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Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 12:06 PM

New conflict of interest and ethics commissioner appointed

Retired lawyer Mario Dion has been appointed as the federal government’s conflict of interest and ethics commissioner. ... [read more]

Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 11:57 AM

Crowshoe appointed to Alberta bench

A member of the Piikani Nation — which is one of the three First Nations that comprise the Blackfoot Confederacy — has been named to the provincial court of Alberta. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 2:48 PM

Schnapp launches mediation practice

Marshall Schnapp has opened a new office in Toronto, offering mediation and arbitration services. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 1:54 PM

Two provincial court judges appointed in B.C.

As of Jan. 2, 2018, there will be two new members of British Columbia’s provincial court. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 1:50 PM

Ryerson gets preliminary approval for law school

The Federation of Law Societies of Canada has granted preliminary approval for a proposed new law program at Ryerson University. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 3:16 PM

Aird & Berlis picks AI solution

Toronto-based business law firm Aird & Berlis LLP has signed a deal to use artificial intelligence (AI)-based contract review software from Diligen Software for some of its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and real estate work. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 3:10 PM

Winners of 2018 Manitoba Bar Association awards announced

The Manitoba Bar Association plans to honour a number of its members during its upcoming Mid-Winter Conference. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 2:00 PM

Knomos Knowledge Management Inc. wins Blakes innovation contest

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP wanted a tool that would track changes to government regulations and legislation and monitor their effects over time, but the firm couldn’t find one that met its needs. So it decided to have a contest to build one. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 3:33 PM

Construction litigator joins DLA Piper (Canada)

Maxim Kaploun is the latest associate to join DLA Piper (Canada). ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 3:30 PM

B.C. lawyers honoured

During a recent awards ceremony, the Law Society of British Columbia recognized three members of the provincial bar for their work in family law, legal aid and diversity and inclusion. ... [read more]