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Canada is among the first to countries to release guidelines for combining mediation and arbitration

Canada is among the first to countries to release guidelines for combining mediation and arbitration

The parties first try to work it out using mediation, and then move directly to an arbitration process if they are unable to come to a resolution

Insured died before signing settlement agreement — so is it enforceable?

Insured died before signing settlement agreement — so is it enforceable?

FOCUS ON INSURANCE - Death was between late December mediation and signing disclosure in January

Could lawyers’ conduct widen rift with medical evaluators?

Could lawyers’ conduct widen rift with medical evaluators?

Medical evaluators are turning down work from insurers, says one lawyer

Government’s power to pay out on seized property would get less court oversight under bill 161

Government’s power to pay out on seized property would get less court oversight under bill 161

Law is designed to free court resources and ensure crime victims are compensated

Messaging app data overturns conviction

Messaging app data overturns conviction

Data was initially dismissed by police and trial counsel

SCC clarifies health and safety inspection duties for Canada Post’s vast mail routes

SCC clarifies health and safety inspection duties for Canada Post’s vast mail routes

FOCUS ON LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT - Deference to appeals officer a win for employers