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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

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

Discrimination in hiring practices based on citizenship

By Kimberly Cura With Canada’s growing influx of international students in recent years, employers must be careful not to implement hiring practices that may be considered to be ... Read more

Court of Appeal judgment strengthens polluter pay principal in environmental litigation

By Jacob Damstra The Court of Appeal for Ontario released a decision this year, in Huang v. Fraser Hillary’s Limited, 2018 ONCA 527, with important developments and clarifications affecting ... Read more

So, you are going to call your client? Thursday, October 25, 2018 5:15 – 7:00 p.m.

In our upcoming seminar, So, You are Going to Call Your Client , our team of well seasoned litigators including a Superior Court Judge , will discuss one of the most ... Read more

Littler Global Guide - Canada - Q3

Browse through brief employment and labor law updates from around the globe. Contact a Littler attorney for more information or view our global locations . ... Read more

Your firm: build, optimize, and grow. Tuesday, October 23, 2018 4:00 – 5:30 p.m

Don’t run the risk of failing to capitalize on valuable opportunities that will help your firm build, optimize and grow. Join us for an evening of tactical ... Read more

Carol Grimmond's memory kept alive through important new MADD campaign

Last weekend as many gathered with their loved ones to give thanks, the Grimmond family were remembering a Thanksgiving Weekend six years ago when they were told the devastating ... Read more

Should I get tenant insurance?

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law There are almost 4.5 million renter households in Canada – that is one third of all Canadian ... Read more

Free Legal Advice Hotline wins award for best pro bono program

VANCOUVER — Pro Bono Ontario’s Free Legal Advice Hotline received the 2018 National Pro Bono Program Award at a gala Oct. 4 at the National Pro Bono Conference. ... Read more

Can I use recreational cannabis in the workplace?

By Jacob Damstra and George Hamzos With the legalization of recreational cannabis set for October 17, 2018, many employers will be concerned with how this will impact their workplace. Although it will be legal for ... Read more

Does an employee have a duty to disclose medical cannabis use to an employer?

By George Hamzo and Jacob Damstr Medical cannabis users may find themselves wondering if they are required to disclose their medical cannabis use to their employer. There is no overarching legal requirement or ... Read more

Do Lawyers Have an Ethical Obligation to Defend the Unpopular? 8th annual current topics in Ethics & Professionalism. Wednesday, October 17, 2018. 5-7:20p

The TLA has organized another thought-provoking Ethics & Professionalism program . In this, our 8th annual event, we feature Philip Slayton , author of How To Be Good: ... Read more

Ontario, Canada: Legislative Changes in Bill 36 Seek to Make Cannabis a Public Issue

If the newly proposed legislation under consideration, Bill 36, An Act to enact a new Act and make amendments to various other Acts respecting the use and sale of cannabis ... Read more