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  • The Obligation for Constitutional Actors to Act in Good Faith

    INTRODUCTION In this post, I propose that the concept of bona fides, or acting in good faith, be applied to the conduct of constitutional actors. It is not unreasonable to expect that constitutional actors act in good faith towards one another. In this sense, I argue, the bona fides principle is a f … Read more »

  • Tips Tuesday

    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on practice, research, writing and technology. Research & Writing Let’s Table That Neil Guthrie What does it mean when you table a motion at a meeting? It depends on wher … Read more »

  • FACL BC Presents “but I Look Like a Lawyer” Documentary November 5th on Zoom!

    The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers of British Columbia (FACL BC) would like to invite all members of the legal community, whether you are a law student, senior member of the bar or a member of the judiciary, to attend the premiere of our documentary, But I Look Like a Lawyer, on November 5th, … Read more »

  • Monday’s Mix

    Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible. This week the randomly selected blo … Read more »

  • Exclusive Jurisdictions of Labour Arbitrators

    One of the side effects of the pandemic has been considerably higher movement in the employment sector. In addition to what is being termed “the Great Resignation,” employees have increasingly opted to organize and unionize their workplaces. In early 2021, Statistics Canada noted that the union dens … Read more »