INFORUM

May 31, 2018 InForum Issue

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Society news

At its meeting on April 27, Council approved the Society’s Operating and Capital Budgets for 2018-2019, and set the fees necessary for the membership year beginning July 1, 2018. Invoices and notices of Preauthorized Payment amounts will be sent to lawyers and firms in early May. Read More

The Society is planning to modernize the Trust Assurance Program over the next six to nine months and is looking to form a working group that will help guide the planning and decision making. The revised program will aid in the achievement of the following: Read More

Next week, the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society is hosting an evening celebrating women’s leadership in the legal profession. Women – Strength in Leadership: Remembering Dara Gordon, QC Read More

The Society wishes to advise members of the recent death of the following colleague. We extend our condolences to his friends and family. Read More

The following media reports were published since the last edition of InForum: Allnovascotia.com (content available by subscription only) Read More
Council

For details about matters discussed at Council's meeting on Friday, May 18, the Council Highlights and Documents are now available on the Council materials page of the Society's website: http://nsbs.o Read More
Regulation

The Real Estate Standards Committee is seeking input from the membership on revisions to the following real estate standards: Read More

Succession planning requirement Read More
Credentials

This feature is available in every edition of InForum, for timely updates on changes of category. The following members have changed to the Practising Lawyer category: Clare Elizabeth Bilek Simon Zachary Hodge Daphne Clara Mary Ann Williamson The following members have changed to Non-Practising status:  Read More
Professional development

Canadian Bar Association announcement – May 11, 2018  Read More

BANKRUPTCY THE 2018 ANNOTATED BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY ACT / Houlden, Lloyd W; Morawetz, Geoffrey B; Sarra, Janis P — Toronto: Carswell Thomson Reuters, 2018. [KB 113 H838 2018] COMMERCIAL LAW Read More
Access to Justice

May 22, 2018 – A new guide for lawyers working with Indigenous People was unveiled at a special event at Osgoode Hall in Toronto on May 22. Read More
Tips from LIANS

Within the last year, several firms across Canada fell victim to one of the bank transfer-type scams that we’ve reported on in recent years, all suffering significant debits to their trust accounts. Numerous Nova Scotia lawyers and/or their staff have received the same type of “spoofing” email scam attempt (emails that falsely appear to be sent from an individual’s email account). Read More
Courts

The Nova Scotia Courts are planning a refresh of their website and want to hear from you on how to make it better! Please follow this link to a short survey: https://surveys.gov.ns.ca/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=m61I5730# The survey closes on June 5.   Read More

May 4, 2018 – The Provincial Court has issued a new Practice Directive to help counsel identify and manage complex cases: http://www.courts.ns.ca/Provincial_Court/NSPC_criminal_rules_forms.htm  Read More

The Nova Scotia Courts have announced the venue and scope of the fatality inquiry into the deaths of veteran Lionel Desmond and his family. For details, see the May 24 media advisory from the Executive Office of the Nova Scotia Judiciary.  Read More

OTTAWA – The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced on May 4 that Alexandra Steele, a lawyer with ROBIC LLP, is appointed a prothonotary of the Federal Court, effective May 15, 2018. She replaces Prothonotary Richard Morneau, who has elected to retire effective May 15, 2018. Read More
Province

People are invited to provide input into the province's plan for an accessible Nova Scotia at engagement sessions taking place up to June 4 in various communities. Read More

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, May 11, 2018   May 11 announcement Government is planning to replace the Motor Vehicle Act with a new Traffic Safety Act. Nova Scotians have a chance to provide feedback. One of the first areas being updated are rules of the road, including distracted driving, speed limits and bicycling. Read More

Premier Stephen McNeil has proclaimed the International Decade for People of African Descent in Nova Scotia. Read More

Department of Justice, May 16, 2018 – Survivors of sexual assault will have access to 11 more lawyers providing free, independent legal advice. A federal-provincial pilot project gives assault survivors up to four hours of free legal advice. Eleven lawyers from across the province are being added, for a total of 19 lawyers providing advice. Read More

Includes chapters on Maintenance Enforcement Program and Correctional Facilities Auditor General Michael Pickup issued his 2018 performance audit report on May 29. The report contains three chapters of audit results: Read More

The following proclamations were published in the Royal Gazette, Part II since the last issue of InForum: Read More

