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Canada’s Opioid Crisis

  • April 20, 2018
  • Paneet Bhandal

This article examines the evolution of the opioid crisis in Canada, and the government's response.

Health Law, Student Forum

Google Inc.’s Fight Against a Worldwide Injunction on Search Results Continues

  • April 20, 2018
  • About the Authors: Sabrina Salituro and Paul Lomic are lawyers at Lomic Law

The Supreme Court of Canada’s landmark decision in Google Inc v Equustek Solutions Inc upheld an interlocutory injunction against Google, a non-party, to globally de-index the websites of the defendant that is infringing the plaintiff's intellectual property. Although Google obtained a judgment from a US court declaring that the decision was not enforceable in the US, it was unsuccessful in having the original injunction overturned in Canada on the basis of the US judgment.

Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law, Student Forum

We’re moving in together! Hold on … not so fast

  • April 20, 2018
  • Dana Lue, Ricketts Harris LLP

Taking that next step in your relationship can be an exciting time. However, before you take that step, you need to think about the practical and legal consequences of moving in with your partner.

Young Lawyers' Division

ONTARIO COURT OF APPEAL SUMMARIES (APRIL 9 – APRIL 13, 2018 )

  • April 20, 2018
  • John Polyzogopoulos

In Wallbridge v. Brunning, the Court of Appeal held that whether a law firm can be vicariously liable for defamatory statements made by a lawyer who practices “in association” with it, is an issue of general importance that should be determined at a trial and not on a motion for summary judgment. Other topics covered this week included several wills and estates matters, wrongful dismissal, family law (custody and abduction), limitation periods and some procedural matters.

Civil Litigation, Student Forum

Claiming Damages for Copyright Infringement: Andrew Collett v Northland Art Company Canada Inc. and Bremner Fine Art Incorporated

  • April 12, 2018
  • Jennie Yum

In the Federal Court’s recent decision of Andrew Collett v Northland Art Company Canada Inc and Bremner Fine Art Incorporated, 2018 FC 269, Justice Gleeson addressed the plaintiff’s claims for damages for infringement of copyright and moral rights, including statutory and punitive damages. This article summarizes the Court’s consideration of these damages.

Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law

Hospital Protected by Public Hospitals Act in Physicians’ Wrongful Dismissal Claim

  • April 12, 2018
  • Kate Deakon, Lawyer, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and Anne Corbett, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

This article decision summarizes a recent decision, where the Court concluded that subsection 44(5) of the Public Hospitals Act will provide a hospital protection where the board of the hospital determines that the hospital will cease to provide a service.

Health Law, Labour and Employment Law

What's New in Pensions & Benefits

  • April 10, 2018
  • Evan Shapiro and Michelle Rival

The 2018 Ontario Budget, annuity purchase discharge regulations, draft regulations for the payment of variable benefits, and more...

Privacy Law

‘Predator’ Spouse, take note of Hunt v. Worrod

  • April 08, 2018
  • Dagmara Wozniak, Siskinds LLP

With respect to predatory marriages, too often in the past, the predatory spouse has prevailed because the common law offers limited recourse; that is, until Hunt v. Worrod. Released in December 2017, Hunt v. Worrod may just have changed the legal landscape of predatory marriage in Ontario.

Family Law, Trusts and Estates Law, Elder Law