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FOLA wants to help find a solution to sustainable funding for PBO

At the end of October 2018, The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) became aware that Pro Bono Ontario (PBO) planned to close their courthouse law help centres in ... Read more

Join Littler LLP for its 2018 Canada Conference

Friday, November 16, 2018 | Toronto, ON You are invited to Littler’s 2018 Canada Conference, our annual single-day event covering the ... Read more

Hamilton Lawyer Mike Winward elected as new FOLA Chair

On Friday November 9 th , Ontario’s 47 Law Association Presidents elected Mike Winward as the new Chair of the Federation of Ontario’s Law Associations (FOLA) . ... Read more

FOLA announces partnership with CPDonline

FOLA has partnered with CPDonline to provide Ontario's law association members 24/7, unlimited access to their extensive cpd library for only $199.00 per year. In an ongoing, ... Read more

New Videos: The value of membership

FOLA is excited to announce five new videos to help you both retain existing and attract new members to your local law association. We know how important videos can be in ... Read more

Ontario, Canada: Proposed Legislation Would Repeal Certain Amendments Made by Bill 148

On October 23, 2018, the Ontario government announced its intent to repeal amendments made by Bill 148, The Fair Workplaces Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill ... Read more

Effective management of sexual harassment complaints. Tuesday, November 6, 2018. 5:15-7pm.

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018 , the TLA will be hosting an evening Nutshell Seminar entitled " Effective Management of Sexual Harassment Complaints " . Recent world events ... Read more

Meet NearZero Discovery at iTech Toronto 2018!

You're sitting at your desk, and the supervisor comes in and tells you that you need to put a legal hold on user X. Immediately you say “yes” and get to work to ... Read more

Mediating disputes - A family law perspective

By Carolyn Lloyd What happens when a Canadian family law lawyer from Lerners LLP goes to the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School to learn more about mediation? ... Read more

Don’t be spooked by the Construction Lien Act amendments! Tuesday, October 30, 2018. 5:15-7pm

On July 1, 2018 , the first round of amendments to the Ontario Construction Lien Act – including its new name, the Construction Act , came into force; and on ... Read more

The Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Doesn't Translate into a Free-for-All in the Workplace

This article was first published in HR Professional Magazine . Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act (the Act ), came into force on Oct. 17, 2018, creating a ... Read more

Algoma District Law Association Oct Newsletter

Access to Justice Week Oct 22-26, 2018 This October, for the third consecutive year, Ontario will be celebrating Access to Justice Week for the last full week in October. ... Read more

Did you miss the email analytics webinar? Watch it here!

NearZero Discovery recently partnered with Venio Systems for a webinar on advanced email analytics and thinking outside of the (in)box. Two members of the NearZero ... Read more

Advanced skills certificate for young & mid-career civil litigators: analysis, process and strategy

John Campion has chosen to partner with us, the Toronto Lawyers Association , to present his Advanced Skill Certificate for Young & Mid-Career Civil Litigators: ... Read more

Defective products: who is responsible?

Written By: Michael Warfe and Taraneh Etemadi, Student-at-Law We have all come across a faulty or defective product which we hope does not cause harm or injury to others. ... Read more