Data from 2016-17 has been added to the Financial Condition Index, which provides financial information about Nova Scotia's municipalities. The index is at https://novascotia.ca/dma/finance/indicators.asp.  Read More

The findings of the three-year review of the Personal Health Information Act were tabled with the House of Assembly on Wednesday, May 30. The report is available on the Department of Health and Wellness website at novascotia.ca/dhw/publications.asp.  Read More

News releases from the provincial government are available at this link, and are searchable by department and date: novascotia.ca/news/ The following announcements since the last edition of InForum may be of interest to the legal profession; see link above for all provincial releases:    Read More
Other news

May 22, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada  Putting children’s best interests first: Creating a more efficient and effective family justice system  Read More

West Hants Council is considering approval of amendments to the Deed Transfer Tax By-law that will see the tax increase from 1% to 1.5%. Read More

On May 29, 2018, the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission released its 2018-2019 Business Plan, which can be found on its website: NS Legal Aid Commission 2018-2019 Business Plan. Read More

Sydney Sheriff Services in partnership with Cape Breton Regional Police Service, Scotiabank, Sobeys and the Canadian Cancer Society are having our 6th Annual Cops Against Cancer Auction. We are looking for donations from businesses to help us raise money for this worthwhile cause. Read More

The family of Diane Dorothy Muttart is seeking to locate her Last Will and Testament. Mrs. Muttart was born on December 16, 1946, and passed away on April 22, 2018. She formerly resided at 131 Farnham Gate Road, Unit 4, 3rd Floor, in Halifax, and passed away at Northwood Manor in Halifax. She was predeceased by her husband, Mr. Wayne Muttart. Read More
Careers

Power, Leefe, Reddy & Rafuse is currently seeking to fill a one-year maternity leave position for the approximate period July 2018 to July 2019. This would be a Monday to Friday 9-5 position. Read More

I am currently enrolled at the University of New Brunswick Law School pursuing my Juris Doctor with an expected graduation in 2019. I have completed my second year this April and have moved back to Nova Scotia until school resumes in September, 2018. My long term goal is to return to Nova Scotia and pursue a career in my home province. Read More

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC PUBLIC TRUSTEE, PUBLIC AND OFFICIAL GUARDIAN JUSTICE & PUBLIC SAFETY LOCATION – CHARLOTTETOWN FULL-TIME EXCLUDED POSITION (Commencing Immediately) Read More

The East Coast Environmental Law Association (ECELAW) is seeking a motivated individual with strong legal research skills and an interest in environmental law to join our team as an Articled Clerk from June 2018 – June 2019.   Read More

TD Insurance Staff Legal is expanding its Halifax Legal Office and adding to its current compliment of over 50 lawyers nationwide. Read More

Competition # 12741  Director, Legal Services, Permanent, HALIFAX   Justice   Posting Closing Date: 5/28/2018   Read More

One of Halifax's leading law firms, Burchells LLP, is currently recruiting for a full-time associate lawyer to work in the Aboriginal Law Group to start immediately.  Read More

Wilson Fuel Co. Limited Title:  Contract Administrator / Property Management Reports to: VP Legal & Development / Director of Finance and Administration Scope: To oversee a wide variety of contracts and leases and properties related to retail and wholesale petroleum operations.  Read More

Kim & Lake Law, a firm located in the heart of Halifax, seeks a lawyer to join their dynamic practice. The successful candidate will be asked to assist with on-going client files and work in areas such as immigration, corporate/commercial, and civil litigation while having the opportunity to build his or her own clientele. Read More

Position:  Contract Staff Lawyer position in Sydney, Nova Scotia practicing criminal law with the possibility of some criminal duty counsel work. Read More

Highlander Law Group has an opening Read More

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is seeking a permanent Solicitor for the Solicitor Services Team, primarily providing legal services in real property.  We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify. Read More

Seeking a full-time paralegal at Highlander Law Group, a general practice law firm in Tantallon. Our ideal candidate is a professional, yet enthusiastic person with a strong attention to detail and a positive ‘can do’ attitude. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Read More

Hi, I passed my NCA exams. I passed administration law from Dalhousie University. I am looking a articling position In Nova Scotia, no matter which city. I am able to start soon. Thanks Rajeev Sharma 647 889 2793 Read More

