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Lawsuit News, Videos & Articles

(4 days ago) Sep 27. Advertisement. Families of workers hurt in London, Ont. building collapse launch $2M lawsuit. The plaintiffs say the lawsuit was launched to hold the parties accountable for the Dec. 11

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Winnipeg law courts get accessibility upgrades

(2 days ago) 11 hours ago · Renovations to Winnipeg's Law Courts Building are complete, and the main entrance is reopened to the public with more physical accessibility than ever before, the province said.

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civil law suit News, Videos & Articles

(1 days ago) civil law suit videos and latest news articles; GlobalNews.ca your source for the latest news on civil law suit .

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Ontario government introduces omnibus labour legislation

(Just Now) 12 hours ago · The omnibus legislation proposes a host of other labour-friendly policies, including a ban on non-compete agreements, making it easier for immigrants to get licensed to work in professions that

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The Employment Law Show Global News

(2 days ago) Lior Samfiru and Lia Moody resolve workplace problems in Vancouver and across British Columbia. Lior is the founder of the Labour and Employment Law practice at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP, and Lia is

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Nova Scotia road safety law passed in 2018 still years

(9 days ago) 1:56 Nova Scotia to spend nearly $500 million this year on roads, highways and bridges Nova Scotia is making some road safety changes by amending an old act because a …

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Quebec introduces family law reform, would regulate

(1 days ago) The family law reform — known as Bill 2 — is the first reform of Quebec’s family law since the 1980s. The bill would also allow people to change the gender on their birth certificate, if

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Bill 21 News, Videos & Articles

(4 days ago) Canada. Jun 9. Advertisement. Muslim, civil liberties groups to appeal Quebec court ruling on secularism law. The groups said in a statement Thursday that the law

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Legal risk associated with requiring proof of COVID-19

(7 days ago) Lorian Hardcastle, an associate professor in the Faculty of Law & Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, commented on the statement as well.

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Sex workers say Canada’s laws put them in danger — and

(8 days ago) The Canadian Alliance of Sex Work Law Reform is calling on the Liberals to start that review process and act on decriminalization. The group also wants to …

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Prostitution laws around the world

(4 days ago) Bans on brothels and pimping were lifted in October 2000 and the industry is now regulated by labour law. Prostitutes are registered workers. Municipalities are responsible for …

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Canada lacks laws to tackle problems posed by artificial

(Just Now) The role of artificial intelligence in Netflix’s movie suggestions and Alexa’s voice commands is commonly understood, but less known is the shadowy role AI now plays in law enforcement

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U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to

(4 days ago) The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on Nov. 1 a challenge to a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on the procedure and lets private citizens enforce it — a case that could

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Toplessness and public nudity in Canada — is it legal

(7 days ago) The Criminal Code of Canada deals with indecency and nudity under Disorderly Conduct in sections 173 and 174. Indecency is defined in the Code …

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Texas anti-abortion law reinstated by U.S. appeals court

(8 days ago) The new law threatens Texas abortion providers with lawsuits from private citizens, who are entitled to collect at least $10,000 in damages if successful. That novel approach to enforcement is …

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Ontario law society repeals rule requiring members to

(7 days ago) The Law Society of Ontario has revoked a rule that required its members to spell out their commitment to promoting diversity.

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Life, Death and the Law: Families making end-of-life

(6 days ago) In absence of a law that allows for physician assisted suicide, Shapray, and others like her, say people and families are taking end-of-life matters into their own hands – …

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COVID-19: City of Saskatoon considering limited gatherings

(Just Now) Councillors voted 8-3 on Monday in favour of asking the City of Saskatoon administration to look into the feasibility of putting gathering limits in place as a bylaw. The Saskatchewan Health

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Texas abortion law kept in place by U.S. appeals court

(1 days ago) It pushes the Texas law closer to returning to the U.S. Supreme Court, which in September allowed the state to move ahead with banning abortions once cardiac activity is detected.

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Fact file: What is Bill 101

(2 days ago) It was passed into law on August 26, 1977. The charter was brought into being to address the thorny issue of language in the province, an issue that …

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Anti-bullying laws in Canada: Should parents be punished

(6 days ago) The town of Grenfell, Sask., passed an anti-bullying law in 2013 — which applies to both minors and adults. Under the bylaw, bullies can be fined anywhere from $250 to $1,000.

