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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.The Every Lawyer 2. RT Blog 3. Juriblogue 4. Doorey’s Workplace Law Blog 5. Barry Sookman

The Every Lawyer
After the pandemic: The rule of law in a climate disrupted world

In this month’s episode, Yves Faguy speaks with Jocelyn Stacey, an assistant professor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law and author of The Constitution of the Environmental Emergency, to discuss how climate change is likely to disrupt how we govern ourselves under the rule of law. …

RT Blog
The Prevalence of trauma and trauma-informed interviewing

It seems like every time I see the news or read the paper, there are stories of trauma everywhere. This is partially because, sometimes, these are the stories the media features for “clicks.” But I think, more importantly, this is because trauma is just incredibly prevalent in the human experience. …

Juriblogue
Le cas de Jeremy Matson : Appel à la communauté internationale

Au Canada, la Loi sur les Indiens [« Loi »], en vigueur depuis 1876, est la loi de référence en ce qui concerne le statut d’Indien, les bandes et les réserves des membres des Premières Nations. Celle-ci concerne donc l’interaction entre le gouvernement fédéral et les Indiens inscrits ainsi que les communautés des réserves indiennes. Depuis son entrée en vigueur, la Loi a été au centre d’importantes controverses historiques et actuelles concernant la discrimination des femmes autochtones. …

Doorey’s Workplace Law Blog
Kovintharajah v. Paragon Linen & Laundry: When Failure to Accommodate Child Care Needs is “Family Status” Discrimination

In its recent decision of  Kovintharajah v. Paragon Linen & Laundry Services Inc., 2021 HRTO 98, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has provided much-needed clarity on the test for family status under the Ontario Human Rights Code as well as awarding one of its highest ever total remedies amounts for a family status case. I, along with the amazing and tireless team at Scarborough Community Legal Services, had the privilege of representing the Applicant in this case. …

Barry Sookman
Crestview panel on what the CPPA means for Canadians

I had the pleasure of participating today in a Crestview moderated panel that focused on what the CPPA means for Canadians. I was joined by Jackie Choquette, Interim Practice Lead, Government Relations, Crestview Strategy, Sarina Rehal, Vice President, Crestview Strategy, and Bill Abbott, Director Data Policy and Research, Data & Trust Office, TELUS. …

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