newfoundland labrador

  • No minor injury cap for Newfoundland and Labrador

    No minor injury cap for Newfoundland and Labrador

    Jun 25, 2019

    The government of Newfoundland and Labrador is amending legislation to strike a balance between stabilizing insurance rates for consumers while maintaining access to justice for victims.

  • No expectation of privacy in child-luring cases on the Internet, SCC rules

    No expectation of privacy in child-luring cases on the Internet, SCC rules

    Apr 18, 2019

    A man who was convicted of luring a 14-year-old girl over the Internet had no expectation of privacy in his online communications with “Leann,” who in reality was an undercover police officer, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today, in a judgement in which the judges diverged on approaches to privacy.

  • Injury cap could stabilize auto rates, says Newfoundland and Labrador report

    Injury cap could stabilize auto rates, says Newfoundland and Labrador report

    Apr 15, 2019

    A Newfoundland and Labrador Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities report on automobile insurance in the province had a contentious buildup — including a campaign launched by personal injury lawyers to create opposition to a soft tissue injury cap — but response to the board’s findings has been muted.

  • The best of both worlds

    The best of both worlds

    Feb 18, 2019

    Step on an elevator anywhere on the East Coast and whoever is inside will say hello — family, friend or perfect stranger. Inevitably they will comment on the weather. Connecting with those in the community is part of the fabric of life in the four provinces that comprise Atlantic Canada.

  • Memorial University senate approves law school proposal

    Memorial University senate approves law school proposal

    Nov 27, 2018

    Memorial University’s senate has approved a proposal for a faculty of law, moving Atlantic Canada’s largest university a step closer to establishing a law school in Newfoundland and Labrador.

  • Public policy shift over cannabis continues to reverberate in NFLD

    Public policy shift over cannabis continues to reverberate in NFLD

    Nov 15, 2018

    For Newfoundland and Labrador’s minister of justice, the national legalization of recreational cannabis is much more than an economic issue, a health issue or a legal issue — it’s a new way of governing and thinking about governing. This new landscape, Andrew Parsons recently told reporters, is "the hugest shift in public policy that we've seen of a social nature probably since Confederation."

  • Provincial court building evacuated in St. John’s

    Feb 2, 2016
  • McInnes Cooper and Ottenheimer Baker join forces

    Dec 12, 2013