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Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Oct 22

    Two Confused Husbands….Or Is It Wives?

    Two Confused Husbands….Or Is It Wives?
    Paul and Alan were both married to women. Paul was married for 30 years and Alan had two failed marriages, one lasted seven years and the second ended after 20 years. Between them they had five children. Paul and Alan both left their wives…
  • Oct 16

    Is Yelling at Your Spouse Domestic Violence? British Court Says “Yes”

    Is Yelling at Your Spouse Domestic Violence? British Court Says “Yes”
    Have you ever yelled at your spouse, perhaps out of frustration or even anger? If you say “no”, I don’t believe you. For those of us who on those rare, embarrassing occasions have sounded off rather loudly, best keep away…
  • Oct 14

    Judge Comments that Family Litigants are “Blowing Their Brains Out Fighting”

    Judge Comments that Family Litigants are “Blowing Their Brains Out Fighting”
    In yet another British Columbia Supreme Court case, a wise judge points out the folly of the battle between litigating spouses and the accompanying expense, both financially and emotionally. In Danroth v. Whiting 2017 BCSC 1814 Mr. Justice…
Rank this Week: 4337

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 22

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and…
  • Oct 20

    Good Old Hyperlink

    Good Old Hyperlink
    By the time I was figuring out my stance on artificial intelligence, the legal tech talk had already moved on to blockchain. So I decided to write about something even more outdated – hyperlinks. Links are the backbone of (legal)…
  • Oct 19

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed

    Quebec’s Religious Neutrality of the State Bill Passed
    An amended version of Bill 62, An Act to foster adherence to State religious neutrality and, in particular, to provide a framework for religious accommodation requests in certain bodies to foster respect for religious neutrality of the state…
Rank this Week: 74

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: 518

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Oct 21

    Top Ten Global EHS Updates–September 2017

    Top Ten Global EHS Updates–September 2017
    If you would like to subscribe to changes in specific regulations or standards please contact us at info@nimonik.com or call us at 1-888-608-7511 Follow us on LinkedIn to receive weekly global EHS & Quality updates. Australia 1. Western…
  • Oct 20

    Raglan Mine – Case Study-Nimonik reduced time spent on monitoring legislation at the Raglan Mine.

    Raglan Mine – Case Study-Nimonik reduced time spent on monitoring legislation at the Raglan Mine.
    “With Nimonik, we don’t need an employee working full-time on monitoring regulatory change” – Carole St-Onge Carole St-Onge Prevention strategy supervisor Raglan Mine, Canada Carole is the health and safety manager for…
  • Oct 20

    KBM Resources Group – Case Study NimonikApp EHS Update

    KBM Resources Group – Case Study NimonikApp EHS Update
    Nimonik enables KBM Resources to provide streamlined services to Saskatchewan forestry companies. “Nimonik helps us deliver easy to understand environmental updates to our clients.” – Diane Roddy, Saskatchewan Manager KBM…
Rank this Week: 3568

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/
  • Oct 21

    All about taxes in your estate - our latest episode of The Law Show is now online

    All about taxes in your estate - our latest episode of The Law Show is now online
    Is talking about tax scary or boring? To me it's neither, but I know it isn't everyone's fondest topic. Like it or not, there may well be tax issues arising when you pass away. If you don't think about it while you're alive, your executor…
  • Oct 18

    Swedish death cleaning is the new trend

    Swedish death cleaning is the new trend
    It's well known among estate planners and estate administrators that most of the household stuff accumulated over a lifetime is simply not wanted by the next generation. The days of passing down the good chinaware and silver are gone. So…
  • Oct 16

    The Law Show: An approach that includes financial, estate, business succession, and insurance planning

    The Law Show: An approach that includes financial, estate, business succession, and insurance planning
    In this week episode of The Law Show, we chatted with Carson Thistle. He has spent the last 30+ years advising individuals and families about finances, estate planning, retirement planning, business succession planning, and insurance planning…
Rank this Week: 4132

Canadian Advertising and Marketing…

Canadian Advertising and Marketing Law

Covers Canadian advertising law. By Steve Szentesi.

http://www.canadianadvertisinglaw.com/
  • Oct 21

    CRTC Dismisses Constitutional Challenge to CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation)

    CRTC Dismisses Constitutional Challenge to CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation)
    On October 19, 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued an important CASL (anti-spam law) related decision in Compliance and Enforcement Decision CRTC 2017-367 (CompuFinder). In this case,…
  • Oct 4

