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FRAUD ALERT: ALBERTA LAWYERS AVOIDED TRUST ACCOUNT SHORTFALLS, RECOGNIZED RED FLAGS

The following is an excerpt from a fraud alert recently posted to the Alberta Lawyers Indemnity Association (a division of the Law Society of Alberta), with bad cheque scams that could also threaten

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NSLAP WELLNESS: Stigma and Addiction

“The relationship between addiction and stigma is undoubtedly complicated … our society is quite comfortable stigmatizing, condemning, and assigning harsh moral judgment to people…

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NSLAP WELLNESS: Navigating Transphobia

“Transphobia is the fear, hatred, disbelief or mistrust of people who are transgender, thought to be transgender or whose gender expression doesn’t conform to…

FRAUD ALERT: Copyright Infringement Scam Emails

A type of scam attempt email that has been heavily circulating of late threatens the recipient with legal action under the Digital Millenium Copyright…

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NSLAP WELLNESS: Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment

“Anyone can experience sexual abuse or sexual harassment. These situations often emerge in circumstances where there is an imbalance of power. It can happen…

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NSLAP WELLNESS: Indigenous Peoples and Trauma

“Colonial trauma has been part of Indigenous peoples’ lives since the first Europeans arrived and established permanent settlements in Turtle Island, the area now…

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NSLAP WELLNESS: Children’s Mental Health – Technology and Cyberbullying

“Today, digital technologies are everywhere. Technology has created some beautiful things, like communications assistive technology for children who don’t use speech as their primary…

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FRAUD ALERT: “Get Cyber Safe – A Guide for Small and Medium Businesses”

Cyber fraud attacks continue to be on the rise internationally, including in Nova Scotia, where the vast majority of law firms in this province…

FRAUD ALERT: Large Loss Scam Warnings from the Law Society of Alberta

Two fraud alerts recently posted by the Alberta Lawyers Indemnity Association (part of The Law Society of Alberta) involve scenarios that could also threaten…

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NSLAP WELLNESS: Critical Race Theory

“There has been a lot of attention and controversy recently, especially in the United States, on critical race theory (CRT). While CRT has not…