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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. Lash Condo Law 2. Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada 3. SOQUIJ | Le Blogue 4. IP Osgoode 5. Timely Disclosure

Lash Condo Law
Condo Corporation Not Responsible for Parking Garage Vandalism – A Recent Case

In a recent case, Friedich v. MTCC No. 1018, a condominium resident unsuccessfully sued the condo corporation after his vehicle had been vandalized. The corporation had made changes to its security for the garage. The previous telephone entry system was replaced by closed circuit televisions and security guard patrols every two hours. …

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada
Whose device is it anyway?

Technology continues to blur the lines between our personal and work lives. How often have you answered a client email on your work laptop, only to receive a follow-up question via text message on your personal phone? Many workplaces have adapted to the fluid use of technology …

SOQUIJ | Le Blogue
Vous avez subi une intervention chirurgicale pour corriger l’aspect de vos seins : pouvez-vous être remboursée par la Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec?

Le thème de ce mois pour le blogue de SOQUIJ est « Corps et image ». Cela m’amène à vous parler de seins. Le Tribunal administratif du Québec (TAQ) a rendu plusieurs décisions à la suite du refus de la Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) de rembourser des femmes pour des interventions chirurgicales visant à modifier l’aspect de leurs seins. Quelles sont les chances de succès pour obtenir un remboursement? …

IP Osgoode
CIPO at the Empowering Women Entrepreneurs symposium

It was an enormous pleasure for me to participate in IP Osgoode’s “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: Effective Strategies for IP Commercialization and Success” symposium on February 11. I’d like to thank all the volunteers, organizers, participants, fellow panelists and guests who made this experience so memorable for me and many others. …

Timely Disclosure
Think Before You Send: The Legal Risks of Emails and Text Messages from Personal Accounts

If the Hillary Clinton email scandal wasn’t a clear enough lesson that one should not conduct “official” work using personal electronic communication tools (be it personal email, texts or other methods), a number of recent court decisions have required executives to produce communications from their personal accounts and devices. …

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