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Friday, August 16, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

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

Here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 12:35 PM

New litigation associate for Thornton Grout Finnigan

Thornton Grout Finnigan (TGF) announced that Andrew Hanrahan has joined the firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 12:33 PM

New IP, tech associate for DLA Piper

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Richard Mar has joined the firm’s Toronto office as ‎associate counsel in the intellectual property (IP) and technology group.‎ ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 @ 2:29 PM

Feds announce funding for restorative justice program for B.C. Indigenous youth

Justice Minister David Lametti on Aug. 13 announced $418,760 over three years for the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society’s Xw-l-ale-cecemala: Kids Come to Life Program. Using a restorative justice model and a focus on culturally based rehabilitation and reintegration, Xw-l-ale cecemala will provide services for urban Indigenous youth involved, or at risk of being involved, in the criminal justice system. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 @ 2:27 PM

Three new associates for McLeish Orlando

McLeish Orlando LLP announced that Nicole Fielding, Courtney Stewart and Taraneh Etemadi have joined the Toronto personal injury law firm as associates. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 11:52 AM

New counsel joins Bereskin & Parr

Bereskin & Parr LLP announced that Naomi Zener has joined the Toronto intellectual property (IP) firm as counsel. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 @ 10:35 AM

Miller Thomson adds litigation partner to Toronto office

Miller Thomson LLP announced that John Philpott has joined the firm as a partner in its Toronto office, working in commercial litigation and construction litigation. ... [read more]

Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 3:15 PM - Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 3:57 PM

Ottawa commits $26.8 million to fund immigration, refugee legal aid for 2019-20

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Aug. 12 announced that the federal government will provide a one-time investment of $26.8 million for immigration and refugee legal aid for 2019-2020. ... [read more]

Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 12:27 PM

Ottawa names chair of advisory panel for Trans Mountain Expansion project

Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Aug. 9 announced the launch of an engagement process with Indigenous communities aimed at determining how they can potentially participate economically — such as through equity and revenue sharing — in the Trans Mountain Expansion project (TMX project). ... [read more]

Monday, August 12, 2019 @ 11:53 AM

Crown prosecutor appointed as Saskatchewan provincial court judge

The government of Saskatchewan announced the appointment of Thomas Healey as a judge to the provincial court in Prince Albert. ... [read more]