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Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Comments on criminal law topics. By Daniel Brown.

http://yourbestdefence.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 15

    The Silent Treatment - the story behind my murder trial

    The Silent Treatment - the story behind my murder trial
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  • Jun 26

    Two men acquitted in 2007 Jane-Finch murder

    Two men acquitted in 2007 Jane-Finch murder
    A jury has acquitted two Toronto men in the 2007 murder of Allan Benn in a northwest Toronto housing complex, leaving a courtroom awash in emotion.Shaun Blake and Mackel Peterkin, both 20, had faced charges of first-degree murder."Thank you…
  • Apr 12

    Obstruct Police

    Obstruct Police
    Obstructing Police Charges in Toronto, Ontario.This article reviews legal information about obstructing police charges in Toronto, Ontario. Those looking for advice on this, or any criminal charge, should consult a criminal lawyer.Obstructing…
Rank this Week: 2715

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: 2740

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

http://edmontonlawlibraries.ca/category/blog/
  • Sep 3

    ELLA’s first business meeting of the 2017-2019 term

    ELLA’s first business meeting of the 2017-2019 term
    Edmonton Law Libraries Association Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Boardroom B2, Law Courts Building (lower level) 1A Sir Winston Churchill Square In our initial meeting of the 2017-2018 fiscal year we will be collecting…
  • Jul 20

    Job Posting – Public Services Librarian, J.A. Memorial Law Library

    Job Posting – Public Services Librarian, J.A. Memorial Law Library
    Public Services Librarian, J.A. Weir Memorial Law Library & Rutherford Humanities and Social Sciences Library LIB Public Services2 Competition No.  –           A101733366 Closing…
  • Jul 11

    Alberta Law Libraries – Board of Directors posting

    Alberta Law Libraries – Board of Directors posting
    Alberta Law Libraries (ALL) is a not-for-profit organization that supports the administration of justice, and access to justice for all Albertans, through a provincial law library network comprised of 18 libraries in 11 locations. ALL…
Rank this Week: 2843

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: 2989

Ottawa Divorce Blog

Ottawa Divorce Blog

Covers family law, child custody, child & spousal support, and property division. By Jeffrey Behrendt.

http://www.ottawadivorce.com/blog
  • Jul 27

    Can I Deny Access?

    Can I Deny Access?
    One of the most common questions I get asked is “Can I deny access of the children to the other parent?” The short answer is a resounding NO! There is really only one reason you can deny access and that is if there is good reason…
  • Jun 21

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case
    The Supreme Court released the Leskun decision today: http://www.scc-csc.gc.ca/judgments/2006scc025.htm At issue was the interplay between fault and spousal support. Ms Leskun argued that support should not be reduced as, 8 years after the…
  • Jun 21

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case

    The End of No-Fault Divorce? The Leskun Case
    The Supreme Court of Canada released the Leskun decision today: http://scc.lexum.org/decisia-scc-csc/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/item/2298/index.do In this case, the husband had an affair that led to the end of the marriage. Ms Leskun claimed that 8…
Rank this Week: 3008

Charter Cases

Charter Cases

Covers court decisions involving Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

http://www.chartercases.com/
  • Nov 27

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59
    The accused were a group of Sri Lankan migrants apprehended from a ship off the west coast of British Columbia. They stood charged under s. 117 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, which made it an offence to “organize,…
  • Apr 13

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15
    The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Nur considers the constitutionality of a three-year mandatory minimum sentence for unlicensed possession of a loaded firearm. Continue reading →
  • Feb 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5
    In Carter, the Supreme Court reconsidered the constitutionality of the prohibition on assisted suicide, which had previously been upheld in Rodriguez. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3211

John Eaton's blog of miscellaneous…

John Eaton's blog of miscellaneous & interesting (to him, anyway) stuff

Covers technology and legal research.

