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. Lawyered Podcast 2. Doorey’s Workplace Law Blog 3. Alcohol & Advocacy 4. Library Boy 5. Eva Chan

Lawyered Podcast
57: Artificial Intelligence Law (Noel Corriveau) – July 8, 2020

On this episode, we’re looking to the future with technology lawyer, Noel Corriveau, about the evolving world of artificial intelligence law. Topics: the shift of law as a data-driven activity; reconciling human rights with AI; international policies to regulate AI; and our Ask-Me-Anything segment! …

Doorey’s Workplace Law Blog
Child Labour in B.C.: Our Inadequate Enforcement Mechanisms

Many British Columbians are likely unaware that, until last year, children as young as 12 were able to work in a wide range of jobs. A letter from their parent served as their only safeguard.[1] For almost two decades, child rights advocates have been expressing concern about workplace injuries and wage theft experienced by children. First Call, a non-partisan coalition of over 100 organizations that advocate for children in British Columbia, has issued numerous reports and recommendations urging the government to take action. But while the province recently tightened rules around the employment of workers under 15 years of age, the changes have not gone far enough, and child workers are still left vulnerable to exploitation. …

Alcohol & Advocacy
McCormick v Plambeck: The end of social host liability?

On June 12, 2020 Chief Justice Hinkson of the Supreme Court of British Columbia issued reasons for judgment in McCormick v. Plambeck, the latest word on social host liability in British Columbia and Canada more broadly. The Court’s reasons for judgment (all 91 pages) can be read in full…

Library Boy
LawBytes Podcast on Supreme Court of Canada Uber Ruling

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its much anticipated Uber Technologies v. Heller decision, a landmark ruling with significant implications for the validity of online contracts and for employment relations in the gig economy. The court rejected an arbitration clause in an Uber contract with its drivers, finding the clause unconscionable. …

Eva Chan
Blogging Tips for Lawyers During the Pandemic

Earlier this month I spoke about Mastering Legal Marketing at the Ontario Bar Association’s Innovation in Trusts & Estates Law program. I provided tips on creating/increasing awareness of yourself, and driving traffic to your website, through social media, third party content, and blogging. …


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

Comments are closed.