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Friday, April 07, 2017 @ 3:36 PM

Ottawa appoints two judges to Ontario courts

Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced judicial appointments to the Ontario Court of Appeal and Superior Court of Justice on April 7. ... [read more]

Friday, April 07, 2017 @ 2:23 PM

Blakes extends deadline for innovation challenge

Blake, Cassels & Graydon (Blakes) has announced it will be accepting entries for the Global Legal Innovation Challenge until May 15. ... [read more]

Friday, April 07, 2017 @ 2:06 PM

BLG adds three new associates

Borden Ladner Gervais has added two associates to its Calgary office, Xiaodi Jin and Patrick Mah, while Mario Pedro is joining the Toronto office. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 06, 2017 @ 11:50 AM

Stewart McKelvey's Machum elected vice-chair of Telefilm Canada board

Grant Machum, a partner in Stewart McKelvey’s Halifax office, has recently been elected as the Telefilm Canada board of directors vice-chair. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 @ 12:43 PM

More eligible for legal aid in Ontario

Legal Aid Ontario raised the income threshold for eligibility for legal aid by six per cent on April 1, enabling 144,000 more Ontarians to qualify for assistance. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 05, 2017 @ 8:19 AM

Fasken Martineau survey tracks OHS compliance in Canada

How compliant is your organization with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations? Although an OHS program is required by law, 40 per cent of Canadian companies fail to follow the rules. In addition, half of employers are non-compliant with OHS legislation requiring them to take steps to prevent harassment or violence in the workplace. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

Dentons combines with Dutch firm Boekel

Dentons has entered the Dutch market with the announcement that the global law firm has combined with the Amsterdam firm Boekel. The combined firm operates under the name Dentons Boekel within the Netherlands. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 @ 2:35 PM

Former Supreme Court justice Cromwell speaks on access to justice

The Honourable Thomas Cromwell is pictured below surrounded by students on March 9, 2017, at Robson Hall, University of Manitoba Faculty of Law. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 @ 2:30 PM

Justice Abella to speak at Brandeis commencement

Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella will address graduating students at Brandeis University’s 66th commencement ceremonies on May 21 in Waltham, Mass. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 @ 8:57 AM

Whyte new partner in McCarthy Tétrault's Calgary office

Andrea Whyte is the newest equity partner in McCarthy Tétrault's Calgary office. ... [read more]