Permanent resident applicants experiencing processing delays amid labour shortage

Four provinces recently asked Ottawa for more control over immigration to address worker scarcity

ESG views on boards move from liability concerns to long-term sustainability: Bennett Jones lawyer

Radha Curpen says boards understand they are being assessed by stakeholders on ESG matters

Justice Canada releases commission report on impact of lack of legal aid in family law disputes

Professors Rachel Birnbaum and Nicholas Bala tapped to author the report

Emergency protection order requests from family violence victims continue to rise: Legal Aid Alberta

Emergency protection order requests have increased by 17 percent in the last four years

'Problematic' order for contribution to undefined future expenses set aside by BC Court of Appeal

Judge failed to consider whether contribution was barred by contract or estoppel

Short-lived ruse to arrest man with fake cocaine not a charter violation: BC Court of Appeal

Police had reasonable grounds for arrest; ruse kept things safe and 'low-key'

Injunction to enforce public health measures ambiguous; Alberta Court of Appeal sets aside contempt

Disclaimer requirement, mobility prohibition not requested to be part of injunction

Credit unions retain 5-dollar overdraft fee, must return amount over legal limit: BC Court of Appeal

Class proceeding sought damages for unjust enrichment or under consumer protection legislation

'Heavy-handed' approach fails employer

Ontario dentistry spends $100,000, could have settled for $15,000

OPINION

Jason Kenney is gutting the system and there will be extreme consequence for justice

We must carefully consider the implications before discarding in-person proceedings

Analysing the case law for patterns can help avoid unnecessary conflict and litigation

There are a few key steps that would help, and getting young lawyers excited is especially important

FEATURES

Ontario's Chief Justice George Strathy on his legacy and plans to advocate for mental health

Strathy says the court has made strides on diversity and using technology

How desire for flexibility brought Tricia Chrzanowski from managing kickboxing gyms to Simplex Legal

Flexibility and virtual options are a key demand for job seekers in a hot labour market

Lawyer's book of short stories highlights experiences of the Palestinian diaspora

Saeed Teebi found the law was not the best method of propelling change

Helpful tips on how to choose a good family lawyer

Two family lawyers on the questions everyone should ask before hiring one

INTERNATIONAL

ABA urges for better abortion care and tighter gun control

The 2022 ABA Annual Meeting went in full swing with eight new resolutions passed

Research finds hourly rates have gone above and beyond the GHR

Magic Circle partners are benefitting the most from the surge in income

Ashurst ADTLaw lands powerhouse M&A team in Southeast Asia

Lawyers come from Allen & Gledhill LLP

Greenberg Traurig expands Phoenix corporate practice with new hire

Frank Placenti is chair of the corporate governance committee of the American Bar Association