project dating as far back to 1996, intending to create a centralized online electronic filing and case management system.

How do I sell my half of a jointly owned house?

When a couple separates, how their property gets divided is different for married couples than it is for unmarried spouses.

Couples that are married have to equally divide the value of all of what they own and what they owe, but unmarried spouses do not.

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Construction Site Fatality Results in $90,000 Fine for Construction Company

Description of Offence: A person (not a worker) entered a building and fell down an elevator shaft, later sucuumbing to injuries. No signs were posted on the site warning of danger or that entry was forbidden, as required by law.

The Impact of Bill 132: Understanding and Applying Ontario’s Recent Sexual Harassment and Violence Legislation

In recent years, a number of high-profile cases involving sexual violence and sexual harassment have grabbed the headlines and the public’s attention in Canada.

Employment Law: Wrongful Dismissal & Termination Without Cause

The most common type of issue faced by employment lawyers is a situation in which an employee has been terminated wants to know what his or her rights are. In order to determine this, an important distinction must be made between wrongful dismissal and termination without cause.

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Home-made wills – common mistakes people make

We are all entitled to write our own Wills without asking a lawyer for help.

The problem is that people who are not trained in the law almost always make mistakes and they never find out about them.

Can my landlord enter my home?

Yes, but only in certain situations. In an emergency, your landlord may enter at any time without notice.
Usually, your landlord must:

Send you a note that says why they want to come in,

Let you know 24 hours before they enter, and
Come into your home between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. only

What are my rights as a tenant?

As a tenant in Ontario, you have legal rights. These rights are explained in the Human Rights Code and the Residential Tenancies Act.
The Human Rights Code applies to every person in Ontario. The Residential Tenancies Act applies to most people who rent their housing.

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3 MYTHS ABOUT MEDIATION TRAINING & PRACTICE IN CANADA

If you’re considering becoming a mediator, and have begun researching mediation training options, you’ve probably come up against some confusing information. 

Understanding Divorce Mediation

What is Divorce Mediation?
Divorce mediation is a legal option across Canada for drafting and filing a divorce agreement without paying for an expensive legal battle.

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New laws and rules coming into effect in 2019

The new year will usher in a host of new laws and rules that Canadians should be aware of, including changes to parental leave benefits and the sale of edible cannabis products.

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Accessibility, Ramps, Lifts

Accessible homes and business should never be a nice to have it's a must. Accessibility and ease of mobility in the home or workplace can vastly improve everyday quality of life. There are many options, products and experts that can install ramps, install lifts, redesign a space and so on. Ask questions here and start removing those barriers and build a better space.

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Kitchen

Kitchen renovations can add such tremendous value to your home and let's face it we spend some part of every single day there. Maximize space, add style , have a more functional space add beauty. Sometimes you just want a little advice and other times you don't want he headache and just let the pros get you where you want to go. Sometimes we start out and get in over our heads or run out of steam, either way post your questions here and let some local experts help you out.

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Some of you our there gave a real green thumb and then there's the rest of us. Fighting weeds, planting, putting in or pulling out trees and shrubs, cutting limbs (the plant kind) can be at the least a challenge, not to mention back breaking! Post your questions here see what sprouts.

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Lighting

Lighting can change the feel of a living space dramatically. It's not always as simple as it seems at the outset and sometimes D I Y can live you in the D A R K! Here you can post questions to local experts who can shed some light on on how and where to go next. This topic is full of bright ideas inside and out.

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Painting Interior and Exterior

One of the simplest ways to make a subtle or dramatic change to a space is with a fresh coat of paint. Sometimes though things seems so simple and before we know it we have painted ourselves in a corner. Walking into a local hardware store will show you pretty quick that there are a lot of choices, products, tools, supplies and lot's of ways to do things the right way and the wrong way. Posting here to local Ottawa experts is a great way to find the best options for you and your home or business.

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Paving

Driveway repairs, new driveways, repairs paving stones, resurfacing all can change the look that leads to your front door. Ottawa is filled with local pros that can help you get answers and set you on the right path.

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Pest Control

Some of us have furry little friends that are supposed to live with us while others move in unexpectedly. Pests can move into attics, walls or hide in plain sight. Creepy crawlies can literally take over and eat away at your home. Some solutions allow you to take some things into your own hands but often you need a pro to get pests under control. Ask a local pest control pro for help and ditch the stress.

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Plumbing

Problem with your plumbing? No not that, there are a bunch of things that can go wrong with plumbing and unchecked could lead to serious damage and big expenses down the road. Nip it in the bud! Post your questions here to find help about repairs, emergencies, general maintenance or complete overhauls. Your community is here to help!

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Plastering

Having a plaster disaster or trying to avoid one in the first place? Talk to people in Ottawa who have experience dealing with plastering work, repairs, maintenance and so on.

