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Newly Received Materials from LSO CPD

Below are some of the most recent CPD materials added to the library collection. Each title links to the book record where you can view more details and the full table of contents. All materials are available in print at the library, or if you’re interested in only a couple of articles, feel free to email us a request for a scanned copy.

Motor Vehicle Litigation Summit 2018 ( March 26-27, 2018)

  • Should privacy matter to car crash lawyers? PIPEDA, the LAT and torts / R. Lee Akazaki
  • Distracted driving : the burden of proof / Russell Brownlee
  • Marijuana regulation : the science of intoxication / Michael R. Corbett
  • Surveillance : a step by step guide – post Iannarella v. Corbett / Allison Burrison, Krystal Leonov, Daniel Strigberger
  • Driverless cars : the future of transportation and its impact on motor vehicle litigation / Charles Gluckstein, Jessica Golosk

Wills and Estates Refresher 2018 (March 28, 2018)

  • The initial meeting and instructions / Mary-Alice Thompson
  • Obligations of the solicitor and the estate planning retainer with husband and wife / Ian Hull
  • Drafting protection of trustees / Jordin Atin
  • Don’t send out a will for execution by a client alone / Rodney Hull

12th Annual Family Law Summit (April 9-10, 2018)

  • E-evidence in family law / Heather Hansen, Jonathan Robinson
  • Cases of the year 2017 / Philip M. Epstein
  • Parental relocation : a call for Canada-wide legislative change / Fareen L. Jamal, Lawrence Pinsky, John-Paul Boyd
  • The year in spousal support : appeals, material changes and more / Rollie Thompson
  • Things to consider when dealing with interim property issues / Raymond A. Goddard, Janice Ho

8th Annual Business Law Summit (May 2, 2018)

  • Commercial law update / Jennifer Babe
  • Can gifted shares be kept of net family property on marriage breakdown? / Joshua D. Wynn, Murray Gottheil
  • Update on the taxation of Canadian private corporations and their shareholders / Kevin Fritz
  • Co-operative corporations : what are they? How are they created? How do they operate? / Ian Shewan
  • The business of cannabis / Margaret Nelligan

New Titles – July 2018

Alongside the newly renovated library, we’ve made sure to have a bunch of brand new books! The massive list below contains new editions of popular titles and completely new titles from a variety of practice areas. With new books and a beautiful new library, you have plenty of reasons to come for a visit!

The 2018 Annotated Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Thomson Reuters)

The 2018-2019 Annotated Contraventions Act (Thomson Reuters)

2018 GST Memoranda, Bulletins, Policies & Info Sheets, 25th Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Administrative Law in Practice: Principles and Advocacy (Emond Publishing)

The Annotated Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule, 2018/2019 Ed. (LexisNexis)

Behind and Beyond Boilerplate: Drafting Commercial Agreements, Fourth Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Canadian Contract Law, 4th Ed. (LexisNexis)

Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 9th Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

The Canadian Law of Obligations: Private Law for the 21st Century and Beyond (LexisNexis)

Conduct of an Appeal, 4th Ed. (LexisNexis)

Criminal Law for Legal Professionals, 2nd Ed. (Emond Publishing)

Defending Drinking and Driving Cases 2018 (Thomson Reuters)

Family Law: Practice and Procedure, 5th Ed. (Emond Publishing)

A Guide to Practice and Procedure in the Ontario Small Claims Court (LexisNexis)

Handling Provincial Offence Cases in Ontario 2018 (Thomson Reuters)

Indigenous People and the Criminal Justice System (Emond Publishing)

The Law of Traffic Offences, 4th Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Legal and Legislative Drafting, 2nd Ed. (LexisNexis)

Legal Liability of Doctors and Hospitals in Canada, 5th Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Litigating Competition Law in Canada (LexisNexis)

Martin’s Related Criminal Statutes, 2018-2019 Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Mistake in Contracting (LexisNexis)

Ontario Annual Practice 2018-2019 Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Ontario Municipal Legislation 2018 (Thomson Reuters)