http://jeaton23.wordpress.com
  • Jun 23

    Twitter & Podcast

    Twitter & Podcast
    I have previously downloaded podcasts from Itunes and so I’m pretty familiar with that method of content delivery, but Twitter was new to me.  I signed up yesterday (June 22) and added a few celebs, etc. to my “following” list.  It…
  • Jun 23

    Twitter & Podcast

    Twitter & Podcast
    I have previously downloaded podcasts from Itunes and so I’m pretty familiar with that method of content delivery, but Twitter was new to me.  I signed up yesterday (June 22) and added a few celebs, etc. to my…
  • May 28

    Book launch

    Book launch
    Eaton & Le May at booklaunch
Rank this Week: 3217

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: 3220

Lachance on Law

Lachance on Law

Covers the access and use of online legal information. By Colin Lachance, President of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII).

http://lachanceonlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 22

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC
    Hi Lawyers, how’ve you been? Everything good? That’s great. It’s me, LSUC.* Well, my real name is Law Society of Upper Canada. Some people call me, “The Law Society”, but we can drop the formalities, right? Just…
  • Apr 12

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?
    Yes. Sort of. But only if by “the past”, we mean some idealized period when things were easier, cheaper, simpler and better. Apply those same adjectives to the future, and you will forever be chasing the horizon or the end of the…
  • Apr 9

    Back when I knew everything

    Back when I knew everything
    [originally published on Slaw.ca] Back when I knew everything the world was much simpler. Any topic, situation, challenge or choice could be easily placed into one of two categories. Category 1 consisted of matters where I was right and…
Rank this Week: 3238

Condo Development Blog

Condo Development Blog

Provides commentary to real estate developers, builders, and land use planners. By Robson Carpenter LLP.

http://www.rcllp.ca/condo/
  • Apr 7

    Man Lawyer

    Man Lawyer
    Post by: Craig Robson When I was a junior lawyer, (back before computers) I worked in a firm with a senior counsel who was of an age to have fought in the first World War.  At the time, one of my … Continue reading →
  • Feb 8

    Condominiums, Drinking Water Systems and the Safe Drinking Water Act

    Condominiums, Drinking Water Systems and the Safe Drinking Water Act
    Posted by: Roy Gentles Recently we have run into a number of issues surrounding the interpretation of the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002 (the “Act”).  Namely, several municipalities have declared that the system of…
  • Jan 20

    Enforcement of a “One Family” Clause in Condominium Declaration

    Enforcement of a “One Family” Clause in Condominium Declaration
    Enforcement of One Family Requirement in Condominium Declarations Post by: Carly Haynes We have noticed in recent court decisions the imposition of a restrictive definition of “one family” or “single family”[1]…
Rank this Week: 3276

Connie Crosby Links

Connie Crosby Links

Documenting the World Wide Web, one webpage at a time.

http://conniecrosbylinks.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Negotation Skills for Librarian

    Negotation Skills for Librarian
    My colleague Yasmin was asking if I knew of any materials on negotiation skills. Here are a few things I came up with:We covered it at NE2007 -- the audio is on this page-- http://www.law-lib.utoronto.ca/NE2007/Proceedings.html it is program…
  • Mar 12

    South by Southwest - Connie's SXSW Link

    South by Southwest - Connie's SXSW Link
    South by Southwest is not just a music event, but also a big event in the social media industry. I'm pulling together a few links to help me track everything while I watch from afar:Main page: http://www.sxsw.com/Schedule: …
  • Feb 25

    Stem Legal Update

    Stem Legal Update
    My friend and colleague Steve Matthews of Stem Legal is a busy guy! Here are some of his recent announcements:
Rank this Week: 3336

Renvoi: Lex Situs Conflictus

Renvoi: Lex Situs Conflictus

Covers Canadian conflict of laws. By Seva Batkin.

http://renvoi.wordpress.com
  • Jan 19

    The (Near) Death of Chaining

    The (Near) Death of Chaining
    Chaining foreign judgments is a practice of registering foreign judgments from jurisdiction to jurisdiction until you get to one that has a reciprocal enforcement of judgments relationships with your home province. Until very recently, I…
  • Jan 19

