Stratus restaurant was packed with female professionals on April 4 at a women’s networking and cocktail event presented by Lerners LLP in Toronto.
As the strike at Toronto’s York University enters its fifth week, students at Osgoode Hall Law School face the choice of crossing the picket line to attend classes, take all classes on a pass/fail basis or access a course remediation framework, which would delay 3L students in writing the June bar exam.
A private member’s bill aiming to waive the required fees in obtaining government identification for low-income or precariously housed people was up for debate at the Ontario Legislature March 29 by Kingston/the Islands MPP Sophie Kiwala, thanks to Queen’s University law students and their Fee Waiver Initiative through Pro Bono Students Canada.
Contract staff, teaching assistants and graduate assistants at Toronto’s York University, home to Osgoode Hall Law School, have chosen to strike after their shared labour union, CUPE 3903, rejected the university’s “final offer” after six months of financial negotiation. The strike began at 12:01 a.m. today.
A case study by a Western University law professor will look at how the use of blockchain technology could help close the Canadian sales tax gap, reduce compliance costs and improve government tax administration.
Jennifer Farrell, who teaches income taxation and international tax law, has received a seed grant worth $21,292 for her project called “Blockchain and taxation: A case study on eliminating the sales tax gap,” from the Western Social Sciences and Humanities Review Board.
Using artificial intelligence in the legal profession can aid lawyers in completing menial tasks with accuracy, which is in line with the Law Society of Ontario’s mandate for lawyers to practise more efficiently and cost effectively, attendees at the Ontario Bar Association’s annual Institute heard this week.
The Federal Communications Commission’s recent decision to dismantle net neutrality regulations in the United States is a subject of controversy among internet service providers, subscription networks, civilians and lawmakers. This decision could potentially create a ripple effect in the future for Canadians — but how?