Last blog added on Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

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Library Consulting Firm Aaron Cohen Associates on Re-Opening the Library

Library Boy

U.S. library consulting firm Aaron Cohen Associates recently published a text on its website on ReOpening the Library: Guidelines to Consider.It has a number of good ideas for starting to think about to fit library users into their 2-metre little bubbles when institutions re-open: "Here are ideas on how to approach learning space occupancy and how you can start applying them. We included some... more »

Federal extension of limitation periods

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

The federal government is proposing the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19). It provides that the following time limits are, if established by or under an Act of Parliament, suspended for the period that starts on March 13, 2020 and that ends on September 13, 2020 or on any earlier day fixe... more »

Can an Alberta Landlord’s Duty to Make Reasonable Efforts to Negotiate a Meaningful Payment Plan with Residential Tenants before Evicting Tenants be Enforced?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Can an Alberta Landlord’s Duty to Make Reasonable Efforts to Negotiate a Meaningful Payment Plan with Residential Tenants before Evicting Tenants be Enforced? Legislation Commented On: Ministerial Order No. SA: 005/2020 [Service Alberta] Since May …... more »

Power of attorney abuse discovered after death: what can a beneficiary do about it?

BC Estate Litigation Blog

We are often contacted by beneficiaries who have become aware of actions taken by the person managing the deceased’s affairs under a power of attorney which have diminished the value of the deceased’s estate. The attorney may have transferred some of the deceased’s assets into their own na... more »

Tips for managing stress and anxiety – a conversation with Bena Stock, LLB, MC

Attorney With a Life

If you are one of the many people dealing with increased stress and anxiety at this time I encourage you to listen in on my conversation with Bena Stock, LLB, MC.  Bena shared with me some practical tips for managing stress and anxiety and shared with me her 5-4-3-2-1 practice for shifting out of s... more »

Canada should consider the Economic Impact of Imposing AD/CV Duties on Imports and should start with OCTG

Woods, LaFortune LLP

Canadian practice has been to consider Anti-dumping/Countervailing measures (AD/CV) measures exclusively from the perspective of the domestic industry that filed the dumping complaint and ensure that any injury to this industry is offset using AD/CV duties.  However, this approach does not necessar... 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 »