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. SOQUIJ | Le Blogue 2. Law School Life & Beyond 3. David Whelan 4. Jumping off the Ivory Tower Podcast 5. Le Blogue du CRL

SOQUIJ | Le Blogue
Les frais d’inscription à une activité sportive offerte et gérée par des bénévoles sont-ils remboursables?

Peut-on obtenir le remboursement de frais d’inscription à des activités sportives offertes par un club sportif ou un organisme sans but lucratif en invoquant les articles de la Loi sur la protection du consommateur portant sur le «contrat de service à exécution successive relatif à un enseignement, un entraînement ou une assistance»? Comme nous le verrons ci-dessous, la question n’est pas si simple. …

Law School Life & Beyond
On the Importance of 2L Job Hunting

You finished your 1L, congratulations! now it is time to select classes for your second year which is colloquially known as the 2Hell year. This year is difficult because it is a new year and model of studying the law, and it is a job hunting year for a lot of provinces (like Saskatchewan, my home province). …

David Whelan
Annual Meeting Hangover

I was fortunate to be able to go to the American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting in Denver. But it was hard, a lot harder than I remember. I consider myself an introvert and I do not like large gatherings in which I need to be social. The reality of being a part of a service profession is that, despite one’s personal preferences, you often need to participate in groups. Introversion can make being a director a real challenge. The annual meeting made me realize how rusty I am. …

Jumping off the Ivory Tower Podcast
Can’t Buy My Silence

Our final episode for this season focuses on the campaign to ban the misuse of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) being led by Dr. Julie Macfarlane and Zelda Perkins. Named “Can’t Buy My Silence,” Julie and Zelda’s campaign aims to bring new law into effect in both Canada and the UK to stop victims being forced to exchange their own privacy for protecting their abuser in cases of harassment, discrimination, and bullying, and to stop employers …

Le Blogue du CRL
SÉLECTION SOQUIJ : Rivard c. Éoliennes de l’Érable, 2022 QCCA 982

BIENS ET PROPRIÉTÉ : La juge de première instance n’a pas commis d’erreur manifeste et déterminante lorsqu’elle a rejeté la demande d’action collective des appelants visant la réclamation de dommages-intérêts pour les troubles de voisinage causés par la construction et l’exploitation d’un parc éolien appartenant à l’intimée. …


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