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Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Apr 28

    LSUC reaches agreement with lawyer over residential school settlement

    LSUC reaches agreement with lawyer over residential school settlement
    The Law Society of Upper Canada’s conduct case against Douglas Keshen, of Keshen & Major in Kenora, Ont., was concluded on Tuesday, by mutual agreement between the parties. The longstanding case involved allegations of professional…
  • Apr 28

    Legal news roundup - April 28, 2017

    Legal news roundup - April 28, 2017
    CanadaFixing mandatory minimum penalties a way to cut court backlogs: minister, Canadian PressAppeal court throws out conviction of P.E.I. man found guilty of molesting girls, Canadian PressToronto-area massage therapist charged with sex…
  • Apr 27

    LSUC approves sliding cap on referral fee

    LSUC approves sliding cap on referral fee
    The Law Society of Upper Canada has approved an absolute cap of $25,000 on referral fees. Convocation voted Thursday to implement a sliding cap, which will see referral fees be limited to 15 per cent of the first $50,000 charged in legal fees…
Rank this Week: 91

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday April 27, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A last will can leave instructions for who will have custody of the deceased's children.These custody appointments are valid for…
  • Apr 26

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday April 26, 2017. Today we are talking about Family Law.In difficult custody cases, a Court may request that the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) become involved to investigate…
  • Apr 25

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law Toronto for Tuesday April 25, 2017. Today we are talking about Employment Law.The amount payable to wrongfully dismissed employee depends on length of employment, age salary and several other…
Rank this Week: 147

La pub et le droit

La pub et le droit

Covers advertising law. By Natalie Gauthier.

http://publiciteetdroit.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 8

    La pub et le droit a 10 an

    La pub et le droit a 10 an
    La pub et le droit fêtera son 10eanniversaire le 1er août. Des centaines d'heures de recherches jurisprudentielles et législatives pour donner plus de 182 billets mensuels, vous donnant ainsi un rendez-vous le 1er jour du…
  • Jun 1

    La clause de non-concurrence et l'agence de placement

    La clause de non-concurrence et l'agence de placement
    Un rappel sur la portée de la clause de non-conurrence avec l’arrêt Soins santé Portneuf c. Savard, 2013 QCCQ 6961. Santé Portneuf est une agence de placement auprès des centres hospitaliers et…
  • May 1

    Les multinationales de tabac

    Les multinationales de tabac
    Une décision importante qui est pourtant passée inaperçu en juillet dernier, celle concernant le droit du gouvernement du Québec de poursuivre les multinationales de tabac dont le siège social est…
Rank this Week: 123

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
Rank this Week: 2286

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/
  • Apr 28

    Court Discusses “Aggregate Effects” Of Joining Multiple Fast Track Case

    Court Discusses “Aggregate Effects” Of Joining Multiple Fast Track Case
    Helpful reasons for judgement were released recently by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Regisry, discussing how matters such as trial length, the quantum cap and discovery timelines are aggregated when multiple fast track cases are joined. In…
  • Apr 25

    Court Finds Careless Driving Admission Not Binding in Subsequent Injury Lawsuit

    Court Finds Careless Driving Admission Not Binding in Subsequent Injury Lawsuit
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, finding a motorist faultless for a collision even though that same motorist entered a guilty plea to a charge of driving a vehicle without due care and…
  • Apr 19

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck Injury With Headache

    $90,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Neck Injury With Headache
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Prince George Registry, assessing non-pecuniary damages of $90,000 for a long standing neck injury with associated headaches. In today’s case (Willett v. Rose) the…
Rank this Week: 1020

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/
  • Apr 28

    Tennessee Adds New Encryption And Timing Requirements To Its Data Breach Notification Law

    Tennessee Adds New Encryption And Timing Requirements To Its Data Breach Notification Law
    On April 4, 2017, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed into law an amendment to the state’s data breach notification law, making two substantive changes to the statute: Adding a technically specific safe harbor…
  • Apr 25

    Colorado Proposes New Cybersecurity Rules For Financial Adviser

    Colorado Proposes New Cybersecurity Rules For Financial Adviser
    Earlier this month, the Colorado Division of Securities released a set of proposed changes to the Colorado securities laws that would, if adopted, impose strict cybersecurity requirements on investment advisers and…
  • Apr 11

    ICO request feedback on profiling and automated decision-making

    ICO request feedback on profiling and automated decision-making
    The ICO has published a request for feedback on the GDPR rules on profiling and automated decision making. They say it’s not guidance and just initial thoughts but we think it is a good steer on what the ICO thinks are the key…
Rank this Week: 3581

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
  • Apr 28

    Does offshore banking confidentiality hold up in Canadian courts?

