May 19, 2020

Contrary to popular opinion, any employee can be terminated at any time. Most dismissals are generally uncontestable by the employee.

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Termination for Cause – Very Much Alive – Court of Appeal

August 9, 2016

As demonstrated in the Court of Appeal’s decision in Fernandes v. Peel Education & Tutorial Services Ltd. (c.o.b. Mississauga Private School), despi Read More...


Surveillance Effective in Proving Cause for Dismissal

January 8, 2014

In MacBurnie v. Halterm Container Terminal Limited Partnership, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court upheld a cause termination based on the employee’s bre Read More...

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No Cause Where Employee’s Wife Deposits Employer’s Funds in Joint Account

October 24, 2013

In Winfield v. Pattison Sign Group (“Winfield”), the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta determined that an employee should not have been terminat Read More...