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Friday, July 24, 2020 @ 1:15 PM

N.W.T. government announces cabinet shuffle

Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane announced changes to the territory’s executive council on July 23. ... [read more]

Friday, July 24, 2020 @ 12:20 PM

N.W.T. extends public health emergency

Northwest Territories Minister of Health and Social Services Diane Thom announced on July 23 the extension of the territory-wide public health emergency under the Northwest Territories’ Public Health Act on the advice of chief public health officer (CPHO) Dr. Kami Kandola. ... [read more]

Friday, July 24, 2020 @ 12:19 PM

Western law firm seeks applicants for community fund program

Field Law, a western and northern Canadian regional law firm, has opened applications for its Field Law Community Fund Program, which will distribute $60,000 in grant funding between Northern Alberta, Southern Alberta and Northwest Territories. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 23, 2020 @ 12:33 PM

Dentons partner named as broadcasting arbitrator

Dentons announced that Monica Song, partner and chair of Dentons Canada’s communications law group and its regulatory practice in Ottawa, has been named the next broadcasting arbitrator under the Canada Elections Act. She was appointed by the chief electoral officer of Canada on the unanimous recommendation of the registered political parties represented in the House of Commons. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 @ 12:32 PM

Two judges appointed to Ontario Court of Justice

Attorney General Doug Downey announced the appointment of two new justices to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective July 30, 2020. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 @ 12:25 PM

Alberta Court of Appeal launching public portal of e-filing system Aug. 31

On Aug. 31, the Alberta Court of Appeal will launch the public portal of its e-filing system called CAMS. The Court of Appeal Management System (CAMS) is a comprehensive case and document management system and an electronic filing system that provides registered users the ability to electronically initiate an appeal, file materials, pay applicable fees and more. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 @ 3:51 PM

B.C. announces provincial court judicial appointments

The government of British Columbia announced on July 21 that it is appointing three new provincial court judges and reappointing three senior provincial court judges to increase access to justice for British Columbians. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 @ 11:52 AM

WeirFoulds partner elected to board of Asian Canadian lawyers group

WeirFoulds announced that Daniel Wong, partner and chair of the labour and employment practice group, has been elected to the board of directors for the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (Ontario). ... [read more]

Monday, July 20, 2020 @ 3:24 PM

Arbitration Place adds arbitrator/mediator

Arbitration Place announced that Jeffrey S. Leon, a senior litigation partner at Bennett Jones LLP in Toronto, has joined Arbitration Place as a member arbitrator and mediator to further his work in conducting arbitrations and mediations in Canada, the United States and internationally. ... [read more]

Monday, July 20, 2020 @ 12:32 PM

Former judge joins Fasken as legal counsel

Fasken announced the return of Jean Lemelin as legal counsel in the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice group. ... [read more]