More civil liability for privacy complaints in Ontario after landmark case

FOCUS ON PRIVACY - Tort of 'publicly placing a person in false light' recognized
BY Anita Balakrishnan 19 Feb 2020

Privacy Commissioner could overhaul artificial intelligence laws amid mounting privacy concerns

FOCUS ON PRIVACY - The deadline to weigh in is March 13
BY Anita Balakrishnan 19 Feb 2020

Cynthia Khoo to research cybermisogyny for women's rights org

Cybermisogyny encompasses a broad range of gender-based violence perpetrated using technology
BY Bernise Carolino 19 Feb 2020

Windsor Law expands class action clinic to meet growing demand

The clinic added two law students and a staff lawyer
BY Bernise Carolino 19 Feb 2020

Human rights monitoring falls in the law society's mandate, says founding member of group

Law profession is becoming more global
BY Anita Balakrishnan 18 Feb 2020

Condo board capacity still unsettled after decision on notice and nullity

Where does a condominium corporation gets its ability to commence an action for damages to property it does not own?
BY 18 Feb 2020

Finding a niche, getting clients, student loans: Lawyers say new calls are pulled in all directions

Young lawyers split on how to best use their mentorship opportunities, poll says
BY Anita Balakrishnan 18 Feb 2020

CBA president Vivene Salmon honoured as 2020 Woman of Influence

Salmon made history as CBA's first president of colour
BY Bernise Carolino 18 Feb 2020

CASE LAW

Health Canada’s 'public domain' information was unsubstantiated

Privacy and Freedom of Information – Freedom of information – Federal legislation

Tax court had discretion to bifurcate appeal issues at parties' request

Tax – Income tax - Administration and enforcement

Both levels of government have jurisdiction over aspects of environment

Environmental Law – Constitutional issues – Jurisdiction to enact environmental legislation

Characterization of order depended on its legal nature, not its practical effect

Civil Practice and Procedure - Judgments and Orders – Final or interlocutory

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