    Digital Marketing Strategies and Legal Issues For Associations & Their Member

    Digital Marketing Strategies and Legal Issues For Associations & Their Member
    I am pleased to be presenting again at the Canadian Society of Association Executive’s (CSAE) National Conference – this year in St. John’s, Newfoundland. I’ll be co-presenting a session this year, with Andrew…
  • Jul 5

    Misleading Concert Prices Could Be Your Ticket to a Fine: Competition Bureau

    Misleading Concert Prices Could Be Your Ticket to a Fine: Competition Bureau
    On July 4, 2017, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) issued a statement warning sporting and entertainment vendors to ensure that their upfront pricing was accurate. In particular, the Bureau cautioned ticket sellers that engaging in “drip…
Rank this Week: 3343

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    CRTC Dismisses Constitutional Challenge to CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation)

    CRTC Dismisses Constitutional Challenge to CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation)
    October 21, 2017 On October 19, 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued an important CASL (anti-spam law) related decision in Compliance and Enforcement Decision CRTC 2017-367 (CompuFinder). In this…
  • Oct 11

    Individual Pleads to Criminal Bid-rigging For Condo Project

    Individual Pleads to Criminal Bid-rigging For Condo Project
    October 11, 2017 On October 10, 2017, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) announced that another individual has pleaded guilty to rigging bids in relation to a condominium development project investigation (see: here). In this case, an estimator…
  • Oct 4

    Digital Marketing Strategies and Legal Issues For Associations & Their Member

    Digital Marketing Strategies and Legal Issues For Associations & Their Member
    October 4, 2017 I am pleased to be presenting again at the Canadian Society of Association Executive’s (CSAE) National Conference – this year in St. John’s, Newfoundland. I’ll be co-presenting a session this year,…
Rank this Week: 3342

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/
  • Oct 20

    InsurTech series: Is InsurTech going to be disruptive for the insurance industry?

    InsurTech series: Is InsurTech going to be disruptive for the insurance industry?
    Nicholas Berry, a partner in London and Chris Sandilands, a partner from Oxbow Partners, present a video series on InsurTech. Watch the second video in the series: Is InsurTech going to be disruptive for the…
  • Oct 20

    InsurTech series: Is InsurTech something new?

    InsurTech series: Is InsurTech something new?
    Nicholas Berry, a partner in London and Chris Sandilands, a partner from Oxbow Partners, present a video series on InsurTech. Watch the first video in the series: InsurTech series: Is InsurTech something new?…
  • Oct 20

    FCA review of debt management sector gets underway

    FCA review of debt management sector gets underway
    The FCA has announced that it is undertaking a thematic review of the debt management sector, in line with the commitment made in its 2017/18 Business Plan. The scope of the FCA’s review will be based on a sample of both fee-charging…
Rank this Week: 1280

Family Law Blog

Family Law Blog

Covers family law related issues including divorce, separation, child custody & access, child support, spousal support, and property division. By Gelman & Associates.

http://www.lisagelman.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Can an ADHD Be Used to Set Aside a Family Court Order?

    Can an ADHD Be Used to Set Aside a Family Court Order?
    Ontario’s Family Court recently dealt with the interesting issue of whether an order obligating a separated couple to sell their matrimonial home should be set aside because of a variety of hardships claimed by the wife, including ADHD.…
  • Oct 12

    Must Canadian Children Be Registered as a Specific Sex on Official Documents?

    Must Canadian Children Be Registered as a Specific Sex on Official Documents?
    Earlier this year, an eight-month-old baby in British Columbia made international news when the child was issued a health card that does not specify a sex. The document is widely believed to be a first, both in Canada and worldwide. A Health…
  • Oct 5

    Court of Appeal Upholds Cohabitation Agreement Waiving Spousal Support

    Court of Appeal Upholds Cohabitation Agreement Waiving Spousal Support
    The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a cohabitation agreement that a woman signed decades ago without obtaining independent legal advice, finding no reason to overturn the agreement. What Happened? The parties in question began to live…
Rank this Week: 1745

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/
  • Oct 20

    Employment Tribunal Fees – Refund Scheme

    Employment Tribunal Fees – Refund Scheme
    The government announced the first stage of its employment tribunal fees refund scheme on 20 October 2017. As set out in our previous post http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/2017/07/uk-employment-tribunal-fees-unlawful/  the Supreme…
  • Oct 19

    Paid leave granted to an Italian university employee for pet care

    Paid leave granted to an Italian university employee for pet care
    An employee of an Italian university in Rome has successfully obtained a two-day paid leave of absence from work to care for his pet dog, which had undergone surgery and required special assistance for an additional day to recover. The…
  • Oct 17