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Ontario judge calls for new laws to assign liability for

(9 days ago) The bogus instructions contradicted those in the formal settlement, and changed the payee from the law firm trust account in Ontario to one of …

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Judge rules parts of Canada’s prostitution laws

(2 days ago) TORONTO – Significant parts of Canada’s prostitution law that ban advertising in the sex trade or making money from sexual services are unconstitutional, an Ontario court judge ruled on Friday

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Groups question impact new Clare’s Law will have in

(9 days ago) Clare’s Law started in the United Kingdom in 2014 after a woman named Clare Wood was murdered by a partner who police knew had a violent record, but …

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U.S. Judge orders suspension of new and ‘unprecedented

(Just Now) The Texas law is just one that has set up the biggest test of abortion rights in the U.S. in decades, and it is part of a broader push by Republicans nationwide to …

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Senate passes Bill C-16 which defends transgender rights

(2 days ago) Canadian senators have passed a new law which explicitly prohibits discrimination against transgender Canadians and affords them protection against hate …

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U.S. judge overturns California’s 3-decade-old ban on

(7 days ago) Assault weapons as defined by the law are more dangerous than other firearms and are disproportionately used in crimes, mass shootings and against law enforcement, with …

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Quebec authorized a class-action lawsuit against group

(4 days ago) While the scope of the lawsuit is limited to Quebec, it could invite similar lawsuits in other provinces, especially if successful, says Gail Henderson, a law professor at Queen’s University.

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Chinese lawmakers pass controversial security law for Hong

(1 days ago) The law took effect ahead an hour before July 1, the 23rd anniversary of the territory’s passing from Britain to China. Amid protests in Hong Kong last year, demonstrators broke into the

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Canadian government unveils long-awaited assisted-dying law

(5 days ago) The federal government has introduced a long-awaited and controversial new law spelling out the conditions in which seriously ill or dying Canadians may seek medical help to end their lives.

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Biden administration asks U.S. court to block enforcement

(6 days ago) The law relies on private citizens, rather than the state, to enforce it by filing civil suits against people who help a woman obtain an abortion after six weeks, whether that be a doctor who

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Denmark votes in dramatic new laws to contain COVID-19

(1 days ago) As COVID-19 cases rise in Denmark, the country has voted in new laws to contain the problem. Neetu Garcha talks to former CKNW reporter Shane Woodford, who is now living in Denmark.

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U.S. Justice Department sues Texas over new abortion law

(6 days ago) The Texas law is the nation’s biggest curb to abortion since the Supreme Court affirmed in the landmark 1973 decision Roe v. Wade that women have a constitutional right to an abortion.

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Hong Kong confronts new security law as activist warns

(4 days ago) China passes controversial new security law for Hong Kong – Jul 1, 2020. Police in Hong Kong arrested more than 200 people on the first day of the new law

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How abortion rights work in Canada — and whether they

(7 days ago) The debate over whether Canada needs an actual law solidifying abortion has two schools of thought among the pro-choice community, Shaw explained. Several advocacy groups have argued for years

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Quebec’s face coverings ban: What you need to know about

(Just Now) The controversial law, known as Bill 62, obliges citizens to uncover their faces while giving and receiving public services in Quebec. Bill 62 is called the “religious neutrality law” and does

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Judge says law violates transgender rights

(8 days ago) The law states that transgender persons must have reassignment surgery before they can change the sex on their birth certificates. Hancock said the surgery requirement will be dropped, but there

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Redrafted Nova Scotia anti-cyberbullying law comes into

(Just Now) The original law was created after the 17-year-old attempted suicide and was taken off life support in 2013 following the circulation of a digital photo of what her family says was a sexual assault.

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Wynn’s Law defeated in the House of Commons Globalnews.ca

(8 days ago) The bill known as “Wynn’s Law” was officially defeated in the House of Commons Wednesday. Bill S-217 aimed to alter the wording of the Criminal Code to make it …

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New driving legislation will mean more breathalyzer tests

(4 days ago) The new law also increases the penalty for alcohol-impaired driving offences, with a minimum $1,000 fine for anyone blowing over 0.08 for the …

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Victims of negligent lawyers in Ontario falling through

(4 days ago) The Law Society of Ontario, which governs the province’s 50,000 lawyers, set up an insurance company more than two decades ago to defend and cover claims against its members.

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Phones should be mounted and not in cup holders, B.C.’s

(9 days ago) “The law is clear, the cellphone is supposed to be mounted and, you know, it’s not accessible,” he said Wednesday. “The police do have some discretion, and obviously, if …

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Ontario business owners on their own when it comes to mask

(3 days ago) “The establishment could refuse to serve this person,” said Cara Zwibel, a lawyer with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. “They probably could contact law enforcement and deal with it

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‘This case is disturbing:’ N.S. judge rebukes lawyer who

(1 days ago) The letter also stated that in the event the litigation was unsuccessful, the client would still be responsible to pay the lawyer for his billed hours.

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Ontario’s new COVID-19 restrictions have science

(3 days ago) Ontario NDP MPP Gurratan Singh referred to Ford’s announcement as “police carding,” while Ontario Liberal Leader Steven Del Duca referred to the police powers as “martial law.”

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Former Wilfrid Laurier TA Lindsay Shepherd, who released

(4 days ago) Former Wilfrid Laurier University teaching assistant Lindsay Shepherd is being sued by two professors who say she should bear the responsibility of a …

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