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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 Securities Law 2. Diversonomics 3. Lash Condo Law 4. Civil Resolution Tribunal blog 5. University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog

Canadian Securities Law
OSC Sets Out Interpretative Guidance in its Corporate Finance Branch Annual Report for 2020

The overview of the OSC Corporate Finance Branch’s operational and policy work over the course of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020 provides helpful guidance to market participants. The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Corporate Finance Branch has published its annual report (Report) which sets out the OSC’s expectations and interpretation of regulatory requirements with respect to capital raising and continuous disclosure matters. …

Diversonomics
501 Under pressure: Tackling systemic racism in Indigenous communities & beyond

Joyce Echaquan. Eishia Hudson. Regis Korchinski-Paquet. With so many traumatic and high profile incidents involving Indigenous peoples occurring across Canada, now more than ever, all eyes are on the legal community to pick up the mantle to address these injustices. However, the reality is that there exists a certain degree of disconnect between what’s going on in the legal community and what is happening to Indigenous peoples and other communities of visible minority. So, how do we reconcile this? …

Lash Condo Law
Condo Webinars: The New Normal/New Legal Issues

CAI Canada is starting its bi-monthly condo law series to support members and non-members of our condominium communities beginning December 10th, 2020 at 1:oo p.m. These webinars will be free to anyone interested in hearing about current legal issues facing condominium corporations and getting useful tips from well-known condo lawyers who have had to work through these challenging times. …

Civil Resolution Tribunal blog
Implementation Update: Enhanced Accident Benefits Disputes – November 2020

Starting May 1, 2021, most disputes about injuries from motor vehicle accidents will come to the CRT. This coincides with the launch of BC’s new “care-based” model of accident compensation. Under ICBC’s new Enhanced Care coverage launching on May 1, 2021, people will be compensated for their injuries according to amounts and categories set by…

University of Alberta Faculty of Law Blog
TRC 5 Years Later: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The current state of the relationship between Indigenous people and the Canadian government is a result of many factors, including assimilation programs, the implementation of the Indian Act, and the Crown’s failure to uphold Treaty promises. The Crown saw the Treaties as a legal instrument through which Indigenous people surrendered lands, whereas some Indigenous groups perceived the Treaties as commitments by both sides to live peacefully together. …

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