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Monday, July 13, 2020 @ 11:59 AM

Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench suspends urgent hearing request process

With the relaunch of court sittings provincewide, the emergency/urgent hearing request process of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has been suspended. ... [read more]

Friday, July 10, 2020 @ 3:15 PM

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

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

Thursday, July 09, 2020 @ 11:48 AM

Two judges appointed to N.S. provincial and family court

The Nova Scotia Judiciary on July 9 announced the appointment of two judges to the provincial and family court, Perry Borden and Aleta C. Cromwell. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 09, 2020 @ 11:43 AM

Langlois partner Tremblay named president of Quebec Branch of CBA for 2020-2021

Langlois lawyers announced that partner Tommy Tremblay has been named branch president of the Quebec division of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) for 2020-2021. CBA-Quebec represents some 2,200 lawyers, judges, notaries, law professors, law students from across the province. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 09, 2020 @ 11:39 AM

Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench issues guidelines on electronic documents

The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has issued guidelines for documents filed by e-mail or digital upload. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 08, 2020 @ 10:35 AM

B.C. Supreme Court to resume in-person registry services

The B.C. Attorney General’s court services branch has confirmed that all Supreme Court registries will be open for in-person services on July 13. As of that date, materials may be filed at the registry. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 08, 2020 @ 9:15 AM

Overholt Law adds associate

Overholt Law announced that Mohit Chhibber has joined the Vancouver firm as an associate lawyer. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 07, 2020 @ 12:13 PM

Dentons names Vancouver partner as Canada co-chair of mining group

Dentons announced that it has appointed Robin Longe, partner in Vancouver, as Canada co-chair of the firm’s mining group. He joins Edmonton-based partner Leanne Krawchuk as fellow co-chair. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 07, 2020 @ 12:10 PM

Rogerson Law Group lawyer named chair of OBA Tax Law Section

The Rogerson Law Group announced that Angela I. Salvatore has assumed the position of chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Taxation Law Section. ... [read more]

Monday, July 06, 2020 @ 2:15 PM

Prime minister appoints Rae as ambassador to the United Nations

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on July 6 announced the appointment of Bob Rae as the ambassador and permanent representative of Canada to the United Nations (UN) in New York. ... [read more]