City and Regional Reports

City and Regional Reports

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.

A light in the oil slump Tunnel

A light in the oil slump Tunnel

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.

The best of both worlds

The best of both worlds

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.

Stability in an era of change

Stability in an era of change

Our Prairies Regional Report finds that business for many lawyers in Saskatchewan and Manitoba can rely on the ancient basics.

B.C. booms

B.C. booms

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.

New Brunswick Regional Report

New Brunswick Regional Report

Law firms and lawyers are deeply rooted in Canada’s only officially bilingual province.

Edmonton city report

Edmonton city report

Alberta’s capital is more diversified than Calgary and lawyers are optimistic things are looking up.

Montreal city report

Montreal city report

Halifax city report

Halifax city report

Vancouver City Report

Vancouver City Report

Calgary: Resilience of oil town lawyers put to test

Calgary: Resilience of oil town lawyers put to test