    Local doesn’t make the grade: The need to accommodate employees with anxiety when writing qualifying exam

    Local doesn’t make the grade: The need to accommodate employees with anxiety when writing qualifying exam
    John Betts, (the “Applicant”) was a carpenter and member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1256 (the “Union”). While the parties were not engaged in a traditional employer-employee…
Rank this Week: 1230

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/
  • Oct 20

    In the Media: Settlement Reached for (some) Sixties Scoop Survivor

    In the Media: Settlement Reached for (some) Sixties Scoop Survivor
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Catriona Charlie, a victim of the Sixties Scoop, reacts while listening to the details of the court case in Ottawa. (Retrieved from The Globe and Mail, online:…
  • Oct 19

    The Sixties Scoop: Art and Reclamation

    The Sixties Scoop: Art and Reclamation
    “It can be challenging for Canadians to come to terms with all this painful history. Film and storytelling can help people better understand what happened to Indigenous families and communities as a result of colonial policies.” – Tasha…
  • Oct 18

    Part II: Personal Effects of the Sixties Scoop

    Part II: Personal Effects of the Sixties Scoop
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. To see Part 1, please click here. Sixties Scoop survivors Dave Herman, Kathy Hamelin, Lena Wildman, Adam North-Piegan and Sharon Gladue-Paskimin, left to right, gather before meeting with…
Rank this Week: 3520

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 535

Hull & Hull LLP Blog

Hull & Hull LLP Blog

Covers trusts and estate planning.

https://hullandhull.com/feed/
  • Oct 20

    Unsent Text Message Found to Be Valid Will. LOL.

    Unsent Text Message Found to Be Valid Will. LOL.
    An unsent text message found on the deceased’s mobile phone has admitted to probate bythe Supreme Court of Queensland. In  Re Nichol; Nichol v. Nichol [2017] QSC 220 (9 October 2017), the deceased created a text message on his…
  • Oct 18

    A New Way to Prevent Elder Abuse

    A New Way to Prevent Elder Abuse
    Elder financial abuse is a growing concern.  What is being done in Ontario to prevent it? I recently came across a new service called Estate Protect which acts as a registry and fraud monitoring service for important estate documents,…
  • Oct 18

    Personalized medicine – just a cheek swab away

    Personalized medicine – just a cheek swab away
    Other than the last name of Denis Shapovalov (Canada’s newest rising tennis star), one of the most difficult pronunciations I’ve come across lately is pharmacogenomics – a form of personalized medicine that could be a…
Rank this Week: 1623

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Structured Settlements in Personal Injury Cases (Ontario)

    Structured Settlements in Personal Injury Cases (Ontario)
    To structure, or not to structure? That is the question for the purpose of this entry in the Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog. Sometimes, whether to enter in to a structured settlement is not an option; rather a requirement. Other time, you may…
  • Oct 12

    Things you need to know about Attendant Care Benefits after a car accident in Ontario

    Things you need to know about Attendant Care Benefits after a car accident in Ontario
    Attendant care benefits. What are they? How do they work? How do I get compensated? For how much and for how long? These are all important and common questions after a serious car accident in Ontario. The law surrounding attendant care…
  • Oct 4

    Insurance companies have greater rights than individuals in personal injury cases (Ontario)

    Insurance companies have greater rights than individuals in personal injury cases (Ontario)
    Car accident cases in Ontario should be simple. The premise of one car, hitting another car by mistake or negligence; and thereby causing damages/injuries to another party ought to be basic tort law. Unfortunately in Ontario, this…
Rank this Week: 3303

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

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

http://blog.privacylawyer.ca/
  • Oct 20

    CRTC finds CASL to be constitutional in CompuFinder challenge

    CRTC finds CASL to be constitutional in CompuFinder challenge
    On October 19, 2017, the CRTC issued its decision in a constitutional challenge to CASL brought by CompuFinder. You may recall that in 2015, the CRTC levied the largest penalty to date -- $1.1 million -- against CompuFinder. (My previous blog…
  • Oct 19

    My comments on Nova Scotia's Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act

    My comments on Nova Scotia's Intimate Images and Cyber-protection Act
    Note: Because of very short notice, I will not be able to appear at the Nova Scotia Legislature's Law Amendments Committee to provide my views on Nova Scotia's new cyberbullying law. Here are my written comments that will be sent to the…
  • Oct 11

    Nova Scotia introduces new "secure" ID and licenses; fails to mention use of biometric

    Nova Scotia introduces new "secure" ID and licenses; fails to mention use of biometric
    The Government of Nova Scotia just announced that it is introducing new "secure" provincial ID cards and drivers licenses. What they failed to mention in any of their press releases or in any of the media coverage is that the new system will…
Rank this Week: 358

