Last blog added on Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Recent Posts by Canadian Law Bloggers

Parents’ Settlement Agreement Falls Apart Due to Expert’s Input

FamilyLLB

Parents’ Settlement Agreement Falls Apart Due to Expert’s Input The parents married in 1996, and separated in 2003. They had a child would always be a dependent, as she was born with various disabilities requiring lifelong care. After several years of litigation, in 2015 they signed a settlement agreement that covered all issues, and barred […] The post Parents’ Settlement... more »

BC Court of Appeal Finds 60/40 Split of Fault Appropriate For Left Hand Turn Crash at Uncontrolled Intersection

BC INJURY LAW

Reasons for judgement were published this week by the BC Court of Appeal overturning a trial result and finding that a 60/40 split of fault was appropriate following a collision involving a left hand turning vehicle at an uncontrolled collision. In the recent case (Randhawa v. Evans) the Respondent... more »

Projet de loi nº64 : la protection des renseignements personnels à la croisée des chemins(29 octobre 2020)

Vincent Gautrais

Déposé le 12 juin dernier, le projet de loi n° 64 propose une réforme d’envergure de la législation en matière de protection des renseignements personnels au Québec. Si la nécessité de moderniser le cadre législatif actuel en matière de protection des données semble faire consensus, to... more »

The Scope of the Federal Criminal Law Power in the Reference re Genetic Non-Discrimination Act

TheCourt.ca

The need to safeguard privacy has long been a mainstay of the Canadian legal system. The right to secure autonomy and control over our private information has been preserved both... The post The Scope of the Federal Criminal Law Power in the <em>Reference re Genetic Non-Discriminat... more »

Emotional intelligence: the essential skill for the workplace and life

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

The concept of emotional intelligence isn’t new but has seen exponential growth over the years and is said to be the essential skill in the workplace and in our personal lives. We’ve all heard about the dichotomy of the heart and mind – it is at the centre of the concept of emotional intellige... more »

Bernard and Honey Sherman Estates: Supreme Court of Canada Hears Arguments on Whether to Allow Public Access to Court Files for High Profile Estates

BC Estate Litigation Blog

Court records, including documents filed in probate and estate proceedings, are open to the public. Access to the court, including access by the media, is a fundamental principle which is guaranteed by the Charter.  However, court filings in estate matters inevitably touch upon private and sensitiv... 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 »