    Does offshore banking confidentiality hold up in Canadian courts?
    The April 2016 “Panama Papers” leak highlighted the attraction for transnational actors of the confidentiality available in certain offshore financial centres. Some of these jurisdictions have laws that make it a criminal offence…
  • Apr 28

    PRA publishes latest MiFID II Policy Statement

    PRA publishes latest MiFID II Policy Statement
    The PRA has published Policy Statement 9/17: Implementation of MiFID II – Part 2 (PS9/17). In PS9/17 the PRA sets out its final policy as part of the PRA’s transposition of MiFID II following Consultation Paper 43/16:…
  • Apr 28

    PRA publishes final rules on reporting requirements for ensuring operational continuity in resolution

    PRA publishes final rules on reporting requirements for ensuring operational continuity in resolution
    The PRA has published Policy Statement 10/17: Ensuring operational continuity in resolution – reporting requirements (PS10/17). In PS10/17 the PRA provides feedback to responses to Consultation Paper 28/16: Ensuring operational…
Rank this Week: 1936

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/
Rank this Week: 1951

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 28

    Burning Down (Or Perhaps Just Lightly Scorching) the House

    Burning Down (Or Perhaps Just Lightly Scorching) the House
    It seems to me that whenever we talk about litigants without counsel, the conversation inevitably veers toward the delays, costs and other inconveniences such litigants impose on court and counsel, and the sort of public legal education that…
  • Apr 28

    Disclosure and Investigated Complaint

    Disclosure and Investigated Complaint
    It is commonly difficult for prospective clients to obtain good information about lawyers and paralegals. The significant growth of brand advertising is cogent evidence of this. Potential clients assume that brand is evidence of quality when…
  • Apr 27

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award
    The Internet Archive, a non-profit that has harvested and preserved billions of web pages and made them available for free, has been awarded a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. One…
Rank this Week: 739

All About Estates

All About Estates

Covers estates, trusts, tax, litigation, guardianship and elder care.

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Apr 28

    Court of Appeal on Executor Removal in Cases of Conflicts of Interest

    Court of Appeal on Executor Removal in Cases of Conflicts of Interest
    A recent case from the Ontario Court of Appeal (published in French) dealt with the principles to consider in evaluating an application to remove an executor due to a conflict of interest. The deceased in Talbot c. Bergeron, 2016 ONCA 956,…
  • Apr 26

    The Ten D’s of Geriatric Psychiatry

    The Ten D’s of Geriatric Psychiatry
    In my consulting work, I have provided independent medical/legal assessments of seniors regarding capacity to sign powers of attorney, capacity to manage property and personal care, capacity to marry, capacity to provide instructions,…
  • Apr 26

    Advance Directives and Medical Assistance in Dying

    Advance Directives and Medical Assistance in Dying
    An advance directive is a document setting out an individual’s wishes for future medical treatment, most often for treatment in the event of incapacity or unconsciousness.  For example, individuals can outline their wishes with…
Rank this Week: 2987

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Apr 27

    April 28: World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    April 28: World Day for Safety and Health at Work
    Every day, 6,300 people die as a result of occupational accidents or work-related diseases – more than 2.3 million deaths per year. 317 million accidents occur on the job annually; many of these resulting in extended absences from work.…
  • Apr 20

    IATF 16949: 2016 FAQ & Free Checklist for Quality Auditing

    IATF 16949: 2016 FAQ & Free Checklist for Quality Auditing
    IATF 16949: 2016 FAQ & Free Checklist The automotive industry is driving forward with new changes to international quality compliance standards. IATF 16949: 2016 is replacing ISO/TS 16949: 2009 and automotive companies are moving towards…
  • Apr 17

    Nimonik acquires Envitool Shanghai

    Nimonik acquires Envitool Shanghai
    MONTRÉAL, Canada — April 17th, 2017— Nimonik, the leader in mobile solutions for environmental, health and safety legal compliance, has acquired Envitool, the leader in EHS legal compliance and regulatory analysis for the…
Rank this Week: 4050

techblawg

techblawg

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

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Apr 27

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    fascinating (and somewhat sad) article about how google books went south. worth a read. https://t.co/t8cDa5RnYZ 2017-04-21 dutch court rules that fansubs (fan-created subtitles for movies or tv shows) infringe copyright.…
  • Apr 20

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    us digital border searches rise sharply – on pace to hit 30,000 this year – 4x more than in 2015. https://t.co/PVZVPRdZYo 2017-04-18 ai that learns from another ai. interesting. https://t.co/ZiiABZUuM2 2017-04-18 if you're feeling…
  • Apr 6

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    activist loses challenge to copyright in official georgia statutes. odd that official statutes are annotated. https://t.co/89E85ofHvf 2017-03-31 toronto and montreal becoming ai hotbeds? google seems to think so. https://t.co/WHrFn7BgHX…
Rank this Week: 3111

