New Journal Issues Update

We are able to provide pdf copies of journal articles from Westlaw and Quicklaw for members of the Law Society of Manitoba. Email us at for a copy of any of the following articles. If you are looking for information on a specific issue, let us know and we can look for relevant articles and commentary.

Click on the journal title for the current issue’s content.

Canadian Criminal Law Review

  • Are Limits on Granting Credit for Time Served on Remand Constitutional?” 27 Can. Crim. L. Rev. 129 Colton Fehr
  • Surreptitious Recordings by Civilians in Criminal Trials: Challenging Their Admissibility at Common Law and under the Charter” 27 Can. Crim. L. Rev. 113 Robert Diab
  • Forty Years of the Charter: What We Still Don’t Know” 27 Can. Crim. L. Rev. 149 Steve Coughlan
  • L’Effet Friesen: Vers une Plus Grande Répression Pénale des Délinquants Atteints de Troubles Mentaux?” 27 Can. Crim. L. Rev. 185 Gabriel Lefebvre

Canadian Family Law Quarterly

  • Private-based Mediation in Family Disputes: Mediator and Client Experiences in Ontario” 42 C.F.L.Q. 131 Rachel Birnbaum
  • The Ontario Court of Appeal’s Decision in Ahluwalia v. Ahluwalia — Prudence? Or Opportunity Missed?” 42 C.F.L.Q. 107 Mary-Jo Maur
  • Motions for Children’s Counselling Records in Ontario: A Complex and Uneven Terrain” 42 C.F.L.Q. 163 Ian Ross; Samantha Wisnicki
  • Child Support Obligations of Stepparents in Canada: “Standing in the Place of a Parent” & the C.S.G s. 5” 42 C.F.L.Q. 197 Nicholas Bala

Canadian Journal of Administrative Law and Practice

  • A Conversation with Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella on Being Awarded the 2023 CCAT Medal” 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 161
  • Re-Locating Discretion Amidst Artificial Administration: An Analysis of Emerging System-Level Bureaucracies in Canada’s Federal Government” 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 169 Sarah Grieve
  • Appointment to the Federal Court of Canada” 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 159 Margaret Leighton, Editor in Chief
  • Wall at Five: A Cautious Defence and a Way Forward” 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 199 Robert Boissonneault
  • Case Comment: McAnsh v. Ontario, 2023 ONSC 3537″ 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 221 Brian Cook, Gary Yee

Criminal Law Quarterly

  • R. v. Stephan: Failing to Provide the Necessaries of Life in Canadian Criminal Law” 71 C.L.Q. 434 Alexandra Heine
  • Revisiting the Role of the Jury, the Concept of Prejudice, and Standards of Review” 71 C.L.Q. 466 Christopher Nowlin
  • Bailing Them Out Early: Moving Upstream in the Search for Solutions to the Over-Representation of Indigenous Peoples in Canadian Prisons” 71 C.L.Q. 524 Cheryl Marie Webster
  • Correcting Miscarriages of Justice at Sentencing: The Role of a Criminal Cases Review Commission” 71 C.L.Q. 502 Julian V. Roberts and Umar Azmeh

Intellectual Property Journal

  • “Drafting Copyright Exceptions: From the Law in Books to the Law in Action by Emily Hudson (Cambridge University Press 2020)” 35 I.P.J. 237 Aviv Gaon , Idan Rosenblum
  • “Nova v. Dow: Intuition or Principle in the Accounting of Profits Remedy, Part I” 35 I.P.J. 249 Norman Siebrasse
  • “Interviews with Public Officials: Would Donald J. Trump v. Bob Woodward Be Decided Differently in Canada?” 35 I.P.J. 193 Sheldon Burshtein

Insolvency Institute of Canada Articles

  • “Stranger Things: Recent Developments in Recognition Proceedings” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-8
  • “The Treatment of Contracts Under Insolvency Law” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-9
  • “Key Considerations in Structuring Insolvency Transactions” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-4
  • “Reverse Vesting Orders: Did We Forget About Creditor Democracy?” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-7
  • “Good Faith or Just Not Bad Faith? Breaking Down the Good Faith Doctrine in Insolvency Law” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-3
  • “Challenges in the CCAA with the Varying Treatment of Pre-Post Set-Off Rights” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-1
  • “Recent Developments under Section 178(1)(a) and (e) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act: A Case Study of Poonian v. British Columbia (Securities Commission)” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-6
  • “Court-Ordered Charges: Reflections on Issues for Secured Creditors” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-2
  • “Pullin’ Back the Reins: Considerations in the Selection of a Stalking Horse bidder and the decision in FreshLocal Solutions Inc. — Are we on the right trail?” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-5
  • “Third-party Releases in Canada and the United States: A Comparison of the Development of the Jurisprudence with a Comment on the Decision In re Purdue Pharma LP” I.I.C. Art. Vol. 12-10

