We’ve Gone Virtual!

November 7, 2022 | Hannah Zip

Welcome readers to the new and improved electronic BarNotes! After vigorous discussion and debate, I am excited to announce that the editorial committee has decided to make the leap from print to online. What does this mean for CBA members?

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Direct supervision amendments: well-considered and poorly worded

  • March 15, 2023

As most lawyers know, our Code of Professional Conduct (the Code) has been amended to clarify the requirements regarding direct supervision of non-lawyers (see s. 6.1 of the Code). These amendments were thoroughly considered after many consultations related to non-lawyers’ roles in the legal industry, with the goal of improving access to justice.

Family Dispute Resolution – Where are we Now

  • December 12, 2022
  • Merisa Coertze

After successful pilot programs in Prince Albert and Regina and in accordance with s.44.01 of the Queen’s Bench Act, mandatory early family dispute resolution has been extended across the entire province of Saskatchewan, effective July 1st, 2022.

Interview with CBASK President Jana Linner

  • November 24, 2022

New CBA Saskatchewan (CBASK) President, Jana Linner, discusses her priorities, judicial independence and advocating for the increased representation of women in the legal profession.

No Reason to be Smug

  • November 07, 2022
  • Beth Bilson, Q.C.

The Texas legislature recently passed a bill – referred to in the media as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill – that is meant to prevent teachers from discussing sexual orientation or gender identity in an “inappropriate” way.

Bossware: Spying or Support?

  • November 07, 2022
  • Joe Gill and Dustin Doroshenko

Employers struggled throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with a problem: were their remote employees working?

A Farewell to Online Recruitment

  • November 07, 2022
  • Erin Eccleston, Marek Coutu and Emily Barlas

In the pre-pandemic world, hiring summer students and articling students involved several networking events, such as the CBA Law Firm Showcase, the College of Law Career Fair and receptions hosted by law firms themselves.