Lawyered

Lawyered

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LAWYERED is a bi-weekly, independent podcast series that focuses on Canadian legal issues. Each episode features a conversation with a different legal professional who will provide their insight on recent developments in the law.
Construction and Division of Powers
Jul 11 • 9 min
In part three of my interview with construction lawyer, Sharon Vogel, we discuss jurisdictional issues between federal and provincial construction legislation
Ontario’s New Construction Act
Jul 11 • 11 min
In part two of my interview with construction lawyer, Sharon Vogel, we chat about Ontario’s new Construction Act - the first substantial legislative overhaul of the Construction Lien Act in over 30 years
Curbing Corruption in the Construction Industry
Jul 11 • 10 min
In part one of my interview with construction lawyer, Sharon Vogel, we speak about legal mechanisms to curb corruption in the construction industry
40: Construction Law (Sharon Vogel)
Jul 11 • 33 min
For our Season 4 finale, we’re speaking with construction lawyer, Sharon Vogel, who was ranked as one of 2017’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada! Topics: corruption in the construction industry; Ontario’s new Construction…
Social Benefits through Infrastructure
Jun 27 • 12 min
In part three of my interview with infrastructure lawyer, Nick Shkordoff, we’ll discuss the environmental and community benefit requirements of infrastructure projects
CETA, NAFTA and Government Procurement
Jun 27 • 11 min
In part two of my interview with infrastructure lawyer, Nick Shkordoff, we chat about free trade agreements and the implications for government procurement
The P3 Model and Infrastructure
Jun 27 • 12 min
In part one of my interview with infrastructure lawyer, Nick Shkordoff, we speak about the structure and considerations of the P3 funding model
39: Infrastructure Law (Nick Shkordoff)
Jun 27 • 36 min
This week, we host our first guest from the public sector as Nick Shkordoff (senior legal counsel at Infrastructure Ontario) chats with us about the mechanisms of infrastructure law! Topics: the P3 funding model; CETA, free trade agreements and…
Random Drug Tests at Work
Jun 13 • 11 min
In part three of my interview with labour lawyer, Lindsay Lawrence, we discuss random drug testing in the workplace
When is an Unpaid Intern an Employee?
Jun 13 • 10 min
In part two of my interview with labour lawyer, Lindsay Lawrence, we chat about the controversy and implications of unpaid internships
#MeToo and the Scope of Workplace Harassment
Jun 13 • 11 min
In part one of my interview with labour lawyer, Lindsay Lawrence, we speak about the scope and remedies for workplace harassment.
38: Labour Law (Lindsay Lawrence)
Jun 13 • 32 min
We’re switching gears this week and getting into the ins and outs of labour law featuring Lindsay Lawrence! Topics: workplace harassment and #MeToo; unpaid internships; and random drug testing
Current Trends in Corporate Law
May 30 • 8 min
In part three of my interview with commercial lawyer, Monique Jilesen, we discuss additional trends in corporate law
Proxy Battles and Tactics
May 30 • 9 min
In part two of my interview with special situations lawyer, Walied Soliman, we chat about proxy battles and potential resolution tactics
Hostile Takeover Bids
May 30 • 11 min
In part one of my interview with special situations lawyer, Walied Soliman, we speak about the trends and legal requirements for hostile takeovers
37: Special Situations Law (Walied Soliman)
May 30 • 30 min
On this episode, we’re speaking about commercial law with Monique Jilesen, one of the top 50 trial lawyers in the country! Topics: third-party litigation funding; summary judgement procedures; the development of the duty of good faith.
Mediated Settlements with the Competition Bureau
May 16 • 10 min
In part three of my interview with competition lawyer, Michael Osborne, we talk about the mediated settlements in Competition Bureau matters
Abuses of Dominance in the Market
May 16 • 12 min
In part two of my interview with competition lawyer, Michael Osborne, we discuss the trend of abuses of dominance
Price-Fixing in the Bread Industry
May 16 • 12 min
In part one of my interview with competition lawyer, Michael Osborne, we speak about the bread price-fixing allegations in Canadian grocery stores
36: Competition Law (Michael Osborne)
May 16 • 36 min
On this episode, we’re speaking about competition lawyer, Michael Osborne, about price-fixing, abuses of dominance and merger control Topics: bread price-fixing; abuses of dominance cases; and mediated settlements with the Competition Bureau
The Contractual Duty of Good Faith
May 2 • 10 min
In part three of my interview with commercial lawyer, Monique Jilesen, we discuss the development of the contractual duty of good faith
Going for Summary Judgement?
