Yes, the Charter is under attack. And politicians may be “breaking the glass” in what most would agree is not an emergency. But defenders of the Charter should keep in mind that even if the glass is broken, the words underneath are still there.
Canada’s first and only Indigenous judge on an appellate court, has joined Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP as senior counsel.
A Law Society of British Columbia task force is recommending a review of “stigmatizing” language in its admission program and code of conduct that it indicates could act as a disincentive for lawyers and law students to seek help for issues related to mental health and substance abuse.
The SCC has already made improvements under Wagner, but the same cannot be said for the Canadian Judicial Council, which is chaired by the chief justice.
Showcasing the companies and products that prevailed among their competitors.
Throughout 2018, Canadian Lawyer, with research partners RSM Canada and CIBC, invited members of the legal community to provide input on six critical topics facing the legal community.
Our cover story this month came about through a unique “Journalist in Residence” program at Osgoode Hall Law School.
Many marijuana dispensaries, currently facing varying degrees of enforcement of their “grey market” activities across the country, are hoping to participate in the legal market. But legal experts have differing predictions about how the impending new legal framework will affect how these storefronts and their owners, whether they continue to sell illegally or not, will be treated by the authorities.
The decision to forgive can often be a turning point. While it can sometimes be intensely personal, it can also have dramatic effects on an entire nation.
You may notice some subtle changes to our magazine this month. We have redesigned Canadian Lawyer and made some adjustments to the editorial.