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Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    Favourite Songs about the Law

    Favourite Songs about the Law
    The Law Library of Congress polled its staff in Washington, D.C. to find out "their favo[u]rite songs about the law or that somehow relate to law".In the first blog post about the results, Betty Lupinacci describes results that are rock or…
  • Dec 4

    Nominations Open for 2016 Canadian Law Blog Award

    Nominations Open for 2016 Canadian Law Blog Award
    Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Canadian Law Blog Awards known as the Clawbies.As the organizers explain: "You can nominate a blog by: Writing a blog post nominating up to three Canadian law blogs you currently read, with a…
  • Dec 1

    December 2016 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    December 2016 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The December 2016 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
Rank this Week: 358

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Dec 4

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-12-03

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-12-03
    Viacom 18 Obtains Court Order to Block 1,250 'Pirate' Sites – TorrentFreak https://t.co/oRokMATagf -> Librarians, Archivists, Call On WIPO Members To Create Safe Harbour Against Copyright Liability https://t.co/D4MchPV0Ya -> Case…
  • Dec 3

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-02

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-02
    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-01 https://t.co/Nf63f2kdEp -> Establishing the Due Diligence Defence Under CASL https://t.co/IIGdtqSPd0 -> Catching up with CASL: Publishers and Canada's anti-spam legislation…
  • Dec 2

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-01

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-12-01
    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-11-30 https://t.co/cKeB0iUWCn -> Link to Senate Committee report on Copyright Board https://t.co/KxETWKfka1 -> Senate report on Copyright Board: A RATIONALE FOR URGENT REVIEW | Barry Sookman…
Rank this Week: 1399

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 4

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Dec 2

    Access to the Civil Justice System in Canada Is a Concern According to Data From the 2016 World Justice Project Rule of Law Index

    Access to the Civil Justice System in Canada Is a Concern According to Data From the 2016 World Justice Project Rule of Law Index
    According to the most recent World Justice Project Rule of Law Index, Canada ranks 12th overall out of 113 countries included in the survey. Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands rank 1st to 5th, respectively. Canada’s…
  • Dec 1

    Who Will You Nominate for the 2016 Clawbies?

    Who Will You Nominate for the 2016 Clawbies?
    It’s December, and you know what that means: it’s Clawbies season! That’s right, it’s time to start nominating blogs for the 11th annual Canadian Law Blog Awards. As always, you can get all the details over at…
Rank this Week: 96

Privacy and Data Security Law

Privacy and Data Security Law

Covers the creation, collection, use, destruction and security of data. By Dentons.

http://www.privacyanddatasecuritylaw.com/
  • Dec 3

    HHS Issues Warning About Phishing Campaign Disguised As Official Communication

    HHS Issues Warning About Phishing Campaign Disguised As Official Communication
    As part of its efforts to assess compliance with the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) engages in audits of covered entities and their…
  • Nov 23

    FTC Announces New Guidance on Ransomware

    FTC Announces New Guidance on Ransomware
    On November 10, 2016, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released new guidance for businesses and consumers on the impact of, and how to respond to ransomware.  Ransomware is a form of malicious software that infiltrates computer…
  • Nov 22

    NIST and USCG Issue New Maritime Industry Cybersecurity Profile

    NIST and USCG Issue New Maritime Industry Cybersecurity Profile
    In 2013, President Obama issued Executive Order 13636 and directed the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to “lead the development of a framework to reduce cybersecurity risks to critical…
Rank this Week: 3785

ICBC Law

ICBC Law

Covers British Columbia injury claims the the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia. By Eric Magraken.

http://bc-injury-law.com/blog/
  • Dec 3

    My 2016 Clawbies Nomination

    My 2016 Clawbies Nomination
    What’s a Clawbie?  You can click here for a lengthy explanation, or if you want to skip all that pesky reading what you really need to know is that Clawbies are annual law blog awards handed out following a top secret meeting…
  • Nov 28

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic PTSD

    $100,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic PTSD
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for post traumatic stress disorder as a result of a vehicle collision. In today’s case, (Harmati v. Williams) the Plaintiff was…
  • Nov 27

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Persistent Neck and Back Injurie

    $75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Persistent Neck and Back Injurie
    Reasons for judgement were released this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for persistent back and neck injuries. In the recent case (Lally v. He) the Plaintiff was involved in a 2011 intersection collision…
Rank this Week: 126

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Dec 3

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort
    Some of the worst complaints about the  British Columbia family law justice system arise from litigants dealing with the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program  (“FMEP”), called the Family Responsibility Office in…
  • Nov 18

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?
    I could never understand why someone would hire a high-priced, hotshot lawyer but refuse to take their advice.  It happens more frequently than you might realize, sometimes the result of an uneducated neighbour or friend, who after going…
  • Nov 17

    Can Residue on a Cell Phone Identify a Criminal?

