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Excess Copyright

Excess Copyright

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

http://excesscopyright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 350

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/
  • Sep 25

    The Importance of Knowing Whether A Fiduciary Relationship Exist

    The Importance of Knowing Whether A Fiduciary Relationship Exist
    For employees, a fiduciary relationship exists where the employee is in a position to cause the employer damage due to the duties of employment. This is not limited to senior managers or executive – a key employee may also be in a…
  • Sep 18

    What is Ethnic Discrimination in the Workplace?

    What is Ethnic Discrimination in the Workplace?
    Ethnic discrimination occurs when an employee is treated different than his or her colleagues based on their ethnicity in a manner that is unfair. A person’s ethnicity refers to the national, cultural or religious group(s) to which they…
  • Sep 18

    How to Deal With Workplace Violence

    How to Deal With Workplace Violence
    It is exceedingly important that businesses have clear policies and procedures in place to address workplace violence, which comply with the statutes that govern workplace violence – including the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety…
Rank this Week: 535

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Sep 25

    New Books at the Law Library – September 25, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – September 25, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3165 .D425 2017 Jacques de Ville, Constitutional Theory: Schmitt After Derrida (Abingdon: Birbeck Law Press, 2017). Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8794391 LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE444…
  • Sep 18

    New Books at the Law Library – September 18, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – September 18, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K5121 .H35 2016 Maggie Hall, The Lived Sentence: Rethinking Sentencing, Risk and Rehabilitation (Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8716732 LAW LIBRARY…
  • Sep 11

    New Books at the Law Library – September 11, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – September 11, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K120 .R68 2016 Peter Rouse, Every Relationship Matters: Using the Power of Relationships to Transform Your Business, Your Firm, and Yourself (Chicago: American Bar Association, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K120 .S87 2017…
Rank this Week: 2508

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
  • Sep 25

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw training
    Brush up on your online searching skills! The library is pleased to offer Lexis Advance Quicklaw training on Wednesday, October 4, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The session will take place in Room 2011. To register please send a … Continue…
  • Sep 25

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot
    August 2017 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 41,179 full-text downloads and 221 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to  16,568. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by…
  • Sep 15

    Library tours next week

    Library tours next week
    Hope to see you at one of our library tours next week! We will be offering tours at the following times: Monday September 18 10:00 – 10:30, 12:30 – 1:00, 1:00 – 1:30, 1:30 – 2:00, 2:00 – 2:30 Wednesday, ……
Rank this Week: 1047

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Canada is a highly desirable destination for high-tech immigrant

    Canada is a highly desirable destination for high-tech immigrant
    Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah believes Canada is a highly desirable destination for high-tech immigrants: Our quality of life and values in Canada are very appealing to skilled immigrants and entrepreneurs who want to move to…
  • Sep 18

    DACA Dreamers and Canada Immigration Requirement

    DACA Dreamers and Canada Immigration Requirement
    Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah believes some DACA Dreamers may qualify to immigrate to Canada based on their education and work history: Many well-educated, talented and creative people want to move to our country to work or start a…
  • Sep 6

    IRCC Caregiver Program: Nanny Wages in Canada

    IRCC Caregiver Program: Nanny Wages in Canada
    Many families in Canada need the help of in-home caregivers to provide childcare so that working parents can support their families, says immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah; and nanny wages are increasing. How to Immigrate to Canada as a Nanny…
Rank this Week: 2771

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Supreme Court of Canada Calendar of Upcoming October 2017 Hearing

    Supreme Court of Canada Calendar of Upcoming October 2017 Hearing
    The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for October 2017.To find out more about any particular case, click on the docket number in parentheses next to each case name to find docket information, case…
  • Sep 24

    Law Commission of Ontario Releases Fifth Paper on Defamation

    Law Commission of Ontario Releases Fifth Paper on Defamation
    This is a follow-up to the July 27, 2017 Library Boy post entitled Law Commission of Ontario Releases Papers on Defamation.The Law Commission of Ontario has released a fifth and final background paper as part of its project on Defamation Law…
  • Sep 24

