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Monday, August 29, 2022 @ 2:37 PM

Latest developments in parenting co-ordination law Conflict resolution booklet

With court delays limiting options for parents who have child-related disputes, parenting co-ordination is increasingly an appealing alternative. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 @ 2:54 PM

Court appoints arbitrator after parties cannot agree on mutual appointment

A Vancouver cannabis retailer will not be allowed to use the same arbitrator again in a secondary arbitration matter, the Ontario Superior Court has ruled, owing to the applicants’ “vocal objection” and the consensual nature of arbitration. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 05, 2022 @ 11:26 AM

B.C. directives on litigation with Indigenous peoples aimed at negotiated resolutions Merle Alexander, Miller Titerle & Co.

British Columbia has issued a number of new directives for legal counsel to follow while involved in civil proceedings with Indigenous peoples, and legal observers are saying they could represent a seismic change from the rights denial that has characterized such litigation in the past. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 28, 2022 @ 8:56 AM

Arbitration Place hires new arbitrator

Arbitration Place announced that Pierre Bienvenu, an arbitrator and counsel, has joined Arbitration Place. ... [read more]

Friday, April 22, 2022 @ 4:05 PM

Appellants who cause own delay have no grounds for summary judgment, court rules

Appellants in a long-running family dispute, who caused a delay in sending a settlement agreement to the respondent party, have had their appeal for summary judgment dismissed and a stay of proceedings ordered against them. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 14, 2022 @ 4:19 PM

Competition Bureau reaches settlement agreement with environmental company GFL

The Competition Bureau has reached an agreement with GFL Environmental Inc. to resolve litigation related to GFL’s purchase of Terrapure Environmental Ltd. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 @ 5:03 PM

Ontario court dismisses plaintiff's request to set aside arbitral award in mining dispute

A mining company has lost its application for leave to appeal an arbitration award after it failed to object to the tribunal’s jurisdiction over disputed claims in a timely manner. ... [read more]

Friday, April 08, 2022 @ 3:32 PM

BlackBerry Ltd. settles class action with plaintiffs for $165 million in N.Y. District Court

BlackBerry Limited has reached an agreement in principle to settle the consolidated securities class action lawsuit in Pearlstein v. BlackBerry Limited, et al., Case No. 13 Civ. 7060 (CM) in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. ... [read more]

Monday, April 04, 2022 @ 9:12 AM

OBA report casts spotlight on lack of ‘neutral diversity’ in mediation, arbitration Ranjan Agarwal, first vice-president of the OBA

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) has released a report highlighting the lack of diversity of arbitrators and mediators being hired in the province. The OBA’s research in this area noted trends in commercial litigation and employment law, with survey respondents indicating that they engaged mostly white males for mediation and arbitration matters. ... [read more]

Friday, January 28, 2022 @ 1:01 PM

Alberta hits brakes on traffic court changes Jordan Stuffco, Stuffco Law

Alberta has paused its plans to shake up traffic court, proposals which have led to an outcry by lawyers in the province that the changes would ignore due process and create barriers for people who may want to challenge the tickets they have received. ... [read more]