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Blaneys Podcast: Chad Kopach on Issues Facing the Construction Industry During COVID-19
In this episode of the Blaneys Podcast, Chad Kopach, the co-chair of Blaneys’ construction group, discusses the challenges facing the construction industry caused by COVID-19, including the unintended consequences to the holdback regime caused by the Province’s emergency order suspending court deadlines, “essential workplace” issues, and site delays. Our producer and sound engineer Varoujan Arman (also a lawyer) joins in with an interesting recent anecdote regarding “essential workplaces”.
Blaneys Podcast – Dennis Tobin on Commercial Leasing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
During the COVID-19 crisis, Blaneys is continuing its Podcast remotely, with a series of new Podcasts tackling the many challenging legal issues raised by the pandemic and the measures being taken to combat it. In this Podcast, our commercial leasing expert, Dennis Tobin, discusses the many legal and practical challenges facing both commercial landlords and tenants, but also how these parties are starting to cooperate to preserve their businesses without strictly relying on written contractual obligations of the lease.
Blaneys Podcast: Jack Siegel on Employment During the COVID-19 Pandemic
During the COVID-19 crisis, Blaneys is continuing its Podcast remotely, with a series of new Podcasts tackling the many challenging legal issues raised by the pandemic and the measures being taken to combat it. In this episode, our labour and employment law expert, Jack Siegel, discusses the employment law issues that are impacting nearly all Canadians and Canadian employers during this unprecedented time.
Blaneys Podcast: David Ma on Cryptocurrency
In this episode of the Blaneys Podcast, David Ma, our IT and technology law expert, discusses the function and purpose of cryptocurrencies. David tackles recent challenges such as the collapse of crypto exchange Quadriga CX, and the ongoing debate of whether governments should regulate the exchange of cryptocurrencies.
Blaney’s Podcast: Panel Discussion on the New and Evolving Cannabis Industry in Canada
This Blaneys’ Podcast features an exciting and insightful discussion of Canada’s brand new legalized recreational cannabis arena. The topics discussed will be of interest to any existing industry members, or to those thinking about becoming involved in the industry, whether from a production, processing, retail, or support services perspective. The panel members include:
Lou Brzezinski - Blaneys Partner and Podcast host, Co-Chair of the Blaney Cannabis Law Group
Nicholas Wong - Blaneys Partner and member of the Cannabis Law Group and Intellectual Property Law Group
Angela Smith - Founder and CEO of Catalyst Life Science Consulting, a consultancy firm offering regulatory expertise to the cannabis industry
Daryl Hodges - Founder, Chairman and CEO of Ancient Strains, a cannabis investment company and producer among world cannabis markets
The Podcast was produced by Lou Brzezinski and Varoujan Arman, Blaneys’ in-house Podcast producer and sound editor, also a partner in the Commercial Litigation Group and member of the Cannabis Law Group.
Blaneys Podcast: Maria Scarfo on Women in the Legal Profession
In this special episode of the Blaneys Podcast, we sit down with Maria Scarfo, the firm’s managing partner. Maria discusses the challenges faced by the legal industry with the retention of female lawyers, client expectations, her management style, and some of the unique qualities of Blaney McMurtry LLP.