Catherine E. Willson

Articles by Catherine E. Willson - 9 results

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Law

Recent Changes to the Tax Treatment of the Horse Businesses

For those operating horse businesses, the Federal tax system has imposed a barrier unique to the horse industry and other farming industries.

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Business

Taking a Leap on a Syndicate

This article highlights what syndicates are, and how they are becoming a popular method of buying a nice horse without having to ‘sell the farm.’

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Law

Horse Farms vs. Urban Sprawl

Lawyer Catherine E. Willson examines the disturbing trend of residents in new housing developments in the country complaining about the "nui

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Law

S#%t Happens

We all know that accidents can happen: understand how the law works in cases of personal injury, and how to protect yourself from lawsuits.

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Law

Buyers, Sellers & Agents

Protecting yourself and your interests during horse transactions.

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Sexual Harassment and the Horse Industry

In the wake of recent high-profile sexual assault scandals, preventing gender-based offensive behaviour in the workplace has become a crucial concern.

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Law

Social Media and Defamation

Lawyer Catherine E. Willson explains what you need to know about defamation in the horse world, so can protect yourself, on both sides of the fence.

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Law

Laws for Buying and Selling Horses in Canada

If you buy or sell a horse, and particularly if there is a trial period, you must be aware of the existing Canadian laws that could put you at risk.

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Law

Legal Considerations of Having Children and Dogs at the Barn

Some stables have a “no dog” rule, but it’s difficult to have a “no children” rule. Learn how to protect yourself and your guests, with sensible barn rules.