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Academic Dive: A Pragmatic Separation


A PDF version of this paper with full citations is available here: A Pragmatic Separation The following article is based off one of our student’s dissertation papers and will discuss our British counterpart’s method of divorcing. This paper’s analysis of the British system can highlight that in Canadian family law, our system for divorcing can […] The post Academic Dive: A... more »

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 57: Julia Reda on What Canada Should Learn from the European Battle over a Copyright Link Tax

Michael Geist

Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault recently suggested that the government's support for news media should be replaced by copyright rules that would open the door to payments from internet companies such as Google and Facebook. Guilbeault indicated that a legislative package was being prepa... more »

Superior Court of Justice June 25th Notice to the Profession, Litigants, Accused, Media and Members of the Public

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

On June 25th Chief Justice Morawetz issued a further Notice to the Profession regarding the phased reopening of courtrooms. The Superior Court of Justice continues to hear matters virtually, as set out in the May 13, 2020 Consolidated Notice to the Profession. In addition, the June 25th Notice advis... more »

No Prejudice Adding Correct Defendants to Claim Where ICBC Provided Plaintiff With Wrong Names


Short but helpful reasons were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Victoria Registry, addressing a fact pattern that sometimes arises in litigation involving ICBC. In today’s case (Littlejohn v. Clavelle) the Plaintiff was injured in a collision and sued for damages.  Prior to staring th... more »

Preuve technologique, École d'été 2020 du Laboratoire de cyberjustice, Zoom(17 juin 2020)

Vincent Gautrais

Partie 1 : la notion de document au centre de la LCCJTI Notion de document Notion d’intégrité et authenticité du document Original et reproductions du document Partie 2 : la notion d’élément de preuve au centre du CCQ Différences entre les éléments de preuve Écrit Témoignage... more »

Canada should consider the Economic Impact of Imposing AD/CV Duties on Imports and should start with OCTG

Woods, LaFortune LLP

Canadian practice has been to consider Anti-dumping/Countervailing measures (AD/CV) measures exclusively from the perspective of the domestic industry that filed the dumping complaint and ensure that any injury to this industry is offset using AD/CV duties.  However, this approach does not necessar... 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 »