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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Companies, not government, responsible for costs of site remediation, SCC finds in Resolute decision

Companies, not government, responsible for costs of site remediation, SCC finds in Resolute decision

Majority finds Resolute FP and Weyerhaeuser Canada must pay for ongoing monitoring, maintenance of waste disposal site near Grassy Narrows

Pierre Allard is named new managing partner of BCF Business Law

Pierre Allard is named new managing partner of BCF Business Law

Tax lawyer Allard has spent entire career with the firm, which focuses its practice on entrepreneurs

Is an oral agreement binding? Workplace lawyers provide insight

Is an oral agreement binding? Workplace lawyers provide insight

According to case law, a contract is a contract, even if it’s not in writing

Provincial rather than maritime law applies to marine engine contract: SCC

Provincial rather than maritime law applies to marine engine contract: SCC

Since contracts for shipping parts are not at the core of navigation and shipping, neither interjurisdictional immunity nor federal paramountcy applied in case

New Federal Court pilot will fill gap for unrepresented immigrants, says judge

New Federal Court pilot will fill gap for unrepresented immigrants, says judge

Justice Alan Diner describes how six-month Toronto pilot project will operate and improve administration of justice

IP practitioners wary of patented medicine pricing amendments

IP practitioners wary of patented medicine pricing amendments

Amendments to Canada’s Patented Medicines Regulations come into force July 1 — and they have already been met with two court challenges

SCC upends Quebec jurisprudence in requiring municipality to pay for services despite null contract

SCC upends Quebec jurisprudence in requiring municipality to pay for services despite null contract

Court finds principles of Quebec civil law on formation of contracts and restitution of prestations apply to municipal law

Jordan trial delay limits for adults apply to youth criminal trials: SCC

Jordan trial delay limits for adults apply to youth criminal trials: SCC

Young offender has appeal of conviction dismissed, as majority finds that presumptive ceilings under Jordan not breached

SCC restores acquittals of naturopath convicted of unlawful death manslaughter

SCC restores acquittals of naturopath convicted of unlawful death manslaughter

Decision “bittersweet” since naturopathy remains unregulated and its practice illegal in Quebec, says lawyer

Judges generally cannot impose fines in lieu of forfeiture to recoup legal fees: SCC

Judges generally cannot impose fines in lieu of forfeiture to recoup legal fees: SCC

Where an accused has permission to use proceeds of crime to pay for defence, a fine cannot be imposed in lieu of forfeiture at sentencing