Newly Received Materials from LSO CPD

Below are some of the most recent LSO CPD materials added to the library collection and are now available for free online! Come by the library to read these in print or click on the linked titles below to download the articles from AccessCLE.

20th Real Estate Law Summit (April 19-20, 2023)

  • Looking back on the last twenty years of real estate law summits / Sidney Troister
  • Real estate frauds : they’re back. the resurgence of title fraud and the proposed regulatory responses thereto / Jeffrey Lem
  • Latest condominium issues : new taxes & restrictions re: residential property / Tammy Evans
  • The five most negotiated issues in commercial leasing / Karsten Lee & Arman Poushin

Six-Minute Criminal Lawyer 2023 (April 29, 2023)

  • Update on statement law / James V. Palangio
  • S. 8 update on warrantless searches / Jennifer Conroy
  • Update on the law of detention / Michael Perlin
  • Social science evidence in criminal law / Peter Thorning & Cassandra Greeta

Six-Minute Estates Lawyer 2023 (May 4, 2023)

  • Litigation guardians in Ontario courts, 2023 : nuts, bolts, cases / Sean Graham
  • “Fiduciaries accessing digital assets” / Alexandra Manthorpe
  • Preparing a will for a vulnerable client / Justin de Vries & Christopher Cook
  • Tips on taking will instructions and reporting letters to clients / Brendan Donovan

The Six-Minute Municipal Lawyer 2023 (May 30, 2023)

  • Land use compatibility basics / Andrew Jeanrie & Stephanie Brazzell
  • Parkland dedication appeals & Bill 23 implications : the municipal perspective / Jenna Morley
  • Bonus question: what’s the advantage of a bonus? / Bruce Engell
  • Interplay of the Building Transit Faster Act, 2020 and the Planning Act / Daniel Artenosi, Justine Reyes







New Titles – 2022

The CCLA Library acquired a great selection of new books this past year! Listed below are some of the annual series, new editions and brand new titles that are now available at the library!

2023 Annotated Ontario Human Rights Code (Thomson Reuters)

Advocacy for Paralegals, 3rd Ed. (Emond)

Annual Review of Civil Litigation, 2022 (Thomson Reuters)

Artificial Intelligence and the Law in Canada (LexisNexis)

Bennett on Bankruptcy, 24th Ed. (LexisNexis)

Canadian Family Law, 9th Ed. (Irwin Law)

The Construction of Statutes, 7th Ed. (LexisNexis)

Criminal Law, 8th Ed. (Irwin Law)

Dangerous Offender Law (LexisNexis)

Defending Drinking, Drugs and Driving Cases, 2022 (Thomson Reuters)

The Dictionary of Canadian Law, Fifth Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Drafting Wills in Canada: A Lawyer’s Practical Guide, 3rd Ed. (LexisNexis)

Fridman’s The Law of Torts in Canada, 4th Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

A Guide to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, 2022/2023 (LexisNexis)

Law of Contracts, 8th Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

The Law of Privacy, 3rd Ed. (LexisNexis)

Litigating Artificial Intelligence (Emond)

Ontario Family Law Practice, 2023 (LexisNexis)

A Practitioner’s Guide To Preparing and Presenting Bail Hearings (LexisNexis)

Qualifying and Challenging Expert Evidence (Emond)

Supreme Court of Canada Practice, 2022 (Thomson Reuters)

Tribunal Practice and Procedure, 2nd Ed. (Emond)

Watt’s Manual of Criminal Evidence, 2022 (Thomson Reuters)

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available for free through

Family Matters

Chentoufi v. Popescu (2020 ONSC 4507)
children — father — access — daycare — parenting
Justice D. Summers

Charron c. Gomez (2020 ONCS 4492)
mère — déménagement du père — changement — bénéficieront — ébénisterie
Juge M. Smith

Shouldice v. Shouldice (2020 ONSC 4451)
properties — vesting order application — motion — listed — property
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Smith v. Reynolds (2020 ONSC 4459)
daycare — access — child support — will — undue hardship
Justice J. Blishen

Civil Matters

Horrocks v. McConville et al (2020 ONSC 4645)
properties — sold — holding company — badges — defeat
Master A. Kaufman

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