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Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 3:54 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, October 11, 2019 @ 1:08 PM

Struggle for original freedom in Quebec daunting proposition | Barry W. Bussey

The major party leaders all agree that Quebec’s An Act respecting the laicity of the State is a serious breach of Quebecers’ religious freedom. However, not one of them is willing to say what concrete efforts they would undertake to oppose the legislation.  ... [read more]

Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 6:16 AM

ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND PRIVACY - Protection of privacy - Health and medical records - Disclosure

Appeal by JK and LK from a judicial review judgment overturning an adjudicator's finding that the respondent physicians contravened the Health Information Act (HIA). ... [read more]

Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 11:23 AM

Legal guidance for doctors prescribing to non-patients and non-residents Hand writing prescription

As lawyers, it’s important to help physicians understand that if they are required to provide care to a non-resident during an emergency situation or when an unexpected condition develops after entry to Canada, they are exposed to a certain level of legal risks. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 10, 2019 @ 8:55 AM

OBA president calls new Innovator-in-Residence, Ryerson LIZ a ‘world leader’ Colin Stevenson 2019 sm

The Ryerson Legal Innovation Zone (LIZ) will be the Ontario Bar Association’s (OBA) next Innovator-in-Residence, helping build on OBA president Colin Stevenson’s theme for his term. “The Innovator-in-Residence Program leads and supports the Ontario bar to, and through, innovative change with the information, education, practical advice and tools that lawyers need to succeed in a rapidly changing market,” said Stevenson on the appointment announcement on Oct. 7.  ... [read more]

Monday, October 07, 2019 @ 9:27 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Breach of duty - Conduct unbecoming - What constitutes

Appeal by Kapoor from a finding by a hearing committee of the Law Society of conduct unbecoming a member. ... [read more]

Monday, October 07, 2019 @ 8:41 AM

Lawyers and cabbage | Marcel Strigberger

I am often asked how a lawyer who retired two years ago, spends his day. How about cabbages? That’s right. Buying or trying to buy a cabbage. ... [read more]

Friday, October 04, 2019 @ 2:08 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, October 04, 2019 @ 1:46 PM

The Lawyer’s Daily a finalist for eight awards in Canadian Online Publishing Awards

The Lawyer’s Daily is a finalist for eight awards in this year’s Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPA). ... [read more]

Friday, October 04, 2019 @ 8:46 AM

B.C., Alberta law societies formalize rules on trust accounts, disciplinary processes Kent Teskey, Alberta Law Society president-elect

Benchers of both the Alberta and British Columbia law societies met at the end of September, agreeing to a number of rules changes on financial disclosure and the use of fiduciary property, as well as tweaks to formal disciplinary procedures. ... [read more]