Ontario Planning Legislation 2018 (Thomson Reuters)

Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Act & Commentary, 2018/2019 Ed. (LexisNexis)

Personal Injury Damages, 2018 Ed. (LexisNexis)

Practitioner’s Goods and Services Tax Annotated with Harmonized Sales Tax 2018, 37th Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Practitioner’s Ontario Taxes Annotated 2018, Spring Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Social Media and Internet Law – Forms and Precedents, 2nd Ed. (LexisNexis)

Social Media and Privacy Law for Employers – Hiring, Firing and Managing Reputation (LexisNexis)

Termination of Employment (Emond Publishing)

The Trial of Sexual Offence Cases, Second Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Watt’s Manual of Criminal Evidence 2018 (Thomson Reuters)


Newly Received Materials from LSO CPD

Below are some of the most recent CPD materials added to the library collection. Each title links to the book record where you can view more details and the full table of contents. All materials are available in print at the library, or if you’re interested in only a couple of articles, feel free to email us a request for a scanned copy.

Estate accounting 2018 (January 15, 2018)

  • What your accountant needs to prepare proper accounts / Carla M. Preece
  • Common pitfalls in preparing accounts & how to avoid them / Corina S. Weigl
  • Passing of accounts : the children’s lawyer’s perspective / Susan J. Stamm, Katherine Antonacopoulos
  • Recent trends in passing of accounts : what are the courts saying, including on compensation? / Lisa S. Toner

The six-minute commercial leasing lawyer 2018 (February 15, 2018)

  • Bankruptcy / insolvency : the basics for leasing professionals / Linda Galessiere
  • Don’t get boxed in : re-evaluating a co-tenancy clause and the need for flexibility / Sunita Mahant, Katherine Garretto, Daniel Minuk
  • Redevelopment of leased lands : the public law versus private law perspectives / Jason Park, Samantha Lampert
  • How to anticipate noise and other by-law issues / Kate Lyons
  • Leasing to cannabis businesses : how to avoid a bad trip / Marco Gammone, Daniel Everall

The six-minute administrative lawyer 2018 (March 1, 2018)

  • The Divisional Court / Julie Thorburn
  • Reasonableness, correctness, let’s call the whole thing off : the standards of review / Andrew Pinto
  • The rules of natural justice, bifurcated hearings and differently constituted panels : the MRS saga / Brian Gover, Lindsay Board
  • Administrative law in the Supreme Court of Canada : (recent) past, present & future / Thomas Slade

The six-minute criminal lawyer 2018 (April 14, 2018)

  • Back to basics : bail in the aftermath of R. v. Antic / Amber Pashuk
  • What does an accused need to know in order to plead guilty? Waiting for R. v. Wong and the significance of collateral consequences / Gillian Roberts
  • When can judges fix things? / Steve Coroza, Humera Jabir
  • Parity in sentencing : comparing apples to oranges / Alana Page
  • Limits on Crown advocacy? / Howard Leibovich

New Titles – April 2018

The following is a list of new books we’ve acquired in the library recently. Most are newer editions to titles we already had, but we also have a few new titles by John Hollander that he kindly donated to us.

2018 Annotated Ontario Personal Property Security Act (Thomson Reuters)

Annotated Aboriginal Law: The Constitution, Legislation, Treaties and Supreme Court of Canada Case Summaries 2018 (Thomson Reuters)

Annotated Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security Act, 17th ed. (LexisNexis)

Estate Litigation: Trial Advocacy Techniques in Canadian Estate Cases (John Hollander)

Ethics and Criminal Law, 2nd ed. (Irwin Law)

Ethics and Professional Practice For Paralegals, 4th ed. (Emond Publishing)

Impaired Driving in Canada, 5th ed. (LexisNexis)

Introduction to Trial Advocacy: How Canadian Lawyers Prepare for and Conduct Civil Cases (John Hollander)

The Law of Evidence, 5th ed. (LexisNexis)

The Law of Libel in Canada, 4th ed. (LexisNexis)

Management of Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations in Canada, 4th ed. (LexisNexis)

