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Monday, 13 February 2017 09:00 Written by Ron Poulton
Canada Immigration, now called Canada Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, has undergone a significant transformation in approach under the Trudeau regime. Gone is the largely secretive, even hostile approach undertaken by immigration officials in their case work, replaced by communication and, yes, even kindness.
Monday, 13 February 2017 09:00 Written by Wela Quan
Monday, 06 February 2017 09:00 Written by Colin Lachance and Ava Chisling
There is no easy way to manage private facts in public documents, especially when the documents are posted online. For more than a decade, Canadian courts, tribunals and legal publishers have followed recommendations from the Canadian Judicial Council to shield court records from being easily accessed by search engines. This, it is felt, provides the needed balance between accessibility and privacy.
Monday, 30 January 2017 09:25 Written by Karen Busby
Laws and policies governing inter-personal and group-based sexual violence, misconduct and harassment at many universities and colleges across Canada not only prevent participants from seeing whether justice is done, they also prohibit open inquiry and impede learning. Disturbingly, the trend is toward even less disclosure about findings and outcomes.
Monday, 30 January 2017 09:00 Written by Dan Ujczo
Monday, 30 January 2017 09:00 Written by Twila Reid
Monday, 23 January 2017 09:00 Written by Barbara de Dios
One day some months ago, while interviewing for articling positions in the heart of Toronto’s Bay Street, I overheard a remark that, in a single instant, helped me understand the social barriers women still potentially face — particularly, and possibly even more so, on Bay Street. After meeting with a female candidate, I overheard chuckles and laughs from her male interviewee, who so casually remarked, “That girl needs to wear some makeup. She’ll never be a respected lawyer if she looks like that.”