May 2 • 11 min
In part two of my interview with commercial lawyer, Monique Jilesen, we chat about the strategy and logistics regarding summary judgement procedures
Third-Party Litigation Funding
May 2 • 11 min
In part one of my interview with commercial lawyer, Monique Jilesen, we speak about the introduction and implications of the third party litigation funding model
35: Commercial Law (Monique Jilesen)
May 2 • 34 min
On this episode, we’re speaking about commercial law with Monique Jilesen, one of the top 50 trial lawyers in the country! Topics: third-party litigation funding; summary judgement procedures; the development of the duty of good faith.
FairPlay, Online Piracy & Net Neutrality
Apr 18 • 11 min
In part three of my interview with broadcasting lawyer, Mark Lewis, we discuss FairPlay’s proposed approach to address online piracy and the implications for net neutrality
The Legality of the Internet of Things
Apr 18 • 12 min
In part two of my interview with broadcasting lawyer, Mark Lewis, we chat about the federal regulation of the Internet of Things
How to Watch a Super Bowl Ad
Apr 18 • 12 min
34: Broadcasting Law (Mark Lewis)
Apr 18 • 36 min
This week, we chat about what’s making waves in the area of broadcasting law with Mark Lewis, a lawyer who has practised in this area for over five decades! Topics: Super Bowl commercials; the Internet of Things; and online piracy vs. net neutrality.
CBSA and Cell Phone Searches
Apr 4 • 10 min
In part three of my interview with regulatory lawyer, Gerald Chan, we discuss the CBSA’s cross-border search powers for cell phones
Checking Your Litigation Privilege
Apr 4 • 9 min
In part two of my interview with regulatory lawyer, Gerald Chan, we chat about new guidance on litigation privilege in the context of witness statements
Digital Privacy and Text Messages
Apr 4 • 12 min
In part one of my interview with regulatory lawyer, Gerald Chan, we speak about the new limits digital privacy, including search powers for text messages
33: Regulatory Law (Gerald Chan)
Apr 4 • 32 min
This week, we’re running down the latest cases in the area of regulatory law with Gerald Chan, one of Canada’s leading practitioners in public law litigation. Topics: digital privacy & text messages; litigation privilege; CBSA…
First Nations Engagement for Energy Projects
Mar 21 • 10 min
In part three of my interview with energy lawyer, Lisa DeMarco, we discuss opportunities for energy lawyers to engage with First Nations groups
Fair Hydro Plan and Ratepayer Expectations
Mar 21 • 11 min
In part two of my interview with energy lawyer, Lisa DeMarco, we chat about the Rate regulator and rate payer expectations in the context of the Fair Hydro Plan
NEB and Reforms to Energy Approvals
Mar 21 • 11 min
In part one of my interview with energy lawyer, Lisa DeMarco, we speak about the proposed reform of the National Energy Board
32: Energy Law (Lisa DeMarco)
Mar 21 • 34 min
This week, we’re chatting about what’s generating conversation in the world of energy law with Lisa DeMarco, one of the world’s leading climate change lawyers. Topics: National Energy Board reform; Fair Hydro Plan and ratepayer…
Whose Plane is it Anyways?
Mar 7 • 12 min
In part one of my interview with aviation lawyer, Bill Clark, we discuss the legal issues related to cross-border aviation
Private Planes and the CRA
Mar 7 • 11 min
In part two of my interview with aviation lawyer, Bill Clark, we chat about the new CRA direction on aircraft ownership
Passenger Bill of Rights
Mar 7 • 11 min
In part one of my interview with aviation lawyer, Bill Clark, we speak about the proposed Passenger Bill of Rights
31: Aviation Law (Bill Clark)
Mar 7 • 36 min
Season 4 takes off this week, as we chat with aviation lawyer, Bill Clark, about the legal issues about planes, jets and everything in the sky. Topics: Passenger Bill of Rights; CRA policies on aircraft ownership; and cross-border country of origin rules.
