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.Ontario Condo Law Blog 2. BC Provincial Court eNews 3. Crossroad Family Law Blog 4. BC Injury Law Blog 5. Paw & Order

Ontario Condo Law Blog
COVID policy upheld, oppression lessons and “welcome” expanded CAT

For the most part, policies passed by the board of directors are intended to govern the affairs and activities of the board itself, rather than owners. However, in the case of TSCC 1704 v. Fraser,the court upheld the board’s COVID policy which stated that “Contractors are not allowed to work in-suite unless it is considered an emergency or essential service.” …

BC Provincial Court eNews
Preparing for a Family Case Conference: a checklist

In a family case conference, a judge meets with the parties to a family court dispute (and lawyers, if parties have them) to help them talk about resolving the dispute. Although these meetings usually take place in a courthouse conference room, this spring the Provincial Court of BC began conducting case conferences by telephone or audio- or video-conference to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. …

Crossroad Family Law Blog
What to do if my ex-spouse is hiding money?

The question that comes up in many of my cases is what to do when one spouse is hiding money. Often this is just a hunch but sometimes there are facts that lead to urgent concerns. It is important to remember in any of these circumstance that a family lawyer is not an accountant. A family lawyer who has dealt with many divorce cases can often spot red flags that point to a dissipation of family assets but will not be able to account for the missing funds. …

BC Injury Law Blog
Motorist Ordered to Pay $1,805 for “Accelerated Depreciation” Following Collision With Porsche

As discussed numerous times on this site BC law recognizes that if property is damaged by the wrong doing of another and if that property is then worth less even after all reasonable repairs have been made the ‘accelerated depreciation’ can be recovered against the at fault party. In the first Accelerated Depreciation claim heard by BC’s Civil Resolution Tribunal such damages were awarded to the owner of a Porsche that was damaged in a collision. …

Paw & Order
#64: Matthew Liebman on How Justice the Horse Sued His Former Owner

This episode of the Paw & Order podcast kicks off with a recap of the online Canadian Animal Law Conference, which was a smashing success! A reminder that all conference sessions can be accessed at a reduced price, giving you full access to the recorded sessions for 60 days. …


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