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The red tsunami; Canadians reject the politics of polarization, and embrace Justin Trudeau’s “sunny ways”

Posted on October 20th, 2015 · Posted in Blog

Prime Minister Trudeau wins a Liberal majority government. Virtually on life support just a few years ago, the Liberal Party of Canada has once again vaulted into power. This all.. read more

Federal election prediction: Conservative minority government

Posted on October 2nd, 2015 · Posted in Blog

Not too long ago, the government of the day had been in power for quite some time. Its new leader seemed to be languishing, and a more focused opposition party.. read more

The Mulcair paradox: formidable parliamentarian and sagging political fortunes.

Posted on February 28th, 2015 · Posted in Blog

Thomas Mulcair has been a compelling leader of the opposition and robustly effective parliamentarian since becoming leader of the NDP. Yet he seems unable to propel his party into a.. read more

Liberals deviate from traditional principles in opposing coalition airstrikes against ISIL

Posted on October 11th, 2014 · Posted in Blog

Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party surprised at least some this week in choosing not to support the Harper government’s motion to send CF-18 aircraft to participate in coalition led.. read more

Alternative fee arrangements: Moving beyond the billable hour

Posted on June 30th, 2014 · Posted in Blog

If you have ever retained the services of a lawyer before, the “billable hour” is likely a very familiar term. Simply put, lawyers charge for their services based on the.. read more

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL); laborious but it’s the law!

Posted on June 27th, 2014 · Posted in Blog

As of July 1st, Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”) will be coming swiftly into effect. There’s a very good chance that you’ve been bombarded recently with a slew of email.. read more

Slang Ain’t So Bad (in Context)

Posted on June 9th, 2014 · Posted in Blog

Inundated by “innits” and “wozes,” one London school banned slang. A playground, however, is not a courtroom. HARRIS ACADEMY, a girls’ high school in South London, hadn’t been altogether chuffed.. read more

Lawyers navigating emerging world of alternative fees

Posted on June 4th, 2014 · Posted in Blog

Jeremy Richler was interviewed for the following Law Times article that appeared on May 12, 2014

A Personal Tribute: Ruth Richler z”l Memorial Lecture

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 · Posted in Blog

The following are my remarks to be delivered at the Ruth Richler z”l Memorial Lecture Series, an event which I regrettably cannot attend in person but one etched very close.. read more

Ontario election 2014: Why the Liberals are poised to win

Posted on June 1st, 2014 · Posted in Blog

With the Ontario election now just under two weeks away, speculation in a tightly contested race is buzzing aloud. For those political geeks such as myself, the sport of politics.. read more