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New directions

New directions

In its final report, the CBA Legal Futures Initiative makes the case for a new regulatory framework that will free lawyers to work differently — and deliver better value to clients. Read More »

Terrorism's motive

Terrorism's motive

Racial profiling under the Anti-Terrorism Act's motive clause could signal trouble ahead for Crown prosecutors. Read More »

Tax-driven merger?

Tax-driven merger?

There may be other compelling reasons for Burger King’s move in Canada. Read More »

Trading down?

Trading down?

How international trade deals could force Canada to drop oversight over a growing number of regulatory issues. Read More »

FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Out from the dark

Out from the dark

International investment arbitration is (slowly) becoming more transparent. Read More »

The accessibility gap

The accessibility gap

Pro bono work is a time-honored tradition in the legal profession. But is it the best way to meet the essential legal needs of people who can't afford a lawyer? Read More »

Out of Office: Destination Beijing

Out of Office: Destination Beijing

Heather Innes, in-house counsel at GM and Chair of CCCA, shares her favourite spots from Beijing. Read More »

Out of office: Films and books July-August 2014

Out of office: Films and books July-August 2014

Looking for something a little different this summer? Read on. Read More »

Your Practice

What's the rush?

What's the rush?

Why do it today when you can wait (and procrastinate) until tomorrow? Read More »

Own the podium

Own the podium

Why old-school public speaking skills still matter. Read More »

Building your niche

Building your niche

Follow your passion, work hard, and the rest should fall into place. Read More »

Play nice

Play nice

Vigorous advocates still need to keep a civil tongue Read More »

Featured Blog Posts

Don’t stop believing

By Michele Hollins

You can have a legal career — and still enjoy life. Read More »

Partisan vs. political judges

By Yves Faguy

What is the ideological makeup of our Supreme Court? Read More »

Legislate in haste, repent in aeternum

By Kim Covert

Slow down, you move too fast - why the rush in passing crime bills? Read More »

Ending the war on drugs

By Yves Faguy

World leaders call for an end to the criminalization and incarceration of people who use drugs. Read More »