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Family Law Now | Ep. 38: Christmas Access During Covid-19

FamilyLLB

Episode Info Routine traditions, celebrations, and gatherings that typically occur each the holiday season will undoubtedly be changed for our first Covid Christmas. Children of separated parents benefit from parental communication and support during the unprecedented time. In this episode, Russell Alexander and guest speakers share insight into the pitfalls, best practices, and tips & trick... more »

Projet de loi fédérale C-11 : Réactions à chaud sur la réforme de la vie privée au Canada, Projet de loi fédérale C-11 : Réactions à chaud sur la réforme de la vie privée au Canada, Zoom(1 décembre 2020)

Vincent Gautrais

À la suite de la présentation par le ministre de l’Innovation, des Sciences et de l’Industrie de la réforme sur la protection de la vie privée au Canada, la Chaire L.R. Wilson en collaboration avec d’autres institutions universitaires telles l’OBVIA et le Centre de recherche en droit, te... more »

Protection from Cruel and Unusual Punishment Does Not Apply to Corporations, rules Québec (AG) v 9147-0732 Québec Inc

TheCourt.ca

In recent years, mandatory minimum sentencing legislation for people convicted of criminal offences has often been ruled unconstitutional as cruel and unusual punishment contrary to Section 12 of the Canadian... The post Protection from Cruel and Unusual Punishment Does Not Apply to Corp... more »

What I’m Reading: Interesting Estate Litigation Articles for November 2020

BC Estate Litigation Blog

The following is a roundup of noteworthy articles published this month on estate litigation and related issues: 1. Trevor Todd at disinherited.com observes that one of the top reasons for disinheritance of a child is alleged estrangement, and he considers various B.C. cases on this issue: https://di... more »

Avoid phishing scams over the holidays

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

Fraudsters often increase their efforts over the holidays when key staff may be away and people generally may be more distracted or rushing to get things done before the end of the year. The risk of getting duped could be increased this year with many of us working from home and the usual checks and... more »

Low Jury Award For Non Pecuniary Damages Set Aside Given Findings of Ongoing Deficit

BC INJURY LAW

Reasons for judgment were published this week by the BC Court of Appeal overturning a low jury award for non-pecuniary damages where they also awarded damages for future medical care and diminished earning capacity. In the recent case (Thomas v. Foskett) the Plaintiff suffered a shoulder injury in a... more »

10 Ways Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act Will Impact Privacy Practices

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

We just posted this on the McInnes Cooper client information site: 10 Ways Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act Will Impact Privacy Practices November 19, 2020 By Sarah Anderson Dykema, CIPP/C, Lawyer at McInnes Cooper, David Fraser, Privacy Lawyer | Partner at McInnes Cooper On November 1... more »