- Jun 18, 2018
No matter what your partisan leanings are, there were some heartening elements of the recent provincial election in Ontario. Take voter turnout, which was the highest it had been in nearly 20 years, with 58 per cent of eligible casting ballots.
Jun 18, 2018
A report by a judge in Ottawa is making waves among lawyers because it reveals the statistics about the composition of juries in two Eastern Ontario regions.
Jun 4, 2018
If the law and societal attitudes to HIV had advanced as fast as the science associated with the virus, Ryan Peck might well be out of a job.
May 7, 2018
An Ontario Superior Court judge has ordered a men’s issues organization and two campus anti-abortion groups to pay for the costs of three students unions, after the student groups launched a legal battle against the students unions when their bids to be recognized as official student organizations and receive union funding were denied.
- May 7, 2018
In March, federal MP Anthony Housefather announced his intention to introduce a private member’s bill to decriminalize payment in surrogacy, egg donation and sperm donation arrangements in Canada.
- Apr 23, 2018
For those with access to treatment, HIV has transformed into a chronic medical condition. However, in many other ways, Canada is stuck in the 1980s.
Apr 16, 2018
Third parties are asking the courts to unseal documents in a long-running case about whether an Ecuadorian judgment against oil giant Chevron should be enforced against a Canadian subsidiary in Ontario.
Apr 16, 2018
The government’s slow pace in filling vacancies on the Immigration and Refugee Board has led it to declare that it will no longer be meeting legislated timelines in the face of a wave of irregular asylum seekers crossing the Canada-U.S. border. Immigration lawyers say this is creating greater delays and uncertainty for their clients.
- Apr 16, 2018
In March 2017, an Ontario Divisional Court ruling had sharp words for the province’s Ministry of the Attorney General over issues with its assessments office.
- Apr 9, 2018
When the federal Liberal government recently released its gender-balanced budget, it was big news.