Court finds addiction recovery is not a ground to deprive a parent of custody

Availing social assistance reveals ability and intent to provide basic necessities: court

Cannabis retailer High Tide enters the U.K. market with £9 million acquisition of Blessed CBD

Global law firms, including Garfinkle Biderman, are advising on the deal

New amendments to B.C. securities laws could be challenged, says lawyer with Blakes

A recent appeal court clarifies the limits of the B.C. Securities Commission's powers

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Quebec court confirms tribunal jurisdiction on transnational 'pump and dump' case linked to province

Court of Appeal clarifies that the FMAT has jurisdiction if 'real and substantial' connection

Quebec court refuses to be bound by arbitration clauses signed years after dispute came to court

Matters sought to be referred to arbitration should proceed in scheduled trial, court says

Securities regulators support basing International Sustainability Standards Board in Canada

Canada fosters collaborative leadership on environmental issues: Canadian Securities Administrators

Cognitive function below 99.9 per cent of population does not justify suspending sentence: court

Forensic psychiatrist evidence acknowledged lack of precision in such numbers

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Racism and long-term care were a big focus in 2020, but these committed advocates have not moved on

Anti-SLAPP's unintended consequences

These laws should make it easier to dismiss defamation actions, but may complicating that goal

Requirement was out of step with other jurisdictions and imposed a hurdle for foreign businesses

I applaud the Superior Court of Justice and its chief justice for this initiative

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