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.
ONSC on service to Google
Google reviews – you either love ’em or hate ’em. Negative reviews can do unimaginable harm to your reputation and there is often little you can do to remove them. One company in Ontario, however, is trying to do just that. This Pre-Claim Injunction explains the interaction between Rules 37.17 and 16.01 of the Rules of Civil Procedure in determining whether email notification is acceptable as personal service….
The next stage of the COVID-19 pandemic facing Canadian employers – including the removal or lessening of at least some mandates and protocols – will perhaps be one of the most challenging yet, says Jamie Jurczak, a partner at Taylor McCaffrey LLP. …
Meurrens on Immigration
Differential Treatment for People from Africa
An unfortunate reality of Canada’s immigration system is that one’s country of citizenship can impact the likelihood of success in a visa application. When it comes to visitor visas, study permits and work permits certain source countries consistently have higher approval rates than others. …
Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada
Free webinar: Breaking Up With Your Employee
Sometimes you just need to move on. In this webinar, we will review types of employee exits, employee entitlements on termination, how to conduct a virtual termination meeting and take your questions about employee break-ups! …
Vancouver Immigration Law Blog
Chinook is AI – IRCC’s Own Policy Playbook Tells Us Why
One of the big debates around Chinook is whether or not it is Artificial Intelligence (“AI”). IRCC’s position has been that Chinook is not AI because there is a human ultimately making decisions. …
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