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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 16

    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…
  • Oct 15

    Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Are Components of Competence

    Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Are Components of Competence
    What does it mean to be a lawyer? Is it to possess an encyclopedic knowledge the law? To use this knowledge to make money? Is being a lawyer simply just another way to make money, as some who correctly identify the lack of business skills…
  • Oct 15

    Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy

    Summaries Sunday: Supreme Advocacy
    On one Sunday each month we bring you a summary from Supreme Advocacy LLP of recent decisions at the Supreme Court of Canada. Supreme Advocacy LLP offers a weekly electronic newsletter, Supreme Advocacy Letter, to which you may subscribe.…
Rank this Week: 20

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/
Rank this Week: 28

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Oct 16

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Title
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection from October1 to 15, 2017 is now available on the Court website. It is possible to subscribe via e-mail to receive the list.
  • Oct 11

    Three-Part Series on State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18

    Three-Part Series on State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18
    The website LLRX.com has published the first article in a three-part series on The State of Law Library eBooks 2017-18. It is written by Ellyssa Kroski, Director of Information Technology at the New York Law Institute (NYLI) : "This…
Rank this Week: 220

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: 245

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: 189

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

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

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Oct 16

    Legal news roundup - Oct. 16, 2017

    Legal news roundup - Oct. 16, 2017
  • Oct 15

    Issue around penalty for Toronto doctor headed back to court

    Issue around penalty for Toronto doctor headed back to court
    A prominent case of a doctor disciplined for improperly sexually touching his patients has been granted leave to the Ontario Court of Appeal to be heard Nov. 27. The move comes after the province has introduced changes to penalties doctors…
  • Oct 13

    Ottawa provides $7.1 million for LAO refugee service

    Ottawa provides $7.1 million for LAO refugee service
    While the federal government has committed funding needed to keep Legal Aid Ontario’s immigrant and refugee services open past November, lawyers say more needs to be done to address the problems that led to a possible shut down.
Rank this Week: 306

Law21

Law21

Dispatches from a legal profession on the brink

http://www.law21.ca
  • Oct 11

    Changing the lawyer assessment system

    Changing the lawyer assessment system
    Every two months, I publish a short e-newsletter called “Dispatch” that’s sent to about 2,700 subscribers. (To sign up, email me at jordan@law21.ca). Each edition contains exclusive content for subscribers, which I sometimes…
  • Oct 4

    Tomorrow’s law firm, today

    Tomorrow’s law firm, today
    When I spoke at the Lexpo ’17 legal technology conference in Amsterdam earlier this year, I had the good fortune to finally meet Jacky Wetzels of Salesmoves (a Dutch consultancy specializing in business training, coaching, and…
  • Sep 13

    The revenue-neutral associate

    The revenue-neutral associate
    Last month, while writing an article about professional development in the law, I impulsively posted the following question on LinkedIn: Quick survey for those of you who began your careers as law firm associates: How many months and/or years…
Rank this Week: 411

Canada Immigration Blog

Canada Immigration Blog

Covers issues related to immigrating to Canada. By David Cohen.

http://www.canadavisa.com/canada-immigration-blog/
  • Oct 5

    Dare we?

    Dare we?
    In a new book, titled ‘Maximum Canada’, author Doug Saunders accounts for how a ‘population deficit’ threatens Canada’s social programs, cities, and environment. Saunders argues that a goal of 100 million…
  • Sep 7

    More Personnel Needed to Process Asylum Claim

    More Personnel Needed to Process Asylum Claim
    Earlier this year, in a previous entry to this blog titled No Easy Answers, I suggested that Canada may not be as prepared as it could be to deal with the potential entrance of thousands of migrants arriving at the Canadian border. Moreover,…
  • Jul 20

    For the faint of heart

    For the faint of heart
    When Justin Trudeau and his cabinet colleagues ambled through Ottawa to be sworn in this time last year, the new Prime Minister was much-quoted for repeating the line “sunny ways”. This, of course, was an allusion to Wilfried…
Rank this Week: 383

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 2

    Quickscribe Annotations for September 2017

    Quickscribe Annotations for September 2017
    Below are the latest BC legislative annotations from Quickscribe for September 2017.Eileen Vanderburgh, Alexander Holburn + Lang LLP - Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy ActBill Buholzer, Young Anderson Barristers and Solicitors…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 368

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: 283

Law is Cool

Law is Cool

Law school blog and podcast from Canada.

http://lawiscool.com
  • Jul 13

    Can we balance work and our personal life?

