Judicial appointments announced in Alberta and Quebec: Jane Sidnell, Barbara Johnston, Mark Phillips

Appointees have worked for Dentons, Miller Thomson, McCarthy Tétrault and BLG

Civil society groups call for protection of human rights in digital surveillance amid COVID-19

The measures adopted should be lawful, necessary and proportionate, wrote the signatories

COVID-19 and the courts: April 7 update

Today’s update for courthouses across Canada

COVID-19 and the courts: April 6 update

Today’s update for courthouses across Canada

Competition Bureau doubles down on enforcement

Strategic vision for 2020-2024 confirms digital economy as key area for enforcement

Last call for nominations: Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers

Submissions for Canadian Lawyer’s annual list ends this Friday

Lawyer Kirsten Hillman is the first woman to be appointed Canada’s ambassador to the U.S.

Appointee is a lawyer and previously worked for Department of Justice Canada

Nunavut Law Program Director Stephen Mansell appointed deputy justice minister

Lawyer has served as Iqaluit city councillor and is a member of the Nunavut Human Rights Tribunal

COVID-19 and the courts: April 3 update

Today's update for courthouses across Canada


Why small to mid- sized firms are approaching a critical crossroad in Legal Tech

Outside of Big Law, it’s all too common for firms to make tactical – as opposed to strategic – decisions when it comes to technology. In this article Tikit’s Peter Zver* highlights the danger firms put themselves in when they miss the more strategic play.

How to prepare a real estate practice for the future

Leading GTA real estate lawyer thinks that firms will have difficulty surviving the next decade if they don’t put in the time to learn the latest tech


COVID-19 and the state

The pandemic should not be an excuse to unreasonably curtail civil liberties, says Michael Spratt

Cybersecurity in the time of pandemic

Safe computing still needs to be practised while working from home, says Lisa R. Lifshitz

After attending the Women in Law Summit, Tim Wilbur highlights some of the things he learned that men can do

Wild animals, pets, and COVID-19

Pandemic began with animal cruelty in wet markets and continued to abuse of pets, says Victoria Shroff


2020 Top 25 Most Influential

Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession is the magazine's most-read feature. The annual survey asks readers to nominate and then cast their votes for the professions' best and brightest. Nominations close on April 10.
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Cross-Border Legal Report: The boom in representations and warranties insurance

As more money has crossed the border, so has the popularity of deal-making insurance

The invisible woman: Women in Law Summit explores how to help women lawyers and partnership numbers

Where are the women in leadership — and when will firms help women step into the light?

Legal Report: Surge in cannabis litigation as legal market matures

Lawyers are seeing a litigation ‘green rush’ due to cannabis sector’s growing pains

Legal Report: Upcoming case will determine legality of refusing asylum-seekers from the U.S.

Federal Court case challenges the constitutionality of Safe Third Country Agreement