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2024

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Apr 27

    Medical assistance in dying in Canada: one year later

    Medical assistance in dying in Canada: one year later
    Since the Canadian federal government introduced legislation governing medical assistance in dying (“MAiD”), the provinces and territories, which are responsible for the delivery of health care services in Canada, have adopted a…
  • Apr 26

    Canadian Government looks to Supreme Court of Canada for opinion on the constitutionality of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act

    Canadian Government looks to Supreme Court of Canada for opinion on the constitutionality of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act
    In March 2017, Parliament gave third reading to Bill S-201, also known as the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act. The Genetic Non-Discrimination Act was introduced as a Senate bill by now-retired Liberal Senator James Cowan in December 2015 to…
  • Apr 24

    Efforts to revive the American Health Care Act Continue

    Efforts to revive the American Health Care Act Continue
    Last week, Republicans in the House of Representatives released a summary of a proposed amendment to the American Health Care Act, which they hope will help the bill garner enough votes to pass. The amendment is intended to appeal to both…
Rank this Week: 1950

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy…

Law of the Lands - Farm, Energy and Enviro Law

Provides legal information of interest to landowners in the areas of agriculture law, energy law and environmental law. By John Goudy.

http://landownerlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 5140

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/
Rank this Week: 4003

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/
  • Apr 27

    The Law Show Episode 4 - the perils of joint property

    The Law Show Episode 4 - the perils of joint property
    Did you catch today's episode of The Law Show? We talked about the perils of joint property (both real estate and bank accounts). It must have struck a chord with a lot of people because my phone has been ringing steadily with calls from…
  • Apr 26

    A (very) light-hearted approach to estate planning topic

    A (very) light-hearted approach to estate planning topic
    I'm going to tell you a nursery rhyme. The first verse will be familiar to all of you. The second and third verse will not. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king's horses and all the king's men Couldn't…
  • Apr 24

    Babe Ruth's will is on the auction block

    Babe Ruth's will is on the auction block
    I heard once, not long ago, that celebrity cemetery tourism is a real thing now. Apparently, so is buying the wills of celebrities. I became aware of this when I saw that the original 1933 will of Babe Ruth is to be auctioned off. Click here…
Rank this Week: 5142

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Apr 27

    Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Speaks to APEGBC on NAFTA

    Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Speaks to APEGBC on NAFTA
    Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law, will speak to Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) on NAFTA requirements for working in the US on…
  • Apr 23

    Foreign Workers Banned from 29 Jobs in Alberta

    Foreign Workers Banned from 29 Jobs in Alberta
    Alberta, Canada, has implemented a 2-year pilot program Employer Liaison Service that bans hiring foreign workers in 29 skilled job categories. Employers instead will be directed to a list of local workers in those job…
  • Apr 21

    Bill C-23 Gives US Customs and Border Officers More Authority in Canada

    Bill C-23 Gives US Customs and Border Officers More Authority in Canada
    Immigration experts are concerned about the legal implications of Bill C-23 for the current 12 million Canadians who go through preclearance at Canada airports. The bill was first negotiated between the governments of former prime…
Rank this Week: 3341

Canadian Occupational Health and…

Canadian Occupational Health and Safety Law

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

http://www.occupationalhealthandsafetylaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3578

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/
  • Apr 27

    I felt forced to resign as a result of an illness or disability – what are my entitlements?

    I felt forced to resign as a result of an illness or disability – what are my entitlements?
    Disability and Human Rights Law in the Workplace: Employees have the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of discriminatory grounds, which includes Illness or disability. If an employee is faced with an illness or disability and…
  • Apr 21

    Ensuring Employees are Given Adequate Time to Review Employment Contract

    Ensuring Employees are Given Adequate Time to Review Employment Contract
    The law recognizes that there is an imbalance of power between employees and employers. Employers hold the advantage in contract negotiations because they are in a more favourable position to pressure or influence employees into agreeing or…
  • Apr 17

    Acceptable Scope of a Non-Solicitation Clause: A Real-Life Example

    Acceptable Scope of a Non-Solicitation Clause: A Real-Life Example
    For most employees, a non-solicitation clause should be all that is necessary if an employer is seeking to protect his/her business interests (clients) from employees who leave to a competitor. However, employers must be careful with the…
Rank this Week: 1082

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’ in the Canadian Constitution

    Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’ in the Canadian Constitution
    The Library of Parliament blog HillNotes has published a post about The Origins of ‘Peace, Order and Good Government’, an expression from the Constitution Act, 1867 that should be well-known to Canadian law librarians. But…
  • Apr 26

