Appellant’s conduct signalled agreement to pre-incorporation contract, SCC finds

Strata Property Act does not oust common law principles relating to contract formation, court finds

Former lawyers file complaint with Manitoba Human Right Commission over courthouse accessibility

Unploughed snow, inaccessible washrooms, and heavy doors at heart of issue forcing them to leave practice

N.B. law society urged to require members, articling students to take domestic violence course

Domestic violence death committee makes 15 proposals to government departments and stakeholders

Businesses may obtain cyber certification via CyberSecure Canada’s web portal

Sedona Conference Commentary on a Reasonable Security Test is open for comment until Nov. 18

COVID-19 and the courts: Oct. 26 update

Today’s roundup for courthouses across Canada

Schulich School of Law grad hopes to make Dalhousie a more welcoming place for African Nova Scotians

Jalana Lewis is the university’s first director of African Nova Scotian community engagement

Ontario’s amended class action legislation raises the bar on certification

Changes to Class Proceedings Act most significant since legislation introduced in 1992

What corporate lawyers really do: Konata Lake on why he loves what he does at Torys

Lake loves the high-profile deals on which he advises, but is honest about the struggles he faces

Yukon bill proposes to delete requirement that lawyer witness enduring power of attorney

Changes will clarify notice, accountability, eligibility requirements, attorney’s responsibilities


Investing in the interests of Canadians

Divestment from fossil fuels sector means abandoning opportunity to bring about change, says CPPIB

What is a sophisticated investor?

Scope of the accredited investor exemption is often a focus of academic and regulatory consideration

Recent F.C. ruling held that SCC’s decision in Vavilov raised the bar for “sufficient reasons”

While the pandemic’s negative impacts are clear, writes Tim Wilbur, some positives have emerged


Solving the ‘problem-solution’ problem for patent applicants: Choueifaty decision

Federal Court patent decision is a win for inventors, say lawyers

How the pandemic has changed litigation for women: Major challenges but positives as well

Dogs and babies join Zoom conferences, and courtroom technology adoption has improved

Legal tech’s silver lining in pandemic: a new openness from lawyers to solutions

Technology budgets at law firms froze when the pandemic hit but a spell was also broken in tech use

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