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N.L. ruling on revealing public employees’ pay sign of trending transparency, lawyer says
David Fraser
‘The pendulum has been swinging for a while, and it’s towards greater transparency, particularly when it comes to the expenditure of public funds,’ said Nova Scotia privacy lawyer David Fraser.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 2:33 PM

A recent decision by Newfoundland’s Appeal Court to allow disclosure of the names and salaries of all public sector employees is a sign of the legal “pendulum” swinging towards transparency rather than privacy, says an expert.   ... [read more]

Ministry of Attorney General urged to ‘fix’ rules regarding court transcription fees Mark Halfyard sm

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 8:54 AM

The Ontario Court of Appeal has given direction on the fees associated with transcripts to be used on appeal in a decision, counsel says, will govern until the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) clarifies regulations directing costs. ... [read more]

Edmonton allowing undocumented immigrants access to services without having to prove status John Mascarin, Aird & Berlis LLP

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 8:47 AM

Edmonton is moving toward ensuring undocumented immigrants are able to access city services without having to worry about their status being discovered. ... [read more]