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award

    Internet Archive Wins Webby Lifetime Achievement Award
    The non-profit Internet Archive, that has harvested and preserved billions of web pages and made them available for free, has been awarded a Webby Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.The Award…
  • Apr 25

    Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Final Reports on Intestate Succession Act and Homesteads Act

    Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Final Reports on Intestate Succession Act and Homesteads Act
    The Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan recently published two (2) final reports.They are:The Final Report on Reform of The Intestate Succession Act, 1996 : "The Intestate Succession Act, 1996 determines how an estate is divided when there…
Rank this Week: 365

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/
  • Apr 27

    Mining resurgence in M&A: proceed with caution

    Mining resurgence in M&A: proceed with caution
    Earlier this year, KPMG released its Mining M&A Newsletter for the second half of 2016. According to the report, deal volume as well as deal value increased in the second half of 2016 due to a large North American merger. In fact, deal…
  • Apr 13

    Earn-out trends: continued

    Earn-out trends: continued
    Back in April 2015, we discussed key questions to keep in mind when negotiating earn-outs, and looked at recent trends coming out of the American Bar Association’s 2014 Canadian Private Target M&A Deal Points Study (the 2014 ABA…
  • Apr 12

    Set up for success? Difficulties in M&A integration

    Set up for success? Difficulties in M&A integration
    In a previous post, we discussed the impact that deal team size can have on post transaction synergies. A recent report from PwC makes clear that pitfalls in the M&A process hardly disappear once the parties have determined the make-up of…
Rank this Week: 1949

Visaplace.com Canada & US…

Visaplace.com Canada & US Immigration Lawyers

Covers immigration issues for people seeking to migrate to Canada or the United States. By Niren & Associates.

http://www.visaplace.com/blog-immigration-law
  • Apr 27

    Trump Considers Pulling Out Of NAFTA, What Does This Mean For Immigration

    Trump Considers Pulling Out Of NAFTA, What Does This Mean For Immigration
    Creating Tension Between America and Its Neighbors The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has considered starting the process to withdraw America from the North American Free Trade Agreement. The NAFTA is an agreement between…
  • Apr 19

    Trump Signs Executive Order Restricting H-1B Visa

    Trump Signs Executive Order Restricting H-1B Visa
    “Buy American, Hire American” The President of the United States, Donald Trump, will sign an executive order prioritizing Americans over foreign workers. This order will be directed towards federal agencies that recommend changes…
  • Apr 11

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day

    H-1B Visas Reached The Yearly Cap In 4 Day
    Once again, there has been an alarming demand for H-1B visa’s in the United States. On Monday, April 3rd, the United States government began to accept applications for the H-1B visas which are usually granted to foreign tech workers. On…
Rank this Week: 932

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 5146

Aviation Law Blog

Aviation Law Blog

Covers developments in Canadian aviation law. By Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP.

http://aviationlawblog.ahbl.ca/
  • Apr 27

    The aftermath of Germanwing

    The aftermath of Germanwing
    On March 24, 2015, the passengers and crew of Germanwings Flight No. 9525 (from Barcelona to Dusseldorf) were the victims of a tragic aviation incident. Shortly after take-off, the pilot left the cockpit. The co-pilot (Mr. Lubitz) locked the…
  • Apr 5

    PTSD is not a “bodily injury” down under

    PTSD is not a “bodily injury” down under
    In November, 2009, an aircraft operated by Pel-Air Aviation Pty Ltd.  (“Pel-Air”) flew on a charter flight from Samoa to evacuate a patient and her husband to Melbourne.  Six people were on board the aircraft, including…
  • Jan 31

    Northern Exposure

    Northern Exposure
    On July 10, 2012, two Yukon Government employees were being transported by helicopter during a project involving the collection of grizzly bear hair samples. Regrettably, the employees were injured during an attempted landing. As a result of…
Rank this Week: 5200

Employment and Labour Law

Employment and Labour Law

Covers employment law in Canada. BY FMC Law.

http://www.employmentandlabour.com
  • Apr 26

    Changes to the Canada Pension Plan: a field guide for Ontario employer

    Changes to the Canada Pension Plan: a field guide for Ontario employer
    Are you an employer who is uncertain about what you should be doing to prepare for the changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP)?  This guide will help you. The changes were announced by the federal government a year ago, and formal rules…
  • Apr 10

    Court Allows the TTC to Implement Random Drug and Alcohol Testing

    Court Allows the TTC to Implement Random Drug and Alcohol Testing
    In a recent decision, the Honourable Justice Marrocco of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied the request of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 113 and Robert Kinnear (the “Applicants”) to restrain the TTC from conducting…
  • Mar 28

    Extension of Parental Benefits – What About the Leave?

