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Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 19, 2017
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2017 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 16, 2017
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
The Canadian Dealmakers honour companies and individuals whose M&A transactions have significantly impacted their industry through innovation and growth; establishment of best practices; enhancement of customer needs and products; and creation of value
When: March 8, 2018
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Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 22, 2017
Event Detail: To see this year's winners click here
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A Toronto lawyer who faced 75 charges of fraud in a case involving 140 condo investors has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison.
Meerai Cho pleaded guilty in Ontario provincial court Wednesday to one count of criminal breach of trust and was sentenced on a joint submission with the Crown, according to her lawyer, William Trudell.
The matter was heard before Justice Jamie Chaffe at the 1000 Finch Avenue West court.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear two appeals involving Trinity Western University’s efforts to have graduates from its proposed law school accredited as lawyers.
Trinity Western University et al. v. Law Society of Upper Canada will be heard with Law Society of British Columbia v. Trinity Western University, et al.
The dispute stems from Trinity Western University’s community covenant. Most controversial in the covenant is the requirement to abstain from certain actions, including anything that violates the sanctity of marriage between a man and a woman. It doesn't recognize same-sex marriage and critics say it discriminates against people in the LGBTQ community who are looking to enter the legal profession.
Canada's black market for illicit drug fentanyl booming, Globe and Mail
Vancouver seeks judicial review of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Globe and Mail
Man charged with in canine deaths at Saskatoon kennel, Canadian Press
Florida man accused of Clinton Foundation hack to plead guilty, Reuters
Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms, Reuters
Malaysia requests Interpol alert on four suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder, Reuters
Eight people arrested in anti-police protest at Parisian high schools, Reuters