Alberta’s provincial court is planning expanded WebEx remote capability in most locations

Remote appearances will become ‘increasingly effective’ in resolving disputes, says C.J. Matchett

COVID-19 and the courts: June 8 update

Today’s update for courthouses across Canada

Federation of Law Societies backs proposed beneficial ownership registry

Federation supports government’s efforts to curb money laundering and terrorist financing

Resource on abortion laws and policies in Nova Scotia updated in light of COVID-19

There are reported shortages of a reproductive health drug

Space travel should be taxed as shareholder benefit, not as business trip: Federal Court of Appeal

The space trip was likened to a manager’s personal cross-country trip with business-related stops

Conducting all hearings remotely in the fall high on Nova Scotia Chief Justice’s list of priorities

‘The practical concern is making sure our system runs in September,’ says Chief Justice Wood

Survey suggests 50% of lawyers see working-from-home having a negative effect on career amid COVID

Many dealt with fallout of COVID-19 pandemic while working at home

Amnesty International urges Canada to lead a feminist, global response to COVID-19 crisis

The pandemic disproportionately and uniquely impacts women, the group said

Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: June 5 update

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


Retaining some traditional office structure is advisable for fostering innovation, writes Gary Goodwin

Consumers are entitled to explanations if organizations are using AI to make decisions about them

COVID-19’s profound impact on justice

Trials are being cancelled when they could be conducted remotely, argues Michael Spratt

Keeping corporate law simple

Corporate remedies are not a panacea; each case depends on its facts, notwithstanding their complexity


Spike in infrastructure spending means more land expropriation, but businesses seek clarity on rules

Current wave of public infrastructure investment can be a concern for property owners: lawyers

Top Criminal Law Boutiques 2020

Aside from securing acquittals and setting precedents the top firms were focussed on social progress

Civil Resolution Tribunal chair Shannon Salter: Access to justice needs more than technology

Salter saw how antiquated processes held back the legal system early on in her career

Pandemic Economics: How the virus is being felt across the legal profession

Lawyers agree it has caused irreversible changes to their practices