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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. Legal Sourcery 2. Meurrens on Immigration 3. The Lean Law Firm 4. Lash Condo Law 5. Welcome to the Food Court

Legal Sourcery
Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan Consultation Report on Occupiers’ Liability

The Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan has published a consultation report on potential reform of the law of occupiers’ liability in Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan is the only common law province in Canada that still applies the common law of occupiers’ liability, and this area of law in Saskatchewan has been described by scholars and the courts as being in a state of disarray and requiring a complete legislative overhaul. …

Meurrens on Immigration
WatchTower / Lighthouse

The following is a summary of information about an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) tool called Lighthouse. Lighthouse is a prototype risk detection tool developed by IRCC’s Advanced Analytics Solution Centre (“A2SC”). Lighthouse aims to automatically identify and summarize historical risk patterns for IRCC officials. It can be used to support frontline decision makers …

The Lean Law Firm
E177: One way to boost productivity at your firm without spending a cent

Do you remember the time a Toronto law firm decided to increase the productivity of its support staff by requiring them to check in with fingerprint scanning? They wanted to stop a few people they thought were taking overly long lunch breaks and, allegedly, improve building security. Besides the bad management optics, I suspect “shiny butterfly syndrome” was at play. Someone saw the tech, thought it was cool, and bought it. Needless to say, it was NOT welcomed by anyone. …

Lash Condo Law
Virtual Meetings, E-Voting and Email Notices- Condo Act Amendments

By now many of us have received notification about the proposed Bill 91 “Less Red Tape, Stronger Economy Act, 2023” which introduces 12 amendments to the Condominium Act (the “Act”) and 22 amendments to Regulation 48/01. The Ministry has asked for feedback on the regulations. …

Welcome to the Food Court
Présentation de notre nouvel associé – Consolider nos services en français et l’expertise réglementaire canadienne

ous sommes ravis d’annoncer l’arrivée de notre nouvel associé, Luc Bélanger. Cet ajout stratégique renforce non seulement l’expertise de notre équipe, mais nous permet également de mieux servir nos clients en leur offrant des services juridiques en français et en leur apportant une connaissance approfondie de la réglementation sur le marché canadien. …

 

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