    Extension of Parental Benefits – What About the Leave?
    The Federal government announced in the budget that it intends to “stretch” employment insurance (“EI”) parental leave benefits to up to 18 months at a lower benefit rate of 33% of average weekly earnings (find that…
Rank this Week: 3575

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
  • Apr 26

    In Which Ontario Court Do I Bring My Constitutional Challenge?

    In Which Ontario Court Do I Bring My Constitutional Challenge?
    By Byron Shaw “Can a litigant challenge the constitutional validity of subordinate legislation such as a provincial regulation by bringing an application under Rule 14.05 in Superior Court or is she required to proceed by way of an…
  • Apr 4

    No Place To Hide: Service In States That Are Not Signatories To The Hague Convention

    No Place To Hide: Service In States That Are Not Signatories To The Hague Convention
    By Eric Pellegrino On February 23, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada refused leave to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision in Xela Enterprises Ltd. v. Castillo: a case in which the Court determined that it is acceptable to serve…
  • Mar 28

    Municipalities Can’t Bike Around Risk Management

    Municipalities Can’t Bike Around Risk Management
    By Shanique Lake On February 16, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada refused leave to appeal the 2016 decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Campbell v. Bruce (County): a case in which an Ontario municipality that operated a mountain biking…
Rank this Week: 3859

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 560

eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

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

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Apr 26

    CASL class actions are looming

    CASL class actions are looming
    The private right of action for sending spam in violation of CASL comes into force on July 1.  Many companies are dreading it – some class action lawyers can’t wait.  The right thing for the government to do would be to…
  • Apr 12

    Lessons from the United passenger “re-accommodation”

    Lessons from the United passenger “re-accommodation”
    The recent United Airlines incident where a passenger was dragged off the plane because United wanted the seat for a United employee is a good reminder of some social media realities. The obvious lesson is to not bloody your passengers…
  • Mar 22

    Did Transport Canada just ground the Canadian hobbyist Drone market?

    Did Transport Canada just ground the Canadian hobbyist Drone market?
    Transport Canada just put in force an order regarding the recreational use of model aircraft, enforceable by a $3,000 fine. Details are in the graphic below and on the Transport Canada Web site. Operation of a drone over 35 kg, or for…
Rank this Week: 486

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    G-d help you if you get injured in a car accident (Ontario)

    G-d help you if you get injured in a car accident (Ontario)
    Yesterday our law firm participated in a private global mediation in Hamilton. As an aside, if it weren’t for lawyers, this downtown Hamilton office tower would not exist. It seemed like every floor housed a law firm. One of the few…
  • Apr 19

    Car Accident in Ontario? You have two cases! Tort & Accident Benefit Claims examined

    Car Accident in Ontario? You have two cases! Tort & Accident Benefit Claims examined
    You know what’s confusing? Car accident claims. Even for personal injury lawyers who concentrate their practices exclusively on car accident claims; these claims can be confusing! A recent report commissioned by the Government of…
  • Apr 12

    Fair Accident Benefits, Fairly Delivered: The Marshall Report

    Fair Accident Benefits, Fairly Delivered: The Marshall Report
    Who is David Marshall,  and why has he been commissioned by the Province of Ontario to write a report on car insurance and car accident litigation in Ontario? Good question. If you haven’t heard of David Marshall, here is an…
Rank this Week: 3735

Condo Reporter

Condo Reporter

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

http://www.condoreporter.com/
  • Apr 25

    Legislative Changes – Condominium Insurance Deductible

    Legislative Changes – Condominium Insurance Deductible
    Once proclaimed into force, the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015 (the “PCOA”) will amend the provisions governing the responsibility for the condominium corporation’s insurance deductible. Under the current…
  • Apr 18

    Court Certifies Class Action Lawsuit by Condo Purchasers Against Developer

    Court Certifies Class Action Lawsuit by Condo Purchasers Against Developer
    An Ottawa condominium unit owner has commenced a class action lawsuit against a condominium developer, claiming that the developer breached the disclosure obligations set out in section 72 of the Condominium Act, 1998 when it turned out that…
  • Apr 12

    Condo Buyers Losing their Home

    Condo Buyers Losing their Home
    Purchasers need to spend the time to research the developer and review their agreements thoroughly before finalizing their purchase.  Hear about some important tips for purchasers on this Newstalk Interview with Denise Lash and…
Rank this Week: 3011

Canadian Advertising and Marketing…

Canadian Advertising and Marketing Law

Covers Canadian advertising law. By Steve Szentesi.

http://www.canadianadvertisinglaw.com/
  • Apr 25

    $1.25 Million Settlement in Car Rental Drip Pricing Case

    $1.25 Million Settlement in Car Rental Drip Pricing Case
    Yesterday the Competition Bureau announced that it had negotiated a $1.25 million settlement with two major Canadian car rental companies (Hertz Canada Limited and Dollar Thrifty) in relation to alleged “drip pricing” advertising…
  • Mar 27

    Reforming CASL – Time to Lighten Up

    Reforming CASL – Time to Lighten Up
    In my new Canadian Lawyer column, I discuss Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL) and make several recommendations to amend the law before the upcoming three-year review and private rights of action come into force in July. Below is an excerpt…
  • Mar 12

    CRTC Penalizes Small Business Owner For Attempting to Promote Business – Time to Reform CASL to Allow Companies to Compete?