    Updated Research Guides From GlobaLex

    Updated Research Guides From GlobaLex
    GlobaLex, the electronic collection created by the Hauser Global Law School Program at the New York University School of Law, recently updated some of its research guides:A Research Guide to Cases and Materials on Terrorism: "A bibliographic…
Rank this Week: 86

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
Rank this Week: 371

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 3940

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Top 10 Legal headlines for the Week of September 25, 2017

    Top 10 Legal headlines for the Week of September 25, 2017
    140Law: Here are our Top 10 Legal Headlines for the week of September 25, 2017.For links, visit 140Law at http://wiselaw.blogspot.com.- Garry J. Wise, TorontoVisit our Toronto Law Office website: www.wiselaw.net Visit our website:…
  • Sep 25

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of September 25, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of September 25, 2017
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of September 25, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter:Privacy czar’s concern at cellphone searches by U.S. border agentsLawyers can accept payment in bitcoin, Nebraska ethics opinion…
  • Sep 21

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday September 21, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A last will cannot have provisions that run contrary to public policy.For instance, a will cannot discriminate against a…
Rank this Week: 154

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/
  • Sep 25

    The Law in Language: Wahkohtowin, Pastamowin, Ochiwin, & Kwayeskastasowin

    The Law in Language: Wahkohtowin, Pastamowin, Ochiwin, & Kwayeskastasowin
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, There is no Cree word for reconciliation but, as Lorena Sekwan Fontaine explained during this weekend's Reconciliation: Wahkohtowin Conference, other Cree terms can help us to flush out its meaning. Wahkohtowin, for…
  • Sep 22

    In the Media: Edmonton Mayor's reconcili-action

    In the Media: Edmonton Mayor's reconcili-action
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Reconcili-action comes in all forms. For example, there are mass reports like the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Final Report. However, we can also make a difference on a smaller scale by challenging preconceived…
  • Sep 21

    Resistance, Resurgence, and Survivance: Beyond the Colonial Narrative

    Resistance, Resurgence, and Survivance: Beyond the Colonial Narrative
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik! Look at that beautiful, red, Canada 150, Tim Hortons coffee cup in your hand. As it warms your hands on this chilly day, your double-double reminds you of the things that make Canada the great multicultural country…
Rank this Week: 901

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 41

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 25

    Monday’s Mix

    Monday’s Mix
    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to…
  • Sep 25

    The Blockbuster That Is Blockchain: What It Means to the Practice of Law

    The Blockbuster That Is Blockchain: What It Means to the Practice of Law
    Several years ago, a Canadian attorney and good friend of ours, invested $10,000 in bitcoin. Clearly, he is a lot smarter than us. We can’t even imagine the extent of his profit – several days before we started to write this…
  • Sep 24

    The Struggle Is Real

    The Struggle Is Real
    We’ve made great advances in recent years in Canada in examining mental health in the legal profession, and prior, in law school. In large part this can be attributed to Orlando da Silva, former President of the Ontario Bar Association,…
Rank this Week: 27

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: 556

Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

Covers global privacy, data protection and cybersecurity regulatory and litigation environment. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.dataprotectionreport.com/
  • Sep 25

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime
    In a bid to keep pace with advancements in the technological landscape, the Singapore Government has in recent months embarked on public consultations on its draft Cybersecurity Bill (the Cyber Bill) and its proposed amendments to…
  • Sep 25

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime
    In a bid to keep pace with advancements in the technological landscape, the Singapore Government has in recent months embarked on public consultations on its draft Cybersecurity Bill (the Cyber Bill) and its proposed amendments to…
  • Sep 20

    Draft mandatory data breach reporting regulations released for comment in Canada

    Draft mandatory data breach reporting regulations released for comment in Canada
    On September 2, 2017, the Government of Canada published proposed new regulations in the Canada Gazette, which set out specifics regarding the mandatory data breach reporting requirements under the Personal Information Protection and…
Rank this Week: 3898

Hull & Hull LLP Blog

Hull & Hull LLP Blog

Covers trusts and estate planning.

https://hullandhull.com/feed/
  • Sep 25

    Where should you store your testamentary documents?

