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  • Cannabis and Sparking Up Public LawOctober 16, 2018

    Wednesday, October 17, 2018, is the day a wide range of new legal mechanisms come into effect, all “sparked” (and I promise not to put that word in quotes again!) by the legalization and regulation of recreational cannabis use in Canada. This day has occasioned a host of important questions (and no … Read more »

  • Right Decision: Using “Good Faith” in Lieu of Hard LineOctober 11, 2018

    * The names in this article have been adjusted to initials to protect our client. Would you rather count on “good faith” from your boss or know what can lose you your job and what can’t? Sabsay Lawyers recently won a favourable decision at the ON Court of Appeal in the area of contract law, right on … Read more »

  • Reconciliation with the Métis: The Time is HereOctober 3, 2018

    Five years ago, I wrote an article for Canadian Lawyer, Reconciliation with the Métis: The Time Has Come. On Sept. 22, the joint announcement made by Canada and the Manitoba Metis Federation may finally signal that the time is now. This announcement included a commitment from Canada to transfer $154 … Read more »

  • A New Collaboration for New Legal Practice SkillsSeptember 28, 2018

    In 2019, Osgoode Professional Development is expanding its participation in the Institute for the Future of Law Practice (IFLP). What is IFLP? IFLP is a collaboration amongst participating law schools and legal services employers of all kinds to develop and deliver training and paid internships in s … Read more »

  • Women in Construction and How They’re Paving the Way (Part II)September 26, 2018

    It is incredibly empowering here at OsgoodePD to be able to speak to such amazing women paving the way for others in the traditionally male-dominated construction and energy industries. As part two of our three-part feature on a ‘powerhouse trio’ of women in construction and energy, we had the pleas … Read more »