Waterloo Region District School Board sued for removing former teacher from virtual board meeting

Former teacher questioned board decision to include books on sexuality as part of school curriculum
BY Katrina Eñano 30 Jun 2022

LSO will not publish index on equity, diversity, and inclusion in the legal profession

Some benchers proposed discontinuing 2019 index, gathering and disclosing EDI data
BY Annabel Oromoni 29 Jun 2022

LSO bencher Murray Klippenstein suing the regulator for alleged irregularities in equity initiatives

Klippenstein is demanding access to the inclusion index, challenges report and STRATCOM dataset
BY Annabel Oromoni 29 Jun 2022

LSO seek comments on mandatory succession planning for private practice licensees

LSO survey revealed that 80 percent of licensees do not have estate or business continuity plans
BY Annabel Oromoni 29 Jun 2022

Law Commission of Ontario releases report on artificial intelligence use in Canadian justice system

Report includes 19 recommendations to address 'bias' in Ontario government AI systems
BY Katrina Eñano 29 Jun 2022

Paralegal blasts LSO for failing to lift restrictions on providing immigration legal services

A letter from the immigration minister states that paralegals have the right to practise immigration
BY Annabel Oromoni 27 Jun 2022

Ottawa appoints two new judges in Ontario: Mohammed Rahman, Ranjan Agarwal

New judges assigned to Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Brampton
BY Katrina Eñano 27 Jun 2022

Ontario court dismisses class-action lawsuit filed by vehicle customers against Ford

Ford faced lawsuit over allegedly false and misleading fuel consumption claims
BY Katrina Eñano 27 Jun 2022


OBA announces new board, new president Ranjan Agarwal then promoted to bench

Presidency of current OBA head Karen Perron extended after Feds make announcement about Aggarwal

Ontario privacy commissioner calls anew for privacy law reforms

Patricia Kosseim also reflected on institutional activities throughout 2021 in her latest report

Claims for mental health-related meds surge in 2021

Specialty drugs continue to have big impact on health plan spending

Law Society of Ontario elects Jacqueline Horvat as new treasurer

Horvat is a litigation lawyer and founding partner at Spark LLP

Court rules against buyer who failed to complete assignment of interest in real estate contract

Buyer breached duty of good faith by failing to obtain builder's consent to assignment

60% of Toronto police employees experienced or witnessed workplace harassment, discrimination

The findings led to several initiatives from within the organisation