University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review

  • “Unlocking Pandora’s Box?”: Resolving the Clash of Infrastructure Amidst the Risks of Jury Secrecy” 81 U.T. Fac. L. Rev. 191 Nik Khakhar
  • “Ten Years Later and Limited Evidence of Progress: An Empirical Analysis of the Effect of R v Ipeelee on the Sentencing of Indigenous Offenders Convicted of Manslaughter” 81 U.T. Fac. L. Rev. 161 David Côté
  • “Le Profilage Racial: À L’Ombre des Organes de L’Administration Publique au Québec” 81 U.T. Fac. L. Rev. 119 Manar Choukair , Rhita Harim

New Journals Update

Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal, Volume 42 Number 4. August 2023

From the law reports

  • “Case comment on Grattan Estates” 42 ETPJ 387

“The court in Grattan Estate, Referenced the Manitoba Court of Appeal’s decision in George v. Daily, where it was stated that ‘the crucial question to be answered is whether there was a deliberate or fixed and final expression of intention as to the disposal of his or her property on death.'”


  • “A Coach and Four Horses: Roaming the Legislative Gap of British Columbia’s Wills Variation Regime” 42 ETPJ 394
  • “Alberta’s New Trustee Act” 42 ETPJ 418
  • “Dispositive Delusions Affecting Wills: Part One – The Legal Perspective and Challenges Posed by Definitions” 42 ETPJ 435

“Capacity assessment and litigation in estate matters frequently involve collaboration between lawyers and physicians. While ‘delusion’ is a term that appears frequently in both legal and medical work, the professions differ in their understanding of the definition.'”

For a copy of these articles, law society members can email us at to request a pdf copy.

We also have other journals available through Westlaw and Quicklaw. Here are the newest issues of popular titles.

Canadian Criminal Law Review

  • “The Ties That Bind Us Together: Precedent and the Role of Appellate Courts in Setting Sentencing Ranges and Starting Points” 27 Can. Crim. L. Rev. 1
  • “Is the Right to Counsel a Nuisance?” 27 Can. Crim. L. Rev. 37
  • “State Action in Action: The Charter’s Application in Criminal Investigations” 27 Can. Crim. L. Rev. 61
  • “Survol des Facteurs Circonstanciels Relatifs à la Possession en Matière Criminelle” 27 Can. Crim. L. Rev. 97

Canadian Journal of Law and Technology

  • “The Future of Data Protection Enforcement in Canada: Lessons from the GDPR”21 Can. J. L. & Tech. 1
  • “Slouching Toward Regulation: Assessing Bill 88 as a Solution for Workplace Surveillance Harms” 21 Can. J. L. & Tech. 23
  • “When Your Boss Is an Algorithm: Preserving Canadian Employment Standards in the Digital Economy” 321 Can. J. L. & Tech. 47
  • “The Challenge Designing Intermediary Liability Laws” 21 Can. J. L. & Tech. 67
  • “The Need for Cyber Resilience of Space Assets: Law and Policy Considerations of Ensuring Cybersecurity in Outer Space” 21 Can. J. L. & Tech. 99

University of Toronto Law Journal

  • “How Victims Matter: Rethinking the Significance of the Victim in Criminal Theory” 73 U. Toronto L.J. 263
  • “Rethinking Relational Architecture: Interpersonal Justice Beyond Private Law” 73 U. Toronto L.J. 293
  • “Flexibility, Choice, and Labour Law: The Challenge of On-Demand Platforms” 73 U. Toronto L.J. 348

New Journals Update

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The latest edition of Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal (Volume 42 Number 3) has arrived. Members can request pdf copies of articles, or borrow the print version.