The Ontario Municipal Service Directory: A Comprehensive Guide for Real Estate Professionals 2018 (Thomson Reuters)

Outlining: How to Structure Examinations in Civil Litigation (John Hollander)

Personal Injury Damages in Canada, 3rd ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Pocket Ontario OH&S Act & Regulations 2018 (Thomson Reuters)

Provincial Offences for Paralegals, 2nd ed., (Emond Publishing)

Stikeman Income Tax Act Annotated 2018, 63rd ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Supreme Court of Canada Practice 2018 (Thomson Reuters)

Taxation of Trusts and Estates: A Practitioner’s Guide 2018 (Thomson Reuters)


Newly Received Materials from LSO CPD

Below are some of the most recent CPD materials added to the library collection. Each title links to the book record where you can view more details and the full table of contents. All materials are available in print at the library, or if you’re interested in only a couple of articles, feel free to email us a request for a scanned copy.

Securities law update 2017 (November 16, 2017)

  • Securities litigation / Andrew Gray
  • Corporate finance update / Robert Fonn
  • Corporate finance : staying ahead of the game : emerging trends in continuous disclosure / Grant McGlaughlin
  • Creating and selling blockchain-based tokens : issues and developments / Addison Cameron-Huff

Impaired and “over 80” 2017 (December 2, 2017)

  • C-46 quick guide ; Report on drug per se limits ; Bill C-46: an act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other acts / Joseph Kenkel
  • New offences in Bill C-46 / Peter Keen, Karen Jokinen
  • Gathering BAC and BDC evidence under Bill C-46 / James V. Palangio
  • Bill C-46 : changes to drinking and drug impaired driving sentencing / David Parke, Irwin Isenstein

The six-minute family law lawyer 2017 (December 8, 2017)

  • What a family lawyer must know about PIPEDA / Milton A. Davis, Kyle Kuepfer
  • Legal coaching : an FAQ for family lawyers / Nikki Gershbain
  • What a family lawyer needs to know when their client dies / Suzana Popovic-Montag, Charlotte McGee
  • Myths and issues regarding questioning children / Victoria Talwar
  • Four interesting cases / Philip Epstein

Practice gems : title and off-title searching 2018 (January 17, 2018)

  • Recent legislative changes impacting purchasers of condominium units / Warren Kleiner, Frank Bourgault
  • Land transfer tax : how to deal with filings for off-title trust transfers and other issues / Monica Bianchini
  • A lot from the DOT / Jeffrey Lem
  • Timeless tips for safe searching on the new Teraview / Marguerite E. Moore

The six-minute criminal court judge 2018 (January 27, 2018)

  • Issues in jury selection and management : a practitioner’s guide / Steve Coroza, Colin Wood
  • Expectation of privacy in cell phone texts – standing and some extras / Nancy Dawson
  • A guide to applications under section 276 of the Criminal Code / Mara Greene
  • The reasonable expectation of privacy in residential common areas / Philip Downes

Newly Received Materials from LSUC CPD

Below are some of the most recent CPD materials added to the library collection. Each title links to the book record where you can view more details and the full table of contents. All materials are available in print at the library, or if you’re interested in only a couple of articles, feel free to email us a request for a scanned copy.

25th Annual Immigration Law summit (November 6, 2017)

  • What’s new in immigration and citizenship law / Barbara Jo Caruso, Bill MacGregor
  • Till misrepresentation do us part : spousal sponsorships / Mario Bellissimo
  • Reflections of a refugee lawyer / Lorne Waldman
  • 2017 practice and procedure cases you might not know about / Ann Margaret Oberst

Six-Minute Real Estate Lawyer 2017 (November 21, 2017)

  • The non-resident speculation tax tips after seven months / Ian Speers
  • What is a conditional building permit? / John Mascarin
  • Warranty protection for residential condominium conversions : what you need to know / Odysseas Papadimitriou
  • Registering leases, notices of lease and short form leases / Caleigh Caplan
  • From super suite to ground floor unit : the new condo conversion / Merredith A. MacLennan