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: 2830

All About Estates

All About Estates

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

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Oct 20

    Latin Terms, “Per Stirpes” and “Per Capita”, Still Present in Will

    Latin Terms, “Per Stirpes” and “Per Capita”, Still Present in Will
    Estate planners commonly use the Latin term, “per stirpes”, when drafting wills, but most lay people have no idea what the term even means. This arcane term differs from the less commonly used, but still present, Latin term,…
  • Oct 17

    The Living Hands that Control the Grave

    The Living Hands that Control the Grave
    As a law student, my trust law professor brought in a “dead hand” to help us remember the rule against perpetuities. The prop was effective: I have not forgotten that the rule stops trust property from being governed indefinitely…
  • Oct 17

    55(2) and Pipeline Planning

    55(2) and Pipeline Planning
    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) was asked to comment on the application of subsection 55(2) of the Income Tax Act to a hypothetical pipeline plan implemented on or after the date of death.  Their answer was both comforting and not…
Rank this Week: 2883

techblawg

techblawg

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

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Oct 19

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    now might be a good time to patch your wifi connected devices. https://t.co/A3JId3WF0g 2017-10-16 the cse (canada's nsa) open sources an it security tool for the first time. https://t.co/HkLeuUXjXB 2017-10-19 samsung to enable use of standard…
  • Oct 12

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    russia alleged to have taken nsa exploits from nsa contractor through use of kaspersky antivirus. https://t.co/QgmlCOFVTv 2017-10-06 google accused of engaging in pattern of trade secret theft. https://t.co/KRKN5OiDMh 2017-10-09 how online…
  • Oct 12

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    russia alleged to have taken nsa exploits from nsa contractor through use of kaspersky antivirus. https://t.co/QgmlCOFVTv 2017-10-06 google accused of engaging in pattern of trade secret theft. https://t.co/KRKN5OiDMh 2017-10-09 how online…
Rank this Week: 2894

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Primary Research Group Report on University Faculty Use of Library Assistance in Navigating Bibliometrics & Altmetrics Tool

    Primary Research Group Report on University Faculty Use of Library Assistance in Navigating Bibliometrics & Altmetrics Tool
    New York-based Primary Research Group has just published a report called International Survey of Research University Faculty: Use of Library Assistance in Navigating Bibliometrics & Altmetrics Tools:"This 76-page report presents data from…
  • Oct 18

    Crown Copyright E-Petition Update

    Crown Copyright E-Petition Update
    This is an update to the Library Boy post of May 31, 2017 entitled Petition to House of Commons to Fix Crown Copyright.University of Alberta Copyright Librarian Amanda Wakaruk had circulated a petition asking the Government of Canada to make…
  • Oct 16

    Upcoming Symposium Supreme Court of Canada: Looking to the Future

    Upcoming Symposium Supreme Court of Canada: Looking to the Future
    The Supreme Court of Canada, in conjunction with the National Judicial Institute, is hosting a symposium on Thursday, October 26 on the future of the court: "Some 110 participants, including the Justices of the Supreme Court, chief justices…
Rank this Week: 964

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Deportation and conditional sentences: the case of R. v. Tran

    Deportation and conditional sentences: the case of R. v. Tran
    Deportation, appeals, and conditional sentences as "terms of imprisonment" - the case of R. v. Tran In 2013, Than Tam Tran, was convicted of producing marijuana contrary to Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. At the time of his…
  • Oct 13

    Reasonable expectation of privacy in voyeurism crime in Canada: the case of Jarvi

    Reasonable expectation of privacy in voyeurism crime in Canada: the case of Jarvi
    Reasonable expectations of privacy in voyeurism cases under the Canadian Criminal Code: London's case of R. v. Jarvis. The Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision today upholding the acquittal of a London high school teacher charged with…
  • Sep 8

    Liberty lost: the failings of delegating bail hearings to Justices of the Peace in Ontario

    Liberty lost: the failings of delegating bail hearings to Justices of the Peace in Ontario
    How the delegation of bail hearings to Justices of the Peace has failed, and a judicial recalibration is required. Recently, the the CBC reported  that"Judges will be taking over bail hearings at two Ontario courthouses Tuesday as…
Rank this Week: 2241

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Guelph Employment Law Blog

Discusses labour and employment issues such as termination, wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, severance, notice, and non-competes.

http://petermcsherry.ca/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Negative Covenants in an Employment Contract

