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Ontario auto insurance system ‘undoubtedly broken,’ personal injury lawyers say
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Jasmine Daya, managing principal of Jasmine Daya & Co., said better fraud prevention is needed to help improve the auto insurance system.

Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 10:52 AM

The Ontario government has begun public consultations on how to reform the auto insurance system for the nearly 10 million drivers across the province. However, personal injury lawyers say “tinkering” with an “undoubtedly broken” system doesn’t work and complete overhaul is needed. ... [read more]

N.B. government criticized for shelving courthouse project Subscriber only content Robert McKee

Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 9:05 AM

Last summer, designs for a new courthouse in Fredericton were unveiled with fanfare. Four months later, those plans were permanently put on hold. New Brunswick’s new Progressive Conservative Premier Blaine Higgs has called for an abrupt end to the construction of the capital city’s new courthouse, as well as other major construction projects underway in the province. ... [read more]

Complexity of Income Tax Act an access to justice issue, scholar says Subscriber only content Colin Jackson

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 1:40 PM

It will come as no surprise to lawyers or their clients that the federal Income Tax Act is not easy to read. It may come as a surprise, however, just how difficult that legislation is to decipher — and how it falls short of efforts in other countries to make the law accessible. ... [read more]