Last blog added on Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

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Private US Law Firm Library Summit on Coping With COVID

Library Boy

Recently, the Private Law Librarians and Information Professionals group (PLLIP) held a one-day Summit. As part of the event, PLLIP which is a section of the American Association of Law Libraries organized a panel of law firm information professionals’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: "The six questions tackled by the panel covered a range of territory–how  quickly... more »

Offers to Settle and The Public Interest in Charter Litigation: Stewart v Toronto (Police Services Board), 2020 ONCA 460

By: Drew Yewchuk & Sarah Shibley PDF Version: Offers To Settle and the Public Interest in Charter Litigation: Stewart v Toronto (Police Services Board), 2020 ONCA 460 Case Commented On:  Stewart v Toronto (Police Services Board), 2020 ONCA 460 (CanLII) … Continue reading →... more »

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 63: Ontario Privacy Commissioner Patricia Kosseim on the COVID Alert App

Michael Geist

The Canadian government released its COVID Alert, its COVID-19 exposure notification app, earlier this month starting first with a roll-out in Ontario. I’ve written how I’ve made the decision to install it, noting that the voluntary app does not collect personal information nor provide the gover... more »

Federal limitation periods extended

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

The federal government has passed legislation suspending federal limitation periods from March 13, 2020 to September 13, 2020, or any earlier day fixed by order of the Governor in Council made on the recommendation of the Minister of Justice. The Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19) was intr... more »

“Concerning” Affidavit Makes ICBC Benefits Deduction Application Come Up Short


Reasons for judgement were published this week by the BC Supreme Court, Vancouver Registry, largely rejecting an ICBC application to have future care benefits from a tort judgment significantly reduced. In today’s case (Luck v. Shack) the Plaintiff was in a collision and was awarded damages fo... more »

Michael Woods quoted in South China Morning Post on China and the CPTPP

Woods, LaFortune LLP

Michael Woods was interviewed with respect to China’s recent expression of interest in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The article can be found at this link: more »

A Declarant needs to provide Clear and Current Disclosure Information to Purchasers

Condo Development Blog

In Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 2051 v Georgian Clairlea Inc. (“Georgian”) the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed the findings of the motion judge with respect to a declarant’s disclosure obligations as set out in the Condominium Act, 1998 (“Act”). … Continue reading &#... more »