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Published on: 7 Dec 2022 By

Privacy and the use of electronic medical and dental records

Physicians, dentists and other health practitioners have professional, legal and ethical responsibilities to keep the personal health information of their patients confidential and private. These obligations are governed and imposed by the regulatory body of each profession as well as variou…

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Published on: 1 Dec 2022 By

What you need to know before you sign a liability waiver

Winter sports season is around the corner. Usually, participants must sign a liability waiver to enjoy a ski hill or skate on a public rink. It’s common for people to sign a liability waiver without giving it a second thought. However, you may be giving up your rights a little too fast, with…

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Published on: 30 Nov 2022 By

Car insurance 101: 7 optional accident benefits you should consider

When you renew your car insurance policy, you have a variety of options to increase your coverage in the event that you are injured. The basic policy may seem appealing to most drivers, because it has the lowest premiums. But if you ask anyone who has been injured in an accident, the standar…

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Published on: 23 Nov 2022 By ,

Selling your professional practice?

Employment considerations when selling your professional practice*   Whatever the reason might be to sell a professional practice, whether for the purposes of retirement, a change of career, or no longer wanting to be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business, there are impor…

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Published on: 26 Oct 2022 By

Are we there yet? Solidifying the U.S. – E.U. privacy landscape with President Biden’s new Executive Order

Special thanks to Jordyn Liebman, Articling Student, who helped write this article. On October 7, 2022, President Biden signed an Executive Order (“E.O.”) on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities. Businesses might be wondering: What, if anything, does this me…

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Published on: 26 Oct 2022 By

Group of popular arthritis drugs may pose risk of heart problems, blood clots, cancer and death, says Health Canada

Update: On November 1, 2022, Health Canada published multiple safety alerts to notify the general public and medical community about new warnings required for the Canadian labels for all Janus Kinase Inhibitors concerning risks of serious heart-related problems, fatal blood clots and cancer,…

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Published on: 21 Oct 2022 By

Can a delay in breast cancer diagnosis be a result of medical malpractice?

For many patients with breast cancer an early diagnosis with early treatment can result in an excellent prognosis (there is a 90% to 99% five-year survival rate1 for patients with a stage I or II breast cancer diagnosis). However, a delay in diagnosis can result in a later-stage diagnosis an…

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Published on: 11 Oct 2022 By

Federal Court grants injunctive relief against interfering law firm – Moushoom v Canada (Attorney General)

In August 2022, the Federal Court released its decision in Moushoom v Canada (Attorney General), 2022 FC 1212 (“Moushoom”), granting the Plaintiffs’ motion for an interlocutory order that no legal professionals other than class counsel, the Plaintiff Assembly of First Nations, or the Court-a…

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Published on: 5 Oct 2022 By

Divorce Act amendments: duties for parents and lawyers

A number of significant changes were made to the Divorce Act, which impact family law litigants, specifically divorced parents and separated spouses with children. These amendments to the Divorce Act took effect on March 1, 2021. Divorce Act changes explained: Duties for parents The duties t…

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