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Framing the Copyright Review: Bains and Joly Reference the Public Domain, Flexibility, Open Access and Limits of the Law

Michael Geist

The government launched its copyright review earlier this week with a Parliamentary motion to send the review to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology. I wrote a preview of some of the likely issues, noting the efforts of lobby groups to restrict fair dealing, extend the term of copyright, and target intermediary liability. Yet the letter from Ministers Navdeep Bains and Melan... more »

Court Confirms that Good Faith Fulfilment of Modern Treaties is Essential to the Project of Reconciliation

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Court Confirms that Good Faith Fulfilment of Modern Treaties is Essential to the Project of Reconciliation Case Commented On: First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v Yukon, 2017 SCC 58 (CanLII) In this unanimous decision authored by Justice … Continue reading →... more »

Naughty or Nice? The Live Issue of Harassment in the Legal Industry

FamilyLLB – Ontario Divorce & Family Law Blog

Naughty or Nice? The Live Issue of Harassment in the Legal Industry The “naughty” list of high profile men alleged of sexual harassment continues to grow, and seemingly no one is immune. Beginning with the film mogul Harvey Weinstein, recent a-listers including Blake Farenthold (a Republican pol... more »

BC Court of Appeal – Losing Control on Shoulder of Road is Prima Facie Negligence

BC Injury Law And ICBC Claims Blog

Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Court of Appeal overturning a trial judgement as being ‘clearly wrong’ and finding that when a motorist loses control on the shoulder of a road a prima facie case of negligence is made out. In today’s case (Gaebel v. Lipka) the Pl... more »

Federal Court of Appeal: Past privacy consent does not prevent new means of handling and distributing personal information

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

The Federal Court of Appeal released its long-awaited decision in Toronto Real Estate Board v Commissioner of Competition on Friday, December 1, 2017. The decision is a statutory appeal and is the latest chapter in a very long saga in which the Competition Bureau has accused Canada's largest real es... more »

Quickscribe Annotations for November and Cool New Hansard Feature

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Only one new annotation reference from Quickscribe in November: Debby Cumberford, added a number of annotations to the BC Corporations ActAnother interesting item from Quickscribe is the recently added Hansard access from within their online platform, as noted in the recent VALL Review:   New... more »