    The (Near) Death of Chaining

    The (Near) Death of Chaining
    Chaining foreign judgments is a practice of registering foreign judgments from jurisdiction to jurisdiction until you get to one that has a reciprocal enforcement of judgments relationships with your home province. Until very recently, I…
  • Jan 19

    Call of Duty

    Call of Duty
    No, this post is not about a poppular video game, or an upcoming inaugruation. Rather, it is about yours truly joining the very distinguished ranks of the legal profession. Thank you, Seva Batkin Barrister and Solicitor.
Rank this Week: 3349

Christian Pearce

Christian Pearce

Covers Canadian criminal justice issues.

http://cplegal.ca/criminallawnews/
  • Jul 22

    Interviewed about Toronto gun violence in Globe & Mail

    Interviewed about Toronto gun violence in Globe & Mail
    The Globe & Mail’s Adrian Morrow interviewed me about the issue of gun violence in Toronto for this piece, “New attitude dismisses code of the street-gang world.” He quotes me on the role of police and a subject that was … Continue…
  • Jul 19

    The Star connects shooting, hip-hop and Hennessy

    The Star connects shooting, hip-hop and Hennessy
    The Star’s Antonia Zerbisias found a way to reintroduce hip-hop into the dialogue surrounding gun violence in the streets of Toronto. Concentrating on the French cognac brand Hennessy and tracing its history, Zerbisias Googles up a bunch of…
  • Jul 6

    Colleague strikes down mandatory minimum sentence

    Colleague strikes down mandatory minimum sentence
    Criminal defence lawyer Jeffrey Mazin struck a blow for Charter rights this month, after he successfully argued to strike down the mandatory minimum sentence for offering to transfer a firearm contained in s. 99 of the Criminal Code. Mazin…
Rank this Week: 3382

Canadian Criminal Lawyer's Blog

Canadian Criminal Lawyer's Blog

By Daniel Brown.

http://www.yourbestdefence.com/legal-commentary/
  • Aug 16

    Your Right to Speak With a Lawyer After You Are Arrested: What You Need to Know.

    Your Right to Speak With a Lawyer After You Are Arrested: What You Need to Know.
    Under section 10(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, everyone who has been arrested by the police on a criminal charge has the “right to retain and instruct counsel without delay and to be informed of that right”.…
  • Jun 5

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry
    Since 2004, Canadian Courts have required those found guilty of certain sex related crimes be registered in a sexual offender database. The Sexual Offender Information Registry Act (SOIRA) imposes obligations for those placed on the National…
  • Jun 5

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry
    Since 2004, Canadian Courts have required those found guilty of certain sex related crimes be registered in a sexual offender database. The Sexual Offender Information Registry Act (SOIRA) imposes obligations for those placed on the National…
Rank this Week: 3657

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: 3686

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: 3720

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…
Rank this Week: 3733

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: 3751

Wrongful Dismissal Blog

Wrongful Dismissal Blog

Discussion of Canadian wrongful dismissal cases and other employment law issues and decisions. By Kenneth A. Krupat.

http://joblaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Probationary Employee Dismissed: Out of Luck Says ON CA

    Probationary Employee Dismissed: Out of Luck Says ON CA
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca Is a probationary employee entitled to wrongful dismissal damages?  Can an employer contract out of these damages?  Until now, most…
  • Jul 19

    20 Month Wrongful Dismissal Award for Employee Upheld

    20 Month Wrongful Dismissal Award for Employee Upheld
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca The Ontario Court of Appeal has released several wrongful dismissal decisions over the past few months.  It has also released some…
  • Jul 15

    SCC: Unjust Dismissal: Big Win for Employee

    SCC: Unjust Dismissal: Big Win for Employee
    Content created by Kenneth A. Krupat, B.A., LL.B. Employment Law | Wrongful Dismissalwww.joblaw.ca The Supreme Court of Canada has issued a landmark employment law decision.  The case of Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada focused on the…
Rank this Week: 3767

