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New Université de Montréal Library School Thesis on Services to Inmates

Library Boy

The Université de Montréal website Papyrus just published the text of Romy Otayek's Master's Thesis on library services to Quebec prison inmates, Portrait actuel des services de bibliothèque dans le milieu carcéral québécois (text in French).It is an infrequently studied topic in Canada:"The presence of a library in a prison environment brings benefits to prisoners. It is a source of leis... more »

Canada’s Collaborative Modern Treaty Implementation Policy: A New Roadmap in a Long Journey


By: David V. Wright Matter Commented On: Canada’s Collaborative Modern Treaty Implementation Policy PDF Version: Canada’s Collaborative Modern Treaty Implementation Policy: A New Roadmap in a Long Journey After years of requests and proposals from Indigenous Modern Treaty parties, the … Contin... more »

L’avenir du droit des contrats spéciaux : droit positif et droit prospectif(31 mai 2023)

Vincent Gautrais

Colloque organisé par la Chaire du notariat, en collaboration avec la Chambre des notaires et INFN / IRJS Université Paris 1 / IRDA Université Paris 13. Sous la direction scientifique de monsieur Mustapha Mekki, agrégé des facultés de droit, professeur à l’Université Paris 1 – Panthéon... more »

Savina Sohi Successfully Represents Property Owner at the Supreme Court of BC

Waterstone Law Group LLP

Congrats to Waterstone’s Savina Sohi for her recent court victory in a complex real estate dispute (Townsend v. Donohue, 2023 BCSC 684).  Savina obtained a declaration that a property registered in joint names was held in trust solely for the benefit of our client pursuant to an express trust. ... more »

Redesigned Ontario Court of Justice Website Launch

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

The Ontario Court of Justice has launched its redesigned public website as of May 8, 2023. The external website has been redesigned and revitalized from a user task-focused perspective and all the contents and resources have been updated. The updated site will provide an improved user experience and... more »

British Columbia Privacy Commissioner shuts down facial recognition

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

Recently, the information and privacy commissioner of British Columbia issued a decision that essentially shuts down most use of facial recognition technology in the retail context.What’s interesting is that the Commissioner undertook this investigation on his own accord. In order to see how preva... more »

B.C. Case Comment: Court Varies Will that Makes Equal Provision for Will-maker’s Children

BC Estate Litigation Blog

You cannot assume that if you leave your estate to your children in equal shares, then the court cannot or will not vary it.  Making equal provision for your children in your will does not mean that the will is immune from a successful wills variation action.  There may be good reason to make grea... more »

NLCA opts for narrow interpretation of third-party information exemption

All About Information

On February 2nd, the Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador held that only a party who owns third-party information has standing to rely on the third-party information exemption in the Newfoundland Access to Information and Privacy Act. The Newfoundland exemption is in section 39, and reads as... more »

Rules For Winning the War For Talent While Improving Profitability

Thoughtful Legal Management

♫ Together together Were winning together Forever and ever You’ll be remembered For every little thing you do for me…♫ My latest  – and lead article: “Winning the War for Talent While Improving Profitability” just released in American Bar Association’s Law Practice Magazine. Co-writ... more »

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