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From their website: Metro Vancouver Kink is an incorporated, non-profit society. That is, they are a corporation and corporations are legal people, capable of suing and being sued just like natural people are. The lawsuit alleges defamation which a corporate entity can do by making untrue statements that damage someone’s reputation. Based on the linked ...


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While there is no statutory law in British Columbia that requires that employees give notice of resignation, employees can be contractually obligated to give notice and even absent a contractual requirement there is a common law obligation in Canada that employees give notice. There's no fixed two week notice requirement, the amount of notice required ...


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To expand a bit on Dale's answer, being able to sue or be sued is actually often the primary reason that not-for-profit or even for-profit organizations choose to incorporate. By incorporating, the organization becomes a separate legal entity for the purpose of lawsuits (and liability for debts and such.) This provides a considerable degree of protection to ...


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In the UK, the law was recently changed to outlaw non-consensual upskirting – without consent is crucial. Canada does not appear to have such a specific law, but the Voyeurism law covers some of that ground. What you are not allowed to do is: surreptitiously, observe[] — including by mechanical or electronic means — or make[] a visual recording of a person ...


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You did not specify a country or the specific contracts that might rule your condominium. At least in some jurisdictions indeed the repair cost of private portions cannot be shared. Moreover, you may not be required to pay some costs for common portions if you refuse to do so and won't make use of them. Do I have to sue them to fix this issue? A lengthy law-...


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There's no legal requirement in Canada or US that the police do anything to investigate a crime, so there's no requirement that they do anything specific to investigate a crime. If the police officers are satisfied by the witness accounts, or have some reason to think viewing surveillance recording wouldn't be useful they don't have to, either by law or ...


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If the lawyer was negligent, you can sue Note that negligence requires considerably more than just being wrong . Professional advice (including legal advice) requires assessment of risks and strategies and advising the client of these so they can make informed choices about their options. There is plenty of scope to make mistakes, however, a lawyer who does ...


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This seems as some potentially misleading advertising from your competitor. If the reviewer tested Winamp, then Microsoft bought the brand and rebranded Windows Media Player as Winamp 6, those prior reviews would face no value to new customers, since they are about a different product. A review may be useful because it tells you something about the product ...


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From your account, you seem to have entered into a verbal contract for this extra work to be done without agreeing a price. According to this article, Canadian courts will assume that a contract contains "implied" terms "on the basis of the presumed intentions of the parties where necessary to give business efficacy to the contract". To ...


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Even if a contract provided that two weeks notice must be given, or some other kind of notice must be given, under U.S. law, this would not be specifically enforceable (i.e. the only remedy would be money damages, not ordering the person to work), since specific performance of a contract to provide personal services is a form of involuntary servitude barred ...


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It is kind of irrelevant to that case, since the question is whether the statements lowered the defendant in the eyes of the public (or some subset). So the suit does not hinge on what a "sex act" is for criminal purposes. W.r.t. criminal law, "sex act" is also irrelevant. The relevant laws are Part V of the Canadian Criminal Code. The ...


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