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  • Wind farm killed by new government following legal battle

    Wind farm killed by new government following legal battle

    Aug 13, 2018

    A few days after the new Conservative government introduced legislation last month to kill a major wind turbine project in Prince Edward County, a lawyer for the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change was in court to defend the initial approval process.

  • Regulations about crypto-currencies remain uncertain

    Regulations about crypto-currencies remain uncertain

    Aug 6, 2018

    Lawyers are keeping a close eye on regulations about crypto-currencies, while advising more businesses about how to use the technology.

  • Privacy of documents at border under question

    Privacy of documents at border under question

    Aug 6, 2018

    Recent guidelines about searches of electronic devices at Canadian and U.S. borders have reinforced lawyers’ need to protect privileged information on their digital devices when crossing the border.

  • Samples from suspected impaired boater scrutinized

    Samples from suspected impaired boater scrutinized

    Aug 6, 2018

    The legality of taking extra blood samples from a suspected impaired boater by an emergency room technician for “police use” is headed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a result of a strongly worded dissent at the Ontario Court of Appeal.

  • Businesses should consider assistance post-NAFTA

    Businesses should consider assistance post-NAFTA

    Aug 6, 2018

    Businesses should thoroughly examine their products and consider available government assistance programs to weather the economic uncertainty caused by the ongoing trade battle between Canada and the United States over steel and aluminum products, lawyers say.

  • Toronto lawyers against proposed city council cut

    Toronto lawyers against proposed city council cut

    Aug 6, 2018

    Some Toronto lawyers are voicing their opposition to a plan by the province to reduce the number of councillors elected in the City of Toronto.

  • Rules change could hamper access to justice: advocates

    Rules change could hamper access to justice: advocates

    Aug 6, 2018

    The Ontario Bar Association is raising concerns about how amendments to the Federation of Law Societies of Canada’s model rules to prevent money laundering could negatively impact access to justice.

  • Things fall apart

    Aug 6, 2018

    There’s a huge push and pull between the will to centralize — resources, goods, power — and the forces against it.

  • Doug Ford settling the score?

    Aug 6, 2018

    No sooner had Ontario Premier Doug Ford unveiled his plan to shake up Toronto city politics by eliminating nearly half the current council seats than the jokes were flying fast and furious within the federal parliamentary precinct.

  • Ford schools critics on legislative process

    Jul 30, 2018

    There was a moment in the Ontario general election when they mocked Doug Ford because he refused to detail how a bill becomes law.

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