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.

Hicks Morley’s Catherine Peters participated in a panel discussion titled, “Reasonable Accommodation? Necessary or Not?” on The Agenda with Steve Paikin on March 30, 2017. Catherine and her fellow panelists spoke about accommodating student mental health issues on post-secondary campuses. “Accommodation is about leveling the playing field,” Catherine explained, “not about creating unfair advantage.” View video

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that Catherine Peters is a recipient of a Lexpert Zenith Award: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion. Catherine was recognized at the gala dinner and award ceremony on June 21st. A co-founder of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Catherine was acknowledged for her outstanding efforts in developing and promoting a firm-wide culture of inclusivity…

An article authored by Hicks Morley’s Catherine Peters was published in the June/July 2014 edition of Canadian Corporate Counsel. The article entitled, “Ontario Human Rights Commission Releases New Policy on Mental Disabilities and Addictions” discusses mental health and addiction issues in the workplace. Catherine examines the policy issued by the Ontario Human Rights Commission in June 2014 entitled Policy…

Hicks Morley’s Catherine Peters was quoted in the March 2013 edition of Your Workplace. In the article entitled, “Pause and Reflect,” Catherine comments on new initiatives organizations are implementing such as “reflection rooms” to create an inclusive environment for everyone. She states, “this type of initiative should be a no-brainer for employers. It can foster employee…

Catherine Peters of Hicks Morley’s Toronto office recently published an article in the Spring 2009 edition of Ontario Public School Boards’ Association’s publication Education Today. The article, “Accommodation of Religious Holidays: What Are School Boards’ Obligations?“, summarizes two recent decisions of interest to school boards dealing with accommodation of religious leave. The first decision, York…