Join Edward O’Dwyer as he and other expert panelists speak about summary trial essentials. This virtual program will provide valuable insights on topics including understanding what a summary trial is (and is not), strategic considerations when determining whether to request (or resist) a matter proceeding by summary trial, how to prepare your materials and evidence, and key strategies and common pitfalls when conducting a summary trial.
On May 5, 2021, Kathryn Bird will chair and provide mentorship at “A Day in the Life” virtual event hosted by The Advocates’ Society. For more information about the event, visit The Advocates’ Society’s website.
2021 is a big year for faculty bargaining in the University sector. To ensure you are ready, we have put together a webinar that flags the hot topics in the sector as you prepare to head to the bargaining table.
On November 26, Andrew McCreary was a panelist on the topic “Waksdale: Back to the Drawing Board?” at the County of Carleton Law Association Annual Civil Litigation Conference. For more information and to register for this event, visit the County of Carleton Law Association’s website.
On September 25, 2020, Andrew McCreary co-presented the topic of “Employment Litigation Arising from COVID-19” at the Kingston and the 1000 Islands Legal Conference 2020. The agenda for the conference can be found here.
A Tale of Two Countries : Best Practices in Dispute Resolution
A lot can change in a week. With a view to containing the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a flurry of announcements at the provincial and federal levels, including a Declared Emergency by the Ontario Government. From the mandatory closure of certain facilities, to the waiving of the waiting period for Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefits for quarantined employees, closure of borders to non-essential travel, extension of the EI work-sharing program, and prohibited gatherings of over 50 people, new measures are being announced at a rapid pace.
As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Canada continues to rise, so too are the challenges that employers are facing across the country. Join us for a one-hour webinar as our presenters answer frequently asked questions and provide information on some of the key issues affecting employers with respect to the virus.
Overview To better understand strategic considerations and challenges and to gain insights as to how to navigate your obligations and implement practical measures to ensure compliance, our panelists will explore key data security and privacy issues including: Protection – policies and practices to prevent cybersecurity and privacy incidents Response – how to respond to minimize…
In a fast paced review, we will examine federal and Ontario legislative changes followed by a review of new risks and liabilities arising out of some recent noteworthy decisions rendered by tribunals, arbitrators and the courts. Before turning to your questions, we will close with a “To Do” list summarizing the learnings.