Barteaux Durnford is a boutique labour and employment law firm representing private and public sector employers throughout Atlantic Canada.  We are the Atlantic Canada member of the Employment Law Alliance, the world’s largest network of labour and employment lawyers. Read More

Job Title: Legal Counsel Req ID: 20605 Location: Provincial, Centennial Building - QEII Company: NSHA Department: Legal Services Type of Employment: Temporary Hourly FT short-term  (100% FTE) x 1 position(s) Union Status: Non-Union Read More

Farrow Law, located in beautiful St. Margaret’s Bay, is seeking an experienced paralegal for a full-time position in our busy rural practice. Applicants must have experience in real estate, wills & estates, and family law. Qualifications: • Attention to detail and a high level of efficiency and accuracy; Read More

Behind every one of our products and services is a team of motivated, intelligent and hard-working employees. As the largest provider of home, auto and business insurance in the country, every one of our 13,000 employees believes that our customer service focus is second to none - and you will too! Read More

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. Read More

I am a graduate of McGill University. I did my legal studies in England. In April 2018, I completed the NCA (National Committee Accreditation) Qualification Program at the University of Ottawa (Common Law Division). I would like to relocate to Nova Scotia. I shall provide my resume and references upon request. Read More

In response to continued growth and success of ORB, our professional team is growing. We seek a highly motivated and experienced Paralegal to assist with contract administration, intellectual property and risk assessment matters. Read More

I completed the NCA (National Committee Accreditation) Qualification Program at the University of Ottawa (Common Law Division). Currently I am working with a lawyer in Toronto. I want to relocate to Nova Scotia. I would provide my resume and references upon request. My email is narinderthandi@hotmail.com  Read More

Established Bedford law firm is seeking a full time permanent legal assistant with litigation/personal injury experience.  The successful candidate should possess the following: - proficiency in MS Office.  Experience with PClaw software also an asset - accurate spelling and grammar with attention to detail Read More

Competition # 12789  Solicitor 3, Permanent, HALIFAX   Justice   Posting Closing Date: 5/28/2018   Read More

Position:  Contract Staff Lawyer position in Sydney, Nova Scotia practicing Family Law. Read More

Paquet Law, located in Truro, NS, is hiring a law student for 8 weeks. Start and end dates are flexible. If you are interested in working in a small firm with an emphasis in family law, then send your resume to our firm email, paquetlawoffice@bellaliant.com. Thank you.  Read More

The East Coast Environmental Law Association (ECELAW) invites applications for a 12-week Summer Student position to be held between June 11th and August 31st, 2018. The successful applicant will undertake two distinct projects, as described below.  Read More

Experienced Real Estate/Wills & Estates Paralegal Read More

As Executive Director of the Offshore Energy Research Association, you will play an important role in the research and development of the energy sector in Nova Scotia.  On behalf of the Board of Directors, we are seeking a highly-respected person with broad skills and well-developed leadership abilities to lead the organization.  Read More

Competition # 13544    Land Registry Manager/Senior Deputy Registrar General of Land Titles, Permanent, HALIFAX     Office of Service Nova Scotia    Posting Closing Date: June 15, 2018      Read More

OVERSEAS PLACEMENTS AROUND THE GLOBE Read More

Legal Aid Saskatchewan is seeking a 0.64 FTE term lawyer for its Swift Current Area Office for a period of one year, commencing in September 2018, to practice in the areas of adult and youth criminal and family law.   Legal Aid Saskatchewan provides accessible and professional legal services in criminal and family law to eligible people. Read More

Stewart McKelvey is an innovative, client-driven law firm committed to providing the highest quality of ethical legal services, earning clients' trust and striving to meet and exceed expectations. Read More

Seaboard Transport is a privately-held organization comprised of number transport brands across Canada and the United States. We are a leader within the North American transportation industry that operates with innovation and creativity. Read More

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment. We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service. Read More
Volunteer and Pro Bono

We're Recruiting Volunteers - The Blue Beach Fossil Museum Society is seeking you!      Do you have skills in:  Read More

The Community Justice Society's mission is to provide a community-based restorative justice process, offering meaningful ways to repair the harms caused by youth and adult crime, and restoring positive relationships among youth and adults in conflict with the law, victims of youth and adult crime, and our community.  The board will suppport the work of the Community Justice Society and provide  Read More

