Welcome To The Team, Mike and Katiana!

Blog Post
March 23, 2017

The Indigenous Law Group at NOP is pleased to announce two recent additions to its team: Michel (Mike) Nolet and Katiana Fleck.

Droning On: New Rules for Recreational Drone Users

Blog Post
March 21, 2017

On March 16th, 2017, Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced new rules governing the use of recreational drones. Drones weighing more than 250 grams and up to 35 kilograms may be flown without special permission from Transport Canada, but there are now new rules dictating where they can fly.

Financial Abuse of the Older Adult – What Are The Signs?

Blog Post
March 15, 2017

By definition, elder abuse is a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person.

How To Mess Up A Dismissal – Just A Few Easy Steps!

Blog Post
March 14, 2017

Can an employer simply sweep sexual harassment complaints under the rug? Can you be fired for making the complaint, or because of your gender? A recent case confirmed that a reasonable, impartial and thorough investigation is necessary when a complaint of sexual harassment in the workplace is made. Also, it reinforced that an employer must act in good faith when terminating an employee.

Why Are Unions Good For Canadian Workers?

Blog Post
March 9, 2017

Employers and workers are often at competing ends of the same spectrum – employers are focused on the business aspect of the company, whereas workers are focused on doing a good job and earning a good salary. Obviously, increasing workload while decreasing expenses means more revenue for employers, but what about the workers? Is this a positive situation for them as well? It certainly wasn’t before the rise of the labour movement.