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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. Van Dyke Injury Law Blog 2.SOQUIJ | Le Blogue 3. Legal Sourcery 4. Legal Feeds 5. ABlawg.ca

Van Dyke Injury Law Blog
Outdoor Workers & Extreme Heat

July 2019 went down in the books as the hottest month ever recorded globally – a statistic that parallels climate trends in Canada. A recent CBC story explored the topic of sun safety in outdoor workplaces–what regulations exist to protect people who work outside in extreme heat? As it turns out, there are few concrete …

SOQUIJ | Le Blogue
Cannabis : l’herbe est-elle plus verte chez nos voisins américains ?

La légalisation du cannabis en Amérique du Nord se réalise différemment et à des vitesses variables selon les juridictions. Pour les entreprises productrices, quel côté de la frontière est le plus avantageux ? …

Legal Sourcery
Family Violence Training for Lawyers and Mediators

In Spring 2018, amendments were passed to The Children’s Law Act, 1997, The Family Maintenance Act, 1997, The Family Property Act and The Queen’s Bench Act, 1998 to recognize and promote early dispute resolution. The Acts also added provisions to The Arbitration Act, 1992 to facilitate the use of arbitration in family law disputes. …

Legal Feeds
Quebec taking harsh line on cannabis edibles

Quebec’s draft regulations for edible cannabis are stricter than the federal rules and reflect a “prohibitionist-minded” Quebec government, says Trina Fraser, partner at Brazeau Seller LLP and counsel for the cannabis industry association Cannabis Council of Canada. …

ABlawg.ca
The Regulation of “Gas Utility” Transmission Pipelines in Alberta

This decision of the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) deals with a large gas transmission pipeline designed to provide additional gas supplies to the Wabamun area (principally to provide fuel for coal to gas conversions of existing coal-fired generating facilities and additional gas generation). The decision reveals the surprising complexity of gas transmission pipeline regulation in Alberta. …

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