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Continued grievances

Continued grievances

Two labour experts look at the year ahead in labour law..

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Outlook in oil & gas

Outlook in oil & gas

There are always opportunities for lawyers in down times, but for now in the oil patch they’re taking stock.

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Business (of) law in 2015

Business (of) law in 2015

Keep your pencils sharp and your hands clean.

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2015: Outlook on aboriginal law

2015: Outlook on aboriginal law

As part of its year-end coverage, National Magazine asked CBA members what 2015 will bring in their areas of law.

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FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Out of order

Out of order

Has the so-called civility movement already won?

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Follow the money

Follow the money

Bitcoin is more than a virtual currency: it’s powered by a system that could revolutionize everything from contracts and wills to legal work.

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Sex work

Sex work

Canada’s latest attempt to regulate the sex trade opens up debate over employment law protections for sex workers. Read More »

CETA's patent protections

CETA's patent protections

Canada wins compromises on pharmaceutical regime, but some raise concerns over reach of arbitration mechanism.

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Your Practice

How big data can give you a competitive edge

How big data can give you a competitive edge

Law firms willing to make the investment can use legal analytics to add value for clients. Read More »

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 »

Featured Blog Posts

Balancing act: Keeping brain and body on an even keel

By Kim Covert

Illness isn't always as obvious as a runny nose Read More »

The right to bargain collectively

By Yves Faguy

The SCC endorses Dickson’s approach. What it could mean for the constitutional right to strike. Read More »

Cyber attacks, as viewed by the FBI

By Yves Faguy

FBI Director James Comey describes a new way of doing bad things. Read More »

When pigs fly, and other limits on free speech

By Kim Covert

One person's freedom of speech can be another's insupportable insult Read More »