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New Document on Competencies for Librarians in Canadian Research Libraries

Library Boy

 The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has released the final version of Competencies for Librarians in Canadian Research Libraries which is intended "to assist with personal and organizational goal setting while providing a context for recruitment and professional development": "The competencies may be applied in CARL libraries for strategic planning or restructuring pur... more »

“Get Money From Web Giants”: Why Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault’s Top Legislative Priority is Risky Business

Michael Geist

As Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault prepares an Internet regulation plan that features the prospect of licences for linking, undermining net neutrality, and trade sanctions, he has typically argued that "it's about fairness", suggesting that foreign companies unfairly benefit from the Ca... more »

The 2020/2021 Orphan Fund Levy and the Missing Consultation on Environmental Liability Management Reform

By: Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: The 2020/2021 Orphan Fund Levy and the Missing Consultation on Environmental Liability Management Reform Document Commented On: 2020/2021 Orphan Fund Levy Bulletin, Alberta Energy Regulator, September 10 2020 The Orphan Fund Levy is a levy imposed by the … Cont... more »

5 Years After TRC: Reducing Children in Care Part 2

University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, (Image credit: APTN, “Child Welfare”, (2 November 2018), online:>) In today’s blog post, we evaluate whether the individual recommendations for reducing the number of Indigenous children, as set out in TRC Call to Action #1, have seen... more »

Ontario limitation periods resumed September 14, 2020

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

By an Emergency Order dated March 20, the Ontario government suspended the running of most provincial limitation periods and procedural time periods retroactively to March 16 due to the COVID-19 emergency. This Emergency Order was revoked on September 14, 2020. The government had previously lifted t... more »

B.C. Court Upholds Contract Requiring One Party to Leave Estate to Other Parties

BC Estate Litigation Blog

What if you enter into an agreement with someone, for example to provide them with services, based on a promise from that person that they will leave something to you in their will, but then you find out that the person has made a new will which makes no provision for you?  Is the agreement […... more »

A Declarant needs to provide Clear and Current Disclosure Information to Purchasers

Condo Development Blog

In Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 2051 v Georgian Clairlea Inc. (“Georgian”) the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed the findings of the motion judge with respect to a declarant’s disclosure obligations as set out in the Condominium Act, 1998 (“Act”). … Continue reading &#... more »