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Unsolicited: The Blog

The legal world can be tough to navigate – even for lawyers! But understanding your rights is the first step towards protecting them. That’s why we’ve launched Unsolicited, Goldblatt Partners LLP’s blog.

On Unsolicited, we’ll break down the basics on the various areas of law that we practice, and provide commentary on important legal issues.

And, because we’re lawyers, we have to add that these blog posts are for informational purposes only and are not legal advice. If you want to know more or need advice, feel free to contact us.

If you’re looking for information and blog posts on issues related to COVID-19, you can find them here.

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What is judicial review and why should you care about it?

You may not know it, but administrative action has shaped your whole life. This post tells us more about what it means to contest administrative decisions through the judicial review process

May 12, 2021

The ABCs of gig work

There are many ways to address the growth in precarious work and the social and economic challenges it brings. By simplifying the legal test for determining an employer-employee relationship, we could make a significant and immediate difference to millions of workers in the gig economy and beyond.

May 4, 2021
Joshua Mandryk Simon Archer Steven Barrett Ethan Poskanzer

How to enforce a settlement agreement

In COVID times, given the backlog at the courts, more and more parties are using negotiation or mediation to resolve their disputes. In most cases, parties who agree to settle honour their agreements. But what happens if your settlement agreement is breached? How do you enforce your settlement? Natai Shelsen takes you through your options.

April 28, 2021
Natai Shelsen

Webinar: How to Have your Say without Crossing the Line: Unions and Political Activity

In the first of a two-part webinar series, we discuss what your trade union or organization needs to know about engaging in political activity.

April 23, 2021
Kirsten Mercer Christine Davies Joshua Mandryk Melanie Anderson

Protecting whistleblowers in the public service

If public servants witness a wrongdoing in the public service, they have options. Gabe Hoogers examines how the law aims to protect whistleblowers.

April 21, 2021
Gabriel Hoogers

“Climate change is real”: Supreme Court upholds Greenhouse Gas Pollution Protection Act

We outline the basis of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to uphold the constitutionality of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Protection Act.

March 25, 2021
Simon Archer Mariam Moktar Daniel Sheppard Melanie Anderson