    Can we balance work and our personal life?
    By: Hilary Bowser It can be extremely difficult to work in the field of law and make time for our family and friends. Many believe that to be successful in our careers we must make sacrifices in our personal life. Is there truly a way to…
  • Jul 9

    by Stephanie Hannah

    by Stephanie Hannah
  • Jul 8

    My Clio Day

    My Clio Day
    By: Hilary Bowser
Rank this Week: 400

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: 1061

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: 679

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 16

    Assimilative Euphemisms: An Introduction to the Sixties Scoop

    Assimilative Euphemisms: An Introduction to the Sixties Scoop
    Image Credit: Jackie Traverse, "Two Scoops" Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Frighteningly, in the context of the Sixties Scoop, 'the best interests of the Indigenous child' appears to have been a euphemized version of the phrase and policy…
  • Oct 13

    In the Media: Last Week in Edmonton

    In the Media: Last Week in Edmonton
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, On October 4, the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Arts hosted What Comes Next: Political Afterlives of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The roundtable discussion featured big names (Glen Coulthard, Audra…
  • Oct 12

    IRSSA: The Dollar Value of Abuse

    IRSSA: The Dollar Value of Abuse
    Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Rather than resulting in joy and excitement, the IRSSA’s payouts to Indigenous groups or individuals have generally been met with frustration and disappointment. This is because the traumas of residential school remain…
Rank this Week: 584

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 526

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • Oct 13

    FDA commissioner discusses greater scrutiny of health claims on food packaging

    FDA commissioner discusses greater scrutiny of health claims on food packaging
    On October 10, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb spoke at the Wall Street Journal Global Food Forum (“Forum”) and shed light on his views regarding food labeling.…
  • Oct 12

    FDA releases new guidances on increasing generic drug competition

    FDA releases new guidances on increasing generic drug competition
    The United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) released four new draft guidances on October 2, 2017 that aim to reduce the barriers for certain generic drugs to enter the market and ultimately, reduce drug prices. …
  • Oct 6

    Ontario introduces legislation requiring disclosure of payments to physician

    Ontario introduces legislation requiring disclosure of payments to physician
    Following a consultation, legislation was introduced in the Ontario Legislature on September 27, 2017 that will require pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to disclose financial relationships to healthcare professionals and…
Rank this Week: 1049

techblawg

techblawg

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

http://david-ma.ca/
  • 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 5

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    uk activist convicted for refusing to disclose device passwords when returning to the uk. https://t.co/TcfIyS0kBn 2017-09-29 us cybersecurity czar contemplates replacing social security nos w/ cryptographic identifiers.…
  • Sep 28

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    london revokes uber's license. https://t.co/zwtAqPTJPC 2017-09-22 well, i suppose this is one way to combat genericization…. https://t.co/6Hk5Oo5XqU 2017-09-26 [Click on title above to read the full post]
Rank this Week: 592

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/
  • Oct 12

    Recently Added

    Recently Added
    The art of drafting the commercial contract, 2017 Overcome error and oversight when drafting and reviewing commercial contracts. Content includes: Control the Drafting The Agreement’s Skeleton Principles of Clear Writing …
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 554

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.torontoinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1038

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 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…
  • Oct 10

    A growing appetite for food and beverage companie

    A growing appetite for food and beverage companie
    After a year since we first reported that acquisitions of natural and organic food manufacturers had increased demonstrably, the trend has not wavered. Companies in the food and beverage industry that are branded with a view to promoting…
  • Oct 3

    Like fine wine, does M&A activity get better with age?

    Like fine wine, does M&A activity get better with age?
    Canada’s population is aging quite rapidly. Statistics Canada reported that in 2016, the proportion of seniors representing the total Canadian population surpassed that of children. Furthermore, since 2011, there has been a rapid…
Rank this Week: 1055

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 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…
  • Oct 11

    Top 10 Reasons to Move to the U.S.

