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Meredith Hayward

Meredith Hayward

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Meredith has earned an impressive reputation for her skill and abilities in Commercial Litigation and Administrative Law, appearing at all levels of court in Ontario, before the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and before the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Ontario: an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction, Court of Appeal confirms

Ontario remains an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction, the Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed in its recent decision in Haas v. Gunasekaram. In overturning a motion judge’s refusal to stay proceedings under ... [more] Full article

Actions speak louder than words: dependent contractors’ big win upheld

Two dependent contractors will receive $125,000 each after the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld an award of 26 months notice in the recent decision in Keenan v. Canac Kitchens Ltd., ... [more] Full article

Philthy McNasty’s case clarifies franchise limitations periods

Philthy McNasty's did not fare well when the Ontario Court of Appeal recently examined the issue of limitation periods in respect of statutory rescission claims under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000 (the "Act"). [more] Full article

Reasonable notice periods still not “one size fits all”

You know that “rule of thumb” of one month notice for each year of employment? The one we use as a rough guideline for getting in the ballpark when determining a reasonable notice periods? The Court of Appeal has reminded us that the “rule of thumb” may not even get you near the ballpark when dealing with senior, high salaried employees. [more] Full article

Contracting parties beware: Court of Appeal implies duty of good faith

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently held that, in certain circumstances, contracting parties owe a duty of good faith to one another and, further, that an "entire agreement" clause will not preclude the implication of a duty of good faith as a term of a contract. [more] Full article


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