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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
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A high-profile former attorney general of Ontario has taken the helm at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.
Michael Bryant, who served as an MP with the provincial Liberal government from 1999 to 2009 and as attorney general from 2003 to 2007, had recently been acting as a criminal defence lawyer and a facilitator and negotiator with indigenous groups.
He says that, in his new role as executive director and in-house counsel at the CCLA, he'll bring an interest in issues in people who "live on and near the streets."
Sean Bawden, a partner with Kelly Santini LLP, says amendments to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act will impact some Ontario employers and employees.
As of Jan. 1, 2018, some employees are eligible to make claims related to “chronic or traumatic mental stress arising out of and in the course of the worker’s employment.”