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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. Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog 2. Canadian Securities Law 3. SOQUIJ | Le Blogue 4. RT Blog 5. Family Health Law Blog

Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog
Is Nevada Doing “Violent Bob Ross” Wrong When it Comes to Cannabis?

Today MMAJunkie reports that Luis “Violent Bob Ross” Pena has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) due to a positive cannabis test. The article notes that “Pena’s positive marijuana test came from a urine sample submitted on July 24, prior to his July 27 bout with Khama Worthy at UFC on ESPN …

Canadian Securities Law
CBCA Shareholder Meeting Deadlines Extended by New Federal Order

The Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry has issued an order (the Order) extending the deadlines for calling an annual general meeting of shareholders and presenting financial statements for corporations incorporated under the CBCA. CBCA incorporated companies are generally required to call an annual general meeting of shareholders not later than 15 months following the corporation’s previous annual general meeting and within 6 months of the corporation’s year-end. …

SOQUIJ | Le Blogue
Cellulaire au volant : Votre conjoint est-il un « dispositif mains libres »? (suite)

Jusqu’au récent jugement de la Cour supérieure dans Poulin, l’utilisation de la fonction haut-parleur d’un téléphone cellulaire pendant la conduite d’un véhicule routier à titre de dispositif mains libres faisait l’objet d’une controverse jurisprudentielle (voir le billet Cellulaire au volant : le point sur les usages permis et interdits selon la jurisprudence, publié le 8 juillet 2020). …

RT Blog
Discrimination Flowing From an Unreasonable & Inadequate Workplace Investigation

In a recent decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario [AB v. 2096115 Ontario Inc. c.o.b. as Cooksville Hyundai, 2020 HRTO 499 (CanLII)], the Tribunal highlighted how an inadequate and unreasonable internal workplace investigation by an employer could result in a breach of the Human Rights Code R.S.O. 1990, c. H.19 (Code). …

Family Health Law Blog
We’ve started a YouTube channel!

We have news: we’ve started a Youtube channel! After dabbling with videos on our Facebook page during COVID19, we’ve decided it’s time to get a little more serious. Full disclosure: we are not video editors (nor are we striving to be). But we do hope to share content that our clients and the general public will find interesting and valuable, even if it’s not polished like a real Youtubber! …

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