Day: April 24, 2014

Tips from the Editor – That vs. Which

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By Kelly Laycock

As an editor, I have come to accept that this is a tricky concept for the average person…and the not-so-average person, too! It might even be the issue I spend the most time correcting in every document that (not which) comes before me. Part of the problem comes from the fact that each of these two words has multiple uses. Read the rest of this entry »

Second Annual Convention (Throwback Thursday)

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By Ken Fox

The Law Society’s Second Annual Convention was held on June 24th and 25th, 1937, at the Hotel Saskatchewan, Canada’s 14th Grand Railway Hotel, then in its tenth year of operation.

Law Society’s Gazette, v. 4 no. 1 (March 1937)

One of the major issues discussed at the convention was that of encroachments on legal practice by non-lawyers, including Justices of the Peace, Process Issuers, Commissioners for Oaths, conveyancers, Trust Companies, Bank Managers, disbarred or suspended barristers and solicitors, the Bureau of Child Protection, and other government departments.

The total number of members in active practice at the time of the convention was 494. Check out the room prices!