This month’s contents:


  • “A paradigm shift in the protection and representation of vulnerable persons in Quebec” Lauren Flam 259


  • “Is the Grass Always Greener in the Offshore Tax Haven? A Comparison of Offshore Trust Specific Anti-avoidance Rules
  • in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and France” Elizabeth Bozek 265
  • “Goodbye and Good Riddance to the Doctrines of “Fraud on a Power” and “The Entire Substratum”…Now if only we could figure out the “Proper Purpose” Rule” Joel Nitikmon 281
  • “The Impact of Alcohol on Testamentary Capacity (Installment Two — The Medical Picture and Practice Recommendations) Dr. Arlin Pachet, John E. S. Poyser, and Ryan H.K. Gorlick 329”
  • “Estate and Post-Mortem Tax Planning with Wills, Multiple Wills, and Alter Ego or Joint Partner Trusts” Wendy 0. Templeton 350
We also provide articles from other journals from Westlaw and Quicklaw upon request. Below are the journals with the latest contents. Click on the title for more information.

Intellectual Property Journal

  • “Balancing Freedom of Expression, Copyright, and Trademark Rights: Art or Science?” 35 I.P.J. 141 Daniel R. Bereskin, C.M., K.C.
  • ““Inducing” Copyright Infringement in Canada: Is It a Thing?” 35 I.P.J. 171 David Vaver
  • “Against Balancing” 35 I.P.J. 181 Norman Siebrasse
  • “Lessons from ArriveCAN: Access to Information and Justice During a Glitch” 35 I.P.J. 99 Matt Malone

Canadian College of Construction Lawyers

  • “Collaborative Solutions in Construction: Rising to the Challenges Facing International Construction” 2023 J. Can. C. Construction Law. 1 Professor Doug Jones, AO
  • “Privilege, Confidentiality and Related Concepts–A Discussion Paper to Help with Common Challenges” 2023 J. Can. C. Construction Law. 109 Gregory A.C. Moores, David A. Barry
  • “Considering Consideration: The Role of Fresh Consideration in Unilateral Amendments to Construction Contracts”  2023 J. Can. C. Construction Law. 75 Catriona M.L. Otto-Johnston, Elisa J. Stewart
  • “Construction Law in the Age of Vavilov”  2023 J. Can. C. Construction Law. 57 James D. MacNeil, Katie Short
  • “Why Hurry up and Wait: The Benefits and Risks of Employing a Pacing Strategy on a Construction Projects” 2023 J. Can. C. Construction Law. 23 Seema Lal
  • “Drastic Remedies for Drastic Problems: Frustration, Mistake, Misrepresentation, and Repudiatory Breach”  2023 J. Can. C. Construction Law. 39 Brian Samuels, K.C. , Stephanie McHugh

New Journal Issues

The newest issues of popular legal journals, as well as new journal titles, are now out and available. Law Society Members can access HeinOnline journals through the Member’s Portal or request pdf copies of our other digital journals by contacting the library. See below for more details.

Not only does HeinOnline have a large collection of legal journals, but we are also subscribed to the Canadian Core package of HeinOnline which includes Federal and Provincial Annual and Revised Statutes going back to 1868 and 1871 respectively, as well as English Reports, Legal Classics, Legal Dictionaries, and more. Take a look at HeinOnline if you haven’t before to explore what else this resource has to offer.

Other Digital Journals

We are also able to provide pdf copies of journal articles found on Westlaw and Quicklaw for Law Society Members. Email us at for a copy of any of the following articles or, if you are looking for information on a specific issue, let us know and we can look for relevant articles and commentary.
Click on the journal title for the current issue’s content.

Canadian Family Law Quarterly

  • Parenting Coordination as a Judicial Tool: Achieving Access to Justice for Children 41 C.F.L.Q. 391 Joanna Radbord; Rachel Birnbaum
  • Rich Parents, Poor Kids — Unwrapping Parental Gifts: A Review of the Case Law Regarding Gifts/Loans and their Impact on Property and Support 41 C.F.L.Q. 261 Stephen Codas; Sarah Strathopolous; Scot D.E. Menzies; Jessica A. MacDonald
  • Child Support for Adult Children 41 C.F.L.Q. 315 Maxine M. Kerr

Canadian Journal of Administrative Law and Practice

  • The Tribunal Design Issue–An Overview or How to Fix My A2J Problem 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 1 Paul Aterman
  • Five Steps to User-Centred Tribunal Design 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 5 Emily Farrimond, Paul Aterman
  • Active-Sensemaking: How Do I Find Out What Users and Stakeholders Really Think about My Tribunal’s Services? 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 19 Emily C. Drown
  • Future Directions in Standard of Review in Canadian Administrative Law: Substantive Review and Procedural Fairness 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 69 Paul Daly
  • How Do I Implement Proportionate Adjudicative Systems to Manage and Resolve Cases? 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 39 Michelle A. Alton
  • Fostering and Measuring Adjudicative Quality in Tribunals 36 Can. J. Admin. L. & Prac. 57 Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Canadian Journal of Law and Technology