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A good roof over your head is something we often take for granted. Keeping the house warm and dry seems obvious but often things are happening over time we don't even realize, resulting in big expenses if left unchecked. Post your roofing questions here for the Ottawa community to help you with repair issues, maintenance, emergencies, a new roof , venting and more.

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Solar and Wind Power

Wouldn't we all love to live off the grid? Ditch those crazy utility bills that you spend so much of your energy paying for. If you want to decrease your carbon footprint start by asking people in Ottawa who have experience with making their own energy. Discuss equipment, terminology, share resources, avoid common pitfalls, discuss rules and regs or find qualified installers and consultants.

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Stairs

Stairs and steps can get a lot of traffic in your home and projects to renew or repair them can be filled with ups and downs. They can also transform a home and renewed can add beauty and value. Post your questions to have your local community help you step by step.

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Sunrooms and Home Additions

Extra space, a little getaway, a tranquil reading space, there are all kinds of options and variations to that little extra to your home. Whether you want to look into building one or having some improvements or repairs done post your questions here and let the Ottawa community help you solve it.

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Swimming Pool and Spa

Pool and spa owners have a love hate relationship with their oasis and sometimes it's just a matter of chemistry. Ask local Ottawa professionals for some help be it big or small they will help you spend more time enjoying the oasis you intended it to be.

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Waste, Sewage, Sanitation

This can be a messy and smelly topic and a nasty problem to face. Thankfully you don't necessarily have to deal with it on your own.The Ottawa area has many experts who can help you with removal, cleanup and repairs so post your questions and someone will help you deal with the nasty.

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Home Theater AV and Gaming

Home tech is getting more advanced and complicated everyday. Movie theaters are getting so expensive for families not to mention the price of snacks! Time to bring that theater experience home, stay in stay comfy and eat the all the snacks YOU want! Find a pro and ask the questions to get you started and let movie and gaming adventures begin.

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Heating and Air Conditioning

Ottawa homes and homeowners are subjected to some wildest variations of hot and humid to seriously deep bitter frigid cold temperatures. As homeowners we are faced with maintenance, breakdowns, upgrades, repairs and needing new installations. This is a great area to have your needs met by Ottawa's HVAC specialists.

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Looking to find an architect? How do you choose one? Where do you start? Ask an expert!

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Ask questions to contractors, share tips, mistakes you learned the hard way or just want to know where to begin on a bathroom reno or repair.

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Hitting the bricks? Ask a contractor for help, find tips, share ideas about brickwork and masonry.

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This topic is for those who are looking into new home builds or are in the process and have more generic questions about the process, suppliers, materials or looking for a contractor. If you have a specific question about roofing, foundations or anything in between post in those specific categories.

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Cleaning

It's the one thing we all have to do but sometimes we don't have the time or the job is too big and you just need a big ugly mess go away. You have your blood sweat and tears to a big reno or home job and no energy left to tackle a big mess. So whether you are looking for help on residential cleaning, need temporary help or you have an industrial strength mess post your questions here. Unless it's hazardous material if that's the case head over to the hazardous material topic.

This topic for now covers all kinds of cleaners and cleaning solutions.

 

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Concrete

Want to ask a concrete question and get a concrete answer then post it here.

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Decks and Gazebos

Whether you are starting from scratch or you want to extend or repair a deck or gazebo post your questions to local Ottawa contractors here.

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Demolition and Removal

Before you start tearing things apart, breaking down walls that may present safety issues ask a local contractor for advice. In this topic you can also post questions about removal of materials. If you have questions about hazardous wast removal or related questions post them in the Hazardous materials topic.

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Drywall

Building a wall seems all the rage these days but sometimes at home it can simply help to divide up a space. Maybe you have a wall that has had more than a few bad days and needs some tlc. Post here and get the help you need from local experts.

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Electrical

Electrical work is one of the most important things in your home to be done well and safe. Post your questions for local Ottawa contractors here and find the help you need.

Electrical work is serious stuff so find a local professional because ...damn! You don't want to get this one wrong.

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Fences, Barriers and Screens

Whether you are looking for a whole new fence , barrier or screen post your questions and get help from your Ottawa contractor or handy person.

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Fire, Smoke, Water Damage

These are some of the hardest things to clean up and deal with and the Ottawa area has many trained experts standing by with their years of experience to answer your questions, and help you with your cleanup and restoration. These kinds of accidents can lead to mold and different toxins that you don't want to make contact with or breath so let the pro's help you.

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Flooring

So many types, ceramic, laminate, vinyl, tile, or carpeting there are so many things to consider to get things done well and looking amazing. Post your questions big or small and find the answers you are looking for.

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Foundations

A solid foundation for a structure is probably the single most important aspect of it's longevity and stability. Post questions here about foundation repair, maintenance extensions, new foundations, sealing and more.

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Want to ask a question about what to do with hazardous waste, removal, storage or cleanup post it here.

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