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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. IP Osgoode 2. Global Workplace Insider 3. BC Injury Law Blog 4.The Lean Law Firm 5. Civil Resolution Tribunal blog

IP Osgoode
Top Innovative Projects for Mental Illness Awareness Week

This week, Canada celebrates Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) from October 6 to October 12. MIAW was designed to increase Canadians’ knowledge and understanding of mental illness. It was created in 1992 by the Canadian Psychiatric Association, although it is now under the purview of the Canadian Alliance on Mental…

Global Workplace Insider
New EU rules for protection of whistleblowers

On 7 October 2019, the EU Council formally adopted the new Whistleblowing Directive that will guarantee whistleblowers EU-wide standards of protection. The Directive obliges both public and private organisations and authorities to set up secure reporting channels, so that whistleblowers can report violations of EU law as safely as possible. Member States have two years to transpose the rules into national law. …

BC Injury Law Blog
“Little Weight” Given To ICBC Experts in Three Cases Released Today

The BC government is making more noise about Rule of Court reforms regarding expert opinion evidence in personal injury cases in an effort to save ICBC money. Their not so subtle message is that Plaintiff’s hire too many experts to prove their claims. If cases released by the BC Supreme Court today are any guide it is ICBC that is in need of reform when it comes to the practice of hiring physicians hoping to refute collision related injuries. …

The Lean Law Firm
The First Question to Ask When You’re Writing an Email

Today, we’re talking about writing again. Back in 2013, I wrote a blog post called Don’t Write Off…Write Better! Why Good Legal Writing is Lean, and recently I sent out a quick tip on the best book I’ve found on legal writing, Theodore Blumberg’s The Seven Deadly Sins of Legal Writing. …

Civil Resolution Tribunal blog
CRT Statistics Snapshot – September 2019

Do you like data? We do! Here’s our monthly report of key statistics. If there’s information you would like to see added to our monthly reports, please contact us. We will do our best to include it. …

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*Randomness here is created by Random.org and its list randomizing function.

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