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Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 3:13 PM

Top court revisits test for adverse possession

The quality of evidence necessary to establish historic civil claims on the balance of probabilities “must merely be as satisfactory as could reasonably be expected” in all of the circumstances, the Supreme Court said in an adverse possession judgment from B.C. with national impact. ... [read more]

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 2:46 PM

Deloitte case stands as warning to audit firms

The Supreme Court of Canada has yet to rule on an appeal, heard Feb.15, that could affect auditing professionals across the country. ... [read more]

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 2:16 PM

Free counselling available to jury members in Ontario

Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General has launched a free counselling service to assist jurors who have been through a difficult trial. ... [read more]

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 9:46 AM

City of Vancouver votes for judicial review of Kinder Morgan pipeline

Vancouver City Council voted to pursue a judicial review of the province’s approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. ... [read more]

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 9:42 AM

Government survey asks for Canadians' help in combatting workplace harassment, violence

The federal government is wrapping up a near month-long survey asking Canadians for their views about sexual harassment and violence in the workplace. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Jurists on maternity leave win legal fight with Quebec

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Appeal court finds in favour of franchise in Fido dispute

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Case highlights issues of Charter, joint probes

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Trump’s criticism of judiciary called ‘threat to the rule of law’

American President Donald Trump’s tweet-shaming of the U.S. judges who lifted his contentious travel ban this month is the latest so-called “judge-bashing” by senior politicians that is alarming lawyers and judges in the western world. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Ottawa pushes controversial trafficking bill

The federal government is moving to proclaim an inert Conservative-era human trafficking law containing a rebuttable evidentiary presumption of guilt that the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) contends is “likely unconstitutional” and should be scrapped. ... [read more]