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Reviving lawsuit against U.S. potential remedy for TC Energy over pipeline cancellation: prof
University of Calgary law professor Kristen van de Biezenbos
University of Calgary law professor Kristen van de Biezenbos said that TC Energy could refile a lawsuit it initiated — under its previous corporate name, TransCanada Corp. — five years ago in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Houston against then President Barack Obama’s administration.

Friday, January 22, 2021 @ 4:02 PM

The ink on President Joe Biden’s signature had barely dried when Alberta Premier Jason Kenney held a news conference denouncing Biden’s decision to issue an executive order revoking his predecessor Donald Trump’s 2019 presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, just hours after Biden took the oath of office. ... [read more]

Ontario Court of Appeal ruling highlights continuing challenges with Jordan Tony Paciocco, Edelson Law, Ottawa

Monday, January 25, 2021 @ 9:52 AM

The Ontario Court of Appeal has failed again in a recent decision to provide clear direction on what constitutes a legitimate Jordan trial delay in criminal cases involving certiorari applications by the defence or Crown, says an Ottawa lawyer. ... [read more]

Correctional service mandates training on intimate partner violence in response to report Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Bill Blair

Monday, January 25, 2021 @ 9:51 AM

Canada’s correctional service has pledged to take action after an internal review revealed a number of deficiencies in the supervision of an offender who killed a Quebec woman while on day parole in 2020. ... [read more]

Ontario encourages businesses hit by COVID-19 lockdown to apply for support grant

Friday, January 22, 2021 @ 4:13 PM

Ontario is urging small businesses affected by the provincewide COVID-19 shutdown to join the roughly 42,000 enterprises that have already applied for the Ontario Small Business Support Grant. ... [read more]

Trudeau says government will look at vetting process for governor general after Payette resignation Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Friday, January 22, 2021 @ 2:09 PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to look at the vetting process for Canada’s governor general after Julie Payette resigned from the position amidst accusations of a toxic workplace at Rideau Hall during her tenure. ... [read more]