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Judge who sexually harassed court staffer quietly quit; unlike the U.S., #MeToo hasn’t hit Canadian judiciary
Marilou McPhedran
Senator Marilou McPhedran says the judiciary and other professions shouldn’t decide sexual impropriety complaints against themselves because there is ‘too much protectionism … in situations where we are talking about the sexualization of privilege.’

Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 9:29 AM

A superior court judge who subjected a court staffer to sexualized contact in the workplace quietly resigned after a Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) investigation, without the judicial disciplinary body publicly disclosing his actions until now. ... [read more]

New federal rules on auto recalls overdue, lawyers say Dale Orlando, McLeish Orlando LLP

Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 2:05 PM

The federal government has been given new powers to order motor vehicle recalls, a move observers say was long overdue and necessary due to major shifts coming in terms of technology in people’s cars and the legal profession generally. ... [read more]

New regulations unveiled for risky syndicated mortgage market Marlin Horst, Shibley Righton LLP

Monday, March 19, 2018 @ 1:25 PM

Canada’s securities administrators have brought out a series of recommendations to reduce the risks for investors in syndicated mortgages, a move observers say will help bring some clarity in a market that has been increasingly seen as needing more oversight. ... [read more]