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Getting a Seat at the Table: New Mandatory Disclosure Rules Regarding Women on Boards of Directors

University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog

Last week, the Canadian Securities Administrators announced new rules requiring Canadian public corporations to disclose policies and procedures put in place to get more women on their boards of directors and into senior management positions, or else explain why the... more »

Former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Louise Arbour Inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame

Library Boy

The Honourable Louise Arbour, who was a Supreme Court of Canada justice from 1999 to 2004, was recently inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.Madam Justice Arbour has also worked as United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Chief Prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the form... more »

SCC issues civil production decision stressing discretion and proportionality

All About Information

Today, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed an order that directed the Competition Bureau and the federal Department of Public Prosecutions to produce, for civil discovery purposes, recordings of more than 220,000 private communications that they had obtained pursuant to Criminal Code... more »

Court Criticizes Doctor As Being “An Advocate For ICBC”

BC Injury Law And ICBC Claims Blog

Adding to this site’s archives of judicial criticism of ‘advocate’ expert witnesses, reasons for judgement were released today  by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry rejecting the evidence of a defence expert on the basis of advocacy. In today’s case (Davidge v. Fairholm) the Plai... 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 »