    Top 10 Reasons to Move to the U.S.
    Sure, there are a significant amount of reasons one may want to move to America. It is common for individuals to move based on a job opportunity, a loved one, or simply because they are seeking to live out the ‘American Dream’.…
  • Oct 11

    How US Immigration Policy Has Given Relief- And How It Applies Now

    How US Immigration Policy Has Given Relief- And How It Applies Now
    Amidst a great deal of immigration debate and potential change, we take a look at 3 different elements of immigration policy that the US has introduced—and at times rescinded. Each of these has provided a certain level of relief to its…
Rank this Week: 1085

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 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…
  • Oct 10

    Terminating an Employee who has Submitted an Extended Notice to Quit

    Terminating an Employee who has Submitted an Extended Notice to Quit
    Employees owe their employers a notice period when intending to quit, just as an employer owes an employee notice when seeking to terminate an employee. This ensures each party has time to adjust to changes without suffering too much…
  • Oct 5

    Refusing Unsafe Work In Ontario

    Refusing Unsafe Work In Ontario
    Workers in Ontario covered under the Occupational Health and Safety Act have a right to refuse, reasonably believed unsafe work that is not essential to the job. For instance, if working at high heights is essential to complete the tasks of…
Rank this Week: 837

Canadian Competition & Antitrust…

Canadian Competition & Antitrust Law

Covers Canadian competition law. By by Steve Szentesi.

http://www.ipvancouverblog.com/
  • 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,…
  • Sep 28

    Supreme Court Confirms Crown Immunity in Competition Class Action

    Supreme Court Confirms Crown Immunity in Competition Class Action
    September 28, 2017 It is relatively uncommon for the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) to hear competition law cases. However, in an interesting decision handed down earlier today (Canada (Attorney General) v. Thouin), the SCC confirmed the…
Rank this Week: 1092

Aviation Law Blog

Aviation Law Blog

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

http://aviationlawblog.ahbl.ca/
Rank this Week: 767

Canadian Toronto Immigration…

Canadian Toronto Immigration Lawyer Blog

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

http://chaudharylaw.com/blog
  • Aug 10

    How to Apply for a Study permit for Canada – the logic of a study permit from outside of Canada

    How to Apply for a Study permit for Canada – the logic of a study permit from outside of Canada
    How to Apply for a Study permit for Canada – the logic of a study permit from outside of Canada This article will briefly review what is required to apply for a study permit from outside of Canada. We remind the reader that this does…
  • Jul 31

    I have a visitor Status in Canada can I apply for a work permit in Canada?

    I have a visitor Status in Canada can I apply for a work permit in Canada?
    I have a visitor Status in Canada can I apply for a work permit in Canada? A lot of people contact us and ask us if they can apply for a work permit with their visitor visa or their visitor record. The answer is not as straight forward seeing…
  • Jul 26

    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Statu

    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Statu
    Loss of Canadian Permanent Resident Status Permanent Residence is technically not “permanent” in the sense that a person may lose their status if they don’t comply to some requirements. Section 2 (1) of the Immigration…
Rank this Week: 764

Veale Law

Veale Law

Focuses on personal injury law for the Province of British Columbia, Canada.

http://www.vealelaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 950

IP Address

IP Address

Covers Canadian intellectual property law. By Lorraine Fleck.

http://ipaddress.wordpress.com
  • Jun 28

    Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Worldwide De-indexing Order against Google

    Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Worldwide De-indexing Order against Google
    Today, Canada’s Supreme Court upheld a worldwide interlocutory injunction against Google in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34. The injunction ordered Google to de-index websites selling intellectual property infringing…
  • Jun 28

    Chronology of the Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. Litigation

    Chronology of the Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. Litigation
    April 12, 2011 Equustek sues Datalink in British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC) (B.C.’s court of first instance).   September 23, 2011 BCSC grants an injunction ordering Datalink: 1.    To return to Equustek any…
  • Nov 11

    The latest Fleck & Chumak LLP IP ADDRESS newsletter is out.

    The latest Fleck & Chumak LLP IP ADDRESS newsletter is out.
    Topics covered include Canadian trademark reform delayed to 2018, patent & industrial design strategies, copyright and technological protection mechanisms, anti-spam, ad law & privacy: http://bit.ly/1QjjoDH.
Rank this Week: 1021

Sexual Abuse Claims Blog

Sexual Abuse Claims Blog

Covers child abuse, clergy abuse, doctor sexual abuse, priest abuse, prison abuse, teacher sexual abuse, and other sexual abuse topics. By McKiggan Hebert Lawyers.

http://www.sexualabuseclaimsblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Estabrooks Class Action Certified. City of Saint John to Appeal.