Bill 37 and Teacher Discipline
Jul 12, 2017 • 11 min
In part three of my interview with education lawyer, Tom McRae, we chat about Bill 37 and the changes to the investigation and disciplinary process for teachers in Ontario
School Boards and the Ombudsman
Jul 12, 2017 • 7 min
In part two of my interview with education lawyer, Tom McRae, we speak about the Ontario Ombudsman’s new jurisdiction over school boards
Religious Accommodation in Schools
Jul 12, 2017 • 12 min
In part one of my interview with education lawyer, Tom McRae, we speak about the limits of religious accommodation in the school system
30: Education Law (Tom McRae)
Jul 12, 2017 • 32 min
To wrap up Season 3, we’re speaking about education law with the outgoing OBA Section Chair, Tom McRae. Topics: religious accommodations in schools, the ombudsman’s jurisdiction over school boards and changes to the disciplinary process for teachers
Rules on Foreign Corruption
Jun 28, 2017 • 11 min
In part three of our interview with international trade lawyer, Jessica Horwitz, where we will speak about the federal legislation that governs foreign public corruption.
CETA - Canada-EU Trade Agreement
Jun 28, 2017 • 12 min
In part two of our interview with international trade lawyer, Jessica Horwitz, we will chat about the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.
WTO Trade Remedies
Jun 28, 2017 • 12 min
In part one of my interview with international trade lawyer, Jessica Horwitz, we speak about the legal implications of trade remedies.
29: International Trade Law (Jessica Horwitz)
Jun 28, 2017 • 36 min
We’re getting global and chatting with international trade lawyer, Jessica Horwitz about the legal issues on Canada’s trade abroad. Topics: trade remedies; Canada-EU trade agreement; and foreign corruption legislation.
Business Judgement Rule
Jun 14, 2017 • 10 min
In part three of my interview with condo lawyer, Denise Lash, we speak about the application of the business judgement rule in the condo context.
Condos: License to Manage
Jun 14, 2017 • 11 min
In part two of my interview with condo lawyer, Denise Lash, we discuss the proposed mandatory licensing rules for condo managers.
AirBnB and Condos
Jun 14, 2017 • 11 min
In part one of my interview with condo lawyer, Denise Lash, we will chat about the legal issues surrounding AirBNB and short term rentals.
28: Condominium Law (Denise Lash)
Jun 14, 2017 • 33 min
On this week’s episode, we’re speaking with condominium lawyer Denise Lash about the legal topics facing the owners and managers of vertical communities. Topics: AirBnB and short-term rentals; mandatory manager licensing;…
Refusal of Medical Treatment
May 31, 2017 • 12 min
In part three of my interview with children’s lawyer, Mercedes Perez, we speak about recent cases about parents who sought to refuse medical treatment on behalf of their children.
Katelynn’s Principle: A Child-Focused Approach
May 31, 2017 • 11 min
In part two of my interview with children’s lawyer, we speak about a new child-focused principle arising from a recent coroner’s inquest.
Secure Isolation and Bill 89
May 31, 2017 • 11 min
In part one of my interview with children’s lawyer, Mercedes Perez, we speak about Bill 89 and reforms to the secure isolation of children
27: Children’s Law (Suzan Fraser)
May 31, 2017 • 35 min
On this week’s episode, we’re chatting with children’s lawyer Suzan Fraser about the top legal issues facing youths and young persons. Topics: secure isolation and solitary confinement; a new child-focused legal principle; and parental refusal…
A Best Interest Standard
May 17, 2017 • 10 min
In part three of my interview with securities lawyer, Junaid Subhan, we chat about a potential best interest standard for securities registrants
Fintech and Knowing Your Client
May 17, 2017 • 14 min
In part two of my interview with securities lawyer, Junaid Subhan, we speak about how the fintech sector can integrate the Know Your Client requirement for securities.
Facebook, Securities and Disclosure
May 17, 2017 • 12 min
In part one of my interview with securities lawyer, Junaid Subhan, we discuss whether social media can satisfy companies’ obligations for public disclosure
26: Securities Law (Junaid Subhan)
May 17, 2017 • 38 min
We’re getting financial this week and chatting with Junaid Subhan about securities law! Topics: material disclosure on social media; knowing your client in the fintech sector; and a “best interest” standard for registrants.
Protecting Loyalty Reward Points
May 3, 2017 • 11 min
In part three of my interview with advertising lawyer, Catherine Bate, we cover the recent legislation which prevents the expiration of loyalty reward points across Canada.
