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New Law Librarians' Institute 2020

Library Boy

The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is hosting the 2020 New Law Librarians’ Institute (NLLI) at the the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton from June 16–19, 2020.NLLI is an intensive four-day program aimed at developing librarians’ skills in the key competencies of law librarianship.Registration will be opening very soon so keep an eye out.You can find the programs from p... more »

Good quotes on the impossibility of “ensuring” security and achieving zero risk

All About Information

I blogged about Arbitrator Sudykowski’s decision in Providence Health when it was released in 2011 for its ratio – employers are entitled to more than a bare medical certification when an employee is absent from work. I had occasion to use the case in a matter I argued yesterday, and was... more »

Court of Appeal Agrees: Husband Found in Contempt and Pays $10,000 in costs

Family Law Blog | Crossroads Law Calgary & Vancouver

Marcus Sixta, Calgary and Vancouver Family Lawyer, mediator, collaborative divorce lawyerAnother Court of Appeal win for Crossroads Law. Family lawyers Marcus Sixta and Amanda Marsden were successful in defending against an appeal of a $10,000 costs award paid to our client, the former wife in a div... more »

New variation of the bad cheque fraud: Dog bite cases

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

[First posted May 2019. Updated January 2020] Several lawyers have notified us of a new variation on the old bad cheque debt collection scam. This scenario involves a dog bite, and the promise of an insurer to pay a settlement for medical expenses. It even comes with gruesome dog bite photos that we... more »

Proving FTA preferential tariff eligibility: The evidentiary burden in Canada

Woods, LaFortune LLP

Jean-Marc Clément Counsel, Woods LaFortune Montréal, Canada As is the case with most free trade agreements, importers simply claim preferential tariff eligibility at the time of import. This claim can later be subject to verification by the customs administration in view of determining if it was v... more »

The Canadian Digital Law Decade: The Ten Most Notable Cases, Laws, and Policy Developments

Michael Geist

As the decade nears an end, there have been no shortage of decade in review pieces. This post adds to the list with my take on the most notable Canadian digital cases, legislative initiatives, and policies of the past ten years. 1.    The 2012 Copyright Modernization Act The enactment of the 2012... 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 »

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 »