Are you a lawyer or law student in Nova Scotia and seeking to improve access to justice for disenfranchised communities? If so, consider registering for some of reachAbility’s pro bono opportunities! We know that calling any member of the legal profession busy is an understatement, so all our programs ask for a maximum of a single hour annually. Read More

Lymphoma Canada is a Canadian charitable organization with a mission to empower lymphoma patients and the lymphoma community through education, support and research. Lymphoma Canada provides educational materials and hosts forums and conferences on Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Read More
Upcoming Events
Event Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 13:30
Down and Out or Up and About?: What's considered permissible activity on sick leave Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT  Moderators Carissa Tanzola Vice-Chair, Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal Speakers Read More
Event Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 45 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 29 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video. Topics: Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 16:00
Presentation to the Youth of Hope Blooms, focusing on Youth Criminal Justice, Human Rights, and Consent Featuring Speakers: Joshua Bearden, Nova Scotia Legal Aid, and Angela Simmonds, Nova Scotia Legal Aid Read More
Event Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 50 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 36 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video. Topics: Read More
Event Date: Friday, May 25, 2018 - 19:00
Mahone Bay Launch of “There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities”. Date: May 25, 2018 Starts: 7:00 pm Ends: 9:30 pm Location: Mahone Bay Centre, Ralph Hennigar Room Address: 45 School Street, Mahone Bay, NS  Read More
Event Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 35 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 24 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video. Topics: Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 35 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 18 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video. Topics: Read More
Event Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 13:00
Too much to do and not enough time to do it? Good organization and time management skills are crucial elements of Too much to do and not enough time to do it? Good organization and time management skills are crucial elements of a successful and satisfying legal career, and also critical skills required to meet important ethical obligations. Read More
Event Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 13:30
Dealing with Difficult People: Bullying bosses, sensitive employees, and other challenging personalities Thursday, May 31, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT  Moderators Judith Begley Mediator/Investigator, Begley Landry Speakers Read More
Event Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 35 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 18 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video.Topics: Read More
Event Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 45 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 29 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video.Topics: Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 12:00
Spousal Sponsorship Applications – Recent Developments and Best Practices (followed by a Q and A) Speaker: Lori Hill, North Star Immigration Law Inc.    Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 50 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 36 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video. Topics: Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 17:30
The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society invites all lawyers in Nova Scotia to an evening celebrating women’s leadership in the legal profession. Women – Strength in Leadership: Remembering Dara Gordon, QC Wednesday, June 6, 2018 5:30 to 7:30 pm Delta Halifax, Bluenose Ballroom 1990 Barrington Street, Halifax Read More
Event Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 08:30
Women's Forum Annual Breakfast with the Bench Speakers: The Honourable Justice Ann Smith and The Honourable Judge Amy Sakalauskas    Read More
Event Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 13:00
At some point or another, even non-criminal lawyers are likely to receive a phone call from a client (or friend or relative) who has been arrested, or who has a family member who has been arrested. “What should I do?” they will ask. Read More
Event Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 17:30
TACO NIGHT! Antojo Tacos + Tequila, Halifax NS http://antojo.ca/ There is no cost to register for this event. Attendees can purchase food and beverages from the Antojo menu.   Read More
Event Date: Monday, June 11, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 35 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 24 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video. Topics: Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 35 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 18 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video. Topics: Read More
Event Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 13:00
Today’s clients demand that lawyers understand how to value a business – whether in relation to a merger or acquisition, shareholder dispute, or an estates or family law matter. The more you understand about business valuation, the better you’ll be able to use your financial understanding to your client’s advantage during negotiations or litigation. Read More
Event Date: Friday, June 15, 2018 - 15:00
This course is available via 35 minute long webinar with live chat for $35 plus HST at the date and time shown, and other dates and times. You must register at least two days before the live webinar start time. The course is also available via free on demand 18 minute long pre-recorded podcast or video. Topics: Read More
Event Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 08:30
All lawyers, articled clerks and non-practising members are invited to attend the Society's 2018 Annual Meeting and Professional Development Program, which will take place on Saturday, June 16 in Halifax. The Annual Meeting begins at 8:30 am, followed by two keynote sessions, then an educational component from 10:30 am to 12:15 pm. Read More
