Bernise Carolino

Bernise Carolino

Bernise Carolino is a news writer covering the Canadian legal scene. She writes for Canadian Lawyer and Law Times. She is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Law.

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Superior Court to pilot CaseLines for select civil motions and pre-trial conferences

Superior Court to pilot CaseLines for select civil motions and pre-trial conferences

The initial two-week test phase begins Aug. 10 and will expand its scope by Aug. 24

Human rights lawyer Ena Chadha named interim chief commissioner of OHRC

Human rights lawyer Ena Chadha named interim chief commissioner of OHRC

Appointee vice-chaired Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal

Report urges WSIB to improve evidence-based decision-making in workplace cancer claims

Report urges WSIB to improve evidence-based decision-making in workplace cancer claims

WSIB should update policies on adjudicating cancer claims to reflect scientific knowledge: report

New law will encourage landlords and tenants to negotiate repayment agreements amid COVID-19

New law will encourage landlords and tenants to negotiate repayment agreements amid COVID-19

The act aims to streamline and modernize Landlord and Tenant Board processes

OSC invites applications to its Seniors Expert Advisory Committee

OSC invites applications to its Seniors Expert Advisory Committee

The committee typically includes representatives from legal community

Proposed class action for security guards’ unpaid wages settles for $2.9 million

Proposed class action for security guards’ unpaid wages settles for $2.9 million

Lawyer for security guards calls the settlement “welcome financial support during the COVID-19 crisis”

Legal Aid Ontario to launch modernized framework under new Legal Aid Services Act

Legal Aid Ontario to launch modernized framework under new Legal Aid Services Act

LAO also introduced changes to change-of-solicitor policy and to duty counsel worksheet

Organizations to help police report statistics on Indigenous groups in official crime statistics

Organizations to help police report statistics on Indigenous groups in official crime statistics

This data is important to justice community and other sectors, they said

IP lawyer and law professor on Ontario’s Special Implementation Team on Intellectual Property

IP lawyer and law professor on Ontario’s Special Implementation Team on Intellectual Property

Natalie Raffoul is managing partner at Brion Raffoul, Myra Tawfik teaches at University of Windsor

Ontario and Flying Post First Nation reach settlement of over $14 million in century-old land claim

Ontario and Flying Post First Nation reach settlement of over $14 million in century-old land claim

Settlement addresses 115-year-old treaty