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Monday, 16 May 2016 09:00 Written by Karen Busby
What if the Canadian census form required participants to choose either English or French in answer to the question, “Which language do you speak most often at home?” Many Canadians — one in five, according to the 2011 census — would be perplexed about how to answer this question, since neither is correct.
Succession planning for lawyers is a topic law societies across the country are emphasizing. Understandably, much of the discussion has been directed towards exiting lawyers. With an increasing number of lawyers reaching retirement age, many practices will require a succession plan and succeeding lawyers.
Monday, 09 May 2016 09:00 Written by Julien Rheault
Monday, 02 May 2016 09:00 Written by Elizabeth Grace
The cover story of this month’s Canadian Lawyer magazine underscores how little has really changed in the criminal justice system in terms of prevailing attitudes against women.
Monday, 25 April 2016 10:45 Written by Jane Southren
Monday, 25 April 2016 09:00 Written by Tony Wilson
Monday, 18 April 2016 11:04 Written by Kimberly Jakeman and Dionne Liu
After much suspense and speculation, the federal government introduced bill C-14, on medical assistance in dying, on April 14, 2016. The bill allows people of at least 18 years of age with capacity and eligibility for government-funded health services in Canada to make a voluntary request for, and give informed consent to, medical assistance in dying if they have a grievous and irremediable medical condition.