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Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from sixty recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. Blogue du CRL 2. Labour Pains 3. First Reference Talks 4. Pierre Roy & Associés Blogue 5. Susan on the Soapbox

Blogue du CRL
Devant quel district judiciaire une action dirigée contre le gouvernement doit-elle être intentée?

Afin de pouvoir répondre à cette question, l’honorable Gérard Dugré, j.c.s. remarque, dans Ressources Strateco inc. c. Québec (Procureure générale), 2015 QCCS 2443, qu’il faut premièrement répondre aux deux questions suivantes : qui est le défendeur en l’instance (à savoir le gouvernement ou la procureure générale du Québec) et quel est son domicile? …

Labour Pains
Supreme Court of Canada says Governments Cannot Prohibit Strikes by Providers of Essential Services

Can a provincial government prohibit strikes by “essential” workers and refuse to provide such workers with any sort of meaningful alternative dispute resolution process? According to a 2015 decision from the Supreme Court of Canada, Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan, 2015 SCC 4 the answer is “no.” …

First Reference Talks
Divergent movie raises interesting HR questions

Insurgent, the second film in the Divergent series, opened last April and hoped to make a big splash at the box office. Based on the books by Veronica Roth, the series depicts a dystopian future where young people are forced to survive crazy situations created by adults. …

Pierre Roy & Associés Blogue
Les appels de recouvrement cesseront-ils si je fais faillite ?

Recevez-vous sans cesse des appels de recouvrement ? Vos créanciers vous harcèlent-ils à toute heure du jour ? Vous voudriez que ces appels cessent pour de bon ? Si vous n’avez pas les moyens de payer vos dettes, la faillite et la proposition de consommateur sont deux solutions qui feront cesser les appels de créanciers. …

Susan on the Soapbox
Boycott Tim Hortons? Seriously??

The recent media frenzy generated by Tim Hortons’ decision to pull the Enbridge ads off their in-store Tims TV monitors almost drove Ms Soapbox to drink (G&Ts not Tims double double). Then she paused. The #BoycottTims brouhaha created a learning opportunity—for businessmen and conservative politicians alike.

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