    Can Residue on a Cell Phone Identify a Criminal?
    The field of investigative science is rapidly expanding, but it is also diminishing as forensic scientists throw out investigative tools that have been discredited, such as bite-mark analysis. In a study funded by the National Institute of…
Rank this Week: 685

Ontario Condo Law Blog

Ontario Condo Law Blog

Covers recent trends, court decisions, and condo-related news. By Gardiner Miller Arnold LLP.

http://www.ontariocondolaw.com/
  • Dec 3

    Key takeaways from the 20th annual condo conference

    Key takeaways from the 20th annual condo conference
    This year marked the 20th anniversary of the annual ACMO/CCI-Toronto Condominium Conference.  Taking place from November 11-12, 2016, the theme of this year’s conference was “Shaping the Future”. With the regulations…
  • Oct 30

    GMA Condo Alert! catchup for 2013-2016

    GMA Condo Alert! catchup for 2013-2016
    We used to regularly post blog entries featuring our most recent Condo Alert! newsletters but lost track a couple years ago. This is an unforgivable oversight and we apologize to our faithful readers and especially to our associate Andrea…
  • Oct 9

    Fall 2016 law reform update

    Fall 2016 law reform update
    With the change of season, our focus switches from sunshine and leisure back to the serious business of law reform. There are plenty of different items presently open for consideration.  Here are the most noteworthy for condominium…
Rank this Week: 4259

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    Forget coffins! This company will swirl you into beautiful glass creations when you die

    Forget coffins! This company will swirl you into beautiful glass creations when you die
    The funeral industry has come a long way and it seems to come up with more and more innovative ideas. The newest fad is have a spoonful of your cremated ashes added to a glass mixture that is swirled into a lovely, individual glass orb. Each…
  • Nov 28

    Not as they intended: Estate plans gone wrong

    Not as they intended: Estate plans gone wrong
    Estate planners like me are always telling people to make their plans and get them onto paper in the right way. But even planned estates occasionally go off the rails. Sometimes it's because of an essential detail that got lost in the…
  • Nov 24

    Corona Beer founder Antonino Fernandez makes entire village millionaires in his will

    Corona Beer founder Antonino Fernandez makes entire village millionaires in his will
    In August 2016, billionaire Antonino Fernandez died at age 98. In his will, he left his entire fortune to the folks who live in the village of Cerezales del Condado, where Mr. Fernandez had grown up in a large, very poor family. Each villager…
Rank this Week: 1328

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

Covers OHS laws and developments in Canada. By FMC Law.

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
  • Dec 2

    Employee who forged 16 sick notes, then tried to blame her manager, was fired for cause

    Employee who forged 16 sick notes, then tried to blame her manager, was fired for cause
    A Canada Revenue Agency employee who forged signatures on 16 sick notes was fired for cause, a federal adjudicator has decided. The employee had a problem with absenteeism and started missing work without calling in. The employer reminded her…
  • Dec 1

    GHS (WHMIS 2015) online courses now available

    GHS (WHMIS 2015) online courses now available
    The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has released two online courses on WHMIS 2015, which implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). One course is for managers and…
  • Nov 24

    Regulation still required compliance with older ANSI standard, not updated version: Tribunal

    Regulation still required compliance with older ANSI standard, not updated version: Tribunal
    Where the government had not updated a regulation to require compliance with a newer version of an ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standard, the law still required compliance with the old version, a federal tribunal has…
Rank this Week: 3791

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    Starting a professional practice? Why you may want to consult with a Lawyer

    Starting a professional practice? Why you may want to consult with a Lawyer
    BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, ASSOCIATE LAWYER Anyone who has ever taken the leap to start their own professional practice will tell you of the many restless nights they have had contemplating the various, potential legal disasters their future…
  • Dec 1

    Last Wills that Offend Public Decency

    Last Wills that Offend Public Decency
    BY GARRY J. WISE AND PAUL B. ADAMCompeting February 2016 rulings by Ontario courts have left us with real questions as to when a discriminatory Last Will and Testament will be upheld in this province.BackgroundThese cases are the latest…
  • Dec 1

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact form Wise Law for Thursday December 1, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Dec 1, 2016 at 6:45am PSTWhere a person dies without a will, an…
Rank this Week: 323

techblawg

techblawg

Focuses primarily on issues involving the intersection of law, technology and finance. By David Ma.