Amazon Pricing: Putting the Cart Before the Horse
May 3, 2017 • 10 min
In part two of my interview with advertising lawyer, Catherine Bate, we discuss the allegations and settlement surrounding Amazon Canada’s deceptive list prices and helpful compliance strategies.
Happy Meal Toys and Advertising
May 3, 2017 • 10 min
In part one of my interview with advertising lawyer, Catherine Bate, we speak about the filing of a Quebec class action claim against McDonald’s restaurants.
25: Advertising Law (Catherine Bate)
May 3, 2017 • 32 min
On this week’s episode, we’re speaking with one of Canada’s leading advertising lawyers, Catherine Bate, about truth, advertising and everything in between. Topics: children’s advertising and McDonald’s; deceptive pricing and Amazon Canada; and…
Charter Rights without Remedies?
Apr 19, 2017 • 13 min
In part three of my interview with mental health lawyer, Mercedes Perez, we speak about a recent appellate ruling that shed lights on the available ORB remedies for hospital misconduct.
Long-Term Patients, the CCB and Bill 122
Apr 19, 2017 • 13 min
In part two of my interview with mental health lawyer, Mercedes Perez, we speak about her successful constitutional challenge and the resulting amendments to the Ontario Mental Health Act.
Legality of Community Treatment Orders
Apr 19, 2017 • 12 min
In part one of my interview with mental health lawyer, Mercedes Perez, we speak about legality and practical effects of CTOs.
24: Mental Health Law (Mercedes Perez)
Apr 19, 2017 • 40 min
On this week’s episode, we’re sitting down with Mercedes Perez, one of Toronto’s leading mental health lawyers and successful Charter appellant. Topics: community treatment orders; new order-making powers for long-term involuntary patients; and…
Stare Decisis and Tribunals
Apr 5, 2017 • 9 min
In part three of my interview with administrative lawyer, Gavin Mackenzie, we speak about a clarifying appeal case on the role of precedents in a tribunal context.
Standards of Review: What’s the Deference?
Apr 5, 2017 • 13 min
In part two of my interview with administrative lawyer, Gavin Mackenzie, we discuss the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent holdings on reasonableness and deference, the current Dunsmuir standards of review.
Trinity Western’s Community Covenant
Apr 5, 2017 • 13 min
In part one of my interview with administrative lawyer, Gavin Mackenzie, we speak about the upcoming Trinity Western University appeals at the Supreme Court.
23: Administrative Law (Gavin MacKenzie)
Apr 5, 2017 • 36 min
This week, we’re speaking about administrative law with Gavin MacKenzie, former LSUC Treasurer and the repeatedly-named Toronto Lawyer of the Year. Topics: Trinity Western University appeals; standards of review at the Supreme Court; and precedents…
Becoming a Sperm Donor Through Sex
Mar 22, 2017 • 10 min
In part three of my interview with fertility lawyer, Sara Cohen, we talk about a new legislative change which will allow individuals to donate sperm through sex, and the corresponding impacts on family law.
How to Compensate a Donor
Mar 22, 2017 • 11 min
In part two of my interview with fertility lawyer, Sara Cohen, we discuss about legal changes in donor regulations and the compensation structure
When a Surrogacy Agreement is Unenforceable
Mar 22, 2017 • 12 min
In part one of my interview with fertility lawyer, Sara Cohen, we speak about a new statute which deems surrogacy contracts to be unenforceable, and how the law can protect vulnerable parties.
22: Fertility Law (Sara Cohen)
Mar 22, 2017 • 34 min
22: Fertility Law (Sara Cohen) This week, we’re speaking about fertility law with Sara Cohen, a lawyer recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada! Topics: unenforceable surrogacy contracts; financial compensation for donors;…
Prosecuting Food Fraud
Mar 8, 2017 • 11 min
In part three of our interview with food lawyer, Glenford Jameson, we discuss the recent food fraud prosecutions by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
A Spirited Constitutional Challenge
Mar 8, 2017 • 14 min
In part two of our interview with food lawyer, Glenford Jameson, we chat about a constitutional challenge with respect to LCBO’s price mark-ups.
Counting Calories
Mar 8, 2017 • 13 min
In part one of our interview with food lawyer, Glenford Jameson, we speak about the recent ‘calorie count’ advertisement requirements for Ontario restaurants.
