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Law Society of Ontario takes legal action in exam cheating investigation
Diana Miles, Law Society of Ontario CEO
Diana Miles, CEO of the Law Society of Ontario said ‘this action also serves as a reminder to candidates of their responsibilities and obligations around examination conduct, and the need to be on guard against any third-parties who may be organizing activities to facilitate cheating on licensing examinations.’

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 @ 2:39 PM

The Law Society of Ontario (LSO) is taking legal action against NCA Exam Guru and its principal, Aamer Chaudhry, as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged cheating on the barrister and solicitor exams. “The law society is committed to protecting the public interest and actively responding to conduct that threatens the integrity of the licensing process and the professions. As regulator, we will take strong action against alleged wrongdoers,” said Diana Miles, the LSO’s chief executive officer, in a statement issued May 25. ... [read more]

‘Law is unclear,’ Alberta Court of Appeal says in allowing appeal from condo corporation Subscriber only content Condominium Corporation No. 0522151 (o/a Somerset Condominium) was represented by Roberto Noce of Miller Thomson LLP

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 @ 5:04 PM

Whether or not a developer should be held responsible for poor construction that becomes apparent years after a condominium development has been sold is unclear, the Alberta Court of Appeal has observed in allowing an appeal from a condo corporation. ... [read more]

Bills seeking to boost environmental rights ‘taking root in Quebec,’ says lawyer Sarah-Maude Belleville-Chenard

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 @ 11:35 AM

A couple of separate but related private member’s environmental bills that would recognize living in a “healthful” environment as a fundament right and confer the St. Lawrence River with a legal personality represent yet another steady advance towards the burgeoning rights of nature movement in Canada, according to legal experts.  ... [read more]

Gone phishing: panel discusses perils of remote work, surveillance risks to lawyers, clients Kevin Lo, Froese Forensic Partners Ltd.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 @ 8:35 AM

In a panel discussion highlighting the shift to remote work, speakers emphasized the need for lawyers to turn their minds to privacy and security issues when working from home, noting that technology adopted during the pandemic can have surveillance impacts that can not only affect a lawyer’s practice, but their clients as well. ... [read more]

Canada gives more details on temporary income support for war-affected Ukrainians who come here Chrystia Freeland

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 @ 3:03 PM

Ottawa has provided additional information on how to access the temporary income supports it is giving Ukrainian nationals, and their accompanying immediate family members of any nationality, who take up temporary residence in Canada due to Russia’s illegal war on Ukraine. ... [read more]