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Thursday, July 16, 2020 @ 11:35 AM

Thomson Rogers adds new associate

Thomson Rogers announced that Sarah Naiman has joined the Toronto firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 16, 2020 @ 11:32 AM

Canadian specialty insurance firm Dolden Wallace Folick teaming up with Kennedys

Global law firm Kennedys announced that it is forming an association with Canadian insurance specialty law firm Dolden Wallace Folick LLP. The two firms share a number of global, London market and U.S.-based clients and have worked together on several matters. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 @ 3:16 PM

Ontario to invest $1.75 billion in new long-term care homes

The Ontario government announced a redesigned funding model on July 15 that will lead to the building of additional, modern long-term care homes providing seniors with the quality care they deserve. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 @ 12:18 PM

New leadership changes proposed at Ontario Energy Board

The Ontario government announced it is modernizing the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) in order to strengthen trust and transparency of Ontario’s energy sector and improve regulatory processes for the benefit of provincial ratepayers. As part of this process, the province is recommending the appointment of a new leadership team which includes Susanna Zagar as the OEB’s new chief executive officer and Lynne Anderson as the OEB’s new chief commissioner. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 @ 10:53 AM

Law Foundation of Ontario names new CEO

The Law Foundation of Ontario announced that Lisa Cirillo will be its new CEO, effective Sept. 8, 2020. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 @ 10:37 AM

New commercial partner for Dunton Rainville

Dunton Rainville announced that Simon Labrecque has joined the Quebec firm as a partner in the commercial and transactional affairs group. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 @ 3:40 PM

Ontario Court of Appeal provides amended practice direction on remote proceedings

The Ontario Court of Appeal will continue to operate in electronic formats only as it approaches its fourth month of suspended in-person proceedings. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 @ 1:00 PM

Women’s law group to host virtual awards show

The Women’s Law Association of Ontario (WLAO) announced that for the first time it will be hosting a virtual awards gala on Aug. 6 to recognize its 2020 award recipients.  ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 @ 12:37 PM

Thornton Grout Finnigan adds counsel

Thornton Grout Finnigan announced that Fraser Hughes has joined the firm as counsel upon his return to Canada after 12 years in the Cayman Islands. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 @ 9:44 AM

DLA Piper adds Vancouver partner

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Denis G. Silva has joined the firm as a partner in the Vancouver office. ... [read more]