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Friday, November 08, 2019 @ 3:27 PM

The Friday Brief: Editor-in-Chief’s must-read items from this week The Friday Brief

Stepping in for the Managing Editor, here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Friday, November 08, 2019 @ 1:48 PM

Export Development Canada settles litigation over aircraft deal

Export Development Canada (EDC) has resolved its litigation in the United Kingdom with Westdawn Investments. With the settlement, Westdawn is now agreeing to the legal steps taken by EDC starting in December 2017 to end its business relationship with the company. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 07, 2019 @ 1:19 PM

Two new judges for Ontario Court of Justice

Doug Downey, attorney general of Ontario, has announced the appointment of two new justices to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective Nov. 14, 2019. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 07, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

Da Silva appointed as University of Ottawa wellness mentor-in-residence

The University of Ottawa announced the appointment of Orlando Da Silva as a wellness mentor-in-residence. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 06, 2019 @ 2:04 PM - Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2019 @ 9:29 AM

Bennett Jones senior counsel named to CPTPP dispute resolution roster

Bennett Jones announced that senior counsel Valerie Hughes, a member of the firm’s international trade law practice group, has been named to the roster of panel chairs for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). She is the only Canadian, and one of three women, on the roster. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 05, 2019 @ 2:58 PM

Blaney McMurtry adds corporate law associate

Blaney McMurtry announced that Tiffany Myerson has joined the firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 05, 2019 @ 10:46 AM

New personnel at Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund

The Woman’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) has welcomed several new people since the arrival in June of the new executive director and general counsel Megan Stephens, who replaced Shaun O’Brien.  ... [read more]

Monday, November 04, 2019 @ 2:15 PM

University of Windsor launches Indigenous legal orders institute

Windsor Law launched an Indigenous Legal Orders Institute (ILOI) on Nov. 1. ... [read more]

Monday, November 04, 2019 @ 2:14 PM

New litigation associate for Wilton Martin

Wilton Martin announced that Frank Portman has joined the litigation firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Monday, November 04, 2019 @ 2:13 PM

Miller Thomson partner to serve second term on STEP council

Miller Thomson announced that partner William (Bill) Fowlis has been elected to serve a second term on the STEP Worldwide Council. ... [read more]