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. Eloise Gratton 2. IIFLS at Osgoode 3. Official Clio Blog 4. Legal Post Blog 5. Meurrens on Immigration

Eloise Gratton
CASL Enforcement Decision — Interpretive Guidance for Compliance and Penalties

On October 19, 2017, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued Compliance and Enforcement Decision CRTC 2017-368 in a contested enforcement proceeding, imposing a $200,000 penalty on Compu.Finder for violating Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as “CASL”) by sending 317 commercial emails without the recipients’ consent and in some instances without a compliant unsubscribe mechanism. …

IFLS at Osgoode
Happy Feminist Friday, featuring Prof. Jillian Rogin!

Happy Feminist Friday! Today we are profiling Prof. Jillian Rogin, a Windsor Law aluma and now Windsor Law assistant professor. Jillian Rogin is the mother of a vivacious two year old. She completed her undergraduate degree at Trent University with a double major in Indigenous Studies and Philosophy. …

Official Clio Blog
7 Tips From a Millennial on Starting Your Own Law Firm

When Stephen C. Paul graduated from law school in 2012, he knew that Big Law wasn’t for him. After four years of working as a judicial clerk and an associate at a small law firm, he decided it was time to hang his own shingle. Like many millennials, Stephen was faced with financial pressures (a mortgage, student debt, and a child at home) and a lack of opportunity compared to previous generations …

Legal Post Blog
Ontario slowly closing in on the largest land-claims settlement in Canadian history

The treaty negotiations cover 36,000 square kilometres, 86 municipalities and 1.1 million residents in the province …

Meurrens on Immigration
IRCC Complaints About Immigration Consultants

n June 2017 I wrote an article for Policy Options about how I believed that while the existence of the immigration consultant profession in Canada promoted access to justice reforms were needed to strengthen the weeding out of some unethical behaviour. One of the things that I recommended was that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) temporarily have the power to refuse to process applications submitted by people represented by consultants whom IRCC has previously determined to be unscrupulous, and that IRCC should also be allowed to levy fines against unscrupulous representatives in certain circumstances. …


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