Successfully defended a post-secondary institution against a complaint by a former student that his failure to successfully complete his academic program was due to discrimination and harassment by a faculty member; this case also clarified the legal requirements with respect to family status accommodation.
Successfully argued to have a human rights complaint dismissed against a College due to the applicant’s disrespectful and inappropriate conduct.
Successfully represented hospitality and gaming client in summary dismissal of claim before the Human Rights Tribunal.
Successful motion to dismiss an action bought by an employee of a technology company, seeking damages for defamation, misrepresentation of fact, abuse of authority, abuse of process, negligent investigation, loss of employment opportunities, loss of reputation, subsequent loss of income, and constructive dismissal, for improper service and for failure to disclose a reasonable cause of action.
On behalf of a financial institution, defeated a judicial review application of a Canadian Human Rights Commission decision in Federal Court
Successfully defended a retail client in a human rights complaint brought by a customer who claimed he was denied service for discriminatory reasons
Assisted a municipal client in resolving a human rights complaint involving a social housing resident.
Successfully represented an employer before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in having two applications dismissed for abuse of process.
Successfully defending a university before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in an application asserting that a university discriminated based on age and place of origin in a job competition for a tenure track position.
Successfully represented a school board against an allegation of failure to accommodate where the Board ultimately terminated a teacher where she claimed to be totally disabled and previous efforts at accommodation proved unsuccessful.