Aidan Macnab

Aidan Macnab

Aidan Macnab is acting associate editor for Canadian Lawyer and a graduate of the Ryerson School of Journalism. He has also attended the University of Regina. He has written for the Eyeopener, the Ryersonian, the Carillon (U of R paper), the Plaid Zebra (online lifestyle magazine), and Street Voices. Click here to contact him by email. 

 
 

 

Quebec taking harsh line on cannabis edibles

Quebec taking harsh line on cannabis edibles

The only province making their own rules, the Quebec government released draft regulations for edible cannabis, which will be available in December

Will the conversation catalyzed by the Law Society of Ontario mean the end of articling?

Will the conversation catalyzed by the Law Society of Ontario mean the end of articling?

A nationwide conversation has started about how well the articling system is working and whether it should be scrapped

B.C. animal law ruling means death for dangerous dogs

B.C. animal law ruling means death for dangerous dogs

The B.C. Court of Appeal dismissed a dog owner’s appeal, in a decision lawyers say will prevent courts from overruling orders to kill dangerous dogs

Immigration lawyers skeptical about consultant regulation

Immigration lawyers skeptical about consultant regulation

The federal government is creating a new regulatory regime for immigration consultants

B.C. Court of Appeal clarifies when environmental assessments lapse

B.C. Court of Appeal clarifies when environmental assessments lapse

Resort will need second environmental assessment, after failing to get 'substantially started'

Canadian Lawyer releases 2019 Top 25 Most Influential list

Canadian Lawyer releases 2019 Top 25 Most Influential list

2019 marks a decade since the inaugural Top 25 list

Canadian companies can face legal action in Canada for subsidiary’s crimes in foreign jurisdictions

Canadian companies can face legal action in Canada for subsidiary’s crimes in foreign jurisdictions

Plaintiffs argued company bears direct liability

Preparing for the inevitable hack

Preparing for the inevitable hack

In 2019’s online environment, experts in cybersecurity say businesses that handle personal information need to know that protecting themselves from liability is not a matter of if a data breach occurs but when.

Strict edibles guidelines could bog down nascent industry, say lawyers

Strict edibles guidelines could bog down nascent industry, say lawyers

Though cannabis edibles, extracts, lotions, balms and oils will be legal Oct. 17, consumers will have to wait until December to taste them and, as expected, producers will have to work around strict guidelines, say lawyers in the cannabis sector.

Yukon decision informs duty to consult

Yukon decision informs duty to consult

An unresolved assertion of Aboriginal title does not fundamentally change the Crown’s duty to consult and duty to consult does not provide for a veto, says a recent decision from the Yukon Supreme Court.