Ontario’s response to COVID’s long-term-care crisis lacks an ‘easy fix,’ says elder law lawyer

Ombudsman called for an 'overhaul' of long-term care system
BY Aidan Macnab 02 Oct 2023

With more lawyers doing pro bono, profession can meet access-to-justice gap, says Lynn Burns

The Pro Bono Ontario founder and executive director is retiring at the end of year
BY Aidan Macnab 02 Oct 2023

Ontario Superior Court orders costs for unreasonable conduct and bad faith in child support case

There is a presumption of costs favouring the successful litigant in a motion, case or appeal
BY Angelica Dino 02 Oct 2023

Ontario Bar Association launches peer support network for lawyers living with disabilities

OBA will gain 100-fold whatever it devotes to initiative: federal sports minister
BY Aidan Macnab 27 Sep 2023

Lincoln Alexander commemorative bust to be displayed at Queen's Park

Toronto artist Quentin VerCetty’s work will be unveiled in January
BY Aidan Macnab 27 Sep 2023

Insured entitled to third-party coverage in ATV accident case: Ont. CA

Passenger thrown from vehicle suffers serious injury resulting in complete paraplegia
BY Bernise Carolino 27 Sep 2023

Occupier negligent in failing to timely salt icy roadway: Ont. CA

Tenant falls and fractures ankle on slippery surface outside his condominium
BY Bernise Carolino 27 Sep 2023

Sex work law does not make sex workers less safe and is Charter-compliant, finds judge

Judge said applicants had 'basic misunderstanding' of challenged sex-work law’s provisions
BY Aidan Macnab 25 Sep 2023


Ontario Court of Justice welcomes Jeanine LeRoy as Associate Chief Justice

LeRoy is a criminal law specialist

Jury instructions related to witness testimony leads to order for new trial in sexual assault case

Case reflects lack of judicial experience with jury charges, says John Rosen

Judges resume hearings at Milton courthouse after voicing concerns about mould and asbestos

Health and safety at Ontario courts a concern, say Crown and trial lawyers

Regional law group applauds Fort Frances courthouse judge being hired after decade-long gap

Local judge enables more responsiveness to needs of bar and other stakeholders, says lawyer

Norton Rose names Jennifer Teskey as Canadian managing partner

Firm says she will bring 'fresh outlook and progressive vision' to the role

Ontario Superior Court of Justice upholds 'competence-competence' principle in commercial dispute

The case involves an issue of who among the parties are subject to arbitration