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Recent Justice Canada Research Documents

Library Boy

The Government of Canada Publications Weekly Acquisitions List can be a great way to discover new research reports published by various public bodies and agencies of the federal government.Here are three Justice Canada publications from the most recent list:Shifting the paradigm : exploring opportunities for community justice help : a review of access to justice literature and activity: "This rep... more »

B.C. Case Comment: Vagueness in Will Invites (Unsuccessful) Challenge to Charitable Bequest

BC Estate Litigation Blog

When making a will, you must take care to make sure that your intentions are clearly expressed and not left open for interpretation.  When a will is unclear or uncertain, this provides an opportunity for a disappointed beneficiary to (1) argue an interpretation which favors them over another party,... more »

Administrative Dismissals are Coming: What to Do When the Deadline to Set an Action Down for Trial is Approaching or Has Passed

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

We are all aware of the March 20, 2020 Emergency Order where the Ontario government suspended the running of most provincial limitation periods and procedural time periods retroactively to March 16, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the effects of this suspension period is that Ontario court... more »

Rules For Winning the War For Talent While Improving Profitability

Thoughtful Legal Management

♫ Together together Were winning together Forever and ever You’ll be remembered For every little thing you do for me…♫ My latest  – and lead article: “Winning the War for Talent While Improving Profitability” just released in American Bar Association’s Law Practice Magazine. Co-writ... more »

Video: OPC Finding: Spam messages sent by COVID testing contractor

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada just released a report of findings about a company contracted by the Airport of Montreal to do on-arrival covid testing. The company added the people tested to their mailing list and sent them unsolicited commercial electronic messages. The investigation was done j... more »

R v Sharma: SCC to Determine whether Restrictions on Conditional Sentences Violate the Equality Rights of Indigenous Offenders

“The figures are stark and reflect what may fairly be termed a crisis.” Justices Iacobucci and Cory wrote these words in response to statistics on the overrepresentation of Indigenous people... The post <em>R v Sharma</em>: SCC to Determine whether Restrictions on Conditional Sentenc... more »