Category Other Boards & Tribunals

Non-Profit Providers and Owners Are ‘Co-Landlords’

A three-person panel of the Landlord and Tenant Board decided in a Review Order that the LTB has no jurisdiction to make orders related to a non-profit housing organization and the building owner it works with. They are co-landlords — not in a sub-tenant relationship. Last fall, the Board chose to initiate a Review pursuant […]

By-laws, Reality Checks, Defences: New Scope-related Content at CanLII, Connects

CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. See Scope’s Publisher Page. Here are some recent cases of direct interest and use to paralegals in Ontario:

Human Rights in Canada

Rights, Roads & Wrongs: CanLII Cases for Paralegals

CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. See Scope’s Publisher Page. Here are some recent cases of direct interest and use to paralegals in Ontario:

Darryl Singer

Now It’s Their Turn: 97 Lawyer Bencher Candidates Running for Convocation

Pending any drop-outs, the list of candidates for lawyer bencher sits at a whopping 97, vying for 40 seats at Convocation. Nearly half the lawyer benchers who will be elected April 30 will be new to Convocation, as 17 of the 40 positions will be vacant. As with the paralegal bencher election last March, the […]

Colin Lachance

Case Law Update — What’s New at CanLII & CanLII Connects

CanLII is a non-profit organization managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII’s goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. CanLII Connects launched April 4, 2014 […]

Paralegal Professionals

Conduct & Character: Recent Law Society Tribunal Decisions

The Law Society Tribunal is an independent adjudicative tribunal within the Law Society of Upper Canada, consisting of staff and appointed adjudicators. It processes, hears and decides regulatory cases about Ontario lawyers and paralegals, in the public interest. Amiri Ali Amiri, of Oakville, will get a new hearing before a new panel of the Hearing […]

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