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March, 2019
  • Solo lawyers, small firms strive for seats at Convocation

    Sole practitioners and small firms make up the majority of Ontario’s lawyers, and some say Convocation could benefit from more sole practitioners and small-firm lawyers, too.
  • Claims made under anti-SLAPP laws dismissed

    Plaintiffs in libel actions stemming from comments in online posts should present evidence of actual harm at an early stage or a proceeding may not be permitted to proceed to trial, the Ontario Court of Appeal has suggested in two recent rulings.
  • Legal battle waged over billboard

    A “Signage enforcement blitz” by the City of Toronto has raised “a potentially profound contest” between the legislation governing signs and the right to expression guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, according to a recent court decision.

Commentary


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    Uber’s unintended gift to Ontario employees

    The end to abusive non­disparagement clauses in employment law releases is on the horizon thanks in part to Uber’s attempt to enforce the over-reaching arbitration provision in its agreement with its drivers.
  • Gabrielle Giroday

    Editorial Obiter

    Addressing disconnect

    With the clock ticking down before the April 30 election for benchers for the Law Society of Ontario’s next Convocation, Law Times has been looking hard at different issues facing the profession.

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Inside Story


  • Monday, March 4, 2019

    Monday, March 4, 2019


    Site Launched For SOP Supporters

    Tribunal Denies Bid To Suspend Lawyer

    Zordel Tapped For OSC

    Law Times Poll

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  • Mar 4, 2019

    Editorial Cartoon: March 4, 2019

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