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May, 2018

Commentary


  • Gabrielle Giroday

    Editorial Obiter

    Licensing insight

    Everyone contemplating attending law school would be wise to read a report by the Law Society of Ontario on the licensing, by the Professional Development and Competence Committee.
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    Consider legal insurance plans for family law

    We have been discussing access to justice and family law reforms for a very long time. That’s a good thing. Times change and so should we.
  • Doron Gold

    The Lawyer Therapist

    Young and in law

    In 1991, when I received a letter from Osgoode Hall Law School offering me a place in its first-year class, I literally jumped up and down on my bed and screamed at the top of my much younger lungs.

Focus On


  • Workplace restorations can help after investigations

    After a harassment investigation or mediation over inappropriate behaviour in a workplace, lawyers say the environment can become toxic to employees. Employment lawyers say that a workplace restoration process is a better way of dealing with the fallout of investigations and can help to return a sense of normalcy to a workplace.
  • Credit for service clarified after company changes hands

    After a company changes hands, questions can arise about how employees are given credit for service under a new structure.
  • Pot legalization to impact employers

    With legalized recreational cannabis on the way in Canada, many employers are wondering how this will affect workplace drug policies.
  • Effect of SCC ruling still emerging

    In the past few years, the Supreme Court of Canada has reversed its previous rulings around freedom of association and how that relates to a right to strike by labour unions.

Inside Story


  • Monday, May 28, 2018

    Monday, May 28, 2018


    Guide For Lawyers Working With Indigenous Peoples Available

    Book Launch On Women In Criminal Law

    Judge Sought For Simcoe

    Law Times Poll

Cartoon


  • May 28, 2018

    Editorial Cartoon: May 28, 2018

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The Law Society of Ontario is in the midst of a major overhaul of the role of paralegals in family law — and a proposal on the issue could become an imminent issue for the regulator’s newly elected benchers. Do you agree with widening the scope of family law matters that paralegals can address?
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