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Month: February 2017

Loss Prevention Tip #9

Business Interruption Plan? None of us like to think about disasters, and perhaps we even have an “it won’t happen to me” attitude. Regardless of the size of your firm, you might want to consider implementing a plan which will assist you, or anyone in your office, if there were an unexpected business interruption affecting...

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Retirement Notice – Brian Smith

We have been asked by Newfoundland Power to circulate the following information to our membership. *************************************************************************** Mr. Brian Smith, who for over 30 years has been Newfoundland Power’s contact for members of the real estate Bar in relation to property issues, is retiring. As of the end of February, members may contact Byron Spencer at...

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Submissions for Law Society Honours and Awards

The Honours and Awards Committee is seeking submissions for the following: Degree of Doctor of Laws Awarded to a person who has had a distinguished career in the law, is of unimpeachable good character and has a reputation for high professional integrity and honesty. A recipient should also have significant accomplishments in his or her...

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Drug Treatment Court Feasibility Study

In June 2016, the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced a funding agreement of $30,000 under the Drug Treatment Court Funding Program. The funding will help to determine whether it is feasible to implement a Drug Treatment Court in Newfoundland and Labrador. Drug Treatment Courts began in Canada as a...

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