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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. Official Clio Blog 2. Slater Vecchio Connected 3. The Docket 4. Environmental Law and Litigation 5. Barry Sookman

Official Clio Blog
Why Lawyers Shouldn’t Email Their Clients

You may have heard of Edward Snowden—the infamously labeled “NSA whistleblower.” Regardless of your personal opinion on Snowden’s actions, the

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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. O’Faolain 2. The Stream 3. Slater Vecchio Connected 4.Startup Source 5. IP Osgoode

O’Faolain
Protect a Digital Law Practice

My presentation at the 2017 Solo and Small Firm conference yesterday covered the basics of protecting your digital law practice. It’s a familiar theme but I’ve noticed

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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. Double Aspect 2. SOQUIJ | Le Blogue 3. McElroy Law Blog 4. Municipal Matters 5. O’Faolain

Double Aspect
An Easy Case

Why funding Catholic schools on terms not available to others is an obvious infringement of religious freedom.

In Good Spirit School Division No. 204 v Christ

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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. Off the Shelf 2. Legal Sourcery 3. Condo Adviser 4. Slater Vecchio Connected 5. Canadian Securities Law

Off the Shelf
Summer access to Quicklaw

All personal student Quicklaw accounts will be deactivated by LexisNexis from June 1 until August 31. During this period you may access both

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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. National Magazine 2. Library Boy 3. Risk Management & Crisis Response 4. Michael Geist 5. Susan On The Soapbox

National Magazine
CBA submission on the environmental review process

In the tennis match that is the government’s review of its environmental assessment process, the ball is back in

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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. Law of Work 2. ABlawg.ca 3. Social Media for Law Firms 4. Employment and Human Rights Law in Canada 5. Canadian Securities Law

Law of Work
Job Boards are Rampant with Illegal Job Ads. Should Anything be Done?

Hat-tip to lawyer Jeff Dutton at @DuttonHRLaw for noting . . . [more]

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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.Labour Pains 2. Meurrens on Immigration 3. Clicklaw Blog 4. BC Injury Law Blog 5. Legal Feeds

Labour Pains
Judge Finds Poor Reference is Not Defamation

Can an employee sue his former employer in defamation for a poor reference? In a to-the-point decision authored by the Honourable

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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. IP Osgoode 2. Avoid a Claim 3. SOQUIJ | Le Blogue 4. First Reference 5. Clicklaw Blog

IP Osgoode
#WorldIPDay – IP Osgoode’s Innovation Clinic in the Spotligh

This year’s World Intellectual Property Day theme is focused on the role that IP rights play in encouraging innovation

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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. Excess Copyright 2. ABlawg.ca 3. Risk Management & Crisis Response 4. Condo Adviser 5. Administrative Law Matter

Excess Copyright
Fair Dealing in Canada: Dry Erase Boards and Overhead Projectors – Believe It Or Not?

Believe it or not, the following was in Canada’s Copyright Act until 2012:

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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. Wise Law Blog 2. PierreRoy & Associés 3. Robeside Assistance 4. National Security Law Blog 5. Slater Vecchio Connected

Wise Law Blog
LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estates

Everyone who applies in Ontario for a Certificate of Appointment of Estate Trustee is required to file an . . . [more]

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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.Labour Pains 2.Canadian Appeals Monitor 3. 2.FamilyLLB (Russell Alexander) 4. Canadian Securities Law 5. Condo Adviser

Labour Pains
If a Termination Provision Potentially Violates the ESA, It Is Void: ONCA

“If a [termination] provision’s application potentially violates the ESA at any date after

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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. Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada 2. Michael Geist 3. McElroy Law Blog 4. Welcome to the Food Court 5. Robeside Assistance

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada
Contract Enforceability

Must the Employee Sign Off Prior to the Start Date? Aaron Burden When an employee . . . [more]

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