Canadian Lawyer's City and Regional Reports zone in on Canadian cities and provinces and offer a snapshot of what's going on in the legal profession in each area.
In 2014, when plummeting oil prices bucked Calgary’s economy, the city’s legal community — especially corporate lawyers — must have slumped in their saddles. Oil & gas have long been the rich lifeblood of the Alberta economy and, in Calgary especially, that resource sector kept lawyers well fed.
Step on an elevator anywhere on the East Coast and whoever is inside will say hello — family, friend or perfect stranger. Inevitably they will comment on the weather. Connecting with those in the community is part of the fabric of life in the four provinces that comprise Atlantic Canada.
Our Prairies Regional Report finds that business for many lawyers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba can rely on the ancient basics.
Opportunities for lawyers abound in British Columbia as smaller centres attract legal talent and Vancouver continues to grow. Canadian Lawyer's B.C. Regional Report examines the legal economy in the province.
Law firms and lawyers are deeply rooted in Canada’s only officially bilingual province.
Alberta’s capital is more diversified than Calgary and lawyers are optimistic things are looking up.