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University of Calgary law school aims to ease the anxiety of online learning for incoming students

Tools to help students connect during Covid-19 include virtual mini-lectures, upper-class mentoring

Infrastructure agreements take closer look at risk

Owners will provide schedule relief if designer-builder can show delays have been caused by pandemic

PEI to offer free legal resources for sexual violence victims through new RISE program

Individuals can have up to four hours of free legal advice from a trauma-informed lawyer

Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: July 31 update

This week’s update on resources shared by law firms addressing the COVID-19 crisis

B.C. Court of Appeal discusses equitable remedies of rescission and rectification in trusts case

If conditions for rescission are all met, remedy is available even if there’s a tax advantage

Dye & Durham IPO should boost confidence in Canada’s capital markets: lawyers

New “confidential pre-file” process “set company up for success” says Goodmans lawyer

Canadian Lawyer’s annual Readers’ Choice Survey now open

Canadian Lawyer invites readers to participate in the annual Readers’ Choice Survey

Landlords turn to lawyers as they apply for Covid-19 rent relief program

Property owners filing on behalf of tenants for emergency relief, but process slowed by complexity

B.C. appoints six provincial court judges to support COVID-19 response efforts

Three retired senior judges have been reappointed to the bench

OPINION

Police wrong to detain anti-racism protesters

Heavy-handed actions of Toronto police continue abuse of racialized peoples, argues Michael Spratt

VTC companies should make data protection and privacy integral to their services, says Lisa Lifshitz

If programs are restructured correctly, Canada could fare better than other nations, says Sergio Karas

“We’ve always done it this way” is a recipe for pigeonholing students, argues Fernando Garcia

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Incoming: a COVID-19 employment law litigation wave

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

‘Broken system’: Lawyers fighting for reform in retirement homes and long-term care facilities

Thousands of COVID deaths have highlighted systemic flaws in elder care, say lawyers

Investing personal injury settlements in a volatile market

For claimants looking to invest settlements, structures contrast with whipsawing markets