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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 seventy 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. The Stream  2. David Whelan 3. SOQUIJ  4. ABlawg  5. Ontario Condo Law Blog

The Stream
Thanks to the 3% — Now for the Winning Numbers!

Our survey of British Columbia’s lawyers, discussed in more detail in this post, was a success. We met our survey target of 360 respondents—approximately 3% of the practicing lawyers in this province—and we are in the process of analyzing the feedback we received on the pains felt by today’s legal professionals, and the services that Courthouse Libraries BC might be able to provide to help with the challenges. …

David Whelan
Multiple Mail Accounts on Android

One of the benefits of an Android tablet is being able to compose email almost as easily as if I was at a PC. I have a number of e-mail accounts and was happily using Google’s GMail app up until yesterday. In part, it was because it could handle the three types of accounts I’m using: …

SOQUIJ
Salarié sanctionné pour harcèlement psychologique à l’endroit d’un collègue : les obligations du syndicat

Un syndicat a un devoir de représentation à l’égard de chacun des membres de son unité de négociation (art. 47.2 et ss. du Code du travail). Il se trouve dans une situation délicate lorsqu’un salarié fait l’objet d’une dénonciation pour harcèlement psychologique de la part d’un collègue syndiqué. Cela est d’autant plus vrai lorsque le prétendu harceleur a été congédié par l’employeur en raison de la conduite alléguée….

ABlawg
No Offence, But I Hate You: American Freedom Defence Initiative v Edmonton (City)

Our Canadian courts are jealous guardians of the freedom of expression, which the Canadian Charter protects in section 2(b). The rationale for protecting freedom of expression is that society should be free to discuss and decide what is true, what is right and what is good. As with most things Canadian, we have accepted that the way in which we speak to one another should be politely regulated. …

Ontario Condo Law Blog
Key takeaways from the 20th annual condo conference

This year marked the 20th anniversary of the annual ACMO/CCI-Toronto Condominium Conference. Taking place from November 11-12, 2016, the theme of this year’s conference was “Shaping the Future”. With the regulations under the amended Condo Act expected to be rolled out in the coming year, the condo industry has reached a pivotal juncture in its evolution. …

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