    Negative Covenants in an Employment Contract
    Negative Covenants in Employment Contracts A negative covenant, also known as a restrictive covenant, is a term in an employment contract which states that the employee “shall not do” certain things following the end of…
  • Oct 12

    Vacation Pay

    Vacation Pay
    Vacation Pay Most employees in Ontario know that they are, by law, entitled to at least two weeks of vacation every year. However, not many employees realize how important the vacation provisions in the Employment Standards Act (ESA) are,…
  • Oct 5

    Rights of Federally Regulated Employee

    Rights of Federally Regulated Employee
    Employees who are employed in industries covered by federal law have a unique remedy under the Canada Labour Code. Federal law applies to persons working in businesses such as inter-provincial transportation, television or radio broadcasting,…
Rank this Week: 1741

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/
  • Oct 19

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Facet Joint Syndrome

    $150,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Facet Joint Syndrome
    Reasons for judgement were release today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic physical and psychological injuries following a motor vehicle collision. In today’s case (Zwinge v. Neylan) the…
  • Oct 18

    Chronic Pain and Depression With Guarded Prognosis Leads to $180,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment

    Chronic Pain and Depression With Guarded Prognosis Leads to $180,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for chronic injuries caused by a collision. In the recent case (Ali v. Padam) the Plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle struck by a…
  • Oct 18

    BC Court of Appeal Confirms Limited Small Claims Appeal Right

    BC Court of Appeal Confirms Limited Small Claims Appeal Right
    Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Court of Appeal confirming the limited appeal rights from small claims lawsuits. In the recent case (Jacques v. Muir) the Plaintiff brought a medical negligence claim in small claims court…
Rank this Week: 4

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1231

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: 3173

Ontario Family Law Blog

Ontario Family Law Blog

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

http://www.ontariofamilylawblog.com
  • Oct 19

    Learn How to Keep Your Composure with Financial Disclosure

    Learn How to Keep Your Composure with Financial Disclosure
    What is Financial Disclosure? Are contemplating a separation or divorce? One of the most important procedural steps you can anticipate is the exchange of full and frank financial disclosure. Family law legislation requires…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 3080

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

PanCanadian Immigration Law Group

Covers the process of immigrating to Canada.

http://immigrationcanada.pro/blog/
  • Oct 19

    OINP PhD Student Stream Reopened

    OINP PhD Student Stream Reopened
    OINP reopened registration for the PhD graduate student stream beyond October 12 because they have not reached their annual application quota.The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Ontario Immigrant…
  • Oct 7

    Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act Start Oct 11

    Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act Start Oct 11
    Bill C-6 is an amendment to Canada’s Citizenship Act  that will benefit thousands of immigrants. The new law is more flexible and simplifies and streamlines the process for immigrants to become Canadian citizens and…
  • Sep 30

    New US Travel Ban Add 3 Countrie

    New US Travel Ban Add 3 Countrie
    The newest US travel ban was put in place by executive order a new travel ban on September 24, 2017. Chad, Venezuela and North Korea were added to this travel ban, the Sudan and Iraq were on previous versions of US President…
Rank this Week: 2954

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
Rank this Week: 1327

Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

News and resources regarding disability, personal injury & employment law in Ontario.

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
Rank this Week: 1544

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/
  • Oct 19

    Friends, consumers, stakeholders: lend me your ear

    Friends, consumers, stakeholders: lend me your ear
    The importance of a clear and well executed public relations strategy can sometimes be overlooked when a corporation is in the middle of negotiating a merger or acquisition. However, involving your PR team early on in the transaction can pay…
  • Oct 17

    Canadian M&A activity: mixed results for Q3 2017

    Canadian M&A activity: mixed results for Q3 2017
    As the Globe and Mail reports, Thomson Reuters has recently released figures for Canadian mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2017. The figures show that while the volume of deals involving Canadian companies in the third quarter…
  • Oct 12

    Regulators take aim at cryptocurrencie

    Regulators take aim at cryptocurrencie
    The emergence of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology over the past several years has shaken up the financial services sector in unprecedented fashion, in a corner of the Canadian economy that has been notoriously slow to adopt and…
Rank this Week: 1228

Share Lawyer’s Blog

Share Lawyer’s Blog

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

http://www.sharelawyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Ask A Lawyer: Independent Medical Evaluation

    Ask A Lawyer: Independent Medical Evaluation
    We speak to a lawyer from our team, and read them some questions from potential clients with Bipolar Disorder. Read more to find out about specific issues surrounding Bipolar Disorder and disabilities claims. Q: As a potential client…
  • Oct 18

