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April 8 - Civil Claims Online Portal: Filing Non Urgent Documents Online - by Martin Smith

April 3 - Canada's Emergency Wage Subsidy in Response to COVID-19 - by Martin Smith 


March 26 - Canada's Economic Response Plan in Response to COVID-19 - by Martin Smith

March 18 - During this unprecedented time, we recognize that many companies will be facing multiple challenges with respect to employees working from home, and providing information to their staff as new developments regarding COVID-19 occur on almost an hourly bases. Our employment law practice group can help. News Alert

March 12 - Can a pseudonym screen name protect you from a lawsuit?: Case Study: Theralase Technologies Inc. v Lanter By Van Krkachovski and Anisha Bhardwaj 

March 12 - Can a claim be denied due to criminal history from 20 years ago?: Case Study: Mohammed v The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company By Van Krkachovski and Anisha Bhardwaj 

March 12 - Long fight ends in judgement to Plaintiff includes interest plus costs: Featured Case Study: Infinity Construction Inc. v. Skyline Executive Acquisitions by Van Krkachovski and Anisha Bhardwaj

March 6  - Taking Inventory: From one Student to Another - Student blog by Carly J.


February 14  - Analyzing Use or Operation of a Vehicle - Case Comment: Hunt v Peel Mutual Insurance by Howard Borlack & Brittany Rizzo


January 30 - Beware of Presumption of Management or Control of a Director - Case Comment: Alizadeh v Ontario by Howard Borlack and Anisha Bhardwaj

January 29 - 'Twas the Motion before Christmas - Student Blog by Anisha Bhardwaj

January 13 - A Duty of Good Faith is Foundational: Case Study: Demetriou v. AIG By Van Krkachovski, Theresa Hartley, and Jamal Rehman

January 13 - Location of Loss: Case Study: Benson v. Belair Insurance By Van Krkachovski, Theresa Hartley, and Jamal Rehman

January 13 - A power outage may not qualify for damage on-premise: Case Study: La Rose Bakery 2000 Inc. v. Intact By Van Krkachovski, Theresa Hartley, and Jamal Rehman

January 9 -  Meal Prep Tips for Lunches at Work - Student blog by Ryan S.

January 7 - MB announces their newest partners - Congratulations to Eric Boate & Sophia Suffront.

January 7 - MB held their Staff Christmas Party at the Escape Manor - everyone was divided into teams and they participated in different escape rooms and then did axe throwing. Super fun time! See photos.


December 4 - Welcome to MB's new lawyer in Toronto Stephen Walsh!


November 25 - Student Blog - Family Matters - by Brittany

November 21 - Welcome to MB's newest lawyer in Toronto - Vasiola Bibolli

November 15 - Construction Act Reforms: Now in Effect! - Ontario Dispute Adjudication for Construction Contracts (ODACC) by Stephen Barbier & Eric Turkienicz

November 12 - The Test for Misfeasance of Public Office: Case Comment on Capital Solar Power v OPA - case by Howard Borlack

November 8 - Welcome to MB's newest lawyer in Toronto - James Zeppieri


October 30 - Student Blog - The Virgin Diary Part II - My first Pretrial - by Israel K.

October 25 - MB's Transportation Law L&L Seminar is around the corner!  November 14 @11:30am.  Expert speakers lined up and more TBA. Limited space so RSVP Now! 

October 24 - Welcome to MB's newest Toronto Lawyer - Marshall Hope

October 22 - Adam Grant will be speaking at the National Association of Subrogation Professionals Annual Conference on October 27th about cross-border vehicle subrogation -

October 11 - McCague Borlack heard the call and expanded to London! Read all about Our Regional Expansion Strategy & see Our Map of Offices to Court Houses!

October 1 - Do priority provisions in s. 268 of the Ontario Insurance Act apply to an out-of-province insurer for an accident that took place in Ontario: Case Study: Coseco v. Liberty, 2019 ONSC 4918 by Van Krkachovski

October 1 - Welcome to MB's newest lawyer in Ottawa - Lisanne McCullough

September 30 - If you take the wheel, you take control: Case Study: McKay v. Park, 2019 ONCA 659 by Van Krkachovski and Egi Troka

September 27 - Who is an insured person? Case Study: Hunt v. Peel Mutual Insurance Company, 2019 ONCA 656 by Van Krkachovski and Egi Troka

September 26 - Welcome to MB's newest Barrle lawyer - Mark Pascoal

September 17 - Meet our 2019 Articling Students - Read their bios.

September 13 - Your Survival Kit for Articling by Carly J.

September 3 - Cheech and Chong Get into a Car Accident: Case Commentary: F. F. and Aviva Insurance Canada


August 30 - MB is pleased to announce the opening of their 5th office!  Read our regional strategy...

August 23 - Student blog "Articles are a marthon" and other advise

August 23 - A Landlord's duty to maintain a residential property

August 15 - Procedural Differences Between Civil Actions in British Columbia and Ontario

August 15 - What To Consider When Choosing An Expert: Maxrelco Inc. V. Lumipro Inc

August 15 - Landlord Liability Regarding Maintenance Standard Duty of Care

August 15 - So You've Released a Defendant Municipality: Can you Still Have a Jury Trial?

August 15 - The New (and Improved?) Rule 76 Simplified Procedure

August 15 - So you want to be a litigator. Development the MB way. Student blog by Adam O. 

August 8 - Meet MB's newest Kitchener lawyer - James Prior


July 26 - MB's Featured Lawyer  - Eric Boate

July 24 - The Minor Injury Guideline 

July 24 - Meet MB's newest Toronto Lawyer - Lena Vartanian

July 19 - You're going to get yelled at in court, so let's talk about it student blog by Jennifer I.

July 10 - Mediation Toolkit for Beginners - student blog by Sarah D.

July 4 - Lawyer & Clerk Event Photos - escape room & more.


June 25 - Weird Projects, Field Trips & RAAAPTORS! by Chelsea Dobrindt 

June 25 - AB from Sea to Sea: A Look at Accident Benefits across Canada by Catherine Korte

June 6 - Summer student blog post - What to expect during orientation week by Olivia Danylchuk

June 5 - Acting for the Applicants, Howard Borlack, Partner at McCague Borlack LLP had a favourable decision from the Ontario Divisional Court  - Read featured case study - My House Burned Down, Now I Can Buy Two

June 3 - Brian Murphy was recognized by Madam Justice Catrina Braid and David Pletsch for his contributions towards the 2019 Waterloo Region Mock Trial Tournament. This was Brian's third-year being involved as a judge and he hopes to continue his support for the students in the Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge region.

June 2 - Currently hiring an articling student for the Kitchener office & accepting applications for summer students 2020 - How to Apply.


May 1 - Just When You Thought It Could Not Get Any Harder: Changes Could Be Coming to Proceedings Against the Crown  by Theomarcus Giannou and Theresa Hartley