Event Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 13:30
Indigenous Traditions: Understanding spiritual practices and approaches to dispute resolution Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT  Moderators Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 12:00
The New Adult Capacity and Decision-making Act: 6 Months In Speakers: Tammy Wohler, Nova Scotia Legal Aid, and Adriana Meloni, Nova Scotia Department of Justice  Read More
Event Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 13:00
If you’re a member of a fitness club or a recreational sports league, or have a school-aged child, liability waivers are a fact of life. Questions about the validity and enforceability of waivers are common - both from activity operators seeking to protect themselves from negligence claims, and from patrons who executed a waiver and were subsequently injured. Read More
Event Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 17:30
An Evening with the Nova Scotia Labour Board Speakers: Karen Hollett, Chair, Nova Scotia Labour Board, and Diana Hartley, Chief Administrator, Nova Scotia Labour Board  Read More
Event Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 13:30
At the Breaking Point: The growing problem of workplace stress and burnout, and what to do about it Thursday, July 12, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT  Moderators Colin Johnston Arbitrator/Mediator Speakers Read More
Event Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 13:00
Every legal argument involves the arrangement of the facts to suit your legal purpose. We are storytellers, but unlike the fiction writer, we have ethical restraints. We can’t make up facts. And we often don’t get to write the ending - that’s for the judge or jury. But we can still use the storyteller’s tricks and techniques to our advantage. Read More
Event Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 13:30
The Latest Word on Last Chance Agreements: How to draft them, when to use them, and whether arbitrators will enforce them Thursday, July 26, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT  Moderators Douglas Ruck Arbitrator/Mediator Speakers Read More
Event Date: Friday, August 10, 2018 (All day)
TRAINING SESSION AGENDA: 9:00 AM REGISTRATION 9:30 AM(2 Hours)11:30 AM(1 Hour) Read More
Event Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 13:30
Chronic Pain: Medical and legal experts demystify the issues Thursday, August 16, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT  Moderators Jon Chapnick Senior Advisor, Workplace Mental Health, University of British Columbia Read More
Event Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 13:30
The Latest on Disability-Related Misconduct: What's changed since the Supreme Court's decision in Elk Valley? Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT Moderators Shana French Employer Counsel, Sherrard Kuzz Read More
Event Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 08:30
The 2018 bi-annual Legislative Drafting Conference will tackle one of the most pervasive challenges in modern legislation: complexity, beginning with its principal drivers in public policy. Why does our world generate legislative complexity? And how can legislation address this complexity intelligibly, coherently and effectively? Read More
Event Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 13:30
Reefer Reality: Experts discuss burning questions about legalized cannabis Thursday, September 13, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT  Moderators Mihad Fahmy Union Counsel Read More
Event Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 13:30
Leading Cases on Discharge and Discipline: Mastering the key principles, foundational cases, and current issues Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm EDT  Moderators Andrew Tremayne Arbitrator/Mediator Speakers Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 09:00
Registration is open until the Friday before the Online Land Registration Act training program. Cost for this program is $650 plus HST and registrants have the first two weeks to review the materials and the final week to complete the assessment. Read More
Event Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 13:00
Are you carrying a heavy case load, completing work at the last minute, plagued by constant interruptions, inundated with information, drowning in paper, overloaded by email, handling too much work yourself, or spending too much time at the office? In short, do you have too much to do and not enough time? Believe it or not, a lot of lawyers feel that way. Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 09:00
Registration is open until the Friday before the Online Land Registration Act training program. Cost for this program is $650 plus HST and registrants have the first two weeks to review the materials and the final week to complete the assessment. Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 (All day)
Registration is open until the Friday before the Online Land Registration Act training program. Cost for this program is $650 plus HST and registrants have the first two weeks to review the materials and the final week to complete the assessment. Read More
Event Date: Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 02:00
Musculoskeletal disorders are the largest category of workplace injuries and account for the majority of personal injury claims. Knowing the real mechanism of a back or knee injury or what is and is not trauma-related is crucial to your success as an advocate. Read More
Event Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 14:00
This webcast will provide insights and promising practices of how legal professional can go beyond "pride" to celebrate LGBT+ people through the year, and create and maintain inclusive workplaces for LGBT+ people and their allies at all times.  Read More
Event Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018 (All day)
This 2-day workshop will teach the basics of Collaborative Practice: How to work in interdisciplinary teams to help separating couples reach agreement. In the Collaborative process, Collaborative Lawyers act as legal advisors while facilitating an interest-based negotiation. Read More
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