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: 3792

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…
Rank this Week: 3797

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: 3806

Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

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

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

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime

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

    Singapore proposes changes to cybersecurity and data protection regime

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

    Draft mandatory data breach reporting regulations released for comment in Canada

    Draft mandatory data breach reporting regulations released for comment in Canada
    On September 2, 2017, the Government of Canada published proposed new regulations in the Canada Gazette, which set out specifics regarding the mandatory data breach reporting requirements under the Personal Information Protection and…
Rank this Week: 3833

Alixe Cormick: Small Cap Lawyer

Alixe Cormick: Small Cap Lawyer

Focuses on Canadian and United States securities law matters of interest to micro and small cap companies.

http://www.alixecormick.com
  • May 4

    Equity Crowdfunding for Your Residential Construction Busine

    Equity Crowdfunding for Your Residential Construction Busine
    Canada currently has four real estate specific crowdfunding portals : Brix RCR, Open Avenue , R2Crowd, and NexusCrowd.  All of them are located in Ontario.  Canadians can expect other new equity and debt real estate…
  • May 4

    Equity Crowdfunding for Your Residential Construction Busine

    Equity Crowdfunding for Your Residential Construction Busine
    By Alixe Cormick Canada currently has four real estate specific crowdfunding portals : Brix RCR, Open Avenue , R2Crowd, and NexusCrowd.  All of them are located in Ontario.  Canadians can expect other new equity and debt…
  • May 4

    Equity Crowdfunding for Your Residential Construction Busine

    Equity Crowdfunding for Your Residential Construction Busine
    By Alixe Cormick Canada currently has four real estate specific crowdfunding portals : Brix RCR, Open Avenue , R2Crowd, and NexusCrowd.  All of them are located in Ontario.  Canadians can expect other new equity and debt…
Rank this Week: 3846

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 3873

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law…

Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein Law Blog

Covers business law, tax, and international law.

http://beg-law.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 3977

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

The Hydraulic Fracking Blog

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

http://www.hydraulicfrackingblog.com/
  • Oct 9

    PA federal judge strikes down municipal fracking ban

    PA federal judge strikes down municipal fracking ban
    Late last month, a federal magistrate judge in Pennsylvania struck down a township’s ban on fracking activities. The ban, which prevented the injection of fracking waste into a well underlying the town, was preempted by state and…
  • Sep 26

    US 10th Circuit dismisses Obama-era fracking litigation

    US 10th Circuit dismisses Obama-era fracking litigation
    The US 10th Circuit on Thursday dismissed the challenge to an Obama-era fracking rule that imposed strict requirements on oil and gas operators on federal and tribal lands. The rule was blocked in 2015 and never took effect. The three-judge…
  • Sep 18

    Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking Ban

    Delaware River Basin Commission to Consider Fracking Ban
    On Wednesday, the Delaware River Basin Commission voted to begin the rule making process that could lead to a fracking ban in parts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. The Commission, which regulates the Delaware River…
Rank this Week: 4010

Blogosaurus Lex

Blogosaurus Lex

By the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.

http://www.cplea.ca/blog/
  • Sep 8

    LawNow Vol 42-1 Sept/Oct 2017

    LawNow Vol 42-1 Sept/Oct 2017
    Leaving a legacy is no simple matter. Planning ahead is the best way to ensure that you maximize the benefit to your families and loved ones even after you’ve kicked the bucket. Volume 42-1  Sept/Oct  2017 Table of Contents…
  • Mar 6

    LawNow Vol 41-4 Mar/Apr 2017

    LawNow Vol 41-4 Mar/Apr 2017
    Canada's Aboriginal children have been and continue to be among our most vulnerable citizens. Featured articles on Aboriginal Children, and Special Report on Innovations in Legal Services. The post LawNow Vol 41-4 Mar/Apr 2017 appeared first…
  • Mar 6

