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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Progress for women on boards, less for Indigenous, minorities and those with disabilities: Osler

Progress for women on boards, less for Indigenous, minorities and those with disabilities: Osler

Seventh annual report looks at diversity disclosure at TSX-listed firms and those governed by CBCA

Indigenous peoples must be heard on environmental, social and governance issues: lawyer Naomi Sayers

Indigenous peoples must be heard on environmental, social and governance issues: lawyer Naomi Sayers

Consideration of ESG risks is needed on infrastructure projects that affect Indigenous communities

B.C. judge sets $60,000 fine on Whistler resident who deliberately fed bears to highlight deterrence

B.C. judge sets $60,000 fine on Whistler resident who deliberately fed bears to highlight deterrence

Record fine overrules $10,500 joint submission suggestion in what is seen as precedent-setting case

BC Supreme Court rules against employer who laid off, then fired, worker because of pandemic impact

BC Supreme Court rules against employer who laid off, then fired, worker because of pandemic impact

Contract was not 'frustrated' and employee deserved more notice despite agreeing to layoff extension

New amendments to B.C. securities laws could be challenged, says lawyer with Blakes

New amendments to B.C. securities laws could be challenged, says lawyer with Blakes

A recent appeal court clarifies the limits of the B.C. Securities Commission's powers

Quebec court confirms tribunal jurisdiction on transnational 'pump and dump' case linked to province

Quebec court confirms tribunal jurisdiction on transnational 'pump and dump' case linked to province

Court of Appeal clarifies that the FMAT has jurisdiction if 'real and substantial' connection

Better data, more transparency needed to make diversity targets for corporate boards work: OSC panel

Better data, more transparency needed to make diversity targets for corporate boards work: OSC panel

Conversation on diversity has evolved from 'why have diversity?' to how to make it happen

Saskatchewan, Ontario COVID-19 vaccine cases highlight issues of informed consent and 'mature minor'

Saskatchewan, Ontario COVID-19 vaccine cases highlight issues of informed consent and 'mature minor'

Disputes on a child's capacity to decide on vaccine likely to rise once approved for those under 12

Protecting doctors' reputation at what price? The Canadian Medical Protective Association's role

Protecting doctors' reputation at what price? The Canadian Medical Protective Association's role

Medical malpractice lawyers offer varying views about whether the CMPA has too much power

Energy infrastructure will need repurposing to transition to 'net zero' carbon future

Energy infrastructure will need repurposing to transition to 'net zero' carbon future

Meeting commitments requires billions for transition, says Osler lawyer