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The MeToo Movement: What It Means for Canadian Employers
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2018

Stephanie Weschler, a partner with Stikeman Elliott’s employment group, discusses the impact the Metoo movement has had on workplaces in Canada and

Ontario Premier to Set Precedent Invoking Notwithstanding Clause
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2018

In an unprecedented decision1 released on September 10, 2018, Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba made a finding of unconstitutionality and struck

Cannabis: Transitional Period Granted to Prohibit Smoking under Leases
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 10 2018

On October 17, 2018, the possession of cannabis in limited amounts and its consumption will be legalized across Canada. Québec has adopted its own

Ontario Moves to Protect Free Speech on Campus: Universities and Colleges Must Develop Free Speech Policy
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 6 2018

Ontario universities and publicly-funded colleges are now required to develop and publicly post a free speech policy by January 1, 2019. No Bill has

“What’s the Origin of Your Name?” - A Discriminatory Question or Not?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 4 2018

For several years now, the concept of diversity has been an important concern for companies seeking manpower. In an effort to diversify the staff

Court of Appeal for Ontario invokes transfer provisions to hear habeas corpus appeal
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2018

In Toure v. Canada (Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness), 2018 ONCA 681, the Court of Appeal for Ontario recently invoked subsection 6(2) of the

Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • August 17 2018

In Toure v Canada (Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness), the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal and allowed a cross-appeal from a decision that

Talos v. GEDSB: Ontario’s Human Rights Code Violates Section 15(1) of the Charter in allowing age discrimination in the provision of workplace benefits in Ontario
  • Koskie Minsky LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2018

The recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal decision in Talos v. Grand Erie District School Board has shifted expectations on the ability of benefits

Ontario Court Strikes Down Limits on Non-partisan Political Advocacy by Charities
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 13 2018

An Ontario court decision rendered on July 16th may completely change the rules about political advocacy by Canadian charities. The decision struck

The Socially Unacceptable Nature of a Criminal Offence Does Not Automatically Justify the Dismissal of the Convicted Employee
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 1 2018

In the era of the MeToo movement, a considerable number of companies are demonstrating zeal in complying with their legal obligations to provide