    CRTC Penalizes Small Business Owner For Attempting to Promote Business – Time to Reform CASL to Allow Companies to Compete?
    On March 9, 2017, the Canadian CRTC announced that it had imposed a $15,000 administrative monetary penalty on an individual who allegedly engaged in electronic marketing to promote the sale of commercial flyers, without complying with…
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Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    $1.25 Million Settlement in Car Rental Drip Pricing Case

    $1.25 Million Settlement in Car Rental Drip Pricing Case
    April 25, 2017 Yesterday the Competition Bureau announced that it had negotiated a $1.25 million settlement with two major Canadian car rental companies (Hertz Canada Limited and Dollar Thrifty) in relation to alleged “drip…
  • Apr 20

    Government Announces Tip Lines For Procurement Fraud

    Government Announces Tip Lines For Procurement Fraud
    April 20, 2017 Earlier today, the Canadian Government announced increased enforcement measures to detect and combat fraud in relation to federal government contracts (i.e., federal procurement). In particular, the Federal Government announced…
  • Apr 13

    New Competition Bureau Compliance Blog Serie

    New Competition Bureau Compliance Blog Serie
    April 13, 2017 The Competition Bureau (Bureau) recently launched the first in a series of eight blog posts on the Canada Business Network on competition law compliance programs (see: Our Best Recipe for Competition Law Compliance Programs!).…
Rank this Week: 3729

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

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

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Apr 25

    Copyright Usurped - EU Proposal for a New Copyright Directive

    Copyright Usurped - EU Proposal for a New Copyright Directive
    This article was kindly drafted by Axel Beelen, who writes the blog IP News (focusing on EU and Belgian IP developments). He can also be found on Twitter here. He is also a data protection specialist.In September 2016, the European…
  • Apr 4

    Sine Hominum - The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Copyright

    Sine Hominum - The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Copyright
    When people speak about artificial intelligence, or AI (the development of computer simulation of human behavior), they often think of things like Skynet or a near omnipotent, all-knowing computer entity that will overcome…
  • Mar 27

    Gimme a C! - Cheerleader Outfit Designs Protected by Copyright, Says US Supreme Court

    Gimme a C! - Cheerleader Outfit Designs Protected by Copyright, Says US Supreme Court
    Having discussed the Varsity Brands case in the US Court of Appeals nearly 6 months ago, this writer was quite excited to hear the Supreme Court's decision in the same case. While cheerleader outfits and their designs touch on very few…
Rank this Week: 1556

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/
  • Apr 24

    Dismissal for Chronic Delay – New Six Question Framework

    Dismissal for Chronic Delay – New Six Question Framework
    On April 19, 2017, in Humphreys v Trebilcock, 2017 ABCA 116 (“Humphreys“),  the Alberta Court of Appeal set out six “essential” questions that an adjudicator must ask in order to apply Rule 4.31, the…
  • Apr 6

    Canada’s Anti-Spam Law Gets Teeth, Leaves Opening for Class Action

    Canada’s Anti-Spam Law Gets Teeth, Leaves Opening for Class Action
    Canada already has one of the world’s strictest regimes regulating commercial electronic messages, and, just in time for the country’s 150th birthday, the consequences for breach are about to get much more severe. On July 1, 2017,…
  • Mar 17

    Court of Appeal upholds mortgage exit fee in face of Interest Act challenge

    Court of Appeal upholds mortgage exit fee in face of Interest Act challenge
    Section 8 of the Interest Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-15, prohibits any “fine, penalty or rate of interest . . . that has the effect of increasing the charge on the arrears beyond the rate of interest payable on principal money not in…
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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/
  • Apr 24

    New Books at the Law Library – April 24, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – April 24, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: B1574.B31 L66 2016 Douglas G. Long & Philip Schofield, eds., Preparatory Principles (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HQ76.8.C3 Q43 2015 Manon Tremblay, Queer Mobilizations: Social Movement…
  • Apr 10

    New Books at the Law Library – April 10, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – April 10, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: BM175.E8 A46 2017 Aryeh Amihay, Theory and Practice in Essene Law (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017). Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8634287 LAW LIBRARY level 3: BM535 .S6963…
  • Apr 3