    Where should you store your testamentary documents?
    Getting a will done is step one. Step two is ensuring it is safely stored. Although many people choose to leave their will with their lawyer, store it themselves or put it in a safety deposit box, there is another option that seems to be less…
  • Sep 22

    How Are Your Investments Doing?

    How Are Your Investments Doing?
    Let’s say that you are an estate trustee of a trust, or a beneficiary of a trust. The trust consists of investments. How can you be sure that the investments are performing adequately? A new product from Asset Risk Consultants will…
  • Sep 21

    Validity of Beneficiary Declarations for Insurance Policie

    Validity of Beneficiary Declarations for Insurance Policie
    Beneficiary designations for a life insurance policy can be an important estate planning tool. However, as with any testamentary document or disposition, questions can arise about the insured’s actual intentions after death. In the…
Rank this Week: 4424

All About Estates

All About Estates

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

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Sep 24

    September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

    September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
    September 21 was World Alzheimer’s Day. The Public Health Agency of Canada notes that more than 402,000 seniors (65 years and older) are living with dementia and this a number that will continue to grow. Dementia is the plague of the…
  • Sep 22

    “Unlucky But Not Unfair”

    “Unlucky But Not Unfair”
    An interesting case recently appeared in the Ontario Reports that highlights a risk in making an inter vivos gift of cash using a cheque, particularly where the donor is near death. In the case, Teixeria v. Estate of Markgraf et al., the…
  • Sep 21

    Taming the Cottage Gremlins with a Non-Profit Organization

    Taming the Cottage Gremlins with a Non-Profit Organization
    This Blog was written by Carol Willes, One of our family’s favourite pastimes at the cottage is to build a roaring campfire and spend the evenings telling stories, singing along to guitar tunes and roasting the occasional marshmallow.…
Rank this Week: 695

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
Rank this Week: 1629

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/
  • Sep 24

    New episode of The Law Show is online: all about Letters of Administration

    New episode of The Law Show is online: all about Letters of Administration
    This week's episode (Sept. 23, 2017) of The Law Show was all about Letters of Administration. We clarified which of the different kinds fit different situations and de-mystified the Latin words used in the probate courts. We also talked about…
  • Sep 22

    Jerry Lewis left all 6 children from his first marriage out of his will

    Jerry Lewis left all 6 children from his first marriage out of his will
    Recently a number of online newspapers have been talking about the estate of the late Jerry Lewis, a well-known comedian and actor who passed away at the age of 91. Mr. Lewis had been married for many years and had 6 children from his first…
  • Sep 22

    More booths added to Wills Week

    More booths added to Wills Week
    We're getting pretty excited over our upcoming Wills Week event. We have lots of new folks signing up to give presentations and to host booths. I'm not sure whether anyone has done an event like this in other cities, but it has never been…
Rank this Week: 238

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Sep 23

    Family Law Lawyers Must Resist Temptation to Take on Their Client’s Cause as Their Own

    Family Law Lawyers Must Resist Temptation to Take on Their Client’s Cause as Their Own
    In a recent discipline decision from Ontario the presiding adjudicator, David Wright, spoke a sensible caution to family law lawyers whose passion for their clients’ causes can obscure their professional objectivity. He also referenced…
  • Sep 17

    Politicians Wake Up: Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Shared Parenting

    Politicians Wake Up: Canadians Overwhelmingly Support Shared Parenting
    In a poll conducted by leading Canadian pollsters, Nanos Research, the results revealed that 70% of Canadians support shared parenting. Thirteen per cent opposed shared parenting and 17% were undecided. Nanos conducted an RDD dual frame…
  • Sep 12

    No-Show Father Ordered to Pay Over a Half a Million Dollars in Child Support Arrear

    No-Show Father Ordered to Pay Over a Half a Million Dollars in Child Support Arrear
    In this British Columbia Supreme Court case, the parents of two children separated in 2001 and in 2003 entered into a separation agreement. The agreement stated that the father’s income was $90,000 per year and that he would pay…
Rank this Week: 656

