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Gender and the Legal Profession (Throwback Thursday)

Legal Sourcery

By Melanie Hodges Neufeld In 1991, a study of gender and the legal profession in Saskatchewan was released. In 2012, a follow-up report by Beth Bilson, Susan Robertson and Elizabeth Quinlan entitled “Women and the Legal Profession in Saskatchewan: National and Historical Comparisons” was conducted to “identify changes in the past 20 years for Saskatchewan’s […]... more »

BC Ethics Committee Clarifies Duties for Law Firms That Lend Clients Money

BC Injury Law And ICBC Claims Blog

When advancing a personal injury lawsuit it is common for BC lawfirms to fund the lawsuit related expenses on behalf of clients (disbursements such as court filing fees, the cost associated with ordering medical records and expert reports).  Today the BC Law Society’s Ethics Committee provide... more »

Annual Report to Parliament on the Privacy Act tabled for 2013-2014

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada has released its annual report on the Privacy Act, Canada's federal public sector privacy legislation, for 2013-2014. The report was tabled by our new Commissioner, Daniel Therrien, but relates to a period under the leadership of former Commissioner J... more »

Canadian Intellectual Property Office posts proposed amendments to Trade-marks Regulations

Canadian Trademark Blog

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has today posted proposed amendments to the Trade-marks Regulations at http://bit.ly/1xCOIEj  The consultation period for these proposed amendments is from October 1 to November 30, 2014.   As quoted in CIPO’s press release: “The proposed regulator... more »