Though rolled back after Friday’s announcement, police retain extended powers to stop and question

Continued monitoring required to ensure racialized and marginalized are not targeted: lawyer
BY Aidan Macnab 19 Apr 2021

Privacy, rights of workers with disabilities at issue in commercial dispute over alleged negligence

Addictions disabilities carry “pervasive stigma,” says staff lawyer with ARCH Disability Law
BY Aidan Macnab 19 Apr 2021

Analytics lab and firm create AI-based dispute resolution system for personal injury matters

Production of joint initiative starts later this spring
BY Bernise Carolino 19 Apr 2021

Court strikes jury notice because delay because of COVID-19 will prejudice personal injury plaintiff

Parties will be lucky to have jury trial held before end of summer of 2022, court notes
BY Bernise Carolino 19 Apr 2021

Ottawa announces new pathway for permanent residency for foreign nationals currently in Canada

COVID has made plan for 401,000 newcomers in 2021 unlikely, say immigration lawyers
BY Aidan Macnab 16 Apr 2021

Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies law on one of Ontario Review Board’s most litigated issues: lawyer

The Court made two findings that will have a significant impact on Review Board law, says lawyer
BY Aidan Macnab 14 Apr 2021

University of Toronto addresses equity groups’ open letter with anti-racism proposals

Dean explains steps taken, efforts planned to help dismantle systemic racism
BY Bernise Carolino 14 Apr 2021

Immigrant nominee program updates: applications deemed incomplete, entrepreneur stream amendments

Program introduced points-based expression of interest system last March
BY Bernise Carolino 14 Apr 2021


Virtual mediations now a reality

The past year has revealed the advantages and disadvantages of the online approach

Rehearing ordered in dispute over aggregated data on Residential School compensation claims

Ruling ‘important for the preservation of Canada’s national memory:’ lawyer

First merits decision on role of human rights in COVID pandemic: Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

Tribunal found care home discriminated against resident with visitor restrictions

Address barriers to accessing PRESTO electronic fare payment system: Ontario Human Rights Commission

Commissioner asks Toronto Transit Commission, Metrolinx to observe human rights-centred approach

University of Windsor introducing new scholarship for Indigenous law students

Scholarship in honour of the late Fred Bartley, Toronto Crown known for establishing Gladue courts

Study suggests one head injury can drive up odds of dementia in the future by 25 per cent

Automobiles, sports, assaults and slips-and-falls are leading causes of brain injuries in Canada


The Law Society of Ontario recently debated whether to allow future lawyers to be called quickly through an administrative process, rather than waiting until a ceremony could take place. Some benchers suggested that both an administrative call and attending a later ceremony should be allowed. But allowing one candidate to partake in both a ceremony and administrative call could potentially add more work and expenses at the LSO. If you had the option to pay the cost to do both, would you be called administratively and attend a ceremony?