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. Family LLB 2. Darin Thompson’s CPD podcast 3. All About Information 4.  Kate Dewhirst 5. Inter Alia Law Blog

Family LLB
Did Kid’s Time After School Drop-off Count Towards Dad’s Parenting Time?

Even for those separated and divorced parents who have reached mutual agreement on post-split care for their children, the calculation of “parenting time” can become nit-picky and contentious. This is all the more so, if one parent is trying to establish a “shared custody” situation as defined by the federal Child Support Guidelines. Under that shared custody regime, …

Darin Thompson’s CPD podcast
Major Sherry MacLeod – the Armed Forces Lawyer (#27)

Anytime you’re in conflict, you don’t have a perfect picture. You don’t have the luxury of time. ~ Major Sherry MacLeod Major Sherry MacLeod (linkedin) is a lawyer who has served with the Canadian Armed Forces in Canada, the US and overseas. As a legal professional, she already shows a commitment to principles and a…

All About Information
Alberta OIPC finds Blackbaud incident gives rise to RROSH

Hat tip to my good colleague Francois Joli-Coeur, who let our group know yesterday that the OIPC Alberta has issued a number of breach notification decisions about the Blackbaud incident, finding in each one that it gave rise to a “real risk of significant harm” that warrants notification and reporting under Alberta PIPA. …

Kate Dewhirst
Annual statistical reporting – clarification for 2021

It’s that time of year again … annual statistical reporting to the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario. There has been some confusion this year. Let’s break down the rules … There was some confusion this year as the IPC’s website originally stated that all health information custodians had to report the number of access requests from 2020. But the IPC’s website has since been updated. …

Inter Alia Law Blog
Top Tips for NDAs: Part 3

In Part 1 of this post, we suggested starting with a mutual NDA to reduce markups and negotiations. We also said that there are instances where a one-way NDA is more appropriate. For example, with certain vendors or in your employment agreements. But even if you anticipate that only one party will be sharing confidential information, it’s not a bad idea to default to a mutual NDA because …


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