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Osgoode Law School student volunteers venture out into the world of law with microphones in hand. They bring light pressing and current issues in the law by talking to amazing and gracious guests each week.

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Osgoode Law School student volunteers venture out into the world of law with microphones in hand. They bring light pressing and current issues in the law by talking to amazing and gracious guests each week.

    17. The Impact of COVID-19 on Labour and Employment Law

    17. The Impact of COVID-19 on Labour and Employment Law

    In this episode, Warren Urquhart returns to discuss employment and labour law in the face of COVID-19. Tune in as Warren interviews Justin P'ng, a lawyer at Fasken, on workers’ right, occupational health and safety, and the technological implications of quarantine.
    The contents of this episode are intended as legal information NOT legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult with a lawyer.
    Special thanks to Justin and Fasken! To keep up to date, please check out Fasken's COVID-19 Knowledge Centre below:
    www.fasken.com/en/knowledge/covid-19

    • 1 hr 6 min
    16. Canadian Criminal Sentencing

    16. Canadian Criminal Sentencing

    In this episode, Osgoode 2L Laura Villani talks with Dean Embry and Erin Dann of Embry Dann LLP about criminal sentencing in Canada.
    The contents of this episode are meant as legal information NOT legal advice. If you are in need of legal advice, please consult with a lawyer.
    Sources
    Music: Sincerely by Kevin MacLeodLink: incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5033-sincerely
    License: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
    Embry Dann LLP
    Link: https://www.edlaw.ca/

    • 39 min
    15. Privacy Concerns at Toronto's Smart City

    15. Privacy Concerns at Toronto's Smart City

    Toronto is Sidewalk Labs’ first stop to create a “smart city”. However, there are major privacy concerns over the smart city concept. Tune in as Simon Kuan dissects the various privacy issues with David Goodis, the Assistant Commissioner of the Information and Privacy Commission of Ontario, to provide an in-depth look at the data collection that will happen in the smart city, the privacy implications of the data collection, and the ongoing debate about whether or not the city should permit the smart city’s construction.
    The contents of this episode are meant as legal information NOT legal advice. If you are in need of legal advice, please consult with a lawyer.

    • 30 min
    14. Digital File Management

    14. Digital File Management

    Hide your summaries! Just kidding. In this episode, Osgoode 2L Laura Villani sits down with David Heppenstall, a fellow law student and former computer scientist to talk about the importance of digital file management and backup.
    The contents of this episode are meant as legal information NOT legal advice. If you are in need of legal advice, please consult with a lawyer.
    Sources
    Music: Sincerely by Kevin MacLeodLink: incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/5033-sincerely
    License: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
    File Retention and Destruction (Law Society of Ontario)
    Link: https://lso.ca/lawyers/practice-supports-and-resources/topics/managing-files/file-retention-and-destruction

    • 17 min
    13. COVID-19: The Law and Your Rights

    13. COVID-19: The Law and Your Rights

    In a matter of weeks, billions of people have had their lives uprooted because of COVID-19. How does the law factor in Ontario, and in general, Canada? In this episode, Warren Urquhart discusses how the law impacts possible drug treatment for COVID-19, workers' right to refusal, and the issue of discrimination during these unprecedented times. 
    The contents of this episode are meant as legal information NOT legal advice. If you are in need of legal advice, please consult with a lawyer.
    Sources:
    Thomson Reuters Practical Law Coronavirus Toolkit: Canada https://uk.practicallaw.thomsonreuters.com/Document/I5119acd361f511eaadfea82903531a62/View/FullText.html?listSource=Foldering&originationContext=MyResearchHistoryRecents&transitionType=MyResearchHistoryItem&contextData=(oc.DocLink)&VR=3.0&RS=cblt1.0&comp=pluk&firstPage=true&bhcp=1
    Lexis Practice Advisor: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance Kit: https://advance.lexis.com/document?crid=9c3eda8a-1dab-4dcf-a89f-58268974a4bf&pddocfullpath=%2Fshared%2Fdocument%2Fanalytical-materials-lpa-ca%2Furn%3AcontentItem%3A5W0W-D0Y1-JWBS-601B-00000-00&pdcontentcomponentid=402959&pdmfid=1518425&pdisurlapi=true
    The Lawyer's Daily "Effective IP strategy: Patenting treatment for COVID-19 Infections:
    https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/ip/articles/18131?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=section
    OHRC: COVID-19 and Ontario's Human Rights - Questions and Answers:
    http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/news_centre/covid-19-and-ontario%E2%80%99s-human-rights-code-%E2%80%93-questions-and-answers-0
    Government of Canada Website: Covid-19 and Health Canada:
    https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/drug-products/announcements/interim-order-importation-sale-medical-devices-covid-19.html
    https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/drug-products/fact-sheets/drugs-reviewed-canada.html
    https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/natural-non-prescription.html
    Government of Ontario Website:
    https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/00e41
    CBC News:
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-puts-brakes-on-new-eviction-orders-postpones-ones-in-the-works-because-of-covid-19-1.5499926
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD5oKQ6WtFQ
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr2GnZo2KiA
    CBS Los Angeles:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD5oKQ6WtFQ

    • 16 min
    12. Cannabis Law: Flushing out the Cannabis Act

    12. Cannabis Law: Flushing out the Cannabis Act

    Tune in as Silas Lee interviews Russell Hall from Davies, Ward, Vineberg & Philips on the current status of the Cannabis Act. Yes, cannabis is legal, but how legal is it? What are your rights and what does the future hold? 
    The contents of this episode are meant as legal information NOT legal advice. If you are in need of legal advice, please consult with a lawyer.

    • 48 min

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