Law school students develop app to automate police complaint process

Team from University of Alberta recently won Georgetown Law’s Iron Tech Lawyer Invitational
BY Aidan Macnab 17 May 2021

What employment law clients are saying about the new three-day COVID-related paid sick leave

Some clients say it unfairly rewards companies that don’t offer paid sick leave, over those that do
BY Aidan Macnab 17 May 2021

Ontario Court of Appeal ruling ‘sending alarm bells’ through construction industry, says lawyer

Ruling was ‘strong affirmation’ of one of the ‘seminal cases on the definition of employer’: Crown
BY Aidan Macnab 17 May 2021

Ombudsman for crime victims backs all recommendations of missing person investigations report

Gloria Epstein, retired Ontario Court of Appeal justice, serves as independent reviewer
BY Bernise Carolino 17 May 2021

Tribunal erred in conflating ‘but for’ test with direct causation test: Divisional Court

Dominant factor causing respondent’s injuries is icy, snow-covered driveway, court says
BY Bernise Carolino 17 May 2021

Ruling affirms racial profiling can be result of a police officer's unconscious bias: lawyers

In split decision, majority of Court of Appeal finds stop and arrest was racially motivated
BY Aidan Macnab 12 May 2021

Next phase of Restoule Treaty annuity appeal beginning in early June

Treaty interpretation must evaluate common intentions of parties at the time: David Nahwegahbow
BY Aidan Macnab 12 May 2021

Legal-tech platform promoting access to justice for marginalized communities presented at conference

Developers include Queen’s law students
BY Bernise Carolino 12 May 2021


Insurer not liable when insured’s move from home triggered policy’s vacancy exclusion clause

Court agrees with insurer’s argument that case involves no genuine issue requiring trial

Feds should guarantee health information will not be shared with immigration authorities: law prof

Undocumented migrants hesitant to test and vaccinate for COVID, fear exposure of immigration status

Lower-income employees are financially worse off with Ontario’s new paid COVID-19 leave: lawyer

Employees cannot take both Ontario’s new benefit and Canada Response Sickness Benefit in same week

Ontario celebrates inaugural Occupational Safety and Health Day

Labour minister urges everyone to keep health and safety at forefront of their thoughts and actions

Federal Court of Appeal sends West Bank wine-labelling case back to Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Federal Court had not applied post-Vavilov reasonableness review: Court

Seized firearm excluded from evidence after Court finds police gave misleading testimony

Sole dispute between Crown and defence was whether accused was lawfully detained


Bill C-22 repealed Mandatory Minimum Penalties for all drug offences and the Federal Liberals say they want to take more of a health-care-focused approach to illegal drugs. Critics say the government should have proposed their decriminalization. What do you think? Did the Federal Government's Justice reforms go far enough?