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The Immigration Line
November 24, 2014
Uncertainty of Express Entry can only hurt
Express Entry is making waves. I get questions about it from clients and the general public nearly every day. While we know slightly more now than we did a few weeks ago, it is still largely an unknown.
UBC and Osgoode students are building bridges, broadening horizons in international human rights class
November 24, 2014
Video links students in bi-campus clinical program
Like many great ideas, the International Justice and Human Rights Clinic was a collaborative effort.
November 24, 2014
Video: Making Rain - Return on your investment
In this month’s Making Rain, executive coach Debra Forman advises that the more proactive you are, the more control you will have of the outcomes, and the more profits you will earn.
Ab Initio
November 24, 2014
The sweetness at the end of the tunnel
Exams ruin Christmas for law students. Even the term “Christmas exams” infuriates me. Such an oxymoron.
November 24, 2014
Second Cup GC gets double shot: In-house role as external service provider
Five months ago, Second Cup’s general counsel Dan Caldarone was faced with an opportunity. Should he stay with the company following a significant restructuring, or go out on his own? He wanted to do both, so together with executive leadership he found a way to make it happen.

Current Issue

November/December 2014 • Volume 38, Issue 11
    • Subtitle Annual Corporate Counsel Survey
    Written by Jennifer Brown
    Issue Date: November 2014
    The momentum has been growing slowly for years but it seems in-house counsel are ready and want to trade in…
    • Subtitle Legal reports
    Written by Ava Chisling
    Issue Date: November 2014
    The fiasco of the NFL’s reaction to players’ legal problems filled the headlines lately. The well-publicized video of Baltimore Ravens’…


    • Subtitle Law Office Management
    Written by Marg Bruineman
    Issue Date: November 2014
    When Harry Byers began considering his retirement options, he reached out to the profession in search of a successor. His goal was to attract a young lawyer to the small community of Fairview, Alta., 550 kilometres northwest of Edmonton to eventually replace him. Initial attempts to attract an associate didn’t…
    • Subtitle Cross Examined
    Written by Arshy Mann
    Issue Date: November 2014
    Jagmeet Singh stands out. In the bespoke suits and custom-fitted shirts he favours, Singh looks like he should be on the cover of a glossy magazine — which he was when Toronto Life named him to their best-dressed list last year.


    • Subtitle Editor's Desk
    Written by Gail J. Cohen
    Issue Date: November 2014
    The annual Canadian Lawyer Corporate Counsel Survey in this issue has a strong focus on alternative fee arrangements. AFAs are what everyone — law firm management, in-house counsel, law associations, legal consultants, and anyone else who cares about the business of law — is talking about. The thing is, while…
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Canada Revenue Agency privacy breach leaks prominent Canadians' tax details
RT @LegalFeedsblog: New blog post: Good times ahead - Slideshow from the Great GC Auction #inhouse
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