    Estabrooks Class Action Certified. City of Saint John to Appeal.
    In a decision released February 8, 2017 SJC-533-2013 Hayes v. The City of Saint John Decision of Justice Grant Feb 9, 17 Justice Grant of the New Brunswick Court of Queens Bench certified the class action filed by Bobby Hayes on behalf…
  • Feb 15

    Estabrooks Class Action Certified, City of Saint John to Appeal

    Estabrooks Class Action Certified, City of Saint John to Appeal
    In a decision released February 8, 2017 SJC-533-2013 Hayes v. The City of Saint John Decision of Justice Grant Feb 9, 17 Justice Grant of the New Brunswick Court of Queens Bench certified the class action filed by Bobby Hayes on behalf…
  • Jun 9

    Pope decides not to prosecute Bishops who covered up for priest sex abuser

    Pope decides not to prosecute Bishops who covered up for priest sex abuser
    For years now the Catholic Church has been facing criticism around the world for its inaction in failing to prevent sexual abuse of children by Catholic Priests. Furthermore, the Church has been criticized for failing to hold Bishops who…
Rank this Week: 732

Canadian Trademark Blog

Canadian Trademark Blog

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

http://trademarkblog.ca/
Rank this Week: 493

CyberInquirer

CyberInquirer

Covers developments in cyber law and insurance. By Richard J. Bortnick.

http://cyberinquirer.com
  • May 1

    7th Circuit Court of Appeals finds Article III Standing for P.F. Chang’s Plaintiff

    7th Circuit Court of Appeals finds Article III Standing for P.F. Chang’s Plaintiff
    On April 14, 2016, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reinstated plaintiffs’ action against P.F. Chang’s restaurant chain that arose out of the well-reported breach of payment card information. The action was previously…
  • Apr 24

    Insurers: Assert Your Subrogation Right

    Insurers: Assert Your Subrogation Right
    The following column was first published in 2012. It is as fresh today as it was then. Its time to take it to heart. Rick It is axiomatic to say that insurance products evolve. Indeed, like virtually every organic structure, its development,…
  • Apr 13

    Fourth Circuit Rules GL Insurer Has Duty To Defend Data Breach Claim

    Fourth Circuit Rules GL Insurer Has Duty To Defend Data Breach Claim
    In a brief, unpublished decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a ruling that Travelers must defend Portal Healthcare Solutions in an underlying lawsuit involving the disclosure of confidential medical records on…
Rank this Week: 886

Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Covers current developments of the criminal justice system in Calgary, Alberta. By Michael Bates.

http://calgarycriminallawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?
    It is easy to put up statistics and make yourself look good and the Alberta Attorney General / Solicitor General, Jonathan Denis, has just had help from the Calgary Herald / Edmonton Journal in a feel-good story about the province's Civil…
  • Aug 19

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker
    Okay, maybe just some diligent fact-finding would do. I say this in response to the recent Herald editorial comment entitled "Impaired Judgment" which discusses the impaired driving sentencing decision of Alberta Provincial Court Judge Anne…
  • Jan 12

    Can I Trust You With My Life?

    Can I Trust You With My Life?
    Dear Sgt. Patrick Webb,As Alberta spokesman for the RCMP, I ask you this question. Can I trust the members of Canada's historic national police service with my life and the lives of my family?I expect that you will deliver an emphatic "Yes,…
Rank this Week: 850

Canadian Advocate

Canadian Advocate

Covers immigration, refugee, employment/labour, and occupational health & safety law in Canada. By Abimanyu Singam.

http://canadianadvocate.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 618

Nimonik

Nimonik

Covers Canadian environmental and energy law.

http://www.nimonik.com/blog/
  • Oct 16

    Short Videos on the new IATF 16949: 2016 standard

    Short Videos on the new IATF 16949: 2016 standard
    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:…
  • Oct 16

    Internal Audits and Management Reviews. Improving the effectiveness of a IATF 16949 Quality Management System

    Internal Audits and Management Reviews. Improving the effectiveness of a 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:…
  • Oct 16

    (中文) FAQ#B7012电动托盘堆垛叉车是否属于特种设备?

