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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 more than 80 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. Labour Pains 2. NSRLP 3. Meurrens on Immigration 4. Family Health Law Blog  5. Eloise Gratton

Labour Pains
Beware the Innocuous Termination Provision

It is often said that, “a magician never reveals his secrets.” If that is true, then it is a good thing that I am not a magician.There is a phrase employed in countless employment agreements, which, on its face, appears innocuous. As will be explained below, notwithstanding the fact that this one simple, seemingly benign phrase can cost workers literally thousands, if not tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars, few employees will ever give a second thought to accepting such a contractual provision. …

NSRLP
The Change & Advocacy Blog: How We Each Can Do Our Bit

We were honored by the award of another CLAWBIE for this blog at the end of 2016 in a new category called “Change & Advocacy. The new Clawbie category recognizes “blogs that drive positive change in the legal system.”I will face some challenges to my scholarship and activism in the coming months, as I go back into treatment for cancer.So this blog post is about how we can each find the motivation and the means to do our bit for driving positive change in the legal system. …

Meurrens on Immigration
Solicitor Client Privilege at the Port of Entry

The Canada Border Services Agency has confirmed to the Law Society of British Columbia that border officials have been instructed not to examine documents where the officer suspects that they may be subject to solicitor-client privilege. …

Family Health Law Blog
Assisted Human Reproduction Act Amendments on the Horizon: Have Your Say!

Health Canada is planning on amending the Assisted Human Reproduction Act and is seeking feedback from the public. The three main areas subject to change are regarding: Safety of donor sperm and egg Reimbursement of surrogates and egg/sperm donors Administration and enforcement of the Act The changes would affect fertility…

Eloise Gratton
BLG recrute Avocat salarié – Droit des Technologies de l’information et Protection de la vie privée

BLG offre à ses clients des conseils stratégiques et juridiques dans le domaine du droit des technologies de l’information et de la protection de la vie privée par le biais de son groupe sectoriel Respect de la vie privée et protection des renseignements personnels que je supervise. Ce groupe sectoriel est reconnu pour être un chef de file dans ce domaine sur le plan national; il est également le plus important dans ce domaine de droit au Québec. …

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