Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 05
We are pleased to present the fifth issue of Discovery, our very own legal publication targeted to educational institutions in Atlantic Canada.
As the pace around campus turns up as universities and colleges begin a new year, our lawyers discuss several important legal issues impacting educational institutions including cybersecurity, student evaluations, student lawsuits, workplace investigations, brand management, sexual harassment and human rights.
Daniela Bassan, QC Using its COVID-19 Protocol, the English Technology and Construction Court (TCC) handed down remotely a decision about the role of experts in international arbitration and how multiple retainers by a global firm…Read More
Ruth Trask On a typical, “normal” day in many Canadian households, adults leave home to go to work, and kids attend school or perhaps daycare. As we keep hearing, though, these are far from “normal”…Read More
Maurice Chiasson, QC The Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in The Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Her Majesty the Queen on Apr. 29, 20201. This decision confirms the earlier ruling of the Federal Court in…Read More
Clarence Bennett and Chad Sullivan The May 8, 2020 announcement On Friday, May 8, 2020, the New Brunswick Government made a significant announcement that the province was moving into the second phase of NB’s four…Read More
Nancy Rubin, QC and Sam Ward Background Wiseau Studio, LLC et al. v. Harper et al.1, a recent decision authored by Justice Schabas of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, is not just a terrifically…Read More
Joe Thorne and Madeleine Coats On Friday, May 8, the Supreme Court of Canada released its unanimous written decision in 9354-9186 Québec inc. v. Callidus Capital Corp., 2020 SCC 10 (the “Decision”). The case was…Read More
*Last updated: May 12, 2020 (Originally published April 29, 2020) Kathleen Leighton On March 19, 2020, the Province of New Brunswick declared a state of emergency in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 25,…Read More
Murray Murphy, QC, CPHR, and Charlotte Jenkins Mental health impacts of COVID-19 The mental health impacts of COVID-19 have been, and will continue to be significant and wide-spread around the world. Individuals are continuously required…Read More