  • Cryptocurrencies and Climate Change: A Net-Zero Paradox 20 Can. J. L. & Tech. 129 Jason MacLean
  • Crowdsourcing Justice 20 Can. J. L. & Tech. 153 Matthew Dylag
  • Regulating Uncertain States: A Risk-Based Policy Agenda for Quantum Technologies 20 Can. J. L. & Tech. 179 Tina Dekker, Florian Martin-Bariteau
  • Reframing Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence at the Intersections of Law & Society 19 Can. J. L. & Tech. 209 Jane Bailey, Carys Craig, Suzie Dunn, Sonia Lawrence
  • From Cartier to Codification: Website-Blocking Injunctions and Third-Party Internet Service Provider Respondents 20 Can. J. L. & Tech. 225 Dan Mackwood
  • Comment: The United Nations and Robot Rights 20 Can. J. L. & Tech. 257 Heather Alexander

Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law

  • Parliamentary Scrutiny and Judicial Review of Executive Legislation–Is It Working in Canada? 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 191 John Mark Keyes
  • The Testing of Democratic Resolve 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 1 Gregory Tardi, DJur
  • Including Emerging Litigation Comprenant les Litiges en Voie de Développement 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 233 Gregory Tardi
  • Disruption and Routine: Choosing a Speaker in the United States Compared to Canada 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 7 Robert W. Speel , Gregory J. Inwood
  • Federalism Review in Parliament: Scrutiny Mechanisms Described 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 139 Charlie Feldman
  • The Dialogue within: Deference and Self-Assertion in the Supreme Court of Canada in the Charter Era 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 85 Professor Thomas M.J. Bateman
  • We Need More Social Accountability Regarding Voting; a Call to Arms for Electoral Participation 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 187 Gabriel Chemla , Natalia Tovilla-Bátiz
  • The Kiribati Constitutional Crisis Escalates: Rule of Law and Judicial Independence at Risk 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 227 Gavin Murphy
  • The Ever-Expanding House of Commons and the Decennial Debate over Representation by Population 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 101 J.W.J. Bowden
  • Upholding Refugee Rights in Times of Crisis: Canada’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Crisis in Afghanistan & the War in Ukraine  17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 11 Arghavan Gerami , Raoul David Wieland
  • Trudeau’s Eleven: The SNC-Lavalin Affair as a Demonstration of Techniques and Approaches of Behind the Scenes Political Persuasion 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 41 Professor John Soroski
  • Service Centres, Doing a Disservice: Bill 40 and the Precarity of English-Language Education Rights in Quebec 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 157 Anthony Portulese
  • Book Reviews
    • Review of: Enemies of the People?: How Judges Shape Society by Joshua Rozenberg (Bristol: Bristol University Press, 2020) 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 265 Gregory TardiReview of: Constitutional Pariah: Reference Re Senate Reform and the Future of Parliament by Emmett Macfarlane (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2021) 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 255 Aniz Alani
    • Review of: Illiberal Constitutionalism in Poland and Hungary the Deterioration of Democracy, Misuse of Human Rights and Abuse of the Rule of Law by Professor Timea Drinoczi and Professor Agnieszka Bien-Kacala (London: Routledge Publishers, 2021) 17 J. Parliamentary & Pol. L. 261 Gavin Murphy

University of Toronto Law Journal

  • The Reinvention of Canadian Tort Law, 1945-95: Jordan House as Case Study 73 U. Toronto L.J. 133 Rande Kostal, Erika Chamberlain
  • Rethinking the Division of Tax Room and Revenue in Fiscal Federalism l 73 U. Toronto L.J. 174 Rory Gillis
  • Frontiers of Legality: Understanding the Public Policy Exception in Choice of Law l 73 U. Toronto L.J. 216 Joanna Langille
  • Book Reviews
    • Martin Loughlin, Against Constitutionalism (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2022) l 73 U. Toronto L.J. 255 Roberto Gargarella, Senior Researcher, National Research Center (CONICET), Argentina

Contents Update: Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal

Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal, Volume 42 Number 2

The latest edition of Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal has arrived and is now available for loan.

