15-29 janvier, 2019
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After being removed as justice minister, Wilson-Raybould defends her performance (The Lawyer's Daily)
Amir Attaran, Common Law Section, talks about former Justice Minister and Attorney General Jodie Wilson-Raybould's key errors on assisted-dying legislation and changes to impaired-driving legislation.

Why Canada needs a national data strategy (Policy Options)
Teresa Scassa, Common Law Section, shares her thoughts on why Canada needs a national data strategy that encourages innovation and provides security and privacy.

Remorse will resonate in sentencing of driver in Broncos crash: legal expert (Brockville Recorder and Times)
Jennifer Quaid, Civil Law Section, comments on Jaskirat Singh Sidhu’s guilty plea.

Qui devrait se préoccuper du statut du français à l'ONU? (L'Express CA)
François Larocque, Section de common law, commente le statut du français à l’ONU.

Here's every cannabis college course you can take in U.S. and Canada (The Growth Hop)
This article mentions that “sometime this month, the University of Ottawa will debut their two-week long crash course in cannabis laws.”

Canadian Recording Industry Faces Massive Infringment Claims (OSnews)
Michael Geist, Common Law, comments on copyright infringement lawsuit in the music industry.

Study: Flavored E-Cigs Help Smokers Quit Toxic Cigarettes (Pajamas Media)
David Sweanor, Common Law Section, says that Flavors are an essential element of encouraging switching to vaping for smokers.

Le CRTC protège-t-il suffisamment les Canadiens contre les appels indésirables? (Radio-Canada)
Michael Geist, Section de common law, déplore le manque de ressources au CRTC.

Canada's ambassador to China backs Meng's chances of fighting extradition to the U.S. (Toronto Star)
Errol Mendes, Common Law Section, comments on Meng Wanzhou's case and agrees with Canada's ambassador to China John McCallum's legal advice.

Ontario Liberal leadership race heats up (Toronto Star)
This article mentions Nathalie Des Rosiers, former dean of the civil law section at the University of Ottawa.

Privacy woes arise amid StatsCan's gathering of Canadians' data (Houston Today)
Teresa Scassa, Common Law Section, talks about Statistics Canada's collection and analysis of data in Canada.

Fracture profonde entre l'Ouest et le Québec, d'après les résultats d'un sondage (Radio-Canada)
Benoît Pelletier, Section de droit civil, rappelle les fortes réactions dans l'ouest du pays lorsque le premier ministre Pierre Elliott Trudeau a mis en place le Programme énergétique national, entre 1980 et 1985.

Tragédie de Humboldt : comment infliger une « peine juste » au coupable? (Radio-Canada)
Jennifer Quaid, Section de droit civil, commente le cas de Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, le conducteur du semi-remorque qui a plaidé coupable relativement à l'accident de l'autocar des Broncos de Humboldt.

'Privacy Day' explores how to yield benefits from smart cities without privacy pains (IT World Canada)
Teresa Scassa, Common Law Section, comments on the concept of smart cities.

Copyright notices can no longer demand payment for alleged piracy (CTV News Toronto)
Michael Geist, Common Law Section, discusses the new amendment to the Canadian Copyright Act which closes a loophole in the copyright notice system.

Marché du carbone : Doug Ford ne pourra pas éviter un recours judiciaire (Radio-Canada)
Amir Attaran, Section de common law et Faculté de médecine, discute de la tentative échoué du gouvernement Doug Ford d’éviter un recours judiciaire de Greenpeace Canada au sujet de la loi qu'il a adoptée l'an dernier sur le retrait de l'Ontario de la bourse du carbone.

Une chercheuse veut savoir qui finance les recherches sur le pétrole de l'Université de Regina (Radio-Canada)
Duff Conacher, Sectoin de common law, estime que le public a le droit de savoir qui finance les recherches et il ne comprend pas l’attitude de l'Université de Regina au sujet de la divulgation de ces informations.

Tragédie de Humboldt : comment infliger une « peine juste » au coupable? (Radio-Canada)
Jennifer Quaid, Section de droit civil, commente le cas de Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, qui a causé la mort de 16 personnes dans la tragédie de Humboldt.

Canadian ISPs no longer have to pass on Big Content threats to pirates (Fudzilla)
Michael Geist, Common Law Section, discusses the new amendment to the Canadian Copyright Act which closes a loophole in the copyright notice system.

Rise of Heat-Not-Burn Products Coincides With Decrease in Cigarette Sales (Filter Mag)
David Sweanor, Common Law Section, comments on the increase in heat-not-burn electronic tobacco product sales in South Korea, which coincided with a decrease in cigarette sales.

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Jeudi, Janvier 31, 2019
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