While wills are important to dividing up the fortunes of the rich, they are just as important for regular people who don't own property or have big bank accounts.
Pro Bono is a monthly column written by lawyers and legal experts at Iler Campbell LLP that explores the murky legal waters activists regularly confront in doing their work.
Mi'kmaw lobster fishers in Nova Scotia have endured shocking acts of violence and intimidation from commercial fishers.
Under what circumstances does membership of charities, non-profits and community organizations have the legal status that will attract a judge's jurisdiction and oversight?
As remote working exacerbates gender inequalities in the workplace, non-profit board chairs should start conversations about what they can do to work towards equality.
Harassment need not be by a superior at work, or even a co-worker, and the protection provided by occupational health and safety legislation is not limited to harassment on human rights grounds
COVID-19 has increased the demand for medical assistance in dying, but the pandemic has also made it more difficult to access.
What is a landlord's responsibility when a tenant in a multi-residential building tests positive for COVID-19?
Voices supporting the rights of disadvantaged groups were either excluded or ignored when "urgent" COVID response programs were crafted. The result is a response that puts bandages on deeper problems.
As we attempt to collectively navigate the "new normal," it is critical that adequate measures be taken to ensure access to adequate housing.
Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders recently admitted officers used facial recognition technology called Clearview AI, which mines social media for billions of personal photos.