    New Books at the Law Library – April 3, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – April 3, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD7287.95 .R448 2016 Julian Sidoli, Michel Vols & Marvin Noah Frank Kiehl, eds., Regulating the City: Contemporary Urban Housing Law (Hague: Eleven International Publishing, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: JV412 .N48 2016…
Rank this Week: 4077

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

By Aaron Waxman & Associates P.C. Covers disability laws and available resources for the people of Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Apr 24

    Mental Health Week 2017

    Mental Health Week 2017
    Since 1951, the first week of May has been designated as “Mental Health Week” in Canada. Mental Health Week is an initiative put on by the Canadian Mental Health Association, whose motto is “Mental Health For…
  • Apr 7

    Depression and World Health Day

    Depression and World Health Day
    World Health Day is an annual event, started by the World Health Organization (WHO) that takes place on April 7. This year, the focus is on depression and the slogan is “Depression: let’s talk” and the official hashtag being…
  • Mar 30

    Medical Evidence and Long-Term Disability Claims for Psychological Illne

    Medical Evidence and Long-Term Disability Claims for Psychological Illne
    Long-term disability claims may come as a result of a person being unable to work due to physical injury or illness or psychological illness. Claims for psychological illnesses include anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and…
Rank this Week: 1934

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
  • Apr 24

    Investment Canada Act Review Threshold Increases to C$800 Million

    Investment Canada Act Review Threshold Increases to C$800 Million
    By Oliver J. Borgers and Michele Siu Today the pre-closing review threshold that applies to most direct acquisitions of Canadian businesses by non-Canadian[1], non-state owned investors from WTO member states has risen from C$600 million to…
  • Mar 24

    Ontario’s Bulk Sales Act has been repealed

    Ontario’s Bulk Sales Act has been repealed
    By Ian Mak, Jake Irwin, Heidi Gordon and Vanessa Chung On March 22, 2017, Ontario’s Bulk Sales Act (BSA) was repealed, bringing to an end bulk sales legislation in Canada.1 The BSA was enacted in 1917, and was intended to protect…
  • Mar 16

    Canadian Securities Administrators Publish Report and Guidelines on Social Media Use by Reporting Issuer

    Canadian Securities Administrators Publish Report and Guidelines on Social Media Use by Reporting Issuer
    By David E. Woollcombe and Claire Gowdy We recently wrote an article for The Canadian Securities Regulatory Monitor, McCarthy Tétrault’s blog covering securities regulatory developments, that we believe is of…
Rank this Week: 3932

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Apr 23

    Surprising pro-employer decisions on post-employment restrictive covenant

    Surprising pro-employer decisions on post-employment restrictive covenant
    by Kyla Stott-Jess and Stefan Mirkovic Employers often place great faith in restrictive covenants to protect their assets when hiring key employees. In Canada however, noncompetition clauses have generally been very difficult to enforce…
  • Apr 16

    To enforce or not to enforce ESA-only termination clauses: That is the question!

    To enforce or not to enforce ESA-only termination clauses: That is the question!
    by Sophie Arseneault Employers celebrated the January 2017 decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Cook v. Hatch upholding a termination clause that did not speak to statutory severance pay or the requirement to maintain health…
  • Apr 9

    Freedom of expression during collective bargaining: What are the limits?

    Freedom of expression during collective bargaining: What are the limits?
    by Stéphane Fillion and Laïla Tremblay In Canada, many cases have considered and limited an employer’s freedom of expression during collective bargaining. But what about the freedom of expression of the employees during that…
Rank this Week: 5106

Altro & Associates Blog

Altro & Associates Blog

Covers Canadian immigration news and laws.

http://www.altrolevy.com/category/all/
  • Apr 21

    If I die, my spouse will get everything

    If I die, my spouse will get everything
    This blog outlines the consequences of dying without a Will in Ontario and whether and how much a spouse will inherit under Ontario law. The post If I die, my spouse will get everything appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • Apr 18

    Tax Filing Deadline Extensions for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad

    Tax Filing Deadline Extensions for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad
    The post Tax Filing Deadline Extensions for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
  • Apr 13

    Understanding the U.S. Immigration System

    Understanding the U.S. Immigration System
    U.S. Immigration: How to Live and Work in the U.S., Legally The post Understanding the U.S. Immigration System appeared first on Altro Levy LLP.
Rank this Week: 4714

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/
  • Apr 19

    Supreme Court of B.C Decision Lends Support to Use of Multiple Wills to Reduce Probate Fee

    Supreme Court of B.C Decision Lends Support to Use of Multiple Wills to Reduce Probate Fee
    A recent Supreme Court of British Columbia decision has lent support to the strategy of reducing probate fees by making two wills in British Columbia, one that deals with those assets that may be transferred to your personal representative…
  • Apr 16

    The Rule in Cherry v. Boultbee

    The Rule in Cherry v. Boultbee
    If you wait too long to sue on a debt, your claim may be statute-barred by the applicable limitation legislation. But can the personal representative of a deceased person require a beneficiary to bring into account an amount the beneficiary…
  • Mar 24

    Court Orders Interim Distribution Under Section 155 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act

    Court Orders Interim Distribution Under Section 155 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act
    In a recent decision, Davis v. Burns Estate, 2016 BCSC 1982, the Supreme Court of British Columbia allowed an interim distribution to be made to a beneficiary of a will under section 155 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act pending the…
Rank this Week: 318

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Apr 19

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.