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Dec 1

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    cientist develops brain implant to boost memory. https://t.co/sWF8FfF1lf 2016-12-01 [Click on title above to read the full post]
  • Nov 24

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    uk passes sweeping internet/computer surveillance law. disturbing. https://t.co/nOelbL8t5n 2016-11-18 irs demands identities of all us coinbase users over 3 year period. https://t.co/6MLfpIqAsE 2016-11-21 fully autonomous vtol vehicle…
  • Nov 17

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    following in the path of ashley madison, adultfriendfinder hacked. 412 million users exposed. https://t.co/l4zVwQovUx 2016-11-14 microsoft joins linux foundation. as a platinum member no less. and announces sql server for linux.…
Rank this Week: 1049

Excess Copyright

Excess Copyright

Covers the harm of excess copyright enforcement. By Howard Knopf.

http://excesscopyright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 505

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

Covers condominium law in Ontario, Canada. By Aird & Berlis LLP.

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Dec 1

    Condo Owner’s Request for Administrator Denied by Court

    Condo Owner’s Request for Administrator Denied by Court
    In a prior blog post, we reported about a case, (Middlesex Condominium Corp. No. 195 v. Sunbelt Business Centres (Canada) Inc.) involving a hydro expense dispute in a mixed-use commercial/residential condominium. In that case the condominium…
  • Nov 29

    Toronto Real Estate Board Reports Increases in Condo Rental Rate

    Toronto Real Estate Board Reports Increases in Condo Rental Rate
    The third quarter Rental Market Report released by the Toronto Real Estate Board (“TREB”) indicates that condominium rental rates in the Greater Toronto Area increased substantially in the 3rd quarter of 2016, in comparison to…
  • Nov 24

    Condo Unit Owner Appeals $20,000 Costs Award

    Condo Unit Owner Appeals $20,000 Costs Award
    In a prior blog post, we reported about a case (Wexler v. Carleton Condominium Corp. No. 28) where a unit owner who had unsuccessfully sued the condominium corporation for harassment was ordered to pay costs to the condominium corporation in…
Rank this Week: 368

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
Rank this Week: 2775

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Covers developments in privacy law. By David T.S. Fraser.

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
Rank this Week: 1878

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Dec 1

    Music Canada Reverses on Years of Copyright Lobbying: Now Says WIPO Internet Treaties Were Wrong Gue

    Music Canada Reverses on Years of Copyright Lobbying: Now Says WIPO Internet Treaties Were Wrong Gue
    In the decade of lobbying leading up to the reform of Canadian copyright law in 2012, the music industry had one core message: Canada needed to implement and ratify the World Intellectual Property Organization's Internet treaties. While many…
  • Nov 30

    Melanie Joly’s Tough Choice on Canadian Content: New Thinking or New Taxe

    Melanie Joly’s Tough Choice on Canadian Content: New Thinking or New Taxe
    Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly launched her surprise national consultation on Canadian content in a digital world last April with considerable excitement for the possibilities of revolutionizing policies born in an analog era.…
  • Nov 23

    Why We Need the CBC as an Ad-Free Digital News Competitor

    Why We Need the CBC as an Ad-Free Digital News Competitor
    The Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage wrapped up its lengthy hearing on the media and local news last week with appearances from Facebook, Google, and the Globe and Mail (I appeared before the committee last month and my opening…
Rank this Week: 789

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
  • Dec 1

    Employee, worker or self-employed?

    Employee, worker or self-employed?
    In UK employment law a person’s employment status determines both their rights and responsibilities. An individual can be an employee, a worker or self-employed.  Whilst traditionally individuals were employees or self-employed…
  • Dec 1

    Back to the Future for Federal Public Service Labour Relations Regime? 

