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This edition of the Emerging Issues Bulletin discusses the changing face of drug trafficking in Canada

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John Deere Financial Inc. v. 1232291 Ontario Inc. (2016), 2016 ONCA 838, 2016 CarswellOnt 17437 (Ont. C.A.) at para. 39, 42 Hoy A.C.J.O. (Benotto and Lauwers JJ.A. concurring)

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The British Columbia Court of Appeal considers the issue of resisting production of documents in the discovery process.

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This digest highlights a British Columbia Supreme Court decision where the Court dismissed an oppression remedy application, holding that the oppression remedy has no application to personal disputes about ownership of assets.

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This digest highlights a Federal Court decision where the Court dismissed an application to vary Patent Office records pursuant to an agreement to assign certain rights, holding that the court had no jurisdiction to entertain a dispute which is solely a matter of contract.

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Metaphorically speaking, if the Plaintiffs proposed class action were likened to a baseball game, in their Amended Statement of Claim, they throw different types of legal pitches, and they throw many pitches.

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No unreasonable search where gun found in plain view during investigative detention

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Epstein’s This Week in Family Law | Alienation

According to motions judge, as well as Ontario’s Court of Appeal, no person was to have custody or access rights to the parties’ children, aged 16 and 18, and access to information about each was entirely within that child’s control

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Event | Thomson Reuters partners with the Toronto Lawyers Association

Join Thomson Reuters and the Toronto Lawyers Association as we celebrate our new partnership and discuss how technology can be effectively utilized in small law firms to grow a successful practice. Register today.

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Digest of the Week – Existence of individual plaintiff does not alter well-established test to be applied on an application for security for costs

This digest highlights a recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision where the Court overturned a motion judge’s decision denying security for costs against a corporate plaintiff because of the existence of an individual plaintiff.

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Milligan's Criminal Law Advisor | Inducement

Accused's confession was voluntary where there was no nexus between the decision to confess and an "inducement" made by police

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They equipped their apartments as men staying alone could be expected to

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