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(Dis)Proving Racism: A Rebuttal to Klippenstein’s Critical Review of the Law Society of Ontario’s Report on Challenges Facing Racialized Licensees

By: Joshua Sealy-Harrington PDF Version: (Dis)Proving Racism: A Rebuttal to Klippenstein’s Critical Review of the Law Society of Ontario’s Report on Challenges Facing Racialized Licensees Document Commented On: Murray Klippenstein, Critical Review of the Challenges Report On January 8, 2020, Murray … Continue reading →... more »

Deja Vu All Over Again: Looking Back at Two Decades of Bell, Telus and Rogers Battles Over the Canadian Wireless Market

Michael Geist

In the weeks leading up to the CRTC hearing on wireless services, there was no shortage of corporate lobbying, opinion pieces from telecom company consultants downplaying concerns about the competitiveness of the Canadian wireless market, and comments from company executives threatening to reduce in... more »

The Marriage Was Called Off: Was Engagement Ring a Conditional Gift Requiring Return?


The former couple, who never married, had managed to settle most of their claims against each other with the help of lawyers.  However, they were unable resolve a handful of remaining issues that still needed to be resolved at a trial before a judge, where they represented themselves. These outstan... more »

Sperm Donation Questions Answered by a Fertility Lawyer

Family Law Blog | Crossroads Law Calgary & Vancouver

By Melissa Salfi, Vancouver fertility lawyer, collaborative family lawyerWhat is Donor Insemination?Donor insemination is a fertility procedure that involves transferring sperm obtained from a sperm donor into a woman’s reproductive tract at the time of ovulation by means other than sexual interco... more »

In the practicePRO Lending Library: The Client Centred Law Firm

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

The legal industry has long been risk averse, but when it comes to adapting to the experience-driven world created by companies like Netflix, Uber, and Airbnb, adherence to the old status quo could be the death knell for today’s law firms. In The Client-Centered Law Firm, legal technology expert J... more »

$80,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for 80% Recovered but Lingering Myofascial Pain Syndrome


Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, assessing damages for myofascial pain developed secondary to a vehicle collision. In today’s case (Tang v. Duong) the Plaintiff was injured in a 2015 collision where the Defendant turned into the plaintiff&... 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 »

Les méga-données de santé peuvent-elles vraiment soigner?, Les méga-données de santé peuvent-elles vraiment soigner?, Salon François Chevrette(30 janvier 2020)

Vincent Gautrais

Conférenciers invités : Marie-Pascale Pomey : Professeure titulaire de l’Université de Montréal, École de santé publique – Département de gestion, d’évaluation et de politique de santé Sylvain Bédard : Patient partenaire, Centre d’excellence sur le partenariat avec les patients... 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 »