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

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

    Global Environmental Update

    Global Environmental Update
    Subscribe to Global EHS Updates   Australia Australia Amends Hazardous Waste Legislation Australia’s Hazardous Waste Regulations 1996 were amended on July 1, 2017, incorporating the Hazardous Waste Legislation Amendment Regulations…
  • Sep 22

    Global Health & Safety Update

    Global Health & Safety Update
    Subscribe to Global EHS Updates   Australia Australian Government Amends Work Health and Safety Regulations SafeWork Australia has adopted amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011. On July 1, 2017, the Fair Work and…
  • Sep 18

    Use a Quality Manual not an Encyclopedia: Creating the Foundation of an Effective IATF 16949 Quality Management System

    Use a Quality Manual not an Encyclopedia: Creating the Foundation of an Effective IATF 16949 Quality Management System
    Free Webinar IATF 16949: 2016 Creation, Implementation, Maintenance and Improvement Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Presenter: Michael Wolfe, IATF 16949: 2016 Auditor and expert, McDaeGroup (Note: Please send any questions related to the IATF:…
Rank this Week: 751

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: 3786

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/
  • Sep 22

    Court Denies Defense Request to X-Ray Plaintiff in Personal Injury Claim

    Court Denies Defense Request to X-Ray Plaintiff in Personal Injury Claim
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, denying a defense request to include an X-ray as part of the defense medical examination process. In today’s case (Tani v. Baker) the Plaintiff sued…
  • Sep 15

    No, You Can’t Make the Court Take Down Reasons You Don’t Like

    No, You Can’t Make the Court Take Down Reasons You Don’t Like
    Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Court of Appeal refusing to take down or modify previous reasons for judgement that a litigant was displeased with. In today’s case (MacGougan v. Barraclough) the Plaintiff was…
  • Sep 13

    Vehicle Dealer Found at Fault For Crash By Thief By “Leaving a Truck Available to be Stolen”

    Vehicle Dealer Found at Fault For Crash By Thief By “Leaving a Truck Available to be Stolen”
    If you own a vehicle that is stolen and the thief injures others in a collision can you be liable?  According to a case released today by the BC Supreme Court, the answer is yes. In today’s case (Provost v. Bolton) the Defendant…
Rank this Week: 198

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
  • Sep 22

    US Immigration News: September 15, 2017 Copy

    US Immigration News: September 15, 2017 Copy
    Immigration News: Stories from the Border Several cities in Maryland and other states such as San Francisco and Chicago already allow noncitizens to vote locally. However, one Maryland city recently took it upon themselves to vote to…
  • Sep 18

    Does the Midwest Need More Immigrants?

    Does the Midwest Need More Immigrants?
    Yes, the Midwest Needs Immigrants, Here’s Why A recent report written by demographer Rob Paral states “For the cities of the Midwest, restricting current immigration levels is the last thing they need: an unnecessary tourniquet…
  • Sep 18

    Au Pairs Under Pressure As They Fear Losing J-1 Visa

    Au Pairs Under Pressure As They Fear Losing J-1 Visa
    American Nannies vs Foreign Au Pair President Trump has recently left not only individuals that are under J-1 visas themselves frightened but also American families that take part in the au pair program in the U.S. Many parents use au pairs…
Rank this Week: 604

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/
Rank this Week: 3856

techblawg

techblawg

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

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Sep 21

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    outh park trolls owners of amazon alexa and google home. https://t.co/YflnpRHBGG 2017-09-18 delaware enables use of blockchain for corporate records. very interesting use case. https://t.co/SvFu2vLO9k 2017-09-18 illinois piloting blockchain…
  • Sep 14

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    the sun sets on solaris. rather a shame. https://t.co/UJbV7Tlo81 2017-09-08 how london is using wifi to track subway users to improve it. interesting. https://t.co/kCRszYgUqk 2017-09-09 ai can accurately identify sexual orientation based only…
  • Sep 14