    Back to the Future for Federal Public Service Labour Relations Regime? 
    The federal government has moved one step closer to making good on its promise earlier this year to restore the pre-2013 public service labour relations regime.  On November 28, 2016, the government tabled legislation to repeal parts of…
  • Nov 29

    Judgment on the qualification of a “payroll company” and a “temporary agency contract”

    Judgment on the qualification of a “payroll company” and a “temporary agency contract”
    On 4 November 2016, the Supreme Court in the Netherlands issued an important judgment  that will impact on the use of payroll companies. In this judgment, the Supreme Court held that no “allocation function” is needed to…
Rank this Week: 1816

Rule of Law

Rule of Law

Covers British Columbia wills, trusts and estates law, elder law and estate litigation. By Stan Rule.

http://rulelaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 414

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law,…

Faculty Blog - Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

By Barbara Billingsley, Cameron Hutchison, Daniel Mol, David Cheifetz, Eran Kaplinsky, Eric Adam, Erin Nelson, James Muir, Lewis Klar, Q.C., Mark Amman, Moin A Yahya, Peter Carver, Russ Brown, Steven Penney

http://ualbertalaw.typepad.com/faculty/
  • Nov 30

    You Don’t Have to Be an ‘Originalist’ to Protect Free Trade

    You Don’t Have to Be an ‘Originalist’ to Protect Free Trade
    What will become of the New Brunswick court case that promised to “free the beer” along with other goods traded across provincial borders? Some will recall the April decision in R. v. Comeau, which New Brunswick is apparently now…
  • Nov 30

    Writing for CanLII Connect

    Writing for CanLII Connect
    Consider this a clarion call for those of you who enjoy writing case comments, and are prepared to take the time to research and write a worthwhile case comment for CanLII Connects, to at least consider doing a few a...
  • Nov 29

    A Canadian Scholar in Oxford's Heart

    A Canadian Scholar in Oxford's Heart
    This first part of this posting is a story that Bart Simpson would say is exactly what I should have expected and one for which both he and Homer would both award me D'OHs for expecting something else. The rest?...
Rank this Week: 1244

Law21

Law21

Dispatches from a legal profession on the brink

http://www.law21.ca
  • Nov 30

    You’re not selling what we’re buying

    You’re not selling what we’re buying
    Demand is flat or falling at large law firms, says the newest Wells Fargo survey released yesterday. Revenue is now being driven solely by hourly rate increases, the last remaining income enhancement button that law firms…
  • Oct 13

    Playing the client’s game

    Playing the client’s game
    Some years ago, when I was working for the Canadian Bar Association, real estate lawyers in Canada became deeply troubled about losing their lead role in residential real estate transactions. They complained that they…
  • Oct 13

    Playing the client’s game

    Playing the client’s game
    Some years ago, when I was working for the Canadian Bar Association, real estate lawyers in Canada became deeply troubled about losing their lead role in residential real estate transactions. They complained that they…
Rank this Week: 1474

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car accidents, insurance and disability claims. By Goldfinger Personal Injury Law.

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 30

    Winter Safety Tips from a Personal Injury Lawyer (Ontario)

    Winter Safety Tips from a Personal Injury Lawyer (Ontario)
    There was a great comedy sketch on the Rick Mercer Report last night regarding Winter Driving during the first snow fall of the season. The Canadian husband and wife drivers experienced a sort of amnesia; such that they forgot how to drive…
  • Nov 24

    To appeal or not to appeal your Long Term Disability Denial (Ontario)

    To appeal or not to appeal your Long Term Disability Denial (Ontario)
    Our law firm gets a variety of calls from people who have had their Long Term Disability claims denied. These people have A LOT of questions about how to best proceed with their Long Term Disability Claim after their claim has been denied.…
  • Nov 16

    How your Long Term Disability Benefits get reduced: The Set Off

    How your Long Term Disability Benefits get reduced: The Set Off
    Long Term Disability Plans are what they call in the insurance industry “living policies” or “living benefits“. You need to be alive in order to recover on going LTD Benefits. In their most basic form, these LTD…
Rank this Week: 1105

Canadian Securities Law Online

Canadian Securities Law Online

Covers Canadian securities law topics, including disclosures, corporate governance, mergers, registration and compliance. By Stikeman Elliott.

