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. David Whelan 2. Le Blogue du CRL 3. Lash Condo Law 4. BC Injury Law Blog 5. Avoid a Claim

David Whelan
Goodbye, Old Paint

Today is my last day at the Great Library. It’s been nearly 15 years and I’m long overdue for a change. I am not part of the “Great Resignation,” though, as this departure has been years in the making. I have been unhappy in my role for much of the last decade, so my leaving is not at all bittersweet. I am fortunate to be making a shift from an organization with a starvation mindset to one with a growth one. …

Le Blogue du CRL
Sélection SOQUIJ – Trans Global Warranty Corp. c. Agence du revenu du Québec, 2021 QCCQ 13824

FISCALITÉ : La demanderesse, qui offre des plans de garantie prolongée aux clients des magasins The Brick, est une société qui exploite une entreprise d’assurances au sens de l’article 817 de la Loi sur les impôts; en vertu de l’article 152 alinéa 2 de la loi, elle peut donc déduire de son revenu pour l’année 2013 126 933 232 $ à titre de provisions à l’égard de polices d’assurance. …

Lash Condo Law
A Salty Tale for Condos – Recent Slip and Fall Case

In a recent decision dealing with a slip and fall, the Court provides some guidance for condo corporations and their winter maintenance contractors. Under section 26 of the Condominium Act, condominium corporations are considered the “occupier” pursuant to the Occupiers…

BC Injury Law Blog
ICBC Policy of Ignoring Friends and Family Witnesses Rejected by Civil Resolution Tribunal

ICBC has a terrible habit of ignoring evidence from friends and family members of crash victims. If you are involved in a crash ICBC may tell you that your passengers (and any other friends and family members) that witnessed the crash are not true witnesses because of their relationship to you. …

Avoid a Claim
Change to deadline in Small Claims Court to email documents to staff

Effective February 22, 2022, the deadline for parties in Small Claims Court to email documents to staff will change to 10 days before the hearing. This is a change from the current deadline of 3 days before the hearing. More information is in the Small Claims Court public notice …


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