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Consecutive vs concurrent sentences in Canada

Are you curious about the difference between consecutive vs concurrent sentences? Even at the best of times, criminal justice in Canada is a contentious and controversial subject of seemingly endless debate with “tough on crime” conservatives on one side and more lenient and liberal-minded citizens and politicians on the other. But the scales of justice […]

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Understanding Creditor and Debtor Rights

It’s important to learn about creditor rights law and debtor rights. Learn how to avoid bankruptcy court. People find themselves in repayment issues during legal issues such as family law disputes and probate. Payday loans with punishingly high-interest rates often get people into unbreakable cycles of debt, and pushy collection agencies only compound the problem […]

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SCC decisions may mean more consumer class actions

In this article, Brian Radnoff talks about how SCC decisions may mean more consumer class actions. Brian N. Radnoff is a Partner and Canadian Litigation Practice Group Chair. He works at the law firm Dickinson Wright. He focuses on commercial and corporate lawsuits.

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Criminal Justice Section Let’s Lawyers Broaden Horizons

Melanie Webb talks about how the criminal justice section lets lawyers broaden their horizons. You can learn more about Ms. Webb.

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Littler LLP Canada Conference

There are many people who enjoy the Littler LLP Canada Conference. We found the schedule for the 2018 conference. You can see it here. At the time Thomas Bender was the managing director of Littler. He did the welcoming remarks. Peter Susser and Sari Springer also helped out with the opening remarks. The conference was […]

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G20 Arrest Abuse of Civil Liberty

There is a judge concerned about Canada’s “fascism.” This story talks about a G20 arrest that has been said to be a serious abuse of civil liberty. This article was posted on Reddit by u/dropasaurus to r/canada. The subject of civil liberty comes up frequently in Canada and the United States. There is always a […]

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AMPs Will Mean Watering Down The Legal System

AMPs stands for Administrative Monetary Penalty System. This is a term associated with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). It’s when they issue a fine against a company when you violate certain laws. The goal is to punish people that violate CBSA rules. Most of the time it affects people that bring things into Canada […]

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Email Unsubscribe Functions Must Be CASL Compliant

In this article, we cover how email unsubscribe functions must be CASL compliant. For those that don’t know, CASL stands for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation. There are a lot of misunderstandings about what is spam, and what is not. We will also do a deep dive into the case law to see if CASL is actually […]

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Saskatoon Nightclub Owner Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

A Saskatoon nightclub owner is in shock after being found guilty of sexual assault. This story was originally posted to r/saskatoon on Reddit.

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Five Burning Questions Surrounding Marijuana Legalization In Canada

In this article Jacob Stilman answers five common questions that many people have around marijuana legalization in Canada. This article was shared to r/CanadaWeedStocks on Reddit.