http://www.canadiansecuritieslaw.com/
  • Nov 29

    Board diversity series: Results of Canadian initiatives for gender diversity on board

    Board diversity series: Results of Canadian initiatives for gender diversity on board
    Laura Levine and Anne Weintrop -  In September 2016, certain members of the CSA released CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-308[i], a comprehensive survey of 677 issuers listed on the TSX that reviewed the impact of the mandatory…
  • Nov 29

    ISS and Glass Lewis publish updates to voting policies for 2017 proxy season

    ISS and Glass Lewis publish updates to voting policies for 2017 proxy season
     Katy Pitch and Martin Langlois -  Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis have updated their respective proxy voting guidelines for the upcoming 2017 shareholder meeting season. While Glass Lewis has published…
  • Nov 22

    CSA announces cyber security roundtable

    CSA announces cyber security roundtable
    The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) will hold a roundtable on February 27, 2017 to discuss issues related to cyber security and opportunities for greater collaboration, communication and coordination in the event of a cyber security…
Rank this Week: 1643

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

Covers Canadian immigration law from a Toronto perspective. By Max Chaudhary.

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Nov 29

    Recent Changes to the Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking system

    Recent Changes to the Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking system
    Recent Changes to the Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking system Since November 19, 2016 our offices have been receiving a lot of inquiries with regards to the recent amendments to the Ministerial Instructions regulating the Express…
  • Oct 21

    PART III: Express Entry – The Canadian Experience Cla

    PART III: Express Entry – The Canadian Experience Cla
    Last week we discussed about the Canadian Skilled Trades Program. This week we will be presenting The Canadian Experienced class which is another type of application for permanent residence under the Economic Class. Reminder of what is an…
  • Oct 12

    PART II: Express Entry – The Canadian Skilled Trades Program

    PART II: Express Entry – The Canadian Skilled Trades Program
    Last week we discussed about the federal skilled worker program, this week we will be discussing about The Canadian Skilled Trades Program another type of application for permanent residence under the economic class. Reminder of what is an…
Rank this Week: 604

Les Actifs creatifs

Les Actifs creatifs

Covers legal and commercial developments affecting all forms of intellectual property, including patent, trademark, copyright law, branding and advertising, trade dress and trade secrets. By Norton Rose Fulbright Canada.

http://www.actifscreatifs.com/
  • Nov 29

    Le brevet unitaire européen arrive!

    Le brevet unitaire européen arrive!
    Nouvelle majeure dans le monde du brevet : la Grande-Bretagne ratifie l’Accord relatif à une juridiction unifiée du brevet.  En ratifiant l’entente, la Grande-Bretagne permet la mise en oeuvre prochaine du…
  • Nov 23

    Quand les tribunaux prennent la place du Bureau de brevet

    Quand les tribunaux prennent la place du Bureau de brevet
    Aux États-Unis, il existe un « devoir de divulgation » pendant le processus menant à l’obtention d’un brevet. Ce devoir exige du demandeur de brevet qu’il informe le Bureau de brevets…
  • Nov 21

    Changements à venir – Le contrôle des prix des médicaments brevetés au Canada

    Changements à venir – Le contrôle des prix des médicaments brevetés au Canada
    MHR : Le prix du médicament Epipen® a augmenté de plus de 500% aux États-Unis dans les neuf dernières années. Cette augmentation de prix n’a toutefois pas été observée sur le…
Rank this Week: 2687

Canadian Tax Litigation

Canadian Tax Litigation

Covers Canadian tax litigation developments. By FMC Law.

http://www.canadiantaxlitigation.com/
  • Nov 29

    Auditor General Provides Recommendations for Improving CRA Review of Objection

    Auditor General Provides Recommendations for Improving CRA Review of Objection
    Under the federal Income Tax Act, the Canada Revenue Agency must consider a taxpayer’s objection and must vacate, confirm or vary the underlying tax assessment. This review must be completed “with all due dispatch”.…
  • Aug 12

    Wilson: SCC Overhauls Standard of Review?