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    the sun sets on solaris. rather a shame. https://t.co/UJbV7Tlo81 2017-09-08 how london is using wifi to track subway users to improve it. interesting. https://t.co/kCRszYgUqk 2017-09-09 ai can accurately identify sexual orientation based only…
Rank this Week: 549

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/
  • Sep 21

    Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Pursues a Stronger Consent Framework and More Proactive Enforcement

    Canada’s Privacy Commissioner Pursues a Stronger Consent Framework and More Proactive Enforcement
    On September 21st, 2017, Daniel Therrien, Canada’s Federal Privacy Commissioner, tabled his annual report to Canada’s Parliament today. The report to Parliament includes results and recommendations with respect to the OPC’s…
  • Sep 5

    Déjà Vu – Canada’s Breach Reporting and Notification Requirement

    Déjà Vu – Canada’s Breach Reporting and Notification Requirement
    On September 2, 2017, the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) published draft Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations. The draft Regulations will be open for comment for 30 days. If the Regulations are not…
  • Aug 23

    Data processors under the GDPR

    Data processors under the GDPR
    In our monthly GDPR Updates we discuss various key issues of the General Data Protection Regulation, (EU) 2016/679 (the GDPR), which applies from 25 May 2018. With the introduction of the GDPR, the existing Directive 95/46/EC and its…
Rank this Week: 1693

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
  • Sep 21

    BCCA Rules Civil Jury Fees Are Constitutional

    BCCA Rules Civil Jury Fees Are Constitutional
    By Byron Shaw   On September 15, 2017, the B.C. Court of Appeal rejected a challenge by the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (“TLA”) to the constitutionality of legislation requiring civil litigants opting for a…
  • Sep 20

    The duty to disclose Mary Carter agreements immediately: new guidance from the BC Court of Appeal

    The duty to disclose Mary Carter agreements immediately: new guidance from the BC Court of Appeal
    By Connor Bildfell Mary Carter agreements are settlement agreements between a plaintiff and defendant in multiparty litigation wherein the defendant ostensibly remains an active party to the litigation while the plaintiff’s claim in…
  • Sep 5

    Does the Duty to Inform Apply Solely to the Contracting Parties?

    Does the Duty to Inform Apply Solely to the Contracting Parties?
    By Gabrielle Baracat and Paul Blanchard In Camions Daimler Canada ltée v. Camions Sterling de Lévis inc., 2017 QCCA 798, the Quebec Court of Appeal confirmed that the duty to inform that exists between contracting parties, which…
Rank this Week: 1189

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/
  • Sep 21

    Cross border M&A in 2017

    Cross border M&A in 2017
    Following the surge of mergers and acquisitions in the final quarter of 2016, many attempted to predict whether 2017 would follow suit. For instance, the Financial Times anticipated that the increase in mergers and acquisitions would…
  • Sep 20

    Libor retirement and implications for contracts tied to it

    Libor retirement and implications for contracts tied to it
    The London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor), the interest rate benchmark used to calculate interest rates on short-term loans by many large banks, will be phased out after 2021 according to its regulator. The London based Financial Conduct…
  • Sep 19

    Wait and CETA

    Wait and CETA
    We have previously reported on the progress of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on this blog (see here and here). While the implications and impact of CETA on both business and M&A activity in…
Rank this Week: 3750

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 20

    New legislation to crack down on Careless and Distracted Driving in Ontario

    New legislation to crack down on Careless and Distracted Driving in Ontario
    The Liberal Government of Ontario plans to introduce new tougher penalties to crack down on careless and distracted driving, this fall. The Honourable Minister of Transportation Steven Del Duca, along with some other MPPs, announced the new…
  • Sep 13

    Variable factors in the quantification of a Long Term Disability Claim (Ontario)

    Variable factors in the quantification of a Long Term Disability Claim (Ontario)
    One of the most common questions which personal injury lawyers must answers is “how much is my case really worth“? This question is never easy to answer. These questions are largely fact specific. Even the most serious analysis of…
  • Sep 6