6th Annual Human Rights Summit (December 2, 2017)

  • Human rights in the workplace : a legislative update / Bonny Mak, Alyssa LeBlanc
  • Exploring the limits of the employer’s right to medical information : a review of Ontario arbitral jurisprudence / Simran Prihar
  • Major case law update : focus on human rights and services and housing / Danielle Leon Foun Lin
  • Understanding genetic discrimination : the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act and Ontario Bill 30 / Peter Engelmann
  • Beyond binary : an update on gender identity and gender expression / Ryan Edmonds, Nabila Khan

Civil Appeals : The Year in Review (December 12, 2017)

  • A review of key 2017 employment cases / Todd A. Archibald, Connie Reeve, Mitchell Fournie, Geetha Philipupillai
  • Extraterritorial jurisdiction of the courts : applying old principles in new ways and modifying old principles in new ways / Geoff R. Hall
  • Wilson v Alharayeri : expanding corporate directors’ personal liability / Dena Varah, Ren Bucholz
  • Limitation periods update / Sarah Weingarten

Real Estate Practice Basics 2017 (December 13, 2017)

  • Title searching : a checklist / Joel Kadish
  • Introduction to title insurance / Lori M. Swartz
  • Fraud in real estate & more / Raymond Leclair
  • Residential mortgage financing / originally prepared by Karen Yolevski ; updated by Mark Gelfand

New Titles – December 2017 & January 2018

If you’ve been to the library recently, you’ve probably noticed some major changes around here. For the renovations, we’ve had to put most of our collection in storage and now have a temporary library set up in the Lounge. We’ve kept out as many books that we could, while also leaving plenty of space for new books that we’ll acquire during this time. Over the past two months we’ve received a ton of new books, which are all available for you to use. Check out the list below!

The 2018 Annotated Bank Act with Associated Regulations (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Canada Labour Code (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Competition Act (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Copyright Act (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Customs Act (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Divorce Act (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Employment Insurance Act (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of Canada (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Ontario Children’s Law Reform Act (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Ontario Family Law Act (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Ontario Human Rights Code (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Ontario Labour Relations Act (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Ontario Landlord and Tenant Statutes (Carswell)

Annotated Firearms Act & Related Legislation, 4th ed. (LexisNexis)

Annotated Ontario Rules of Criminal Practice 2018 (Carswell)

Bennett on Bankruptcy, 20th ed. (LexisNexis)

Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Canadian Precedents of Pleadings, 3rd ed. Carswell)

Canadian Immigration & Refugee Law Practice, 2018 ed. (LexisNexis)

Conduct of a Lien Action 2018 (Carswell)

Consolidated Bank Act and Regulations 2017-2018 (Carswell)

Criminal Procedure in Canada, 2nd ed. (LexisNexis)

Digital Evidence: A Practitioner’s Handbook (Emond Publishing)

Federal Courts Practice, 2018 (Carswell)

A Guide to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, 2018 ed. (LexisNexis)

The Law of Search and Seizure in Canada, 10th ed. (LexisNexis)

McLeod’s Ontario Family Law Rules Annotated 2017-2018 (Carswell)

Ontario Employment Standards Act: Quick Reference, 2018 ed. (Carswell)

Ontario Litigator’s Guide to Human Rights Practice (LexisNexis)

The Ontario Personal Injury Desk Reference (Emond Publishing)

Practice Management for Paralegals (Emond Publishing)

Prosecuting and Defending Fraud Cases: A Practitioner’s Handbook (Emond Publishing)

Startup Law 101: A Practical Guide (LexisNexis)


New Titles – November 2017

We’ve received quite a few new books since last month, which are now available here in the library. Check out the full list below!