    (中文) FAQ#B7012电动托盘堆垛叉车是否属于特种设备?
    Sorry, this entry is only available in 中文. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. 答:…
Rank this Week: 4501

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Oct 5

    Anonymous v. Anonymous: The Secret Divorce

    Anonymous v. Anonymous: The Secret Divorce
    Anthony Weiner’s public and private activities have been splashed over media outlets around the world. Besides his unsuccessful run for mayor of New York in 2013, and the discovery of “Hillary” emails on his computer, there…
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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 16

    FCA open to applications under PSD2

    FCA open to applications under PSD2
    The FCA is open to applications for authorisation under the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2). In the light of this, it has published the following new and updated webpages: a new webpage on applying to become a registered account…
  • Oct 16

    FCA interim report on mortgage market study delayed

    FCA interim report on mortgage market study delayed
    On 12 December 2016, we blogged that the FCA launched Market study 16/2: Mortgage market study to consider whether competition in the mortgage sector can be improved to the benefit of consumers. The FCA has announced that it will now publish…
  • Oct 16

    Commission adopts modified legislative proposal to amend EMIR supervisory regime for CCP

    Commission adopts modified legislative proposal to amend EMIR supervisory regime for CCP
    On 13 June 2017, the European Commission (Commission) put forward a proposal for a draft Regulation amending Regulation (EU) No.1095/2010 establishing a European Supervisory Authority (ESA) (European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA))…
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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 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…
  • Oct 13

    Where to look for a loved one's elusive will

    Where to look for a loved one's elusive will
    BC lawyer Alison Oxtoby recently wrote an article about looking for someone's will. She has obviously run into the same situation that I and many of you readers have encountered - the search for a will that someone said he made but nobody can…
  • Oct 8

    Please vote for us as your fave law blog!

    Please vote for us as your fave law blog!
    Well, friends, some of you must have nominated me for "fave law blog" since I made the candidate's list. Many thanks and I'd make you all chocolate chip cookies if I could. In the meantime, voting is now open and you can click here…
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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 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…
  • Oct 3

    Q&A: Ontario Severance Packages and Termination of Employment

    Q&A: Ontario Severance Packages and Termination of Employment
    Q&A is a recurring series on the Vey Willetts LLP blog. The aim is to provide quick answers to questions we commonly encounter in our day-to-day practice of employment law. In this edition, we focus on how to navigate the loss of a job…
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Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 16

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of October 16, 2017

    140Law: Legal Headlines for the week of October 16, 2017
    Here are our leading legal headlines for the week of October 16, 2017 from Wise Law on Twitter: Feds win bid to reargue the facts used in landmark assisted-dying case Edmonton lawyer asks court to reveal judges' training materials…
  • Oct 13

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday, October 13, 2017.Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at…
  • Oct 12

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday October 12, 2017.Today we are talking about Family Law.For more information on Employment Law, Family Law, Wills, Estates, and Estates Litigation, visit our website at…
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All About Estates

All About Estates

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

http://www.allaboutestates.ca/
  • Oct 15

    Technology Aids and Aging At Home

    Technology Aids and Aging At Home
    If you ask anyone where they would like to live when older, most would say that they want to remain living in their own homes- for as long as possible. What does ‘for as long as possible’ mean? Most times in means that the older…
  • Oct 13

    Enhancing the Succession Process – Engaging a Family Business Facilitator

    Enhancing the Succession Process – Engaging a Family Business Facilitator
    In my last blog I spoke about one of the biggest risks to the successful transition of a family business – poor communication among family members. Related to this is family dynamics.  It is often thought that one of the best ways…
  • Oct 12

    A True Heartbreaker

    A True Heartbreaker
    This Blog was written by: Liz Bozek   As you have undoubtedly heard, Tom Petty died on October 2nd after suffering a massive heart attack. He was rushed to hospital and placed on life support but, after doctors discovered no signs…
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Hull & Hull LLP Blog

Hull & Hull LLP Blog

Covers trusts and estate planning.

https://hullandhull.com/feed/
  • Oct 15

    What is the Best Way to Say No?

