November 12, 2018
And so, it has begun. Lawyers in Ontario have begun publicly declaring their interest in running for the role of bencher for the Law Society of Ontario, in an election set to take place in April 2019.
November 05, 2018
The term “the tip of the iceberg” is used frequently, but the metaphor is an apt one, especially when it comes to this issue of Law Times.
October 29, 2018
Much has been written in these pages in the past year about the silence in the legal profession around mental health issues.
October 22, 2018
The legal use of recreational cannabis is one indicator of changing norms. One day, it is likely that the one-time criminalization of cannabis will seem antiquated.
October 15, 2018
If nature exists within a continuum, continually returning to a balanced state, then I think it’s fair to apply the same principles to our social structures.
October 01, 2018
Almost two decades ago, the word “globalization” was the buzzword on everyone’s lips.
September 24, 2018
In the recent legal drama around Ontario’s move to chop the size of Toronto’s city council, it was common to hear some members of the public decry that something was terribly wrong with the judicial system as well as with our democratic institutions.
September 17, 2018
Admittedly, when I heard about the move by lawyers to challenge Ontario over the constitutional validity of cutting the Toronto council wards in the midst of an election cycle, I had my doubts about its success.
September 10, 2018
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has ordered a man who used a racial slur to pay $1,000 in damages to a colleague who overheard the comment in a workplace lunchroom.
September 10, 2018
A Jamaican migrant worker who was injured while picking fruit at an Ontario farm will be eligible to receive partial benefits for loss of his earning power, after a decision by the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.