Ottawa Blog Roll: February 2016

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Below are links to blog posts or articles authored by the Ottawa legal community through the first half of February.

Civil Litigation

What is Arbitration and How to Prepare for a FSCO Arbitration
– David Hollingsworth, Ottawa Injury

Do I Have to be Examined by the Insurance Company’s Doctor?
– David Hollingsworth, Ottawa Injury

Ontario Introduces Stronger Laws to Protect Pedestrians
– Frank Van Dyke, Van Dyke Injury Law Blog

General Damages for Pain and Suffering: What is the Maximum You Can Be Awarded?
– Frank Van Dyke, Van Dyke Injury Law Blog

Passing of Accounts: New Rules
– Yasmin M. Vinograd, Merovitz Potechin LLP

Passing of Accounts: Request for Further Notice
– Yasmin M. Vinograd, Merovitz Potechin LLP

Lanark Accident Results In Compensation for Soft Tissue Injury
– David Hollingsworth, Ottawa Injury

Primer on Fraudulent Conveyance Claims
– Owens Bourns, Ottawa Litigation

Corporate Commercial Law

The Exempt Market Provides Four New Ways To Raise Capital In Ontario
– Koby Smutylo, Smutylo Law+

Preparing Your Business for Sale – Guide UPDATED
– KS Business Group, Startup.Buildup.Sellup.

Criminal Law

Making a Murderer After show: Episodes 2-7
– Michael Spratt, The Docket Podcast

Handling Different Witnesses: A Guide for Lawyers (Part I)
– Sherif Rizk, Codified

Handling Different Witnesses: A Guide for Lawyers (Part II: The Angry/Adverse Witness)
– Sherif Rizk, Codified

Handling Different Witnesses: A Guide for Lawyers (Part III: The Hostile Witness)
– Sherif Rizk, Codified

Carter v Canada (Attorney General): It’s Time to Re-engage the Parliamentary Committee on Palliative and Compassionate Care
– Reem Zaia, Codified

Intoxilyzer errors lead to Ontario DUI acquittal
– Brett McGarry, McGarry Law

An End To Unmeritorious “Disclosure” Applications?
– Dallas Mack, Mack’s Criminal Law

En-Gendered Arguments On Incest
– Louise Tansey, Mack’s Criminal Law

No Free Downloads
– Louise Tansey, Mack’s Criminal Law

Toews Counting: One Day For One Day
– Dallas Mack, Mack’s Criminal Law

Reliable Co-Accused
– Louise Tansey, Mack’s Criminal Law

Breathalyzer calibration errors lead to not guilty verdict
– Brett McGarry, McGarry Law

Police forcing driver onto a scale leads to Ottawa DUI acquittal
– Brett McGarry, McGarry Law

The Victim Surcharge…
– Dallas Mack, Mack’s Criminal Law

Get Your Conjunctions Right And/Or Don’t – Doesn’t Matter
– Louise Tansey, Mack’s Criminal Law

Quick Pleas? Better Think Fast…
– Lauren Rock, Mack’s Criminal Law

Overholding impaired driver at police station results in sentence reduction
– Brett McGarry, McGarry Law

Accused should know about indefinite Ontario HTA license suspension for valid plea
– Brett McGarry, McGarry Law

Employment & Labour Law

Federal or provincial? Understanding employment and labour law jurisdiction for First Nations employers
– Vey Willets LLP, First Reference Talks

It’s Cheaper, But What’s the Cost? – Uber and the Sharing Model
– Alison McEwen and Sean T. McGee, Labour of Law

Workplace Accommodation is a Two-Way Street… on which Employees can get Run Over
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

Asking the Right Questions in Negotiations
– Bill D. Cole, Labour of Law

Social Media 2.0 – More Food for Thought
– Dana Du Perron, The Workplace Matters

Is Twenty-Six the new Twenty-Four? Taking the ‘Cap’ off the Limit on Reasonable Notice
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

Skipping the Paperwork – New Legislation Addresses Claim Suppression
– Peggy King, Labour of Law

What’s in a Name? Uber Insists its Drivers are Independent Contractors
– Alison McEwen, The Workplace Matters

Want to Wrongfully Dismiss an Employee? There’s an App for That!
– Sean Bawden, Labour Pains

Dress Code Dilemmas: Can Management Prevent Me From Wearing Jeans to Work?
– Stephanie Lewis, Labour of Law

Pregnancy- Related Discrimination
– Alayna Miller, Mann Lawyers

Family Law

What to do with your Refraining Order…
– Chris Rutherford, LMR Family Law

Income for Child Support Purposes: Section III of the Child Support Guidelines
– Chris Rutherford, LMR Family Law

Interview on Collaborative Practice
– Jim Jeffcott, LMR Family Law

Culture’s Role in Family Law: A Word from the Ontario Court of Appeal
– Paula Lester, The Family Connection

Is that Property Properly Excluded?
– Meghan O’Halloran, Startup.Buildup.Sellup.

Indigenous Law

The Northern Gateway Pipeline and the Duty to Consult
– Alex Keenan, Indigenous Law

IP & Copyright Law

Who Owns the Hummus? Trademarks and Source Confusion
– Adam M. Tracey, IP@nelligan

Prohibited Marks – What are They?
– Adam M. Tracey and Taiji Yoshino, IP@nelligan

Other

Insure a Safe Flight
– Brent Craswell, Startup.Buildup.Sellup.

Tech Trends for 2016
– Megan Martins, Momentum Business Law

Privacy & Security Law

Bridging The National Security Accountability Gap: A Three-Part System To Modernize Canada’s Inadequate Review Of National Security
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

Comparative Thinking On National Security Lawyering
– Craig Forcese, National Security Law

Real Estate & Condominium Law

The Hammer or the Fly Swatter? – Condo Corporations and Litigation
– Christy Allen, Condo Law News

Condominiums Can Be Liable For Dog Attacks on Common Elements
– Rod Escayola, Condo Adviser

A Board’s Mandate to Make Changes to the Common Elements
– James M. Davidson, Condo Law News

A Condominium’s ‘Natural’ Reserve Fund Contribution
– James M. Davidson, Condo Law News

Condominiums Can Prevent Smoking in Units
– Rod Escayola, Condo Adviser

How to Ensure “Condo Fees” Are Paid Before the Mortgage in Cases of Default?
– Rod Escayola, Condo Adviser

Yet Another Case of a Limited Recovery of Enforcement Costs
– Kristen Bailey, Condo Law News

Wills & Estates Law

Opting out – Considerations for Executors prior to accepting the role
– Matthew Landry, Startup.Buildup.Sellup.

The Skinny on What You Need to Know About the New Estate Information Return Requirements
– Samantha Lauzon, Wills and Estates Law Blog

Digital Life: After Death
– Madelaine Thurston, Startup.Buildup.Sellup.

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