    LawNow Vol 41-4 Mar/Apr 2017

    LawNow Vol 41-4 Mar/Apr 2017
    Canada’s Aboriginal children have been and continue to be among our most vulnerable citizens.  Volume 41-4  Mar/Apr 2017  Table of Contents Featured Articles: Aboriginal Children Special Report: Innovations in Legal…
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Veale Law

Veale Law

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

http://www.vealelaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4100

The Criminal Law Team Toronto Blog

The Criminal Law Team Toronto Blog

Covers criminal law stories in Canada. By Bruce Karten and Stephen Hebscher.

http://www.thecriminallawteam.ca/category/blog/
  • Feb 7

    Do I have to believe that you are innocent? What is the role of the criminal defence lawyer?

    Do I have to believe that you are innocent? What is the role of the criminal defence lawyer?
    I have been a criminal defence lawyer for over 30 years. The reality is that most of my clients were/are probably guilty. This fact has never prevented me from representing my clients, and providing them with the best possible defence. Even…
  • Oct 15

    Weapons Charges In Canada

    Weapons Charges In Canada
    What You Should Know   The Canadian Criminal Code, under the category of Firearms and Other Weapons provides an extensive list of offenses that relate to the use of devices that can be possessed with the intent of inflicting harm on…
  • Oct 15

    Weapons Charges In Canada

    Weapons Charges In Canada
    What You Should Know   The Canadian Criminal Code, under the category of Firearms and Other Weapons provides an extensive list of offenses that relate to the use of devices that can be possessed with the intent of inflicting harm on…
Rank this Week: 4189

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: 4275

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: 4276

Les Actifs creatifs

Les Actifs creatifs

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

http://www.actifscreatifs.com/
  • Oct 10

    Une soirée cinéma pour lever des fonds?

    Une soirée cinéma pour lever des fonds?
    Ça y est, l’année scolaire bat son plein, et toutes sortes d’activités sont lancées pour financer les activités des élèves.  Une des activités les plus populaires est la…
  • Sep 18

    Votre tatouage enfreint-il le droit d’auteur ?

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

    Les gros changements!

    Les gros changements!
    Tel qu’annoncé, voici notre sommaire des points saillants des changements proposés aux Règles sur les brevets, dans la foulée de l’annexion canadienne au PLT (discuté ici).  C’est…
Rank this Week: 4269

IPEye

IPEye

IPEye chronicles developments in intellectual property (IP) law, innovation and startup culture in emerging economies.

http://ipeyeblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Hipstering Trademarks: Of Vintage Signage Over New Store

    Hipstering Trademarks: Of Vintage Signage Over New Store
    Though IPEye usually focuses on intellectual property trends in the emerging world, we also focus on emerging trends pretty much anywhere. Which is why I thought I would write about the city that I ... The post Hipstering Trademarks: Of…
  • Jan 17

    Understanding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

    Understanding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
    Can you imagine a free-trade agreement between countries in the Pacific area? An agreement that would make importing goods and services from Brunei, Chile, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru and Vietnam ... The…
  • Oct 6

    How Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection Can Help Brazil’s Economic Crisi

    How Innovation and Intellectual Property Protection Can Help Brazil’s Economic Crisi
    After reporting two consecutive quarters of decline in growth, Brazil is officially in a recession. Needless to say, the population has been anticipating this for months, and has expressed all its disappointment with huge ... The post How…
Rank this Week: 4287

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: 4331

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…
Rank this Week: 4332

Canadian Legal Research Blog

Canadian Legal Research Blog

Covers recent developments in the field of legal research, and assists legal researchers to make effective use of research tools. By Catherine Best.

http://legalresearch.org/blog/
  • Feb 6

    We are excited to have a new member in The…

    We are excited to have a new member in The Canadian Legal Research and Writing Guide editorial board: André Clair was a Legal Research Officer with the Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador between 2010 and 2013. He is …
  • Jul 20

    An announcement!

