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21/12/20

Holiday Events – now known as “Social Gatherings”

It’s December and the temperatures have dipped however that’s the only familiarity I have with this year’s holiday season. My family doesn’t celebrate Christmas from a religious perspective, but we...

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Courts During COVID-19

10/07/20

It’s been almost four months since the courts in Ontario closed and Premier Ford announced a state of emergency for this province. Three months since that historic moment when I watched Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tell Canadians, “It’s time to...

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Accommodations and Landlord Tenant Board

14/10/19

A couple months back, I attended the Law Society of Ontario’s event on accommodations at administrative tribunals, as part of the LSO’s AccessAbility week. Each presenter offered insight on the accommodation process in Ontario’s tribunals and presented a different perspective...

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Ontario Human Rights Tribunal Complaints – What to do if You’re Facing Discrimination

1/05/19

The Ontario Human Rights Code is an important piece of legislation which protects Ontarians from discrimination in the provision of services, contracts, employment and housing, based on their gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, ancestry, place of origin, colour,...

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What the Heck is a “Bencher”?

10/04/19

During my first few years practicing law, I heard about “benchers” and had no idea who they were.  I learned a little by the ads in the OR’s (social media didn’t exist back then, yes, I know, shocker!) and figured...

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