21: Food Law (Glenford Jameson)
Mar 8, 2017 • 38 min
It’s the Season 3 premiere, and we’re speaking with Glenford Jameson about the hottest issues in food law! Topics: calorie counts at restaurants, an LCBO constitutional challenge, and food fraud prosecutions.
Discriminatory Funding on Reserves
Jun 29, 2016 • 10 min
In part one of our interview with Aboriginal lawyer, Senwung Luk we discuss the discriminatory funding on First Nations reserves.
Aboriginal Spirituality and Religious Freedom
Jun 29, 2016 • 10 min
In part two of our interview with Aboriginal lawyer, Senwung Luk we cover Aboriginal spirituality in the context of s. 2(a) of the Charter.
Canada, Indigenous Peoples and the UN
Jun 29, 2016 • 11 min
In part one of our interview with Aboriginal lawyer, Senwung Luk we discuss the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
20: Aboriginal Law (Senwung Luk)
Jun 29, 2016 • 33 min
On our Season 2 finale, we speak with Senwung Luk about the top issues in Aboriginal law. Topics: UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; Aboriginal spirituality and s.2(a); and child welfare funding on reserves
Power-of-Attorney Litigation
Jun 15, 2016 • 12 min
In part three of our interview with Kimberly Whaley, we chat about issues in power-of-attorney litigation.
Predatory Marriages
Jun 15, 2016 • 12 min
In part two of our interview with Kimberly Whaley, we speak about the rise of predatory marriages and potential case law reforms.
Reducing Undue Influence
Jun 15, 2016 • 12 min
In part one of our interview with Kimberly Whaley, we discuss the undue influence and legal strategies to diminish its effect.
19: Elder Law (Kimberly Whaley)
Jun 15, 2016 • 35 min
It’s Episode 19, we’re chatting about elder law with Kimberly Whaley, principal of one of Canada’s top wills and estates firms. Topics: reducing undue influence, predatory marriages and power-of-attorney litigation.
Opinions on Expert Witnesses
Jun 1, 2016 • 12 min
In part three of our interview with Lonny Rosen, we chat about expert witnesses in health law litigation.
Truth in Medical Advertising
Jun 1, 2016 • 12 min
In part two of our interview with Lonny Rosen, bespeak about the advertising regulations for medical professionals.
Medical Assistance in Dying and Bill C-14
Jun 1, 2016 • 12 min
In part one of our interview with Lonny Rosen, we discuss the proposed federal legislation for medical assistance in dying.
18: Health Law (Lonny Rosen)
Jun 1, 2016 • 37 min
On Episode 18, we get a health law check-up from Lonny Rosen, the OBA’s 2016 Recipient for Excellence in Health Law. Topics: right-to-die legislation; advertising regulations for health professions; expert witness requirements.
Reading Down the Contract
May 18, 2016 • 12 min
In part 3 of our interview with franchise lawyer, Chris Horkins, we chat about the court’s remedies with respect to contractual interpretation.
Good Faith and General Motors
May 18, 2016 • 14 min
In part 2 of our interview with franchise lawyer, Chris Horkins, we speak about good faith obligations and whether there is an ongoing duty of disclosure.
Protecting Brand Strength
May 18, 2016 • 11 min
In part 1 of our interview with franchise lawyer, Chris Horkins, we talk about whether franchisors have a legal obligation to protect their brand strength.
17: Franchise Law (Chris Horkins)
May 18, 2016 • 37 min
On Episode 17, Chris Horkins fills us in on the hottest issues in franchise law! Topics: a franchisor’s obligation to protect brand strength; application of good faith obligations and when courts will blue-pencil contractual agreements.
Summary Trial Procedures
May 4, 2016 • 12 min
In part 3 of our interview with product liability lawyer, Scott Maidment, we chat about how summary trial procedures can expedite litigation.
Class Actions: What’s in Common?
May 4, 2016 • 12 min
In part 2 of our interview with product liability lawyer, Scott Maidment, we discuss developing cases which are restricting class action certification.
Vicarious Liability on the Road
May 4, 2016 • 15 min
In part 1 of our interview with product liability lawyer, Scott Maidment, we talk about a recent shift in vicarious liability for car owners.
16: Product Liability Law (Scott Maidment)
May 4, 2016 • 38 min
On Episode 16, we’re speaking with Scott Maidment, one of the top 30 product liability lawyers in the world! Topics include: vicarious motor vehicle liability; class action certification; and summary trial procedures.