Last blog added on Monday, December 9th, 2019

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Draft Strategic Assessment of Climate Change: Big Steps for Impact Assessment, Baby Steps for Climate Change

By: David V. Wright PDF Version: Draft Strategic Assessment of Climate Change: Big Steps for Impact Assessment, Baby Steps for Climate Change Document Commented On: Environment and Climate Change Canada, Draft Strategic Assessment of Climate Change Earlier this year, Environment … Continue reading →... more »

Husband Wants to Revoke $33 Million in Gifts to the Wife – Sparks Dispute Over International Law

FamilyLLB

Husband Wants to Revoke $33 Million in Gifts to the Wife – Sparks Dispute Over International Law A recent high-stakes Family Law case out of Quebec has an international aspect, and raises an interesting issue about a judge’s discretion to suspend local proceedings in favour of those that are... more »

Privacy Commissioner again upends the consensus on transfers for processing in Aggregate IQ investigation

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

You may recall earlier this year when the Canadian Privacy Commissioner completely revised the previous consensus by concluding that a "transfer for processing" was a disclosure that requires consent, along with any cross-border transfer of personal information. The Canadian privacy and business com... more »

Making the Best of a Bad Provision: Why Canada Should Work Toward a Copyright Term Extension Registration Requirement

Michael Geist

The agreement on a revised Canada-US-Mexico Trade Agreement this week featured both good news and bad news. Among the positive changes in the revised agreement is the significant changes to the patent provisions, including the elimination of the ten years of protection for biologics. That provision... more »

Fraud for Shelter Update

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

With housing prices on the rise, more rigorous mortgage rules, and the resulting difficulty for some Ontarians to purchase property, real estate lawyers should be mindful of fraud for shelter. Fraud for shelter differs from traditional real estate frauds. Usually in a real estate fraud, the goal is... more »

Modern Times and Digital Regulation (Second Edition), Modern Times and Digital Regulation (Second Edition), Salon François Chevrette(9 décembre 2019), Modern Times and Digital Regulation (Second Edition), Salon François Chevrette(9 décembre 2019)

Vincent Gautrais

(Annual conference between UdeM / CASS) Salon François Chevrette – Faculty of Law – UdeM Monday, December 9th A colloquium jointly organized by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Université de Montréal (L.R. Wilson Chair on eCommerce Law / CRDP / Faculty of Law)  This activ... more »

Canadian data commissioners have their say on political ad targeting… and more

All About Information

On November 26th, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the OPC) and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia (the OIPC) jointly held that online marketing company AggregateIQ Data Services breached Canadian privacy law in providing services that support... more »

Child Protection Agreements British Columbia

Family Law Blog | Crossroads Law Calgary & Vancouver

By Colin Ferguson, Vancouver family lawyer, Vancouver child protection lawyerIn British Columbia, the Ministry of Children and Family Development (“MCFD”) is the government department tasked with child protection and managing the policies of the Child Family and Community Services Act (“CFCSA... 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 »