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Ontario’s Proposed New Anti-Racism Standards

By: Jordan D. Simon

As we previously reported, the Ontario Anti -Racism Act (ARA) came into force on June 1, 2017. One of the purposes behind the ARA is to allow certain organizations to collect information that will be used to identify and monitor systematic racism and racial disparities for the purpose of eliminating systemic racism and advancing racial…

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OMHRA Spring ECHO Newsletter Features Two Articles by Anna Karimian and Jessica Toldo

The Spring 2018 issue of OMHRA’s ECHO newsletter features two articles authored by Hicks Morley lawyers Anna Karimian and Jessica Toldo. “Harassment in the Workplace: Considerations for Employers” and “The WSIB Chronic Mental Health Policy: What Municipal Employers Need to Know and How it Will Impact Them”…

The Supreme Court of Canada Rules in Favour of the Canadian Football League in a Case Argued by Stephen Shamie and Sean Sells on Former CFL Star Arland Bruce’s Concussion Lawsuit

On March 15, 2018 the Supreme Court of Canada announced its decision to dismiss the application for leave to appeal in the Arland Bruce concussion litigation matter against the Canadian Football League (CFL)…

Catherine Peters Discussed Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace with Views on the #MeToo Campaign with The Globe and Mail

On December 5, 2017 Hicks Morley’s Catherine Peters participated in a recorded Roundtable discussion as part of the #AfterMeToo symposium, which was organized by a group of entertainment industry participants, including Mia Kirshner, Canadian actor, writer and social activist whose willingness to share her personal experience of sexual harassment by entertainment mogul Harvey Weinstein has sparked a movement for institutional change.

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