Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer is a senior editor at Thomson Reuters, where she edits and writes for Lexpert, Lexpert DealsWire, Canadian Lawyer and the Legal Feeds blog. She cut her teeth as a legal journalist at The Lawyers Weekly and continued to freelance for legal publications; she has also worked as an editor for all three daily broadsheets in Toronto and for Rogers Publishing. Contact her here.

Val Napoleon: co-founder of the world’s first Indigenous law degree program

Val Napoleon: co-founder of the world’s first Indigenous law degree program

The member of B.C.’s Saulteau First Nation was a grandmother when she began law school

Copyright law: set for an overhaul?

Copyright law: set for an overhaul?

A look at the key recommendations of two recent House of Commons reports concerning Canadian copyright law

Military ‘members tried by members’ fosters morale, says SCC

Military ‘members tried by members’ fosters morale, says SCC

Professional investors may not be so excited about bullion-backed ETFs

New disclosure requirements come into play in 2020 for CBCA companies

New disclosure requirements come into play in 2020 for CBCA companies

As of January 1, 2020, new diversity disclosure requirements for public companies incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act will be in effect for their annual shareholder meetings.

Collecting employee data

Collecting employee data

Keyboard stroke and internet monitoring, video surveillance and examining social media postings. These are just a few ways in which employers might legally monitor employees and job candidates, all of which are used.

Quebec Court of Appeal’s Nicholas Kasirer nominated to Supreme Court of Canada

Quebec Court of Appeal’s Nicholas Kasirer nominated to Supreme Court of Canada

Nicholas Kasirer, a judge of the Court of Appeal of Quebec who previously served on the faculty of McGill University’s law school for 20 years, is on track to be the next justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

New framework for Med-Arb to be launched in November

New framework for Med-Arb to be launched in November

The ADR Institute of Canada has drafted a framework for mediation-arbitration processes.

Quebec tax authority can demand bank records in Calgary, says SCC

Quebec tax authority can demand bank records in Calgary, says SCC

Quebec tax officials are entitled to demand information from the Calgary branch of a national bank where a trust established in Alberta by a Quebec family holds an account, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today.

Canada’s new food policy aims to improve enforcement

Canada’s new food policy aims to improve enforcement

On Monday, the federal government announced its first-ever food policy for Canada, which will support community projects and provide additional funding to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

Canada’s trademark changes mean higher fees, more complexities in filing

Canada’s trademark changes mean higher fees, more complexities in filing

As of Monday, June 17, brand owners filing trademark applications will be paying more, as the amended Trade-marks Act and the new Trademarks Regulations come into force.