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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]

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 2:34 PM

NL case highlights undercover use of electronic communications by police, Charter rights

The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal granted an appeal and dismissed a cross-appeal of a provincial court ruling that focused on police evidence-gathering procedures. The case involved a man who communicated by means of a computer with a person he believed to be under the age of 16 for a sexual purpose. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 11:28 AM

Blair launches nationwide tour to discuss pot legalization, regulation

Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, has started a cross-country tour to discuss the legalization and regulation of cannabis. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 11:36 AM

Online platform provides financing documents to Canadian startups

Canadian startups and those looking to finance such ventures now have a new online tool to get the basic legal financial documents they need. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 2:43 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]