Catherine Peters Discussed Accommodating Mental Health Issues on Campus on The Agenda

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

The Kajouji Case: A Recent Tragedy Focuses Renewed Attention on Managing Students at Risk

The tragic recent events involving 18-year old Carleton University student Nadia Kajouji have once again called attention to universities’ responsibilities when managing students who are at risk of harming themselves or others. As is now well known from media reports, Ms. Kajouji’s body was recovered from the Rideau River in Ottawa in late April, and…