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April, 2018
  • Sweeping changes proposed for Criminal Code

    Under the federal government’s proposed changes to the Criminal Code, an individual charged with selling street-level amounts of crack cocaine will be entitled to a preliminary hearing, but someone prosecuted for a significant white collar fraud will not.
  • More transparency needed on good character

    Lawyers are calling on the Law Society of Ontario to confirm whether it considers systemic factors when determining whether Indigenous candidates meet the “good character” requirement to become a lawyer.
  • Decision has significant impact on waivers

    The Court of Appeal has found that provisions in the Occupiers’ Liability Act trump the Consumer Protection Act when it comes to waivers.


  • Gabrielle Giroday

    Editorial Obiter

    Modern parenting

    When the federal Liberal government recently released its gender-balanced budget, it was big news.
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    Campaign finance reforms put to the test

    Ontarians will go to the polls June 7 for a provincial general election. This election is noteworthy as the first to be conducted under a vastly reformed regime of campaign finance that took effect in January 2017, with the coming into force of The Election Finances Statute Law Amendment Act, 2016.

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Inside Story

  • Monday, April 9, 2018

    Monday, April 9, 2018

    Legal Aid Ontario Collects Race-Based Data

    New Partner At Law Firm

    Pilot Project Via USB

    Law Times Poll


  • Apr 9, 2018

    Editorial Cartoon: April 9, 2018


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Law Times Poll

A group of benchers opposed to the Statement of Principles will need to win the support of their colleagues to repeal the requirement. Do you think they will be successful in repealing the statement of principles in the coming year?