Entries by Keyanna Huylenbroeck

Roles of Godparents & Legal Guardians

Godparents and guardians play an important role in a child’s life. Many centuries ago godparents were responsible for caring for a child should that child be orphaned. Today, godparents do not have any legal responsibility. A godparent might help parents raise a child in the Christian faith to provide spiritual guidance and support to the […]

Time Off for Child Care can be a Human Right

Summer can be a challenging time for working parents of young children.  Childcare available during the school year is often not available during the summer months.  A few recent human rights cases have highlighted the need for employers to accommodate the need for parents to take time off for childcare.  Denying time off may constitute […]

No Copyright or Trademark Protection for Metatags and Keywords

No Copyright or Trademark Protection for Metatags and Keywords November 2015 A travel agency that copied the metatags from several pages of a competitor’s website did not infringe on the competitor’s copyright or trademarks, according to a recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada.  The metatags were mostly derived from Google keywords that are […]