A Special Message from CDL President Jade Spalding and CDL Past-President David Festeryga

Announcing the creation of the CDL Public Policy Secretariat

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7 November 2017

CDL submission on the Marshall Report

On August 15, 2017 The province of Ontario  issued a bulletin seeking feedback and submissions regarding
Fair Benefits Fairly Delivered: A Review of the Auto Insurance System in Ontario.

Below is Canadian Defence Lawyers submission ...

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29 September 2017

Sandra Corbett QC to Receive DRI's Mary Massaron Award

CDL Past President Sandra Corbett QC a partner at Field Law LLP, is being presented with DRI's Mary Massaron Award for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession at the Women in the Law Networking Lunch at the DRI Annual Meeting on Friday, October 6, 2017.

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25 September 2017


CLE 2018

29 November 2017

Plan now for the 2018 CLE Year

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YL Workshop Nov 2017

30 November 2017

Preparing for Your First Arbitration or Trial

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Constitutional Challenges to the MIG Audioconference

6 December 2017

In the recent preliminary issue decision of Abyan and Sovereign General, Arbitrator Drory found that the definition of “minor injury” in the Statutory Accidents Benefits Schedule—Effective September 1, 2010 was unconstitutional as infringing upon Section 15(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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Costerus v Kitchener Audioconference

12 December 2017

Winter Is Coming – Time to Brush Up on Icy Sidewalk Cases! Costerus v. Kitchener (City)

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14th Annual Insurance Coverage Symposium

7 February 2018

CDL’s Annual Insurance Coverage Symposium has become the quintessential conference to provide the Canadian Property and Casualty Insurance Industry and its counsel with insight and analysis to understand emerging and challenging trends.

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El-Khodr and Cobb Audioconference

4 October 2027

El-Khodr and Cobb: The Insurance Act Goes Retro

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Accident Benefits Fall Classic 2017

19 October 2027

Ontario's best CLE designed by and for AB lawyers. This is the place where you will get the most up to date information on developments in Accident Benefits.

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CICMA/CIAA Joint Program 2017

14 November 2027

SOLD OUT! Call 416-340-9859 or email to be placed on the waiting list.

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Subrogation Recorded Oct 26,2017
$350 - 4.5 hours Substantive CPD
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Products Liability Recorded Feb 22, 2017
$350.00 - 5 hours Substantive CPD
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2016 Annual General Meeting -  DVD $339
CPD 1 hr Professionalism, 3.5 Substantive
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2016 Insurance Symposium - DVD $339
CPD 1 hr Professionalism, 5 Substantive
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2016 Insurance Symposium Ethics & Risk Management Content
Duty to Defend & Managing Cyber Risk DVD - $113
CPD 1 hr Professionalism , .75 min Substantive
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2015 Insurance Symposium - DVD $339
CPD 1 hr Professionalism, 5.5 Substantive
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