    Navigating Disability with Mental Illne

    Navigating Disability with Mental Illne
    Applying for disability benefits is an overwhelming process, particularly for those suffering from mental illnesses. The uncertainty of the process combined with trying to prove an invisible disease to doubting insurance companies, leaves…
  • Oct 5

    Praise for Share Lawyers – Going Above and Beyond

    Praise for Share Lawyers – Going Above and Beyond
    Personal injury cases often settle prior to going to trial, through the process of Mediation. As a client, it’s important to understand this process in order to feel at ease with your involvement in the outcome of your case. Mona Kloss,…
Rank this Week: 1462

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/
  • Oct 19

    Activists Knocking on the Door

    Activists Knocking on the Door
    The Canadian Real Estate sector may be in for a shake-up. Reuters recently reported (here) that activists may be eyeing real estate investment trusts (REITs), and their approximate combined C$67 billion in market capitalization, as ripe…
  • Oct 2

    Trends and Predictions in Canadian Proxy Contest

    Trends and Predictions in Canadian Proxy Contest
    Kingsdale Advisors (Kingsdale) recently released its annual Proxy Season Review for 2017. The report examines trends observed in 2017 and provides analysis on what the future may hold for Canadian proxy contests. The report also outlines…
  • Sep 28

    Victory for PointNorth and First Golden Leash Compensation Arrangement

    Victory for PointNorth and First Golden Leash Compensation Arrangement
    Special compensation arrangements — where dissident director nominees are compensated based on a fixed-term rise in share prices following the nominee’s election to the board — continue to gain interest in corporate…
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Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday October 19, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.When a person is married in Ontario, the marriage automatically revokes a prior Last Will made by that person. The sole…
  • Oct 18

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday October 18, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.The property rights of common law spouses upon separation are not governed by any Ontario statute.Common law spouses may still…
  • Oct 17

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law

    LawFact of the Day: Employment Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Tuesday October 17, 2017.Today we are talking about Employment Law.Did you know that your Employer has a duty to accommodate your disability up until a point of undue hardship? An employee is…
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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.

https://www.vwlawyers.ca/blog/
  • Oct 18

    North v. Metaswitch Networks: Ontario's Top Court Confirms the Correct Approach to Employee Severance

    North v. Metaswitch Networks: Ontario's Top Court Confirms the Correct Approach to Employee Severance
    A recent decision from Ontario's Court of Appeal, North v. Metaswitch Networks Corporation, confirms how the courts in our province will assess an employee's severance entitlement where his/her employment was governed by a…
  • Oct 16

    Bad faith dismissals: is medical evidence required to prove damages?

    Bad faith dismissals: is medical evidence required to prove damages?
    A dismissal from employment is rarely pleasant for anyone involved. Frustration, anxiety and hurt feelings are all common by-products. But how do we assess whether an employee has suffered harm beyond the ordinary due to a poorly handled…
  • Oct 11

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Lawyer's Daily

    Paul Willetts Quoted in the Lawyer's Daily
    Vey Willetts lawyer Paul Willetts was quoted in the October 10, 2017 edition of The Lawyer's Daily. The article, "Timing, Privacy Issues Raised over Ontario's Proposed Domestic Violence Leave Bill," considers recent proposed legislation…
Rank this Week: 1249

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/
  • Oct 18

    Major Graduate Student Symposium on Labour Issues at York

    Major Graduate Student Symposium on Labour Issues at York
    The Global Labour Research Centre (of which I am a faculty associate) at York University is hosting its annual Graduate Student Symposium on October 26-27.  Looks like a great line up.  I am chairing the first panel of papers on…
  • Oct 9

    Should Ontario Introduce New Prohibited Grounds Into Human Rights Code?

    Should Ontario Introduce New Prohibited Grounds Into Human Rights Code?
    Former Law Dean, now MPP Natalie Des Rosiers has proposed reforms to the Ontario Human Rights Code that would add four new prohibited grounds, including:  genetics, immigration status, social condition and police records. Des Rosiers is…
  • Oct 5

    Precarious Work Conference at Western (Nov. 3-4)

    Precarious Work Conference at Western (Nov. 3-4)
    Professor Michael Lynk of Western Law has sent along the flyer for the upcoming annual Labour Law conference.  This year’s theme is Precarious Work, which is the current hot topic in the field.   Looks like a great line-up,…
Rank this Week: 3828

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/
  • Oct 18

    When I retire, can I keep health care benefits?

    When I retire, can I keep health care benefits?
    Question:  I have been employed by the same company for 22yrs and am 63 yrs old. Health care benefits are provided by the company and reduced benefits were available if you are over 60 when you retire. It was announced recently that no…
  • Oct 17

    Can an employer impose a longer probationary period than 3 months?

