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Monday, June 29, 2020 @ 12:15 PM

McInnes Cooper partner appointed to St. Francis Xavier board of governors

McInnes Cooper announced that partner Karen Gardiner has been appointed to the St. Francis Xavier (StFX) University board of governors. Her term will span three years, effective July 1, 2020.  ... [read more]

Monday, June 29, 2020 @ 12:12 PM

Heinen Hutchinson adds civil litigation associate

Henein Hutchison LLP announced that Daniella Murynka has joined the firm as a civil litigation associate. ... [read more]

Friday, June 26, 2020 @ 3:00 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, June 25, 2020 @ 2:52 PM

Online medical records firm hires head of partnerships and business development

Toronto-based Medchart, which enables the electronic transfer of medical records through express patient consent, has hired Anand Ablack as its head of partnerships and business development. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 12:33 PM

Ottawa appoints judge to B.C. Supreme Court

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Hugh William Veenstra, associate counsel at Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP in Vancouver, is appointed a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 12:30 PM

B.C. Court of Appeal extends suspension of service and filing deadlines

The B.C. Court of Appeal announced it has extended the suspension of service and filing deadlines for existing appeals and chambers applications. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 12:28 PM

OSC announces new vice-chair and commissioner appointments

Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) acting chair and chief executive officer Grant Vingoe announced the appointment of Wendy Berman as vice-chair for a one-year term, and Cathy Singer as part-time commissioner for a two-year term. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 12:25 PM

Harper Grey adds six associates

Harper Grey announced that Alicia Catalano, Luke Elliott, Caryna Jiwani, Neal Parker, Aynsley Severide and Nicola Virk have joined the Vancouver firm as associates. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 12:23 PM

Feds appoint judge to Ontario Superior Court of Justice

The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Andrea Himel, a sole practitioner in Toronto, is appointed a judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, family court branch. Justice Himel fills the Family Division patent position vacated by the transfer of Justice Heather A. McGee. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 12:20 PM

Ryerson Innovation Zone launches free program for legal tech entrepreneurs

The ​Legal Innovation Zone​ (LIZ) at Ryerson University announced that it is launching a new program to support legal tech entrepreneurs anywhere in the world. Launching this fall, Sprint Studio​ is an interactive online, free, 12-week intensive program that helps entrepreneurs develop their proof of concept into a market-ready product. ... [read more]