Professional Parenting: Achieving the Career You Want and the Home Life You Need

  • January 29, 2021
  • Jonathan Cullen, CIC.C

Thousands of lawyers across Canada are struggling to find “work-life balance.” But to balance two things, they must first be separate. So they try to split up the two parts of their lives. In my view, widening the gulf between work and home doesn’t solve the problem. It is the problem.

Has Your Password Been Stolen?

  • January 26, 2021
  • Lynne Yryku

Over the past decade, numerous websites and organizations around the world have had their user database compromised, resulting in email addresses and passwords falling into the hands of hackers. So what can you do to keep your information safe?

Will COVID-19 Kill Legal Professionalism as We Know It? I Hope So.

  • December 07, 2020
  • Catherine Chow

As the world evolves in new and uncertain ways, legal professionalism requires more than meeting traditional principles of high competence and specialized knowledge. We need to be empathetic leaders, enshrining the rigorous ethical and moral ideals, and taking action to connect with and uplift the communities in which we live and serve.

The Invisible Lawyer

  • December 04, 2020
  • Theodore Dela Avle

Hiring at the entry level has been targeted in attempts to increase diversity. But, while the diversity numbers overall have improved, the progress has been much slower at the more senior levels. Why is that the case?

Department of One: How to Succeed as a Solo In-House Counsel

  • November 12, 2020
  • KJ Chong

Many in-house counsel departments are small. While it may seem overwhelming at first to be the “loneliest number,” here are eight tips I have learned to help you survive and thrive as a solo practitioner or in a small department.

Navigating Cybersecurity and Privacy in a COVID-19 World

  • November 06, 2020
  • Argiro Kotsalis & Sepideh Alavi

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a number of impacts on how businesses operate, including a rapid rise in the work from home (WFH) model, the use of video conferencing platforms and increased access to employees’ health-related data for monitoring purposes. Like many other organizations, the Vancouver Airport Authority’s cybersecurity and privacy team has been taking proactive steps to mitigate these potential risks. Below is some guidance.

Don’t Ask Me to be Grateful

  • October 23, 2020
  • Yasmin Visram

As Thanksgiving approached, I found myself barraged with annoying platitudes about gratitude. But I am far from grateful these days. I see a world that is tired and scared and has been living on the edge too long.