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Friday, September 29, 2023 @ 1:54 PM

Three new associates for Foglers

Fogler Rubinoff LLP announced that associates Ninetta Sandhu, Josh Rudolph and Cameron Holliday have joined the firm. ... [read more]

Friday, September 29, 2023 @ 9:28 AM

How quickly my good idea becomes your great idea | Murray Gottheil

Now and then I will tell a story about something that I did back in the day when my wife, Maureen, and I practised at the same law firm. Typically, my story involves a brilliant legal strategy that I developed, a big win, and a grateful client. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 4:18 PM - Last Updated: Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 5:15 PM

French-language law faculties grappling with new breed of generative AI tools David Robitaille

Nearly a year after the emergence of a new breed of generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools were thrust into public consciousness, with the program ChatGPT leading the charge, French-language law faculties in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick are still grappling over their far-reaching potential impacts on teaching and learning in higher education. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 2:59 PM

Supreme Court rejects bid for correctness review again | Sara Blake

The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected another bid to apply the correctness standard to a new circumstance on judicial review. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 2:48 PM

Ontario regulator launches resource centre for women lawyers Jacqueline Horvat

The Law Society of Ontario used its September Convocation to announce the launch of an online resource hub for women lawyers. On Sept. 28, LSO treasurer Jacqueline Horvat spoke to benchers about the Women’s Resource Centre (WRC), designed to “support the retention and advancement of women lawyers and paralegals in private practice, in-house, or government positions.” ... [read more]

Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 2:46 PM

Two judges appointed to Nova Scotia Provincial Court

Nova Scotia Judiciary announced on Sept. 28 the appointment of two judges to the Nova Scotia Provincial Court. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 2:39 PM

With COVID-19 cases on rise, is your business prepared? Covid

Recent data suggests that Canada may be on the verge of a resurgence in COVID-19 cases this fall. In recent weeks, there has been a noticeable increase in COVID-19 cases, accompanied by a rise in virus-related hospitalizations. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 9:54 AM

Licence refused 10 years after it was issued | Sara Blake

Ersio Amendola had been a licensed paralegal for 10 years when the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) learned of a misrepresentation in his application for the licence. It held a hearing into whether to grant the licence (which he had had for 10 years) and issued a decision refusing to grant it. This decision was upheld by the Appeal Panel and, on judicial review, by the Divisional Court in Amendola v. Law Society of Ontario 2023 ONSC 4123. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 @ 4:23 PM

[ Legal Wire ] - Feds announce ‘Voluntary Code of Conduct’ for AI development, management effective immediately Francois-Philippe Champagne

The federal government has announced Canada’s “Voluntary Code of Conduct on the Responsible Development and Management of Advanced Generative AI Systems,” effective immediately. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 27, 2023 @ 11:21 AM

Linmac LLP adds new partner to commercial practice group

Linmac LLP announced that Sanjay Kutty has joined the firm’s Toronto office as a partner. ... [read more]