A Thornhill, Ont. lawyer says his experience as a litigator prepared him well for his adventure as a contestant on Jeopardy!. He appeared in two episodes of the game show.
Even while cannabis use and sale is legal and regulated in several U.S. states, those employed at legal and licensed Canadian cannabis companies could face denial of entry and lifetime bans from the U.S. if they tell a border official where they work, say immigration lawyers.
Three Waterloo police officers are taking their case to the Ontario Court of Appeal after a Superior Court judge denied them class action certification on the basis the case did not fall under the court’s jurisdiction.
The Ontario Human Rights Commission is calling on the provincial government and Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies to address the over-representation of Black and Indigenous children in foster care in Ontario.
Human rights groups are calling on Ottawa to reform the immigrant detention system by legislating against indefinite detention, detaining non-citizens with mental health conditions and eliminating the detention of children.
Nearly a month after the U.S. initiated tariffs on steel and aluminum and Canada responded with retaliatory duties against American goods, trade lawyers say there is no way to predict just how far the effects of the dispute will reach.
The federal government is appealing the B.C. Supreme Court’s ruling that laws providing for the use of solitary confinement by the Correctional Service of Canada in federal penitentiaries are unconstitutional.
The Cannabis Act has been approved by the Senate and the House of Commons has rejected 13 of the Red Chamber’s recommendations, including the prohibition of branded merchandise by marijuana companies and allowing provinces to prohibit home-cultivation, but as Bill C-45 nears its official rollout, many details about how the market will be regulated remain unknown.
For young lawyers, mentorship is in short supply, cases are more complex and the bench has "softened" as the new generation of judges includes fewer “tyrants” like those with whom they dealt as young lawyers, according to Dennis O’Connor and Thomas Cromwell.