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Lady Justice Reception and Awards

Legal Sourcery

Posted on behalf of the Elizabeth Fry Society of Saskatchewan The Elizabeth Fry Society of Saskatchewan will host its Lady Justice Reception and Awards on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Prairieland Park. We will toast and celebrate women’s achievements by presenting our annual Lady Justice Awards to three women who are making a difference in our […]... more »

Court Challenge Launched Against BC Injury Claims Expert Witness Cap

BC Injury Law And ICBC Claims Blog

Earlier this year the BC Government introduced changes to the BC Supreme Court Civil Rules capping the number of expert witnesses parties in motor vehicle and other injury claims can rely on. The rule change was brought unilaterally without consultation of the Rules Committee. The government softene... more »

Can Husband Be Forced to Obtain a Separate Home Appraisal?

FamilyLLB – Ontario Divorce & Family Law Blog

Can Husband Be Forced to Obtain a Separate Home Appraisal? In a recent case called Kraemer v. Kraemer, the court confirmed two important procedural points relating to property valuation: The divorcing spouse who “owns” or controls an asset has the primary obligation to obtain an accurate valuati... more »

Divorce settlement fraud using the name Clara Fisher

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

Two Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Clara Fisher looking to retain them with regards to a collecting overdue payments resulting from a separation agreement. This appears to be a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawye... more »

My ADA Keynote: What the Canadian Experience Teaches About the Future of Copyright Reform

Michael Geist

In late March of this year, I travelled to Canberra, Australia to deliver a keynote address at the Australian Digital Alliance’s 2019 Copyright Forum. The ADA is a leading voice on copyright issues in Australia and its annual Copyright Forum brings together government, creators, education, librari... more »

Alberta Family Law: Early Intervention Case Conference (EICC)

Family Law Blog | Crossroads Law Calgary & Vancouver

By Calgary Family Lawyer Mat WiroveIn response to the increasing number of Alberta family law litigants who are self-represented, the shortage of judges in Alberta relative to the province’s population and the ever increasing delays until family law cases can be heard in court, the Alberta Court o... more »

Considering International Trade Law – Indigenous Perspectives & Possibilities – March 19th at the University of Ottawa

Woods, LaFortune LLP

Michael Woods is scheduled to participate on a panel discussion on Indigenous perspectives and international trade law at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law on March 19, 2019. His participation reflects his ongoing involvement in the field as a member of the executive of the International I... 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 »