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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 @ 10:55 AM

Condo board elections and voting: No more proxy fraud Badly attended meeting

The condominium lifestyle grows ever more popular in Ontario: over 11,000 condominium corporations are registered throughout the province. Central to the destiny of each condo corporation is the quality of its governance. Yet the weak link in board governance often is the manner by which board elections are conducted, frequently resulting in disputes about legitimacy of directors and ultimately having direct financial consequences on the owners. ... [read more]

Monday, September 09, 2019 @ 3:34 PM

Things I’ve learned since law school | Kurt Sandstrom

As we enter the “back to school” season, it has given me pause to ruminate on my own journey through the practice of law, especially having just celebrated my 30-year anniversary in the profession. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 05, 2019 @ 11:45 AM

SCC alumni’s role in legal controversies sparks new debate over ex-judges’ return to practice Amy Salyzyn

Is it in the public interest for former Supreme Court of Canada justices to be allowed to provide legal services to governments or other well-heeled clients facing public controversies that could arguably blow back on the reputations of the ex-judges’ former courts or otherwise harm public confidence in the judiciary? ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

Exploring the digital world of parent-child contact: Cautions, considerations Laptop on blue background

In parts one and two, this author explored parent reports about the types of conflicts associated with virtual parent-child contact to family justice professionals, the views and experiences of family justice professionals about the benefits and challenges of virtual parent-child contact, as well as hearing directly from children and parents. Part three, the last in this series, explores some cautions and considerations. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 @ 10:48 AM

New partner for Fasken’s tech group in Calgary

Fasken announced that new partner Tony Morris has joined its technology, media and telecommunications group in the Calgary office. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 29, 2019 @ 9:39 AM

Workplace bullying solutions in a social media age handcomingfromcomputer_sm.jpg

Bullying and cyberbullying are very real and very modern problems in organizations. It’s Newton’s third law of physics, “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction,” applied to the workplace. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 @ 1:16 PM

Exploring the digital world of parent-child contact: Views, experiences Laptop with pink screen

In part one in this series of articles, the results of an online survey of mental health professionals and lawyers were highlighted. Depending on the perspective, there are both risks and rewards in using virtual technology as a means of parent-child contact. In part two, this author explores both the parents and children’s views and experiences with virtual parent-child contact post separation. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 @ 11:44 AM

Dentons adds senior associate to Vancouver venture technology group

Dentons announced that Arik Broadbent has joined the firm as senior associate and the Vancouver lead of the firm’s venture technology and emerging growth companies (VTEGC) group. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 @ 3:08 PM

Exploring digital world of parent-child contact Laptop

The increased use of virtual technology such as text messages, social networking sites and Skype has enabled another type of parent-child contact post separation — virtual parent-child contact. However, issues have emerged, including safety, privacy and confidentiality for children and parents, that family justice professionals and the court must consider when recommending virtual parent-child contact. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 @ 1:50 PM

Using electronic records as evidence | Ken Chasse

Records are now the most frequently used kind of evidence in legal proceedings and for legal services. ... [read more]