    What to do after you’ve been involved in a car accident (Ontario)

    What to do after you’ve been involved in a car accident (Ontario)
    Our personal injury lawyers constantly field questions from prospective clients regarding the basic steps of what to do after they’ve been involved in a car accident in Ontario. We must admit, the laws surrounding car accidents in…
Rank this Week: 2270

TN Visa Attorney Blog

TN Visa Attorney Blog

Covers TN visa and green cards for Canadian professionals. By Brian D. Zuccaro.

http://www.tnvisabulletin.com/nafta-tn-blog/
  • Sep 20

    New USCBP TN Filing Policy Change

    New USCBP TN Filing Policy Change
    According to the USCBP Buffalo Field Office, effective August 21, 2017, attorneys will not be allowed in the secondary inspection area of any port-of-entry with their clients. This is apparently a national policy affecting all U.S.…
  • Aug 8

    Systems Analyst TN Visa Approval After 2 Denials for Lack of Computer Degree

    Systems Analyst TN Visa Approval After 2 Denials for Lack of Computer Degree
    TN VisaCase Info.Background:The applicant, a citizen of Canada, had been approved for TN visa status under the Computer Systems Analyst category for several years. When he recently applied for a new TN to change employers, a USCBP officer…
  • Jun 1

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period

    DOS Will No Longer Annotate TN Visa Stamps for Work Period
    Despite past assurances as recently as Oct. 2016, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) has now stated that it will no longer annotate TN visa stamps to reflect the dates of employment requested by a TN visa petitioner. (TN visa stamps are…
Rank this Week: 860

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

Covers family law and collaborative team practice issues. By Galbraith Family Law.

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Sep 20

    Discussing Your Divorce: Avoiding Dangerous Advice

    Discussing Your Divorce: Avoiding Dangerous Advice
      There comes a time in our life when you must make decisions based on what lies ahead in your future. The decision could be to pack up and move to another country for a promotion, go back to school, get married, start a family, even…
  • Aug 9

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep

    Limited Scope Retainers and Self-Rep
                                               Are Limited Scope Retainers Right for Everyone? You may feel that you have a strong case.…
  • Mar 2

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?

    Why Do I Need a Travel Consent Letter?
    I often have clients that ask, is it really necessary to get a travel consent letter? The short answer is yes. Unless you want to take the risk of having your beautifully planned trip ruined, then yes. It can be a small bothersome task to…
Rank this Week: 3033

eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

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

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Sep 20

    Canadian IT Law Association annual conference

    Canadian IT Law Association annual conference
    I just signed up to attend the fall IT-Can conference, and thought the conference was worth mentioning.  It is a consistent high quality conference for lawyers practicing in the IT/IP fields, and for others such as CIO’s. Topics…
  • Sep 6

    PIPEDA privacy breach notification regulations published for comment

    PIPEDA privacy breach notification regulations published for comment
    The draft privacy breach regulations under PIPEDA have just been published.  They are open for comment for 30 days. These regulations detail the mechanics of notifying the Privacy Commissioner and individuals when there is a privacy…
  • Aug 30

    Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession

    Artificial Intelligence and the Legal Profession
    Artificial Intelligence is going to have a disruptive effect on the legal profession.  The question is how soon, how much, and what areas of law come first.  This kind of disruptive change builds up slowly, but once it…
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Share Lawyer’s Blog

Share Lawyer’s Blog

Covers long term or short term disability insurance law in Canada.

http://www.sharelawyers.com/blog/
  • Sep 20

    A Client Appreciates the Regular Update

    A Client Appreciates the Regular Update
    We love hearing from our clients, and this kind of interaction happens all the time! We regularly receive emails, letters, phone calls, and comments on social media from people who use our services. Their kind words motivate us to fight even…
  • Sep 4

    Injury Leads to Disability – Share Lawyers Help

    Injury Leads to Disability – Share Lawyers Help
    At Share Lawyers we know that living with a disability is very difficult and that in an ideal world, the disabled would be given the benefits they deserve without question. Unfortunately, insurance companies often fight tooth and nail to deny…
  • Sep 1

    Long Term Disability Benefits and C.P.P. Disability – What’s the Difference?