    What is the Best Way to Say No?
    As lawyers, whether we are dealing with opposing parties, clients, or colleagues, we are often faced with having to say no at some point.  Viewed as a negative response, the effect of saying no often leads to damaged or strained…
  • Oct 13

    Sustainable Living: Rethink, Reclaim, Remain

    Sustainable Living: Rethink, Reclaim, Remain
    In this day and age the priorities for one’s home are changing. Generally, people want to live a happier, healthier and “greener” lifestyle. I recently came across the blog “Rethink. Reclaim. Remain.” written by…
  • Oct 11

    Pet Trusts, Charitable Bequests, and Will Challenge

    Pet Trusts, Charitable Bequests, and Will Challenge
    I recently came across this article on the Financial Times Adviser discussing estate litigation in the UK in general, and, in particular, a situation relating to the estate of Tracey Leaning. I thought the article was interesting as it…
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Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

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

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • 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…
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Ontario Disability Blog

Ontario Disability Blog

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

http://www.awaxmanlaw.ca/blog
  • Oct 13

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Provision Work?

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Provision Work?
    There are many provisions and terms in insurance policies that can be difficult to understandand cause confusion.This is part 3 of our blog series that will take a closer look at certain terms/phrases used in long-term disability (LTD)…
  • Oct 13

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Work?

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Work?
    There are many provisions and terms in insurance policies that can be difficult to understandand cause confusion.This is part 3 of our blog series that will take a closer look at certain terms/phrases used in long-term disability (LTD)…
  • Sep 28

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 2 – What is an Offset?

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 2 – What is an Offset?
    There are many provisions and terms in insurance policies that can be difficult to understand and cause confusion. This is part 2 of our blog series that will take a closer look at certain terms/phrases used in long-term disability (LTD)…
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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
  • Oct 13

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Provision Work?

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Provision Work?
    There are many provisions and terms in insurance policies that can be difficult to understandand cause confusion.This is part 3 of our blog series that will take a closer look at certain terms/phrases used in long-term disability (LTD)…
  • Oct 13

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Work?

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 3 – How Does a Recurrent Disability Work?
    There are many provisions and terms in insurance policies that can be difficult to understandand cause confusion.This is part 3 of our blog series that will take a closer look at certain terms/phrases used in long-term disability (LTD)…
  • Sep 28

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 2 – What is an Offset?

    Long-Term Disability Series Part 2 – What is an Offset?
    There are many provisions and terms in insurance policies that can be difficult to understand and cause confusion. This is part 2 of our blog series that will take a closer look at certain terms/phrases used in long-term disability (LTD)…
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Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • 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…
  • Sep 8

    5 things I learned in my first weeks as a criminal defence lawyer

    5 things I learned in my first weeks as a criminal defence lawyer
    5 things I have learned in my first weeks as a defence lawyer Following my call to the Bar, I traded in my dogeared copy of the Rules of Civil Procedure, turned my back on the Masters’ courts at 393 University, and returned to the…
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Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Bankruptcy Advice Blog

Covers bankruptcy in Ontario, Canada. By Bankruptcy Ontario.

http://bankruptcy-ontario.org/bankruptcy-advice/
  • Oct 13

    Can I Travel Or Move If I Filed Bankruptcy In Ontario?

    Can I Travel Or Move If I Filed Bankruptcy In Ontario?
    Bankruptcy. It’s a scary word. I don’t think I have ever met anyone who likes the word ‘bankruptcy’. A lot of that fear and dislike comes from a lack of understanding of what bankruptcy is and how it works. My offices…
  • Sep 8

    What’s Included in My Bankruptcy Record & Who Can See It?

    What’s Included in My Bankruptcy Record & Who Can See It?
    While personal bankruptcy information is publicly recorded, it’s not broadcasted like corporate bankruptcies.  There are several places where bankruptcy information can be found. 1. In your Licensed Insolvency Trustee’s…
  • Aug 11

    I Want to Declare Bankruptcy But…

    I Want to Declare Bankruptcy But…
    I have been meeting with people for many years – reviewing their situation, discussing the issues that have caused them to fall into a debt crisis, and looking at the options that will best suit their situation. Sometimes people come in…
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