    Can an employer impose a longer probationary period than 3 months?
    It is common knowledge for employment probationary periods to last for three months from the commencement of the employment relation. Under minimal standards employment law (for example, the Employment Standards Act in Ontario), employers do…
  • Oct 11

    Would I get paid my commission if I left the company?

    Would I get paid my commission if I left the company?
    Question:  If I leave this company in around a month, would I still get paid my commissions from the deal I just won over the next 3 years? I’ve been working for a company for around 3 years, I have been made a better offer at…
Rank this Week: 937

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

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

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Oct 18

    Citation Needed - CJEU Decides on Use of Registered Designs as Citations for the Sale of Goods Online

    Citation Needed - CJEU Decides on Use of Registered Designs as Citations for the Sale of Goods Online
    Marketing your goods online can be very tricky, especially if you are in the business of making proprietary goods or accessories relating to well-known brands or goods. Using the name, image or design of the goods your items relate to is…
  • Oct 10

    Shared by a Little Bird - Does Retweeting Protected Works Infringe IP?

    Shared by a Little Bird - Does Retweeting Protected Works Infringe IP?
    Social media has made the near-thoughtless sharing of content a part of everyday life, whether it is sharing an article you liked or a picture you found somewhere. Even though the sharing of the content seems innocuous and more often than not…
  • Oct 3

    Hungry for a Fight - Are There Rights in a Recipe How-to Video?

    Hungry for a Fight - Are There Rights in a Recipe How-to Video?
    Food has become incredibly trendy in recent years (not that people didn't eat in years before), and many aspiring home cooks and chefs alike have moved onto modern platforms to share their know-how and passion with others. Sites like YouTube…
Rank this Week: 2120

Canada Employment & Labour Law…

Canada Employment & Labour Law Blog

Covers Canadian employment law issues. By Minken Employment Lawyers.

http://www.minkenemploymentlawyers.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 17

    Employee Entitled to Reasonable Notice – Even Before Starting Work!

    Employee Entitled to Reasonable Notice – Even Before Starting Work!
    In Buchanan v. Introjunction Ltd. (c.o.b. Otherly), an employee whose employment contract was terminated prior to starting work was entitled to 6 weeks of reasonable notice. The post Employee Entitled to Reasonable Notice – Even Before…
  • Oct 10

    The Ontario government is proposing Bill 148 – amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000

    The Ontario government is proposing Bill 148 – amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000
    The Second Reading Debate began on September 12, 2017. Prior to Bill 148 receiving Royal Assent, it must go through a Third Reading. The post The Ontario government is proposing Bill 148 – amendments to the Employment Standards Act,…
  • Oct 10

    SCC Rules Termination Due to Drug Policy Not Discriminatory

    SCC Rules Termination Due to Drug Policy Not Discriminatory
    In Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp., the Supreme Court of Canada found that the company’s drug policy did not discriminate against an employee who had a drug addiction and was fired in accordance with the policy. The post SCC Rules…
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Heintzman ADR

Heintzman ADR

Discusses the nature and advantages of ADR and contains annalyses about recent case law dealing with ADR. By Thomas G. Heintzman.

http://www.heintzmanadr.com/
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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
  • Oct 17

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot

    Osgoode Digital Commons: Readership Snapshot
    September 2017 Last month, Osgoode Digital Commons had 47,077 full-text downloads and 120 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 16,715. Osgoode Hall Law School of York University scholarship was read by…
  • Oct 11

    WestlawNext Canada training

    WestlawNext Canada training
    The library is pleased to offer WestlawNext Canada training. The session will take place on Monday, October 16, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Room 2011. To register send a message to library@osgoode.yorku.ca, with WestlawNext Canada in the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2901

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
  • Oct 17

    Pentagon Declares Recruits Are on the Path to Obtain U.S. Citizenship Once Again

    Pentagon Declares Recruits Are on the Path to Obtain U.S. Citizenship Once Again
    Since 2009, more than 10,000 recruits have entered the military through the MAVNI (Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest) program. The MAVNI program allows certain non-citizens who are legally present in the United States to join…
  • Oct 16

    What Are the Arguments Surrounding the 2018 Canada Immigration Plan?

