Ottawa Blog Roll: April 2017


Please find below links to blog posts or articles authored by the Ottawa legal community in April.

Civil Litigation

Contingency Fees
– Bryan Delaney, Delaney’s Law Firm

Changes to the Ontario Insurance Act that will directly impact on your Auto Insurance Benefits – Consumers Beware
– Kevin Cantor, Mann Lawyers

Distracted Driving: Still the #1 Cause of Road Fatalities in Ontario
– Frank Van Dyke, Van Dyke Injury Law Blog

Condominium Law

Is your Condo Ready for the Legalization of Marijuana?
– Rod Escayola, Condo Adviser

Condo Arrears Include Legal Fees
– Jocelyn Duquette, Condo Adviser

The Final Version of the Licensing Regulations for Condo Managers is Officially Out!
– Rod Escayola, Condo Adviser

Corporate Commercial Law

Federal Not-for-Profit Corporations: Board Removal – No; Board Suspension – Yes
– Michael A. Chambers, Maclaren Corlett

Securities Alert – Social Media Tips for Reporting Issuers
– Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP

Criminal Law

Lessons For Canada From 13th
– Anne Marie McElroy, McElroy Law

Police Accountability: There is No Right to Silence
– Michael Spratt, Abergel Goldstein & Partners LLP

Common Privacy?
– Dallas Mack, Mack’s Criminal Law

Privacy Limitations Defined
– Dallas Mack, Mack’s Criminal Law

March Criminal Law Round-Up
– Anne Marie McElroy, McElroy Law

Employment & Labour Law

Women Without Heels and Full Makeup Need Not Apply
– Dana Du Perron, Nelligan O’Brien Payne

Solidarity and Sacrifice: US Athletes Fight For Equality
– Andrew Reinholdt, Nelligan O’Brien Payne

Wrongful dismissal – when does the limitation period clock start running?
– Andrew Vey, Vey Willetts LLP

Termination Clause Unenforceable due to ‘Potential Violation’ of Minimum Standards
– Paul Willetts, Vey Willetts LLP

Ontario Superior Court Says that You Cannot Sue for the Tort of Sexual Harassment
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

Ontario Superior Court Awards $100,000 in General Damages for Tort of Harassment
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

When Does the Limitation Period Begin for a Wrongful Dismissal Case in Ontario?
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

If a Termination Provision Potentially Violates the ESA, It Is Void: ONCA
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

Labour Pains Turns Five: Lessons Learned
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

Family Law

Revenge Porn: The Consequences of Publishing Naked Photos of Your Ex – Part 1
– Erin Kelley, Nelligan O’Brien Payne

Corporate income may be used to determine support obligations
– Bryce Dillon, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP

Indigenous Law

Indigenous Resources Part 3: The Mamisarvik Healing Centre
– Natasha Chettiar, Nelligan O’Brien Payne

IP & Copyright Law

TLC Songwriters Get Credit On Sheeran’s Latest Hit – An Effort to avoid a Copyright Infringement Lawsuit?
– Adam M. Tracey, Nelligan O’Brien Payne

Fair Dealing in Canada: Dry Erase Boards and Overhead Projectors – Believe It Or Not?
– Howard Knopf, Excess Copyright

No Leave to Appeal Sought in Access Copyright K-12 Tariff Case – Is this “The End”?
– Howard Knopf, Excess Copyright

Moral Rights in America: “the only thing we have to fear is…fear itself”
– Howard Knopf, Excess Copyright

Marketing Law

Advertising – Can they really say that?! Advertising self-regulation in Canada – Part 6 and Final
– Mary G. Griffith, Maclaren Corlett

Practice Management

How to bring about change in law firms
– Jordan Furlong, Law21

Privacy & Security Law

The Citizenship Revocation Zombie: The Endless Saga of Bill C-6
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

Use of Force against Syria: The law is an ass so what to do about Pandora’s Box?
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

C-22 National Security Committee of Parliamentarians Redux: The Good, the Bad, and Avoiding the Ugly
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

Wills & Estates Law

Joint Tenancy – No Excuse for Not Leaving a Clear Will
– Rick Norian, Maclaren Corlett

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