Paralegal Regulation, Employment Law: CanLII Cases

As the only online publisher of paralegal news and information, Paralegal Scope was chosen to add content to CanLII Connects. This free legal information provides good legal writers with significant exposure for their writing skills. It ensures access to useful legal information for the public and legal services providers alike. These recent CanLII-reported cases and CanLII Connects content are related to paralegal scope of practice:

  • Reminiscent of pre-licensing paralegal days: Alberta provincial court justice denies an agent the right to represent a client on a summary conviction case, due in part to an extensive criminal record he had kept quiet. R .v. Hansen, 2015 ABPC 118 (CanLII)
  • Criminality and the Immigration Appeal Division” – Nguyen-Tran v Canada, 2010 FC 93
  • Would a “reasonably prudent” condo board director rent units to “multiple, unrelated, transient tenants,” in violation of the condo rules? Ottawa Superior Court says no – Ballingall v Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 111, 2015 ONSC 2484 (CanLII)
  • Reminder about rules around representatives as witnesses: LTB Rule of Practice 32. The paralegal, who is also a real estate agent, may not act as both witness and advocate for the landlord
  • How not to respond to job applicants: Commentary on
    Bouraoui v. Ottawa Valley Cleaning and Restoration, 2014 HRTO 1303 (CanLII)
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