    Long Term Disability Benefits and C.P.P. Disability – What’s the Difference?
    We often encounter confusion from people regarding LTD vs. CPP, and we hope to clarify the differences with some quick points. General LTD is private insurance available through Group Insurance Benefits, usually through a workplace, or group…
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IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

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

http://www.ipiustitia.com
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Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 18

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2017/2018

    Minken Employment Lawyers Sponsor Flato Markham Theatre 2017/2018
    Minken Employment Lawyers "All That Jazz Series" at Flato Markham Theatre returns for the 2017/2018 season. We are honoured to support and celebrate the success and achievements of talented artists and performers. The post Minken Employment…
  • Sep 18

    Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Workplace? – COURT DECIDES

    Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Workplace? – COURT DECIDES
    In Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 v. Toronto Transit Commission, the Ontario Superior Court recently rendered its decision dismissing the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113's application for an interlocutory injunction restraining the…
  • Sep 11

    Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000

    Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000
    Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 The post Bill 148 – Proposed Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 appeared first on Minken Employment Lawyers.
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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/
  • Sep 18

    Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking Ban

    Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking Ban
    On Wednesday, the Delaware River Basin Commission voted to begin the rule making process that could lead to a fracking ban in parts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The Commission, which regulates the Delaware River…
  • Aug 2

    INEOS granted second UK exploratory drilling permit

    INEOS granted second UK exploratory drilling permit
    On 18 July 2017, INEOS was granted an environmental permit to drill an exploratory borehole to take core shale samples at a site near Common Road, Harthill, South Yorkshire. It was the second permit granted by the Environment Agency (EA) to…
  • Jul 30

    US BLM plans to rescind Obama-era fracking rule

    US BLM plans to rescind Obama-era fracking rule
    The US Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday issued a proposed rule that would rescind Obama-era fracking regulations. The regulations, which were promulgated in 2015 and related to hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands, had never…
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The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

Covers British Columbia and federal legislation, court rules, judicial appointments, notable cases, recent reports and articles, websites of interest to legal researchers, and library news.

http://www.courthouselibrary.ca/
  • Sep 18

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018
    For the 2017/2018 school year, the Law Society is inviting all Grade 12 students and any secondary school students who have taken, or are currently enrolled in either Law 12 or Civic Studies 11, to submit an essay on the following topic: How…
  • Sep 18

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018

    Secondary School Essay Contest 2017 - 2018
    For the 2017/2018 school year, the Law Society is inviting all Grade 12 students and any secondary school students who have taken, or are currently enrolled in either Law 12 or Civic Studies 11, to submit an essay on the following topic: How…
  • Aug 17

    BC Company law practice manual - Societies Act Chapter

    BC Company law practice manual - Societies Act Chapter
    BC Company law practice manual, updated October 2016 Did you know, the BC Company law practice manual was updated in October 2016 with a new comprehensive chapter for British Columbia societies under the new Societies…
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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/
  • Sep 18

    Votre tatouage enfreint-il le droit d’auteur ?

    Votre tatouage enfreint-il le droit d’auteur ?
    Pourriez-vous être poursuivis pour avoir demandé à un tatoueur de reproduire sur votre peau l’image de Garfield ou d’un dragon que vous avez trouvé sur Pinterest ? Claudette van Zyl, stagiaire,…
  • Aug 1

    Les gros changements!