    Wilson: SCC Overhauls Standard of Review?
    Tax professionals who advise clients on judicial review of the CRA’s discretionary decisions should monitor developments in the standard of review in light of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Wilson v Atomic…
  • Aug 10

    CRA Provides OTIP Update

    CRA Provides OTIP Update
    The CRA’s Offshore Tax Informant Program (OTIP) was launched in January 2014. From the CRA’s webpage describing the program: Launched as part of the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) efforts to fight international tax evasion…
Rank this Week: 3790

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment…

Wrongful Dismissal and Employment Law Blog

Discusses wrongful dismissal and employment law issues affecting Canadian employers and employees. By Whitten & Lublin.

http://blog.toronto-employmentlawyer.com/
  • Nov 29

    Holiday Party & Corporate Liability

    Holiday Party & Corporate Liability
    A staff holiday party is a great way of celebrating the holiday season.  It can also be an effective way of showing appreciation to employees.  These events can be lots of fun, but what many employers often forget is that they can…
  • Nov 23

    Is an Employee Obligated to Provide an Employer ‘Reasonable Notice’ of Resignation?

    Is an Employee Obligated to Provide an Employer ‘Reasonable Notice’ of Resignation?
    It is well known that employers must give an employee ‘reasonable notice’ or pay in lieu upon termination when there is no just cause (i.e. the employee has not done anything wrong to be fired). Conversely, although rarely…
  • Nov 17

    What to do about Bullying in the Workplace

    What to do about Bullying in the Workplace
    Bullying was unacceptable when you were a kid on the playground.  It is no different that you are adult in the workplace.  Whether it is your co-worker or your boss, it is not allowed.  If you experience bullying at work, you…
Rank this Week: 174

Western Canada Business Litigation…

Western Canada Business Litigation Blog

Covers issues emerging in the legal and business communities. By Lawson Lundell LLP.

http://www.westerncanadabusinesslitigationblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3537

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Doorey's Law of Work Blog

Covers Canadian labour and employment law. By Professor David Doorey.

http://lawofwork.ca/
  • Nov 28

    Guest Blog: BCTF Lawyer Diane MacDonald on Recent SCC “B.C. Teachers’ Case”

    Guest Blog: BCTF Lawyer Diane MacDonald on Recent SCC “B.C. Teachers’ Case”
    A couple of weeks ago, the Supreme Court of Canada heard an appeal with a long history that raised important freedom of association issues.  This was the latest case exploring the scope of the recently recognized constitutional right to…
  • Nov 7

    The End is Near: A First Look at the Final Part of The Law of Work Book

    The End is Near: A First Look at the Final Part of The Law of Work Book
    I have been blogging at a much slower pace than normal this term, because I am focusing my spare time on finishing the final part of my quadrilogy called The Law of Work.  The final part Law of Work: Parts I to III are out now covers The…
  • Nov 5

    My “Employer Bullying” Paper remains on SSRN’s All Time Top 10 Most Downloaded List

    My “Employer Bullying” Paper remains on SSRN’s All Time Top 10 Most Downloaded List
    November 5 2016 A paper I wrote for an Employment Law course with Professor Hugh Collins (now of Oxford) while I was doing my LLM at the London School of Economics is now number 9 on the SSRN list of most downloaded papers of all time in the…
Rank this Week: 1496

Canadian M&A Perspectives

Canadian M&A Perspectives

Covers developments in private and public mergers and acquisitions, and private equity. By McCarthy Tetrault.

http://www.canadianmergersacquisitions.com
Rank this Week: 2175

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
Rank this Week: 3795

Canadian Trademark Blog

Canadian Trademark Blog

Commentary on Canadian trademarks & technology law. By Clark Wilson LLP.

http://trademarkblog.ca/
Rank this Week: 3313

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Nov 28

    Recent Acquisitions, November 21 – November 28, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, November 21 – November 28, 2016
    55 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 44 from 2016: DS 796 H7 N4 2016 Umbrellas in bloom : Hong Kong's occupy movement uncovered Blacksmith Books, 2016 349 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm Estate ……
  • Nov 22

    Osgoode Digital Commons: One Million Downloads and Still Counting!

