Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer is a Senior Editor for Key Media's Law print and media publications, notably Canadian Lawyer and Lexpert, where her beats include the Supreme Court of Canada and the federal and Quebec affairs. She has two decades of experience in national journalism, starting as a legal journalist for The Lawyers Weekly and subsequently freelancing for other legal publications. She has also worked as an editor for all three daily broadsheets in Toronto and for Rogers Publishing.

She graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Women's Studies and Literature and holds a master's degree in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario.

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Competition Bureau doubles down on enforcement

Competition Bureau doubles down on enforcement

Strategic vision for 2020-2024 confirms digital economy as key area for enforcement

Top 10 Quebec Regional Firms of 2020-21 unveiled in Canadian Lawyer ranking

Top 10 Quebec Regional Firms of 2020-21 unveiled in Canadian Lawyer ranking

New #1 firm emerges in bi-annual survey

Excessive speeding, even momentarily, can be departure from reasonable standard of care: SCC

Excessive speeding, even momentarily, can be departure from reasonable standard of care: SCC

On appeal as of right, majority finds trial judge’s focus on momentariness of speeding was an error in law

B.C.’s Civil Resolution Tribunal keeps ‘doors open’ during pandemic

B.C.’s Civil Resolution Tribunal keeps ‘doors open’ during pandemic

CRT is able to stay fully operational because it operates remotely

Ceilings set in Jordan don’t apply to verdict deliberation time, SCC rules

Ceilings set in Jordan don’t apply to verdict deliberation time, SCC rules

Jordan ceilings apply from date of charge until actual or anticipated end of evidence and argument

Courts across Canada restrict access or suspend operations due to COVID-19

Courts across Canada restrict access or suspend operations due to COVID-19

Ontario litigator says closures could be avoided by modernizing court systems

Taxpayer's use of derivative contract determines its treatment for tax purpose, SCC rules

Taxpayer's use of derivative contract determines its treatment for tax purpose, SCC rules

Forward contract was a hedge, not speculation, so losses were capital losses

Feds introduce legislation to ban ‘conversion therapy’

Feds introduce legislation to ban ‘conversion therapy’

New bill would introduce five new hybrid offences to Criminal Code

Nevsun can be sued in Canada for alleged human rights abuses, Supreme Court rules

Nevsun can be sued in Canada for alleged human rights abuses, Supreme Court rules

Corporations can be civilly liable for international law breaches; act of state doctrine not a bar

Proposed changes to Criminal Code provisions for medical assistance in dying will expand access

Proposed changes to Criminal Code provisions for medical assistance in dying will expand access

Government’s changes include repealing reasonable foreseeability of natural death criterion