The deputy grand chief of Nishnawbe Aski Nation says that Lakehead University has not done enough consultation with Indigenous groups following the resignation of the dean of the school’s faculty of law.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP has named its new chief executive officer, a Montreal-based partner with an extensive background in construction law.
A Supreme Court of Canada decision that upheld a registration requirement for those sponsoring election advertising in British Columbia could be important for other provinces, says University of Ottawa assistant law professor Michael Pal.
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada says he continues to support the idea that Canadians could pursue the removal of online information about themselves in some circumstances, even though some lawyers have pointed out hurdles may exist in Canadian law.
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has rejected an argument that a man convicted of three counts of sexual assault should not have to comply with sex offender registration for his entire lifetime, based on constitutional grounds.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a decision that a lawyer must personally pay the legal costs of a hospital and a doctor involved in a legal battle with her, over her attempt to remove a client from life support, saying she was “intent on achieving her own personal objective.”
The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has determined that the University of British Columbia did not discriminate when it did not grant tenure to an assistant Indigenous law professor or promote her to associate professor.
The president of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association is calling on the government of Ontario to make good on its promise on changing the way police records checks are done, before a provincial election later this year.
A group of lawyers has launched an independent campaign questioning the requirement for members of the profession in Ontario to sign a statement of principles.