An Edmonton lawyer is paving the way for a more streamlined, faster, cheaper and more co-operative model of divorce. The approach, being offered as a pilot project in Alberta, uses one lawyer jointly for the couple. It’s the first time this method has been offered in Canada — in fact, it’s believed to be the […]
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PCL Lawyers is committed to fostering upcoming legal talent, proudly announcing Hayley Barrow as the recipient of their 2023 Legal Scholarship. Hayley is in her final year studying Law and Psychology at La Trobe University. the PCL Lawyers Legal Scholarship was established with the objective of promoting the development of exceptional young legal minds. By
First successful federal age discrimination case leads to $232,000 awarded to employee who was “forced to retire”
Age discrimination has been an area of some discussion with human resources and people and culture teams with concerns over fitness for work, use of technology, physical ability and ability to adapt and change are brought into question. There are of course some positions where there are specific legal obligations around age retirement. However, in
OH&S Legal Update: Coroner’s request recommends new restrictions for cellphones at construction projects
A recent coroner’s request has addressed the important issue of the hazard of cellphone use at construction projects in Ontario. We have been involved in numerous workplace investigations and prosecutions where a workplace injury or fatality was linked to the inappropriate or dangerous use of cellphones. This latest case where a coroner’s jury made some
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently indicated potential increased scrutiny of battery technology under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (“UFLPA,” or the “Act”). Although the Act covers essentially all trade touching China’s Xinjiang region, it specifically lists cotton, polysilicon, and tomatoes as high-priority sectors for enforcement. Recent CBP actions indicate battery technologies are also
Fear of the new immigration law depleting labor force Fear of the new immigration law depleting labor force 02:28 MIAMI – Construction workers say they are losing their jobs because employers fear Florida’s new immigration law. “All the construction work stopped, at least where I worked in Miami,” said Pedro Marcos. For the last five
Dates: November 17, 2022; 9:30 – 17:00 (in-person) and November 18, 2022; 9:00 – 13:00 (on line) Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR the Information Law & Policy Centre’s The 7th Annual Conference 2022 will explore the impact of policymaking focused on ensuring ‘online safety’ and the increased use
Toronto city councilor Michael Thompson has fired his legal team from a high-profile law firm, a move that could delay progress in his criminal case, court heard Wednesday. Thompson is charged with two counts of sexual assault relating to two separate incidents and two complaints that allegedly took place in Ontario cottage country last summer.
Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canadian Politics Canada ‘Never consider that as an option for us, because we’re not going to do that,’ Singh said he told Trudeau Published April 18, 2023 • Last updated 4 days ago • 3 minute read Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh holds a press conference at the University of Saskatchewan.
Author: Dr. Gemma Horton (University of Sheffield) Safety of Journalists In recent years, the threats that journalists face in their work have grown considerably. The development of technology has meant that journalists are subject to online violence for the work that they do, particularly women who are being targeted and are vulnerable to such attacks