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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 Combat Sports Law Blog 2.Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada 3. BC Provincial Court eNews 4. Ontario Condo Law Blog 5.Doorey’s Workplace Law Blog

Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog
Study Looks At Boxer and MMA Fighter Brain Health By Weight Class

Adding to this site’s database of combat sports safety studies, a recent study was published in the Journal Neurology looking at the relationship between fighter brain health and weight class. In the recent study, titled Effect of Professional Fighters’ Weight Class on Regional Brain Volume, Cognition, and Other Neuropsychiatric Outcomes, the authors looked at data from …

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada
Workplace Law Trends for 2022

Welcome to 2020 Two! It’s hard to believe we’ve been living through a pandemic for nearly 2 years. Workplaces are beyond worn out, stress leaves and harassment complaints continue to increase, parents are juggling remote learning and limited activities for kids once again, and many workplaces struggle to find people to fill the roles. …

BC Provincial Court eNews
Ring in the New Year with updated family court rules!

The Provincial Court and government of BC are engaged in a multi-year project to help families experiencing separation reduce conflict, focus on children’s best interests, and resolve parenting and support issues earlier. As part of that process, new Provincial Court Family Rules were introduced in May 2021. Effective January 4, 2022, those Rules will be updated to incorporate feedback received in the last seven months. …

Ontario Condo Law Blog
Top 10 condo cases of 2021!

The latest issue of our newsletter, Condo Alert!, Winter 2021, features our Top 10 condo cases of 2021. This past year saw a trend in condo decisions reinforcing the importance of mandatory mediation, more discretionary costs and in oppression applications. …

Doorey’s Workplace Law Blog
Bill 32 Regulations Continue Attack on Unions in Alberta

In summer 2020, the Alberta government under Jason Kenney passed Bill 32: The Restoring Balance in the Workplace Act. This omnibus bill made sweeping changes to the province’s labour relations and WCB regimes with the broad aim of Americanizing Alberta’s labour relations system. One of the more significant changes was to require union members to “opt-in” to union dues intended for so-called non-core activities. …

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