    An announcement!
    The Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research has been freely available on the Internet since 1998. The original author and publisher was Catherine Best. The site grew out of Catherine’s experience teaching legal research and writing, and…
  • May 11

    Justice Canada cuts legal research positions and library resource

    Justice Canada cuts legal research positions and library resource
    In an article published in the Globe and Mail, the Canadian Press has reported that a recent budget cut in the federal Justice Department represents about 20 per cent of research spending, and means the loss of eight experienced …
Rank this Week: 4352

CLABLOG.ca

CLABLOG.ca

By the Criminal Lawyers' Association.

http://clablog.ca/
  • Jul 25

    CLA Submissions on The Use of Lethal Force by Toronto Police Service

    CLA Submissions on The Use of Lethal Force by Toronto Police Service
    On July 27th, 2013, Sammy Yatim was shot and killed by James Forcillo, a Toronto police officer following an altercation on a TTC street car. In the wake of this tragedy, Chief Bill Blair engaged former Supreme Court Justice, Frank Iacobucci…
  • Apr 16

    Penney’s Two Cents: A Second Opinion on Second Opinion

    Penney’s Two Cents: A Second Opinion on Second Opinion
    For criminal lawyers, the words “second opinion” continue to be tainted with the ignoble practice of scooping. They deserve more respect, as there can be significant benefits to both clients and lawyers. When approached, here are…
  • Mar 31

    Heroic Peel Police Officer Recovering

    Heroic Peel Police Officer Recovering
    While the shocking events that took place on Friday at the William Davis Courthouse are still fresh in our minds we wished to take this opportunity to express our deep thanks, appreciation and gratitude to all members of the Peel Regional…
Rank this Week: 4345

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: 4430

Joshua Slayen

Joshua Slayen

Covers law, technology and social media for the Huffington Post.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joshua-slayen/
  • Mar 16

    How to Have a Good Relationship With Your Lawyer

    How to Have a Good Relationship With Your Lawyer
    Most people will need a lawyer at one point in their lives. Whether it is a home purchase or a will, a bankruptcy or a divorce, lawyers are a necessary part of our society. There are many different layers of client service within that…
  • Feb 10

    Is Marriage the New Dating? How Wills and Estates Lawyering Must Adapt in the 21st Century

    Is Marriage the New Dating? How Wills and Estates Lawyering Must Adapt in the 21st Century
    When it comes to wills/estates planning, as mentioned, the state of one's intimate relationship(s) becomes critical. Although I promised not to bore you with all of the nuances, I'm going to temporarily break that promise to name a few facts…
  • Nov 26

    What You Need to Know About Common-Law

    What You Need to Know About Common-Law
    How do you enter into a common-law relationships in the first place and when do various rights vest? For those of you living with a partner or considering doing so (or if you have adult children considering same), I suggest that you grab a…
Rank this Week: 4505

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: 4624

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: 4660

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: 4527

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: 4539

Joshua Rogala's Criminal Law Blog

Joshua Rogala's Criminal Law Blog

Thoughts about common legal questions and the current status of the criminal justice system in Canada.

http://www.winnipegcriminaldefencelawyer.ca/legal-blog
  • Oct 6

    Eyewitness Identification

    Eyewitness Identification
    No matter the offence, the Crown Attorney must always prove the identity of the accused as the person who committed the crime in order to secure a conviction. Depending on the case, sometimes the accused identity is admitted and not in…
  • Aug 30

    General Intention Offences vs Specific Intention Offence

    General Intention Offences vs Specific Intention Offence
    All criminal offences have two elements: (1) the intention or knowledge, and (2) action or conduct. Lawyers often refer to the intention or knowledge as the mens rea of the offence. Not all criminal offences require the offender to have same…
  • Aug 24

    De Minimis Defence

    De Minimis Defence
    De Minimis Non Curat Lex is Latin for “the law does not care for small things.” In a number of criminal cases the de minimis defence has been raised successfully, though appellant courts have not been clear on its availability for…
Rank this Week: 4641