PDF format, sync.com, Zoom, email, screen-sharing, host, co-host, muted, video feed.  These words are now part of the parlance of the new and improved court system…at least in some Ontario jurisdictions.  However, in other Ontario jurisdictions, Jurassic park is still alive and well and unfortunately for the people that we, the legal profession serve, dinosaur

In the Canadian commercial law context, electronic trials (paperless trials), while not the norm, have been embraced by some members of the judiciary as early as 2014.  For example, Justice D.M. Brown, in Bank of Montreal v Fabish, a commercial litigation case, called upon members of the judiciary and counsel to make greater use