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. Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada 2. Library Boy 3. Legal Sourcery 4. First Reference 5. Barry Sookman

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada
How to Remote Work Well

There was a time when working away from a brick and mortar office was considered a luxury only afforded to those at the very top of the organizational structure – out of reach for anyone else. Today, all sorts of positions are advertised with a remote working option, in part due to the ever-growing desire amongst today’s workers to have options in their workplace. In an effort to reel in the best and the brightest, …

Library Boy
Annotated US Constitution – Impeachment Clauses

This is a follow-up to the Library Boy post of September 25, 2019 entitled Resources on How to Impeach a US President. In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., recently published a new post on The Constitution Annotated—Impeachment Clauses: …

Legal Sourcery
Research Tip: Annotated Criminal Codes … Online!

When you need to know the history of a certain legislative provision, you can’t really beat an online annotated code – judicial citations, legislative histories, indexing, searchability, downloading – full functionality in a single source. So I am pleased to say that if you are a Saskatchewan lawyer, or otherwise subscribed to CriminalSource in WestlawNext Canada, then you have access to not one but THREE online annotated Criminal Codes: …

First Reference
Love at work: considerations for employers in managing office romances

Office romances are nothing new. Many people have, and will likely continue, to meet their partners at work. In recent months, however, and in the wake of the #MeToo movement, office relationships have become something of a hot topic. As widely reported in the media, McDonald’s CEO was fired for having a consensual relationship with an employee. Moving north of the border, …

Barry Sookman
Privacy Law Reform: the OPC 2018-2019 Annual Report

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada just published the 2018-2019 Annual Report to Parliament on the Privacy Act and the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. Unlike other reports, this report’s focus was on privacy law reform. In fact, it was so titled as Privacy Law Reform – A Pathway to Respecting Rights and Restoring Trust in Government and the Digital Economy. …


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

Comments are closed.