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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Changes to Trademark Act will ease disputes on ‘official mark’ status: Smart & Biggar lawyer

Changes to Trademark Act will ease disputes on ‘official mark’ status: Smart & Biggar lawyer

Even everyday words can get unlimited-period IP protection if used by 'public authority'

Employers must be careful when it comes to electronic monitoring of workers: Roper Greyell lawyer

Employers must be careful when it comes to electronic monitoring of workers: Roper Greyell lawyer

Canada has a patchwork of legislation on the use of monitoring technology

Alternative fee arrangements possible with proper tools: AltFee chief operating officer

Alternative fee arrangements possible with proper tools: AltFee chief operating officer

Legal tech platform co-founder says trick is coming up with a fee that reflects all the inputs

BC outlines intentions to create a single regulator governing lawyers, notaries, paralegals

BC outlines intentions to create a single regulator governing lawyers, notaries, paralegals

Move would directly regulate paralegals for the first time

MLT Aikins expands Vancouver footprint with addition of litigation practice of Hakemi & Ridgedale

MLT Aikins expands Vancouver footprint with addition of litigation practice of Hakemi & Ridgedale

Two firms set to merge December 1

New Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, president says human rights law background fits new role

New Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, president says human rights law background fits new role

Lawyer with Community Legal Services Association will focus on diversity, inclusion, access to justice

Employers must have clear policies on employee social media use: Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark lawyer

Employers must have clear policies on employee social media use: Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark lawyer

Transparency needed as content creation and desire for 'eyeballs' becomes a bigger focus

Death of Queen Elizabeth means legal terminology changes

Death of Queen Elizabeth means legal terminology changes

It will now be 'King's Counsel' and 'Court of King's Bench'

Lexpert Rising Stars returns to the stage to celebrate Canada’s leading lawyers under 40

Lexpert Rising Stars returns to the stage to celebrate Canada’s leading lawyers under 40

For the first time since COVID-19, winners will be honoured at in-person event

Fasken plants a flag for cleaner power with hydrogen energy advisory team

Fasken plants a flag for cleaner power with hydrogen energy advisory team

Co-lead Dan Brock says recent Canada-Germany hydrogen alliance highlights growing potential