Day: June 28, 2016
By Melanie Hodges Neufeld
Each Monday Slaw presents brief excerpts of recent posts for five of Canada’s award-winning legal blogs chosen from recent Clawbie winners. We were proud to see our post, National Aboriginal Day – Resource List, profiled this week. Thank you to the folks at Slaw for promoting our blog and introducing it to a wider audience. Please check out the other blogs mentioned including:
Closing a Law Library
The Justice minister in the Northwest Territories has announced they are closing, through defunding, the courthouse law library. Not surprisingly, that has caused negative reactions from lawyers and law librarians. The CBC’s coverage – here, here, here – and the Canadian Lawyer‘s covers the ground pretty clearly. On the face of it, however, the government seems to be making a sound decision based on the use of government funds. …
IP Osgoode would like to congratulate the winners of the Gowling WLG Best Blog in IP Law and Technology Prize for 2015-2016. Four prizes in total are awarded each year to Osgoode students and the winning blog posts are featured in the IPilogue. Recipients also receive a $500 award, are announced at Convocation and receive a permanent notation on their official Osgoode transcript. …
Slater Vecchio Connected
Ontario Introduces “Rowan’s Law”
Rowan Stringer was a 17-year-old Ottawa girl described as bright, energetic, and curious. She was equally passionate about rugby. But something happened to Rowan on the playing field that should never happen to any kid. In 2013, she sustained a series of concussions and died as a result of her brain injuries. …
Entertainment & Media Law Signal
New CRTC Policy Framework for Local and Community TV
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has published a new policy designed to ease the economic pressure squeezing local television newscasts in the same week in which a report was published clarifying how quickly young Canadians are pivoting to digital news platforms. …
From Information Services Corporation, Customer Relations
ISC has posted a number of important dates to consider in the transition to the new application of the Corporate Registry system in Saskatchewan.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 is the submission deadline for paper filings to be processed in the current system. Online services will remain active until Monday, July 4, 2016.
Any submissions received after theses date will be held for processing in the new application starting Monday, July 11, 2016.
For more information regarding the Corporate Registry renewal, please visit ISC’s website.