March 12, 2018
Paralegal James Moak has brought a court application in the Ontario Superior Court to try to stop property managers who are not licensed to practise law from providing legal services at the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board.
March 05, 2018
When the Supreme Court of Canada delivered its landmark judgment in Hryniak v. Mauldin in 2014, it marked a massive shift in the way civil litigation was approached.
February 26, 2018
The shooting death of Colten Boushie and subsequent acquittal of Gerald Stanley — who was charged with second-degree murder in connection with Boushie’s death — has raised outrage and ire across the country.
February 12, 2018
When the world changes, does the law change with it? This, of course, is a matter of where you are situated.
February 05, 2018
Young lawyers don’t have it easy. It’s tough to make it into law school. Once there, prospects for landing a good articling position — or becoming an associate with an established firm that offers mentorship opportunities — can be daunting.
January 29, 2018
Tax issues aren’t always front and centre when it comes to media coverage.
January 22, 2018
There are a few classic rules of governments. Voters hate tax increases. Cutting programs or employees is rarely popular.
January 15, 2018
When one is not a French speaker or living or practising inside Quebec or other areas of French-speaking Canada, it might be easy to lose sight of the importance of French-speaking judges and French legal services.
January 08, 2018
The Court of Appeal has determined in Winmill v. Woodstock (Police Services Board) that the limitation period for an excessive force claim against the police started running at the end of the underlying criminal proceeding.
December 11, 2017
No one would say it was a dull year. While 2016 might have brought external developments that few could have anticipated, the most interesting facets of the legal profession in 2017 were the discussions that took place internally.