March 26, 2018
A week may be a lifetime in politics, but 19 months can elapse in a hurry, especially when it comes to election preparation.
March 26, 2018
It’s pretty clear that the governing body of the Law Society of Ontario must decrease in size.
March 19, 2018
Legal aid funding is a tricky matter. There are limited resources for unlimited issues with the justice system, a sentiment I have often heard repeated by those tasked with figuring out how best to prioritize certain public policy issues with the public purse.
March 12, 2018
Paralegal James Moak has brought a court application in the Ontario Superior Court to try to stop property managers who are not licensed to practise law from providing legal services at the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board.
March 05, 2018
When the Supreme Court of Canada delivered its landmark judgment in Hryniak v. Mauldin in 2014, it marked a massive shift in the way civil litigation was approached.
February 26, 2018
The shooting death of Colten Boushie and subsequent acquittal of Gerald Stanley — who was charged with second-degree murder in connection with Boushie’s death — has raised outrage and ire across the country.
February 12, 2018
When the world changes, does the law change with it? This, of course, is a matter of where you are situated.
February 05, 2018
Young lawyers don’t have it easy. It’s tough to make it into law school. Once there, prospects for landing a good articling position — or becoming an associate with an established firm that offers mentorship opportunities — can be daunting.
January 29, 2018
Tax issues aren’t always front and centre when it comes to media coverage.
January 22, 2018
There are a few classic rules of governments. Voters hate tax increases. Cutting programs or employees is rarely popular.