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Friday, September 02, 2022 @ 11:38 AM

Back to law school 2022: What did you do on your summer vacation? Back to law school

The school is back in a couple of weeks for all students from JK to JD. Before diving into the first weeks of readings and assignments, it is worth reviewing the summer. After all, school does not start unless one writes a “What I did last summer” essay. ... [read more]

Friday, September 02, 2022 @ 10:44 AM

Back to law school 2022: Law students’ financial burden | Monica Santos and Cayley Kavanagh Law students in class

As we approach the 2022-2023 school year, the Law Students’ Society of Ontario (LSSO) is building a strategy to address the known and anticipated challenges that law students will face. ... [read more]

Friday, September 02, 2022 @ 9:32 AM

Ride sharing with autonomous vehicles: Reshaping North America | Brian Baetz and Zhen Gao

As the 1950s rolled out, North America became obsessed with the private automobile. Garages and driveways defined the suburban landscape, congested arterial roads and highways spawned traffic reports on local news, and parking lots surrounding workplaces and shopping centres became part of our collective experience. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 01, 2022 @ 1:41 PM

Back to law school 2022: Should law schools teach coding? Back to school

Lincoln Alexander School of Law at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), the youngest law school in Canada, has the ambition to “set a new precedent” in legal education. An unorthodox instance is the compulsory coding and technology courses in its curriculum. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 @ 4:56 PM

[ Legal Wire ] - Grain Growers of Canada makes recommendations to improve fertilizer emission reduction targets

The Grain Growers of Canada (GGC) has announced publication of its “submission to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC) discussion document on the proposed fertilizer emission reduction target.” ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 @ 3:41 PM

[ Legal Wire ] - Canada challenges U.S. softwood lumber duties under Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement

The federal government has “filed notice that it will challenge ... the final results of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s third administrative reviews of its anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on softwood lumber from Canada,” Mary Ng, minister of international trade, export promotion, small business and economic development, has announced. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 @ 2:50 PM

Feds announce release of report on national flood insurance Bill Blair, federal Minister of Emergency Preparedness.

Ottawa has released a task force’s report on a national insurance program for flooding, which includes considerations for the “potential strategic relocation” of those most at risk. According to an Aug. 30 news release, the report, Adapting to Rising Flood Risk: An analysis of Insurance solutions for Canada, was published by the Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 @ 10:55 AM

Ukraine, Russia and the International Court of Justice, part two World Court

Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy declared martial law on Feb. 24 as Russia launched airstrikes and artillery attacks on Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro as well as along the border dividing the two countries.  ... [read more]

Monday, August 29, 2022 @ 4:50 PM

[ Legal Wire ] - Canada invokes dispute settlement provision of agreement with U.S. over Line 5 pipeline

For the second time in a year, the federal government has invoked the dispute settlement provision of the 1977 Agreement between the governments of Canada and the United States concerning transit pipelines. This invocation again concerns Enbridge Inc.’s Line 5 pipeline, which runs from Superior, Wis., to Sarnia, Ont., traversing the state of Michigan. ... [read more]

Monday, August 29, 2022 @ 2:09 PM

Intersection of animals, mental health, sex assault, workplaces woman with cat

The King of Prussia coined a famous phrase: “A dog is a man’s best friend.” This saying was first recorded in 1739, and it remains relevant today. The history of evolution shows that dogs were the first to be domesticated and have been an essential part of our lives. They are seen as both pets or hunting partners, but more than either one, they provide companionship with their love, loyalty and emotional connection we hold for them all these years later. ... [read more]