    Les gros changements!
    Tel qu’annoncé, voici notre sommaire des points saillants des changements proposés aux Règles sur les brevets, dans la foulée de l’annexion canadienne au PLT (discuté ici).  C’est…
  • Jul 31

    Ces marques qui meurent, victimes de leur succè

    Ces marques qui meurent, victimes de leur succè
    Merci beaucoup à Fortunat Nadima, étudiant de notre bureau de Montréal, qui a écrit cet excellent article! Qu’ont en commun un kleenex, un yo-yo et un thermos ? Ce sont tous des objets dont…
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Ottawa Employment & Labour Law…

Ottawa Employment & Labour Law Blog

By Vey Willetts LLP. Focuses on issues arising from the workplace, including wrongful dismissal; human rights and accommodation; occupational health and safety; parental leave; restrictive covenants and workplace privacy.

http://www.vwlawyers.ca/blog/
  • Sep 18

    “Too pretty to drive a forklift”: Employee awarded considerable damages for workplace harassment and discrimination

    “Too pretty to drive a forklift”: Employee awarded considerable damages for workplace harassment and discrimination
    In a recent decision from Windsor, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario ordered an employer to pay almost $60,000 in damages for the way in which a female employee was repeatedly harassed, insulted and humiliated by senior management.
  • Aug 29

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Ottawa Metro

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Ottawa Metro
    Vey Willetts lawyer Paul Willetts was quoted in the August 21, 2017 edition of the Ottawa Metro News. The article, "Be Warned, Job Seekers: There is Such a Thing as a Bad Reference", considers a recent Ontario court case in which…
  • Aug 22

    Protecting Employees from Third-Party Harassment

    Protecting Employees from Third-Party Harassment
    All Ontario employers have a duty to protect employees from workplace harassment. These protections are set out in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”).
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Special Situations Law

Special Situations Law

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Covers shareholder activist and defence mandates, as well as complex reorganization transactions.

http://www.specialsituationslaw.com/
  • Sep 18

    Defamation lawsuits as a defence to shareholder activism

    Defamation lawsuits as a defence to shareholder activism
    Activist investors engaged in proxy fights typically mount aggressive public relations campaigns in order to undermine shareholder confidence in a target company’s performance and leadership, whether through social media, online forums…
  • Sep 8

    Expect the Unexpected: What Boards can do to Plan for Crise

    Expect the Unexpected: What Boards can do to Plan for Crise
    As a standard precaution, boards should take steps to handle potential crises before one arises. This is particularly so in light of the increasing risk of cybercrime and privacy breaches, and the broader impact of negative social media…
  • Aug 21

    Investors heating up the conversation on climate change

    Investors heating up the conversation on climate change
    Shareholders are placing increased value on non-financial factors when making investment decisions. Some of these factors are environmental and social issues. In particular, shareholder proposals on climate change have recently gained some…
Rank this Week: 4456

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 306

Aviation Law Blog

Aviation Law Blog

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

http://aviationlawblog.ahbl.ca/
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Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Access to Justice BC Launches New Website

    Access to Justice BC Launches New Website
    Very pleased to announce that Access to Justice BC has launched a brand new website!Many thanks to the A2JBC volunteers that helped the process; and especially the project leadership provided by Jane Morley, Q.C. and Jennifer Muller!
  • Sep 14

    Quickscribe Annotations for August 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for August 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for August.Katherine Hardie - British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeKimberly Jakeman, Harper Grey LLP – Veterinarians ActQuickscribe 2.0 is an…
  • Aug 1

    Quickscribe Annotations for June & July 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for June & July 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for June and July (just released).June 2017: Devyn Cousineau – British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights CodeStan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP…
Rank this Week: 879

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: 1957

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/
  • Sep 14

    Announcing the New “Law of Work Best Paper Award”

    Announcing the New “Law of Work Best Paper Award”
    I’m very excited to announce the new annual Law of Work Best Paper Award, which will be awarded to the best paper submitted to the annual conference of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association (CIRA) that deals with subject matter…
  • Sep 12

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    There is a long proud line of labour reporters who over the years have influenced labour policy by shining a spotlight on abusive labour practices.  As the newspaper industry for survival in the electronic age, labour reporters have been…
  • Sep 8

    Can an Employer Order a Female Employee to Wear a Bra at Work?

    Can an Employer Order a Female Employee to Wear a Bra at Work?
    A server at East Side Mario’s restaurant in Timmins is in the news this week alleging that her employer is requiring her to wear a bra at work as part of the company’s dress code.  Here’s a passage from the CBC print…
Rank this Week: 408