Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

Ralph, the Programme Guy

Friday, October 17th, 2014

When everybody knows your name but very few know you. I read an obit that appeared as an announcement in a sports blog from markhebscher who read about it from Scott@randomjaysstuff. The announcement read ‘Toronto’s Witness to Sports History is Dead’. Oddly enough I knew Ralph, or should I say our ...

New Intestacy Rules in the UK

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

As a common law jurisdiction with our roots in the United Kingdom we like to know what is going on “across the pond”.  Normally it is us who learn of changes being implemented in the UK and we are the ones taking a page from them.  In this case, however, ...

The End of Life-Discussion

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

"For most people in the developed world, conversations about such topics (as death) never take place. Young people remark in passing that they would rather be dead than go into a nursing home; that they do not want to die in hospital; that they do not want a drawn-out, agonising ...