Last blog added on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

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The Law in Language: Wahkohtowin, Pastamowin, Ochiwin, & Kwayeskastasowin

University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, There is no Cree word for reconciliation but, as Lorena Sekwan Fontaine explained during this weekend's Reconciliation: Wahkohtowin Conference, other Cree terms can help us to flush out its meaning. Wahkohtowin, for example, refers to “the laws governing... more »

Court Denies Defense Request to X-Ray Plaintiff in Personal Injury Claim

BC Injury Law And ICBC Claims Blog

Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, denying a defense request to include an X-ray as part of the defense medical examination process. In today’s case (Tani v. Baker) the Plaintiff sued for damages as a result of a 2015 collision where she sus... more »

Lancement du livre des professeurs Régis, Benyekhlef et Weinstock: sauvons la justice!

Vincent Gautrais

Hier soir, lors du lancement du livre de mes collègues Régis, Benyekhlef et Weinstock, il m’a été demandé de dire quelques mots pour souligner le bel ouvrage qu’ils viennent de publier. Voici donc les quelques mots proposés. ************ Mesdames, messieurs, il m’a été demand... more »

Couple’s Use of Support Set-Off Calculations Costs Husband His $15,000 Tax Credit

FamilyLLB – Ontario Divorce & Family Law Blog

Use of Support Set-Off Calculations Costs Husband His $15,000 Tax Credit The husband and wife separated in 2011.  Based on their respective yearly incomes, they amicably resolved their issues as to child support by way of an agreement and consent order that was filed with the court.   They reache... more »

Woods, LaFortune LLP to Attend Round 3 of NAFTA Modernization Talks

Woods, LaFortune LLP

With the first two rounds of the NAFTA negotiations completed the next meeting is scheduled for Ottawa starting September 23rd.  Michael Woods has been invited to attend as an observer.  Global  Affairs Canada has undertaken to arrange on-going briefings and meetings upon request with Canada’s... more »

Canadian breach notification requirements finally published for comment

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

The Digital Privacy Act amended the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (Canada) to add notification requirements for "breaches of security safeguards", but we've all been anxiously awaiting regulations that will breathe life into the provisions. Finally, the'll be published... more »