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Tuesday, December 03, 2019 @ 1:47 PM

Feds announce funding for NL child and youth advocacy centre

The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) on Nov. 29 announced it will provide $714,500 in funding over five years for Key Assets Newfoundland and Labrador thorough the Child Advocacy Centres (CAC) initiative. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 03, 2019 @ 1:44 PM

Torys partner re-elected as chair of Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships

Torys announced that infrastructure partner Mark Bain was re-elected for the third consecutive year as chair of the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP) at its annual general meeting. ... [read more]

Monday, December 02, 2019 @ 9:36 AM

Pak, Ekhlas Smith form partnership

Labour and employment lawyer and contributor for The Lawyer’s Daily Jonquille Pak has left Whitten & Lublin to partner with Waheeda Ekhlas Smith at the new firm Pak Smith Employment Lawyers. ... [read more]

Monday, December 02, 2019 @ 9:35 AM

Neinstein adds new associate

Neinstein LLP announced that Nicholas Sampson has joined the personal injury firm’s Toronto office as an associate. ... [read more]

Friday, November 29, 2019 @ 1:57 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]

Friday, November 29, 2019 @ 1:46 PM

Saskatchewan student wins inaugural Indigenous law scholarship

Calvin Bricker, a Métis student at the University of Saskatchewan College of Law, was recently announced as the inaugural winner of the Brian A. Crane/Gowling WLG Indigenous Law Student Scholarship. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 28, 2019 @ 11:42 AM

Stikeman relocates New York City office

Stikeman Elliott has relocated its New York City office. According to the firm’s press release, Stikeman Elliott was the first Canadian law firm to open an office in the city, in 1982. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 28, 2019 @ 11:40 AM

Ontario commits to $20M in annual funding to fight human trafficking

The government of Ontario announced on Nov. 28 that it is developing a new strategy to combat human trafficking that will be co-led by Sylvia Jones, solicitor general and Jill Dunlop, associate minister of Children and Women's Issues. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 1:56 PM

Alberta adds eight Crown articling students in bid to boost access to justice in rural areas

The government of Alberta announced that it is doubling the number of Crown articling students, ensuring homegrown talent stays in Alberta. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 1:54 PM

Legal Marketing Association announces 2019 Your Honour Awards winners

The Legal Marketing Association Eastern Canada division (LMAEC) celebrated its 2019 Your Honour Awards Nov. 21 in Toronto. The awards recognize the best of the best in terms of legal marketing initiatives. ... [read more]