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Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 12:48 PM

McInnes Cooper partners with non-profit Venture for Canada

Venture for Canada, a not-for-profit organization that recruits, trains and supports recent graduates to work at leading Canadian startups, announced a partnership with business law firm McInnes Cooper. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

Choi joins DLA Piper's Edmonton office as associate

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP welcomes David Choi to the firm’s Edmonton office as an associate in the corporate group. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

Federal court decision on airline safety called 'wake-up call'

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is calling a recent decision on airline safety by the Federal Court of Appeal a “wake-up call” for government, but observers say that statement may be a bit premature. ... [read more]

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 01:45 PM

Tzoulas joins Bentham IMF as legal counsel

Nickolas Tzoulas, a seventh-year lawyer from the litigation and dispute resolution group of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, has joined Bentham IMF as legal counsel. His hire comes 18 months after Naomi Loewith, a litigator from Lenczner Slaght LLP, became the company’s first investment manager in Canada. ... [read more]

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 01:40 PM

Cox & Palmer's Halifax office gets new COO

Daniel Clarke is the new chief operating officer of Cox & Palmer's Halifax office. ... [read more]

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 08:51 AM

Nova Scotia course on consumer racial profiling poised to go national Christine Hanson

Four months after the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (NSHRC) launched the country’s first — and only — free online course in consumer racial profiling, the one-of-a-kind program is poised to become national. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 10, 2017 @ 02:53 PM

Laramée joins DS Lawyers Canada as partner, CEO

After serving for many years at the helm of Kaufman Laramée, Richard Laramée has joined DS Lawyers Canada, a firm with offices in Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 09, 2017 @ 09:11 AM

Navigating the tense waters of common law partner wills

In the past 10 years, the number of common law couples in Canada has grown at something like four times the rate of married couples. And while it’s not surprising to lawyers that common law relationships are not the same as marriage, it can still be surprising to “normal” people. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 09, 2017 @ 08:41 AM

CONTRACTS - Tender contracts – Non-compliant bids

Appeal by Region of Huronia Environmental Services Ltd. (Rohe) and Graillen Holdings Inc. (Graillen) from the dismissal of their action for damages for breach of contract. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 @ 09:01 AM

Facebook decision gives quasi-constitutional privacy rights to some Canadians Facebook

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) issued its highly anticipated decision in Douez v. Facebook, Inc. 2017 SCC 33 in late June. While the decision paved the way for a privacy class action to continue through the British Columbia courts, the SCC appears to have provided quasi-constitutional privacy rights to some Canadians, but not the entire country, and the application of the decision to other private sector privacy statutes is uncertain. ... [read more]