Event: AMCTO – Annual Conference

Event Date: June 14, 2021
AMCTO - Annual Conference Thomson Rogers is thrilled to be a part of the AMCTO Annual Conference happening virtually from June 14-16, 2021. The AMCTO Annual Conference is the top professional development and networking event for municipal professionals that attracts approximately 500 delegates each year. Featuring world-renowned keynote presentations, local government officials, expert speakers, high-quality, practical workshops and knowledge-based … Continued

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best lawyers in canada 2020 We are proud to announce that 13 Thomson Rogers partners have been selected for inclusion in the 14th Edition of The Best LawyersTM in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation.  Lawyers are not required or … Continued

Best Lawyers in Canada 2019

best lawyers in canada 2019 - 13th edition We are proud to announce that 16 Thomson Rogers partners have been selected for inclusion in the 13th Edition of The Best LawyersTM in Canada. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry … Continued

Toronto Councillors Mark Grimes, Justin Di Ciano Charged Under Municipal Elections Act

Global News | Reporter Matthew Bingley interviews Stephen D'Agostino | November 16, 2018

Global News Thumbnail On November 16, 2018, Thomson Rogers’ municipal lawyer, Stephen D’Agostino, was interviewed by Global News reporter Matthew Bingley on the charges laid under the Municipal Elections Act against re-elected Toronto Councillor Mark Grimes and outgoing Councillor Justin Di Ciano for failing to disclose alleged campaign expenses related to their 2014 campaigns. Stephen says: It is … Continued

Toronto decides to fight Bill 5, the Better Local Government Act, 2018

Bill 5 dismantled Toronto’s 47 ward system in one fell swoop

Colourful Toronto Sign Today, Toronto City Council voted 25 to 17 in favour of commencing an action to challenge the legality of Bill 5, the Better Local Government Act, 2018. Bill 5 dismantled Toronto’s 47 ward system in one fell swoop on August 14, 2018.  Among other things, Bill 5: Repealed City Council’s power to divide and re-divide … Continued