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Alberta Court of Appeal launches digital case management system

New online portal allows lawyers and those representing themselves to file and view all documents

Amendments to At The Market issue rules gives Canadian companies an alternative way to raise capital

New securities guidelines make it easier for public companies to issue stock at market prices

Coalition calls for Canada to implement global minimum standards for Indigenous peoples’ wellbeing

Statement urges implementation of legislation during Parliament’s fall session

Doctor who deceptively bills OHIP may have registration certificate revoked: discipline committee

Doctor’s misconduct has damaged public confidence in profession, discipline committee says

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions and departures: Sept. 23 update

Firms making announcements included Aird & Berlis, Cassels, DLA Piper, Osler

Retroactive child support can be ordered even after child is an adult: SCC

High court affirms intent of B.C. Family Law Act

Pandemic highlights the need to be “agile” when entering contracts

Greater focus on force majeure clauses, flexibility of pricing models

Canadian Academy of Distinguished Neutrals launches free national and provincial databases

Association’s membership is by invitation only and peer-nominated

Judicial appointments announced in B.C. courts and in Alberta Provincial Court

Peter Voith joins B.C. Court of Appeal as justice of appeal

OPINION

Careful scrutiny of cloud computing contracts will mitigate dangers of borderless agreements

Why body cameras for police are a bad idea

Money spent on police cameras means less for crime prevention, social supports, police education

It was not until the voting closed that we fully realized the heightened importance this year

Courthouse business as unusual

Returning to a pandemic-era court has changed interactions for the criminal bar

FEATURES

Working behind the scenes in a crisis: Ontario Bar Association executive director Elizabeth Hall

Hall always worked collaboratively, but managing the COVID crisis truly put her skills to the test

Covid-19 sets up review of force majeure in leases

Commercial real estate lawyers say courts are quiet now, but expect litigation soon on landlord-tenant disputes

Incoming: a COVID-19 employment law litigation wave

Employment lawyers predict a surge in litigation after COVID cost-cutting