    Osgoode Digital Commons: One Million Downloads and Still Counting!
    Osgoode Digital Commons, the institutional repository and digital archive of Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, offering world-wide access to the research and publications of the School’s scholarly community, achieved a…
  • Nov 21

    Recent Acquisitions, November 14 – November 21, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, November 14 – November 21, 2016
    76 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 59 from 2016: HF 5636 R48 2016 Essential concepts of business for lawyers Wolters Kluwer Law, 2016 xxxi, 434 pages ; 26 cm. JL 86 D42 E95 2013 Evidence-based policy-making…
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Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Nov 27

    Extraordinary damages not automatic in ‘cause’ case

    Extraordinary damages not automatic in ‘cause’ case
    by Keri Bennett In Canada, courts can award two extraordinary forms of damages in a wrongful dismissal action: aggravated damages or punitive damages. In a wrongful dismissal action, employees who are terminated for cause often claim that…
  • Nov 20

    No mention of severance pay or benefit continuation … No worries! Termination provision enforceable nonetheless!

    No mention of severance pay or benefit continuation … No worries! Termination provision enforceable nonetheless!
    by Rachel Younan Recent case law has overwhelmingly rejected termination clauses that purport to limit an employee’s entitlements upon termination to the minimum notice required by applicable employment standards legislation. In…
  • Nov 13

    Discharged employees must prove lack of comparable job

    Discharged employees must prove lack of comparable job
    by Keri Bennett Where an employee has been dismissed from a job without sufficient notice, he or she may look to his or her former employer for compensation for any losses suffered. However, the employee has a corresponding duty to try to…
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Canadian Appeals Monitor

Canadian Appeals Monitor

Covers upcoming and decided appeals of interest to Canadian businesses and professions. By McCarthy Tétrault LLP

http://www.canadianappeals.com
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Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

Covers legal and ethical issues for Canadian charities. By Mark Blumberg.

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
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IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

Discusses news, cases, legislation and anything to do with Intellectual Property law.

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Nov 25

    All Checked Out - CJEU Decides on e-Lending of Books by Librarie

    All Checked Out - CJEU Decides on e-Lending of Books by Librarie
    As previously discussed on this very blog, the issue of e-lending has come up in the European courts recently, specifically relating to whether it is allowed under EU law. While one would think the question is quite straight-forward,…
  • Nov 16

    A New Era - What Does the Donald Trump Presidency Potentially Mean for IP?

    A New Era - What Does the Donald Trump Presidency Potentially Mean for IP?
    Now that the dust has settled in the long and arduous process that is the American presidential race, it is time to look ahead to the future and the possible implications of the Donald Trump presidency. While it can be appreciated that the…
  • Nov 10

    Ringing Hollow - Ringtone Trademark Rejected by EU General Court

    Ringing Hollow - Ringtone Trademark Rejected by EU General Court
    Since the introduction of the new Trade Mark Regulation No 2015/2424, this writer for one has been awaiting the inevitable landslide of unusual trademark registrations, particularly for sounds and even smells. While this rush has yet to…
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Employment & Human Rights Law in…

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada

Covers class actions, discrimination, overtime and workplace policies in Canada. By Lisa Stam.

http://www.canadaemploymenthumanrightslaw.com/
  • Nov 24

    Family Status Discrimination: The Statutory Framework

    Family Status Discrimination: The Statutory Framework
    Discrimination on the grounds of “family status” continues to be a hot topic for Canadian employers. Are employers required to accommodate an employee’s eldercare obligations? Are these sorts of obligations different than an…
  • Nov 17

    12 Tips for Tipsy Holiday Partie

    12 Tips for Tipsy Holiday Partie
    As of the date of this posting, there are only 38 more sleeps until December 25 (according to my kids’ countdown app).  This means only 5 more weekends (6 if you count December 24 as a perfectly noble shopping day) and likely…
  • Nov 10

    Top 3 Tips for More Effective Use of Online HR Resource

    Top 3 Tips for More Effective Use of Online HR Resource
    Why reinvent the wheel?  Drafting employment contracts, policies, termination letters and releases based on a past precedent is often a good place to start. It is usually both time and cost efficient, and for someone unfamiliar with the…
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Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
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Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Nov 23

    FDA delays lab developed test guidance

    FDA delays lab developed test guidance
    The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) announced on November 18, 2016 that it will not release a final guidance to regulate laboratory developed tests (“LDTs”), in vitro diagnostic tests designed, manufactured,…
  • Nov 18

    CMS Reopens Hospital Appeals Settlement Proce

    CMS Reopens Hospital Appeals Settlement Proce
    On November 16, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) hosted a 2016 MLN Connects National Provider Call (“Provider Call”) for purposes of outlining the parameters of the 2016 Hospital Appeals…
  • Nov 16

    Australia – TGA consults on software as a medical device

    Australia – TGA consults on software as a medical device
    The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has opened consultation on the use of software as a medical device (SaMD) as part of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum working group (IMDRF Working Group). The IMDRF Working Group…
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eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

Technology law blog covering software, copyright, privacy, the Internet, electronic commerce, and computers. By David Canton.