The February 2023 issue includes:

From the Law Reports:

Polly Storey, “Case Comment: Fuller v. Fuller (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 103.


Mitchell McInnes, “Unjust Enrichment and Trusts: Restitution and Indemnification in Law and Equity” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 108.

Dr. Arlin Pachet, John E.S. Poyser & Ryan H.K. Gorlick, “The Impact of Alcohol on Testamentary Capacity (Installment One — The Legal Picture)” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 140.

Emily Clough & Polly Storey, “Adult Guardianship in British Columbia” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 177.

Erin Lafuente & Harkirat Teja, “Adult Guardianships and Trusteeships in Alberta” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 193.

Kimberly Visram, “Guardianships of Property and of the Person in Saskatchewan” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 204.

Anita Southall and David Thiessen, “Appointment of Guardians for Incapable Adults in Manitoba” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 212.

Christina Shum, “Guardianship of Property and of the Person in Ontario” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 221.

Christopher J. Marr, “Guardianship Appointments in New Brunswick” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 228.

Sarah M. Almon, “Adult Representation in Nova Scotia” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 234.

Barbara E. Smith, K.C. & Sean R. Seviour, “Guardianship for Property and of the Person in Prince Edward Island” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 242.

Paul Coxworthy, “Guardianship for Property and of the Person in Newfoundland and Labrador” (2023) 42:2 E.T.P.J. 249.

Interested in an electronic copy? Law Society members are welcome to email us at for a PDF of the latest legal journal articles (subject to copyright regulations).

New Journals update

The latest edition of Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal, Volume 42 Number 1,
has arrived and is now available for loan.

This month’s Articles

From the Law Reports

  • “Valuing Corporate-Owned Life Insurance For Estate Administration Tax Purposes” Barry S. Corbin
  • “Important Considerations on the Disinheritance of Children” Elisa Rabello and Broynn Rosser
  • “Case Comment – Pirani v. Pirani, the appeal decision” Roger Lee


  • “Rescission in Tax Law: Where are We Now?” Catherine Brown
  • “Conflicts When Acting for a Trustee and a Beneficiary” C.D. Freedman
  • “Recent Developments in Quebec on the Law Applicable to Will of Succession Substitutes” Jeffrey Talpis
  • “Protecting Beneficiaries From Protectors: How We Might Expect the Judiciary to Provide a Check on Donees with Powerful Powers” Baruch Wise

We can also email pdf copies of the latest articles for Law Society Members. For a copy of these or other legal journal articles email us at

Banking and Finance Law Review

  • “Allocating Liabilities in Open Banking in Canada” 39 B.F.L.R. 33 Scott Farrell
  • “Introduction to the Fourth Annual Special Issue on Fintech” 39 B.F.L.R. 1 Virginia Torrie, Ryan Clements, Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez
  • “FinTech and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Building Financial Ecosystems for Resilience, Innovation and Sustainable Development” 39 B.F.L.R. 5 Douglas W. Arner, Ross P. Buckley, Dirk A. Zetzsche
  • “Using Distributed Ledger Technologies to Disintermediate International Bond Markets: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” 39 B.F.L.R. 61 Catarina Saramago
  • “How to Find Stolen Cryptocurrency: Litigation Tools Used by Insolvency Professionals in Dooga” 39 B.F.L.R. 135 Tamie Dolny, Simon Dugas
  • “The Merits of Token Capital Raises” 39 B.F.L.R. 125 Duncan Pardoe
  • “Fintech: Financial Inclusion or Exclusion?” 39 B.F.L.R. 93 Yoke Wang Tok, Dyna Heng
    • Book reviews
  • “Fintech Regulation in China: Principles, Policies and Practices, Robin Hui Huang (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021) 298pp. CA$ 39.95” 39 B.F.L.R. 149 Casey Watters
  • “Cryptocurrencies and Cryptoassets: Regulatory and Legal Issues, Andrew Haynes and Peter Yeoh (Informa Law from Routledge, 2020) 277 pp. US$35.20 (Paperback)/US$148.00 (Hardback)” 39 B.F.L.R. 153 Carol GoforthCryptocurrencies in Public and Private Law, Edited by David Fox and Sarah Green (Oxford University Press, 2019) 368pp. US$155.00 39 B.F.L.R. 145 Andrew Haynes

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