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October, 2018
  • Labour law changes to impact lawyers, clients

    Lawyers say the Ontario government’s plan to review and possibly reverse the former Liberals’ labour and employment reforms are causing uncertainty with their clients, after implementing reforms that now may never come to pass.
  • LawPRO misses out on $83-million exemption

    LawPRO has missed out on an $83-million windfall after a judge denied the legal indemnity insurer’s claim for tax-exempt status.
  • Habeas corpus arguments strengthened

    Judges at the Court of Appeal for Ontario said they will allow an appeal on whether immigrants facing “virtual house arrest” meet the requirements for habeas corpus.


  • Gabrielle Giroday

    Editorial Obiter

    The pendulum swings

    If nature exists within a continuum, continually returning to a balanced state, then I think it’s fair to apply the same principles to our social structures.
  • n/a

    Gendered dress codes are antiquated

    On-campus interviewing season is upon us. And with it, there is a new crop of commentary addressing the pressing questions about how to make the best possible impression on interviewers.

Focus On

  • Canada on U.S. watch list for IP rights

    Canada fully deserves its spot on the U.S. Trade Representative’s notorious priority watch list for intellectual property rights thanks to its failure to stop the flow of counterfeit goods through the country’s ports, according to a Toronto lawyer.
  • Data release ordered

    Canada can remain at the forefront of clinical trial transparency after the Federal Court ordered the release of data to a public health researcher, according to the university professor’s lawyer.
  • Foreign businesses can keep their marks

    Intellectual property lawyers say Canada’s trademark law is catching up with the modern world after a pair of federal court decisions allowing foreign businesses to keep their marks despite having no physical presence in the country.
  • Will mass copyright infringement litigation slow?

    It’s too early to tell whether a Supreme Court of Canada decision on who should bear the cost of identifying alleged online pirates will stem the tide of mass copyright infringement litigation, according to a Toronto lawyer.

Inside Story

  • Monday, October 15, 2018

    Monday, October 15, 2018

    Lawyers Pledge Support For Embattled Judge

    Firms Seek Experienced Associates

    Barbeau Named Chairman

    Law Times Poll


  • Oct 15, 2018

    Editorial Cartoon: October 15, 2018


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