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. McElroy Law Blog 2. Global Workplace Insider 3. Library Boy 4. Excess Copyright 5. Robeside Assistance

McElroy Law Blog
July/August Criminal Law Round-up

Well, the end of summer is upon us. As kids go back to school and holidays come to a close, it’s time to dive into some notable cases from the past two months: In R v. Dudhi, the Ontario Court of Appeal dealt with the issue of racial profiling in the context of a Charter challenge of a drug search. The Court found that if an officer uses racial stereotypes to any degree in how they either identify a suspect or treat one, …

Global Workplace Insider
The WHS Response to psychological health and a PCBU’s obligations

Psychosocial hazards and work-related stresses are amongst the most challenging workplace health and safety issues. In recent times, there has been an increased focus by WHS regulators on ‘mentally healthy’ workplaces. Organisations are expected to have appropriate systems in place to eliminate or reduce psychosocial hazards, such as bullying and harassment, to effectively respond to issues and provide safe and healthy workplaces. …

Library Boy
Sraristics Canada Article on Canadian Police Performance Metrics

The Statistics Canada publication Juristat has published an article entitled The Canadian Police Performance Metrics Framework: Standardized indicators for police services in Canada: “In 2014, Statistics Canada, in collaboration with Public Safety Canada and Police Information and Statistics (POLIS) committee of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) undertook a review of current performance measures being used by police services in Canada. …

Excess Copyright
Update on Canadian Copyright Mass Litigation – September Snapshot

As I reported earlier, regarding the Rogers v. Salna “reverse class action” case against 55,000 or so unnamed defendants and the issue of reasonable reimbursement to Rogers for providing the names and street addresses of these potential defendants if the case gets that far, Voltage filed a Notice of Appeal on August 16, 2019. As predicted, Rogers has filed a Notice of Cross-Appeal dated August 28, 2019. …

Robeside Assistance
Upcoming Library Training

Now that our newly-renovated CCLA lounge is open, we’re pleased to announce our Library Training dates for the fall! All of these sessions will take place in our new boardroom, Suite 2004 at the 161 Elgin St courthouse. You will need a courthouse security pass to enter through the lounge doors, or if you do not have a security pass you can come to the library front desk and we can direct you to the space. …


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