Ottawa Blog Roll: September 2016


Below are links to blog posts or articles authored by the Ottawa legal community in September.

Civil Litigation

Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits – A Primer
– Najma Rashid, OTLA Blog

Ottawa’s Cyclist Safety Crisis
– Frank Van Dyke, Van Dyke Injury Law Blog

What is a “Rule 49” Offer to Settle?
– Alexandra Ormond, Perley-Robertson Hill & McDougall LLP

Corporate Commercial Law

Agreements of Purchase and Sale Must be Completed in Good Faith
– Noah Potechin, Merovitz Potechin LLP

Video Blog – Management Buyout as Succession Plan Option
– Robert P. Kinghan, Perley-Robertson Hill & McDougall LLP

Criminal Law

A Picture May Be Worth a Thousand Words, But the Fairness When It Comes to the Justice System is Priceless
– Michael Spratt, Abergel Goldstein & Partners LLP

Can’t Sneak That Third Party In The Back Door
– Dallas Mack, Mack’s Criminal Law

Objective Validity: Is That Sufficient?
– Dallas Mack, Mack’s Criminal Law

Invitation To Knock? Depends If You Are Investigating Or Searching…
– Dallas Mack, Mack’s Criminal Law

The Basics of Bail
– Anne-Marie McElroy, McElroy Law

August Criminal Law Round-up
– Anne-Marie McElroy, McElroy Law

Employment & Labour Law

“Age is an impediment”: Fair severance for older employees in Ontario
– Paul Willetts, Vey Willetts LLP

Surviving Your Performance Improvement Plan
– Andrew Vey, Vey Willetts LLP

For Your Eyes Only – Privacy and Digital Technology
– Paul Taylor-Sussex, Labour of Law

Being “Reckless With the Truth” Not Just Cause for Termination
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

Will Wood Finally Answer the Question of Benefits? There’s Hope.
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

Emotional Upset Not Enough for Award of General Damages: ONCA
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

It’s All In Your Head! When Should You Report A Head Injury?
– Peggy King, Labour of Law

Terminations during the Probationary Period: Three Common Assumptions
– Colleen Hoey, Mann Lawyers

Fiduciary Employees Held to a Higher Standard
– Jill Lewis, The Workplace Matters

Restrictive Covenants: What Are My Rights Post-Employment?
– Stephanie Lewis, The Workplace Matters

Family Law

Attending Kids’ Events: Whose Turn is It?
– Dana Du Perron, The Family Connection

Donor Sperm: Buyer Beware?
– Erin Lepine and Paul Taylor-Sussex, The Family Connection

Cost Recovery in Family Law Litigation
– Tess Brown, LMR Family Law

Human Rights

Canada’s Food Security: Highly Needed, Long Overdue
– Sherif Rizk, Codified

Indigenous Law

Own-Source Revenue
– Paul Taylor-Sussex, Indigenous Law

“Sixties Scoop” Survivors Take Their Claims to Court
– Alex Keenan, Indigenous Law

IP & Copyright Law

CIPO Pilot Project – Email Communications of Hearing Correspondence
– Taiji Yoshino, IP@nelligan

Golden Oldies for $5 Available at Walmart – the Stargrove Case has been Settled
– Howard Knopf, Excess Copyright

Is Access Copyright “Selling the Brooklyn Bridge”?
– Howard Knopf, Excess Copyright

What’s Wrong With This Picture And Where Does it Come From?
– Howard Knopf, Excess Copyright

Further Update on the Blacklock’s “Litany of Litigation” – First Trial Set For September 19, 2016
– Howard Knopf, Excess Copyright

Practice Management

Networking “Do’s” and “Don’ts”
– Ceilidh Henderson, The Advocacy Club

How client succession is driving law firm consolidation
– Jordan Furlong, The Law21 Blog

The ethics of innovation
– Jordan Furlong, The Law21 Blog

Privacy & Security Law

CASL compliance undertakings continue to mount
– Margot Patterson, Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

Background Resources: Bill C-22 (National Security & Intelligence Committee Of Parliamentarians)
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

Quick Knee Jerk List Of Pros/Cons On Government’s New National Security Green Paper
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

Completed Terrorism Prosecutions In Canada: Updated Table
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

Yesterday’s Law: Terrorist Group Listing In Canada
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

Canada’s Security & Intelligence Community After 9/11: Key Challenges And Conundrums
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

10 Minute (Ok, 15) Primer: Canadian Secrecy Law And National Security
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

Real Estate & Condominium Law

Airbnb: Does Your Condo Have a Rule Prohibiting Short-term Leasing?
– Kristen Bailey, Condo Law News

The “5 Ws” of a Condo AGM
– Jocelyn Duquette, Condo Adviser

Tarion Program Review – Interim Progress Report Released
– Christy Allen and James M. Davidson, Condo Law News

Hydro HST Rebate: Are You Eligible?
– James M. Davidson and Paul Taylor-Sussex, Condo Law News

Costs – When An Owner Sues The Condominium Corporation And Loses
– James M. Davidson, Condo Law News

Defining “Repair”
– James M. Davidson, Condo Law News

Court of Appeal Confirms Boards are Entitled to Deference
– Christy Allen, Condo Law News

What is an Irrevocable Date and Why is it Important?
– Noah Potechin, Merovitz Potechin LLP

Sports Law

Sports & Law – 1st Period in the Game of Advertising and Marketing
– Gordon B. Greenwood, Maclaren Corlett

Wills & Estates Law

So You’ve Been Appointed an Estate Trustee (aka Executor), Now What? – Part 5
– Megan Fife, Maclaren Corlett

Estate Planning – What happens to your pets when you’re gone?
– Mary G. Griffith, Maclaren Corlett

To Challenge or Not to Challenge? Considering Neuberger v. York
– Paul Taylor-Sussex, Wills and Estates Law Blog

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