Category: Miscellany

“Looking for a sweet peacekeeping spot in Africa? Don’t do it.”

“Looking for a sweet peacekeeping spot in Africa? Don’t do it.”  by Lew MacKenzie (MGen. ret.). Sitrep, RCMI, January-February, 2017. Looking for a Sweet Peacekeeping Spot in Africa – 2017-02 Sitrep Reprinted here with the kind permission of the Royal Canadian Military Institute. This post is done by Camberwell House for informational, discussion and educational […]

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“Are They Soldiers? Or Are They Children?” Part 2

“Are They Soldiers?  Or Are They Children?  Preparing the Canadian Military for the Contemporary Security Environment.”  by Lindsay Coombs.  Part 2. Are they Soldiers or Children – Part 2 – 2017-02 Sitrep Reprinted here with the kind permission of the Royal Canadian Military Institute. This post is done by Camberwell House for informational, discussion and […]

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“Are They Soldiers? Or Are They Children?” Part 1

“Are They Soldiers?  Or Are They Children?  Preparing the Canadian Military for the Contemporary Security Environment.”  by Lindsay Coombs.  Part 1.  Sitrep, RCMI, November-December, 2016. Are they Soldiers or Children – Part 1 – 2016-12 Sitrep Reprinted here with the kind permission of the Royal Canadian Military Institute. This post is done by Camberwell House […]

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Why Is Domestic Violence Now Becoming a Workplace Responsibility?

Yosie Saint-Cyr at SLAW has an excellent short piece on this question here.   An excerpt: “Domestic violence may prevent a victim from getting to work, prevent a victim from concentrating on work, and interfere with co-workers’ performance as well. Other employees may be impacted due to fear, stress, concern for the victim’s well-being, increased workload […]

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“Three Questions that will drive your business”

“Three Questions that will drive your business” David Schefter of Raymond James gives us this excellent and short synopsis of a process by which we can heighten our businesses’ focus and improve client recruitment and retention by answering three questions: 1.What do you do? 2.Why does it matter? 3.Who cares? Very much worth reading in […]

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“Bill 47 Protecting Rewards Points Act: Will rewards points become more rewarding for Ontario consumers?”

Osler’s Andraya Frith and Christine Jackson provide an overview of Ontario Private Member’s Bill, Bill 47, Protecting Rewards Points Act (Consumer Protection Amendment), 2016. According to the Ontario Legislature, “The Bill amends the Consumer Protection Act, 2002 with respect to rewards points.  The definition of a “consumer agreement” is amended to include agreements under which rewards points […]

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Fireball

An interesting sight to see on the way to a Networkers breakfast this morning. Another Fireball over the Great Lakes  

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Remember this!

Courtesy of Nicole Nussbaum’s FB page:

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Hydro interruption: you may not be able to reach us

There will be a scheduled interruption of hydro to our offices on Friday, August 5th, 2016 from 0830h until approximately 1030h; it may go on longer than that. If the hydro work is not completed on the 5th it will be completed on Monday, August 8th, 2016 from 0830h until approximately 1030h. You may be […]

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Academia and Practice: a long-divorced unhappy couple

An American article, advanced for interest’s sake, so adjust for that. I make no Canadian comparisons: “Why Don’t Law School Professors Have Practical Experience These Days?“. That said, it has been many, many, many years since I found any academic article useful in litigation. I recall citing some early in my career, but the ones […]

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