Could a horrific collision involving 11 cars yesterday on a Houston highway have been caused by a trucker asleep at the wheel? The driver in question denies it, but the video footage has to at least make us wonder how he could have slammed into the jam of cars at that speed without, it appears, even slowing.
Why legal advice is so expensive
The legal system in Canada is complicated, arcane, and out of reach for the majority of people. One important reason for that is that the cost of getting answers to legal questions is generally very high.
Legal clinics demand meeting with Mulroney on budget cuts as Queen’s Park heads toward summer break
Community legal clinics
are demanding to meet with Attorney General Caroline Mulroney over the provincial government’s cuts to the legal aid budget, the full extent of which may only be announced next week after the legislature has risen for the summer.
Tribunal delays and privacy rules impacting clients with disabilities
People with disabilities — who may already need accommodation or be facing violations of their human rights — are now confronting new challenges at administrative tribunals, according to lawyers who spoke at the Law Society of Ontario on June 5.
The College’s Prescribing Drugs policy is currently being reviewed. A revised draft of the policy has been developed and is now being circulated for external consultation. The draft policy sets out expectations for all physicians who prescribe drugs or provide drugs samples to patients. It also sets out specific expectations for physicians who prescribe narcotics and controlled substances, including opioids.