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Nov 23

    SCC renders practical privacy decision on mortgage information

    SCC renders practical privacy decision on mortgage information
    The Supreme Court of Canada, in Royal Bank v Trang, made a privacy decision that will bring a sigh of relief to lenders and creditors. A judgment creditor asked the sheriff to seize and sell a house to satisfy the judgment.  To do that,…
  • Oct 26

    Big data privacy challenge

    Big data privacy challenge
    Big data and privacy was one of the topics discussed at the Canadian IT Law Association conference this week.  Some of the issues worth pondering include: Privacy principles say one should collect only what you need, and keep…
  • Oct 19

    Should lawyers learn to code?

    Should lawyers learn to code?
    There have been many articles written suggesting that lawyers should learn how to code software.  This Wolfram Alpha article is a good one, although many of the articles are far more adamant that every lawyer needs to learn how to…
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The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

Focuses on the legal issues impacting the fracking industry in response to the increasing importance of natural gas and shale, in particular, in the US energy mix. Provides commentary and analysis on all aspects of exploring and producing this abundant resource including regulatory, environmental and legislative developments. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Challenge to UK planning permission for fracking

    Challenge to UK planning permission for fracking
    Community group ‘Preston New Road Action Group’ (PNRAG) has taken further action to challenge the government’s decision to allow fracking of shale gas at a site near Little Plumpton, Lancashire (the Plumpton Site). As…
  • Nov 22

    Challenge to UK planning permission for fracking

    Challenge to UK planning permission for fracking
    Community group ‘Preston New Road Action Group’ (PNRAG) has taken further action to challenge the government’s decision to allow fracking of shale gas at a site near Little Plumpton, Lancashire (the Plumpton Site). As…
  • Nov 18

    Researchers zero in on how fracking can cause earthquake

    Researchers zero in on how fracking can cause earthquake
    A new academic study reveals two ways hydraulic fracturing by oil and gas operators can cause earthquakes in Alberta, Canada. Researchers at the University of Calgary’s Department of Geoscience have discovered that tremors induced by…
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Charities and Giving

Charities and Giving

Provides information on charities and charitable contributions in Canada. From the Canada Revenue Agency.

http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/tx/chrts/whtsnw/menu-eng.html?rss
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Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Nimonik Audit for Android Upgraded

    Nimonik Audit for Android Upgraded
    Nimonik is happy to announce version 1.8 of its Audit and Inspection tool for Android phones and tablets. This version offers a series of performance improvements as well as the ability to issue and manage multiple corrective actions.
  • Nov 21

    Rack Safety and Compliance

    Rack Safety and Compliance
    Nimonik knows that pallet racks, although crucial to the logistics of your operations, are often overlooked at your facilities. A collapsing rack can not only kill staff, it can damage inventory, cause delays and reduce profitability, hence…
  • Nov 2

    Italy Health Safety and Environmental Audit Protocol

    Italy Health Safety and Environmental Audit Protocol
    In partnership with our affiliate, Isosceles Group, we are happy to announce the addition of audit protocols for legal compliance to environmental, health and safety standards and laws in Italy. Take a look at the full Audit…
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Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Nov 21

    New Books at the Law Library – November 21, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – November 21, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD640 .S26 2016 Geoffrey Samuel, A Short Introduction to Judging and to Legal Reasoning (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016) Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8469042 LAW LIBRARY…
  • Nov 14

    New Books at the Law Library – November 14, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – November 14, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD1439 .W33 2016 Christopher Wadlow, The Law of Passing-off: Unfair Competition by Misrepresentation, 5th ed. (London: Thomson Reuters UK Limited, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE482.S84 M33 2016 Nancy McCormack &…
  • Nov 7

    New Books at the Law Library – November 7, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – November 7, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): PS3505.L376 O9 2004 Walter Van Tilburg Clark, The Ox-Bow Incident (New York: Modern Library, 2004). LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): PS8615.A74 S54 2014 R.J. Harlick, Silver Totem of Shame…
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