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More Blurred Lines: emotional support, legal inquiry and the university’s obligation to address sexual violence
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 10 2018

In Vanessa Grigoriadis's book Blurred Lines: Rethinking Sex, Power and Consent on Campus, the author visits

Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries (October 1 - 5, 2018)
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • October 5 2018

This was a light week at the Court of Appeal, as there were only three substantive civil decisions. In Wang v Canada, the Court of Appeal held that

Ontario Human Rights Commission Releases Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities Policy
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 4 2018

The Ontario Human Rights Commission recently released a new policy titled “Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities.” The policy updates

Human Rights Tribunal Dismisses Application Seeking Delivery of Autism Therapy in the Classroom
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 4 2018

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently dismissed an Application brought by a student’s mother on behalf of her son, who was diagnosed with

Québec securities regulator provides guidance on modern slavery disclosure requirements
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 25 2018

Modern slavery - an umbrella term used to describe exploitive labour practices such as slavery, forced labour, bonded labour and human trafficking -

Ontario Government Extends Consultation Beyond Sex Education
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2018

Premier Doug Ford’s campaign promise that he would consult widely on rewriting the controversial sex-education curriculum has been expanded into a

Bill 164: Amendments to the Ontario Human Rights Code
  • SpringLaw
  • Canada
  • September 19 2018

Bill 164, introduced in October 2017, would expand the current prohibited grounds of discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights Code to include

The UK and Canada are taking steps to regulate the area of business and Human Rights (“BHR”)
  • Volterra Fietta
  • United Kingdom, Canada
  • September 7 2018

Multinational businesses are facing increasing pressure to stay abreast of the rapidly developing field of business and human rights law in their home

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

“Timing Isn’t Everything”: Termination shortly after disability-related absences is not necessarily discriminatory
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2018

A common issue in human rights claims is the timing of an employer’s action or decision relative to an employee’s medical leave or illness. Even where