The 2017-2018 Annotated Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Carswell)

The 2018 Annotated Ontario Construction Lien Act (Carswell)

Annotated Ontario Securities Legislation, 47th ed. (LexisNexis)

Auto Insurance Coverage Law in Ontario (LexisNexis)

Bequest Management for Charities in Canada, 2nd ed. (LexisNexis)

Canada at 150: Building a Free and Democratic Society (LexisNexis)

Canadian Collective Bargaining Law: Principles and Practice, 3rd ed. (LexisNexis)

Canadian Health Law and Policy, 5th ed. (LexisNexis)

Child Support Guidelines in Canada, 2017 (Irwin Law)

Collective Agreement Arbitration in Canada, 6th ed. (LexisNexis)

Disability Management – Theory, Strategy and Industry Practice, 6th ed. (LexisNexis)

Discovery in Canadian Common Law: Practice, Techniques and Strategies (LexisNexis)

Document Registration Guide, 19th ed. (LexisNexis)

A Guide to Consent & Capacity Law in Ontario, 2018 Ed. (LexisNexis)

A Guide to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, 2018 ed. (LexisNexis)

Key Developments in Estates and Trusts Law in Ontario, 2016-2017 ed. (Carswell)

Lawyers’ Ethics and Professional Regulation, 3rd ed. (LexisNexis)

Mental Disorder and the Law: A Primer for Legal and Mental Health Professionals, 2nd ed. (Irwin Law)

Ontario Litigator’s Guide to Evidence, 7th ed. (LexisNexis)

Practitioner’s Goods and Services Tax Annotated with Harmonized Sales Tax 2017, 36th ed. (Carswell)

A Practitioner’s Guide to Commercial Arbitration (Irwin Law)

Practitioner’s Ontario Taxes Annotated 2017, Fall ed. (Carswell)

Sexual Harassment in Canada: A Guide for Understanding And Prevention (LexisNexis)

Torts: A Guide for the Perplexed (LexisNexis)

Understanding Discrimination in Employment Law (LexisNexis)


New Titles – October 2017

The titles below have recently been added to the New Books section in the library. Come take a browse the next time you visit!

Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2017 (Carswell)

The Art of Collective Bargaining, 3rd ed. (Canada Law Book)

Canadian Family Law, 7th ed.  (Irwin Law)

The Law and Practice of Workplace Investigations (Emond Publishing)

Principles of Canadian Income Tax Law, 9th ed. (Carswell)

Prosecuting and Defending Sexual Offence Cases: A Practitioner’s Handbook (Emond Publishing)

The Written Contract of Employment (Emond Publishing)


Newly Received Materials from LSUC CPD

Below are some of the most recent CPD materials added to the library collection. Each title links to the book record where you can view more details and the full table of contents. All materials are available in print at the library, or if you’re interested in only a couple of articles, feel free to email us a request for a scanned copy.

The Six-Minute Administrative Lawyer 2016 (Mar. 3, 2016)

  • Through the looking glass: recent cases on the standard of review / Nicholas McHaffie
  • Update on bias and independence / Emily Lawrence & Daniel Rosenbluth
  • Dealing with a deadlocked tribunal / Brian Gover & Benjamin Kates

The Oatley McLeish Guide to Motor Vehicle Litigation 2016 (Mar. 31-Apr. 1, 2016)

  • The digital trial in coming / Joseph Obagi & Adam Aldersley
  • Developing a case for damages for the brain injured child / Roger Oatley & John McLeish
  • An overview of the changes to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule effective June 1, 2016 / Lindsay Charles
  • The new catastrophic definition: whole person impairment / Dr. Lisa Becker & Troy Lehman

The Six-Minute Criminal Lawyer 2016 (Apr. 9, 2016)

  • Unprovoked: the trimming of the defence of provocation / Susan Chapman
  • Update on admissibility of expert evidence / Professor Lisa Dufraimont
  • The thorny issue of jury deliberations / Carol Shirtliff-Hinds & Matthew Capotosto
  • Sexual Violence / Jill Witkin

10th Annual Family Law Summit 2016 (Apr. 11-12, 2016)

  • Temporary care and custody hearings / Charlotte Murray
  • Tax and the separated spouse / Steve Ranot
  • Setting aside domestic agreements & risk proofing your practice / Susan Sack & Kenneth Fishman