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Ontario Announces Additional Funding to Reduce Class Sizes and to Support Students at Risk

By: Amanda E. Lawrence-Patel

The Ontario government has announced that nine central agreements have been reached between trustees’ associations and education workers’ unions and teachers’ federations. These agreements will be in force from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2019. The government has also announced additional funding for the following: to hire approximately 875 teachers and 1600 education workers…

Federal Government Introduces Bill to Legalize Cannabis

By: Jacqueline J. Luksha

On April 13, 2017, the federal government introduced Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act. If passed, Bill C-45 will, among other things: permit persons age 18 and over to possess up to 30 grams of dried or fresh cannabis permit the government to authorize the possession, production, distribution, sale, importation and exportation of cannabis where authorized…

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HR Professionals Now Publishes an Article Authored by Allison MacIsaac on Accommodating the Use of Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

Hicks Morley’s Allison MacIsaac authored an article in HR Professional Now, “Accommodating The Use of Medical Marijuana in the Workplace”.  The article discusses the more prevalent use of medical marijuana and how employers are being encouraged to ensure they meet their legal obligations towards employees requiring its use. The article also discusses the employer’s obligation to accommodate the use…

Meet our new Director of Professional Resources, Lisa Carty

Meet Lisa Carty, Hicks Morley’s new Director, Professional Resources. Lisa is responsible for the firm’s summer student and articling programs. She is also overseeing recruitment, professional development and mentoring of the firm’s associates.

Hicks Morley Named Among Legal Marketing Association’s 2017 Your Honor Awards Winners

Hicks Morley placed second overall in the Legal Marketing Association’s 2017 Your Honor Awards category of ‘Technology Management: Website, Analytics and SEO, Total Website Refresh/Overhaul Totaling Between $75,001-$175,000.’ The LMA Your Honor Awards program recognizes excellence in legal marketing at an international level by promoting projects and programs that provide innovation and return on marketing…

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