    What Are the Arguments Surrounding the 2018 Canada Immigration Plan?
    The 2017 immigration plan allowed a base number of 300,000 immigrants into Canada. It mainly targeted immigrants of the economic class, followed by family class immigrants, refugees, and humanitarian cases. The Liberal government is now in…
  • Oct 11

    Top Five Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act – Fall 2017

    Top Five Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act – Fall 2017
    Canada’s Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced on October 4th, 2017 that there will be another wave of changes to Bill  C-6. Part of this bill amends the Citizenship Act which helps ease the process for immigrants to become…
Rank this Week: 3812

Global Philanthropy

Global Philanthropy

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

http://www.globalphilanthropy.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 4580

Wakely Mediation & Negotiation…

Wakely Mediation & Negotiation Blog

Covers issues related to dispute resolution and negotiations with a focus on employment and workplace issues. By Dave Wakely.

http://wakelymediation.com/mediation-negotiation-blog/
  • Oct 16

    Say Yes in a Negotiation

    Say Yes in a Negotiation
    How to Say Yes in a Negotiation Lots of negotiation texts make a lot of the concept of being able to disagree without being disagreeable. Given significantly less attention is the concept of been able to agree without being disagreeable or…
  • Sep 7

    Life Saving Negotiation: A Case Study

    Life Saving Negotiation: A Case Study
    Highly persuasive negotiation techniques that allow you to continue the conversation while looking for an agreement are important in a myriad of circumstances. One of the most obvious examples of when highly persuasive techniques are…
  • Sep 5

    Spectrum of Mediation: Facilitative Mediation

    Spectrum of Mediation: Facilitative Mediation
    This is the long over due second of a three part series on the spectrum of mediation. If you missed it, check out part one on evaluative mediation.The spectrum of mediation hosts three main types or styles of mediation. They flow from…
Rank this Week: 1603

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Oct 16

    New Books at the Law Library – October 16, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 16, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE1345 .Y34 2018 Robert Yalden et al., Business Organizations: Practice, Theory and Emerging Challenges, 2d ed. (Toronto: Emond, 2018).
  • Oct 10

    New Books at the Law Library – October 10, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 10, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HV6773.15.C56 P67 2017 Claudiu Popa, The Canadian Cyberfraud Handbook: A Professional Reference: How to Keep Up with the Evolution of Deceptive Practices and Reduce the Erosion of Online Trust (Toronto Thomson Reuters…
  • Oct 2

    New Books at the Law Library – October 2, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – October 2, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: DA965.H44 B76 2017 Eugene Broderick, John Hearne: Architect of the 1937 Constitution of Ireland (Newbridge: Irish Academic Press, 2017). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K4475 .C63 2017 Arthur J. Cockfield & David S. Kerzner,…
Rank this Week: 3788

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/
  • Oct 15

    2017 Canadian Elder Law Conference

    2017 Canadian Elder Law Conference
    I have the privilege of speaking at this year's Canadian Elder Law Conference at the Pan Pacific Hotel, in Vancouver, B.C. The 2017 Conference will be held on Thursday, November 2, and Friday, November 3.I will be on a panel with Sara…
  • Oct 7

    B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee Inviting Comments on Proposed Changes to Probate Rule

    B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee Inviting Comments on Proposed Changes to Probate Rule
    The Attorney General’s B.C. Supreme Court Rules Committee is requesting comments on proposed changes to the probate rules. You can read the proposed changes here.A couple of the proposed changes caught my eye. One proposed changes to…
  • Sep 10

    Undue Influence by Inducing False Beliefs: Re: Patterson Estate

    Undue Influence by Inducing False Beliefs: Re: Patterson Estate
    Undue influence usually implies coercion. Someone may challenge a will or a benefit in a will on the basis that another procured the will or benefit by applying pressure to the will maker. The pressure may be overt threats of violence, or…
Rank this Week: 1026

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Oct 15

    Recent B.C. decision on secondary picketing at non-striking facility

    Recent B.C. decision on secondary picketing at non-striking facility
    by David T. McDonald About 15 years ago, the Supreme Court of Canada changed the law on secondary picketing in Canada. That decision, RWDSU Local 558 v. Pepsi-Cola Canada Beverages (West) Ltd., 2002 SCC 8, ruled that secondary picketing was…
  • Oct 8

    Justice system failed the victims of Radiohead stage collapse

    Justice system failed the victims of Radiohead stage collapse
    by Norm Keith On September 5, 2017, Justice Nelson of the Ontario Court of Justice stayed all charges against the accused in the deadly stage collapse at the Radiohead concert in Downsview Park on June 16, 2012. These charges under the…
  • Oct 1

    Walking the line between termination and resignation

    Walking the line between termination and resignation
    by Hannah Roskey For Canadian employers, navigating the distinction between resignation and termination can be tricky. If an employee resigns, there is no entitlement to severance. If an employee is terminated without cause, the employer is…
Rank this Week: 4099