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"Advice you can use — short and to the point — every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. SlawTips is an initiative of Slaw.ca where Shaunna, Laura, David, and Dan are all regular contributors."

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  • My Favourite Apps – Part III

    I love planning trips almost as much as going on the trip itself. So, I am always on the lookout for cool travel apps. Ulmon CityMaps2Go is now my key tool for planning (and executing) city trips. You can use different coloured markers to map out all of the tourist attractions, restaurants and shops … Read more »

  • Go to Live Events

    Technology has made life better in oh so many ways. Today, we can even make new connections with colleagues and clients, without leaving the comfort of our home or office. But there’s been a price to pay. We’ve become less inclined to get out there, in person. The truth is, it’s just so much easier … Read more »

  • Who Said It?

    This doesn’t exactly count as legal research, but I periodically get asked for to confirm that a given person was the source of a quote. Most of the time, it’s fairly easy to track down, but in other cases, I end up using https://quoteinvestigator.com. It’s a wonderful resource for those situations … Read more »

  • Getting Cross With Affidavits: Think About Specifying Whether the Affiant Swore or Affirmed

    As an enlightened country with an enlightened legal system practised by (hopefully) enlightened legal professionals, we are accustomed to certain neutralities that make no preference for religious beliefs. One such neutrality is the legal equivalence between swearing and affirming an affidavit. Acco … Read more »

  • Yet More Bad Business Jargon

    Deck Can you flip me the deck? No, but I’ll happily send you the slides. Page-flip When people talk about doing a page-flip through a document, it always make me think it will be a superficial job. Let’s be less casual, more thorough and less jargon-y: read, review or go through that document. Skill … Read more »

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