Zena Olijnyk

Zena Olijnyk

Zena Olijnyk has worked in all areas of media, from print newspapers and magazines to radio and television. At Canadian Lawyer, she focuses on reporting on legal stories out of Western Canada and the Atlantic provinces, as well as stories related to mergers and acquisitions and dealmaking. She has worked at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Bloomberg/Business News Network, MergerMarket group (now Acuris), Canadian Business Magazine, the Financial Post, The Winnipeg Free Press and The Regina Leader Post. She enjoys writing about court decisions and the ins and outs of M&A, but she also loves writing about the personalities, firms, and issues that make up the legal profession.

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Use of non-disclosure agreements to silence victims and whistleblowers up for debate at CBA meeting

Use of non-disclosure agreements to silence victims and whistleblowers up for debate at CBA meeting

AGM will also hear from Justice Minister David Lametti and Supreme Court Chief Justice Wagner

Alberta lawyers vote 75% in favour of mandatory education, including Indigenous cultural competency

Alberta lawyers vote 75% in favour of mandatory education, including Indigenous cultural competency

Province's legal regulator holds meeting to debate resolution to remove rule mandating The Path

Fireworks expected at debate on Alberta regulator’s mandatory Indigenous cultural competency course

Fireworks expected at debate on Alberta regulator’s mandatory Indigenous cultural competency course

Meeting closed to the public set for Feb. 6 to debate rule obligating Alberta lawyers to take course

Bennett Jones brings former Alberta premier Jason Kenney on board as senior policy adviser

Bennett Jones brings former Alberta premier Jason Kenney on board as senior policy adviser

Kenney says in tweet that he will not engage 'in lobbying Alberta government or its agencies'

Building your profile is key to performance reviews and bonus time, says Leila Rafi of McMillan LLP

Building your profile is key to performance reviews and bonus time, says Leila Rafi of McMillan LLP

One of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers is speaking at the Women in Law Summit on Feb. 16

Getting your cybersecurity house in order starts with internal policies: Pitblado lawyer Andrew Buck

Getting your cybersecurity house in order starts with internal policies: Pitblado lawyer Andrew Buck

Member of Meritas global alliance of law firms says stopping hackers entering 'front door' is key

New procedure rules for Social Security Tribunal focus on plain language, straightforward process

New procedure rules for Social Security Tribunal focus on plain language, straightforward process

SST Chair Paul Aterman says changes reflect desire to make appeal system more accessible

Saskatchewan appeal court overturns order letting father have daughter vaccinated against her wishes

Saskatchewan appeal court overturns order letting father have daughter vaccinated against her wishes

In this case, allowing child to not receive COVID-19 vaccine is in her best interests, court rules

Doctors found negligent in standard of care to patient who had leg amputated after fall at Walmart

Doctors found negligent in standard of care to patient who had leg amputated after fall at Walmart

Judge rules doctors failed to examine patient for compartment syndrome in time to keep leg

Construction contracts, dispute settlement process shifts with lessons from COVID: McMillan lawyers

Construction contracts, dispute settlement process shifts with lessons from COVID: McMillan lawyers

Views on allocating risk for project delays, cost overruns are changing