    Mr. No-Pay…You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide.
    Family law lawyers now have access to information that can transform a case from an up-hill battle to a slam-dunk, and it’s all thanks to the internet. Case in point: I have a client whose ex-husband, a venture capitalist, stopped…
  • Apr 15

    A Christian Response to Racism

    A Christian Response to Racism
    One common thread throughout mankind is the endemic ugliness of racism. Human history is rife with examples: early Romans subjugated the Jews; slavery was rampant; India’s caste system ostracizes the untouchables; Japanese immigrants to…
  • Apr 10

    MILLENIALS AND PRE-NUPS

    MILLENIALS AND PRE-NUPS
    CBC NEWS REPORT Millennials are more open to pre-nups than older generations, says B.C. family lawyer Georgialee Lang Millennials are marrying with more assets they would like to see protected, lawyer says. Prenuptial agreements are becoming…
Rank this Week: 4736

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/
  • Apr 19

    UK High Court dismisses challenge to fracking planning permission

    UK High Court dismisses challenge to fracking planning permission
    On 12 April 2017, the High Court dismissed a judicial review application challenging the decision of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, to allow fracking in Lancashire. As reported in our blog of 22…
  • Apr 17

    Northern Cross sues Yukon over fracking moratorium

    Northern Cross sues Yukon over fracking moratorium
    Earlier this month, Northern Cross Limited, a company based in the western Canadian territory of Yukon, sued the Yukon government over its moratorium on fracking. The company, which has been exploring the Eagle Plains region in the north of…
  • Apr 6

    Maryland bans fracking

    Maryland bans fracking
    Maryland’s governor, Larry Hogan, on Tuesday signed into law a bill that bans hydraulic fracturing in the state. The move comes a week after the state’s legislature passed the bill. Maryland currently has no fracking activity…
Rank this Week: 1944

Construction Law Canada

Construction Law Canada

Covers recent developments in construction law in Canada. By Thomas G. Heintzman.

http://www.constructionlawcanada.com/
  • Apr 18

    Contact Limitation Clause Precludes Contractor’s Claim Over Against Designer

    Contact Limitation Clause Precludes Contractor’s Claim Over Against Designer
    The limitation periods which apply to construction claims are difficult to sort out at the best of times. They are even more complicated when the limitation period applies to a claim over for contribution or indemnity. That situation arises…
  • Apr 10

    New International Commercial Arbitration Act Enacted In Ontario

    New International Commercial Arbitration Act Enacted In Ontario
    On March 22, 2017, a new International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017 came into force in Ontario (the 2017 ICAA). The 2017 ICAA is contained in Schedule 5 to the Burden Reduction Act, 2017, SO 2017, c. 2.. The 2017 ICCA replaces the…
  • Apr 3

    Construction Contract Held To Mandate The Payment Of Extra

    Construction Contract Held To Mandate The Payment Of Extra
    One of the most contentious issues in building contracts is mechanism to ensure that the contractor is guaranteed payment for extras, and that the owner is guaranteed not to pay for something that is not an extra. It would be simple to state…
Rank this Week: 3222

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/
  • Apr 18

    Chapman v. GPM Investment: $330K Breach by Employer Not a Constructive Dismissal

    Chapman v. GPM Investment: $330K Breach by Employer Not a Constructive Dismissal
    April 18, 2017 A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal serves as a good reminder of an important point made in Chapter 15 of The Law of Work ["You Forced Me to Quit: The Special Case of Constructive Dismissal").   That point is…
  • Apr 12

    My New Article Puts Labour Law to Work on Climate Change

    My New Article Puts Labour Law to Work on Climate Change
    We know that climate change will affect labour markets, but we have little to no policy plans to deal with those changes.  Part of the challenge is that experts on climate no little about labour policy, and labour policy (including…
  • Apr 10

    The Law of Work Book is DONE!

    The Law of Work Book is DONE!
    Some of you know I have been writing a book for the past couple of years called The Law of Work.  It is now done!  Here is the book’s website. Law of Work: Complete Editions It is a book in four parts totalling nearly 800…
Rank this Week: 925