Events/Releases

Seminar to review changes to B.C.’s Labour Relations Code

Vancouver employment lawyer Melanie D. Booth along with colleagues Mike Weiler and Jesse Dunning will present a seminar on changes to British Columbia’s Labour Relations Code, which came into effect in June 2019. Read more

Samaroo to appear on radio talk show

Toronto lawyer Sarita Samaroo will share her thoughts on the federal election during an appearance on Sauga 960 AM radio on Oct. 10. Read more

Desmoulin to share insights on the science of violence

Geoffrey Desmoulin, principal and senior biomechanist at Vancouver-based GTD Scientific, will discuss the science of violence at the Force Science Institute's upcoming conference. Read more

Rose to discuss workplace mediation and accommodating mental health

As part of Osgoode Professional Development’s (OsgoodePD) Certificate in Mental Health Law, Toronto mediator and settlement counsel Mitchell Rose will discuss mediation in the context of accommodating mental health disabilities in the workplace. Read more

DivorceMate launches fall training sessions

DivorceMate Software Inc. is holding training sessions across Ontario to showcase how to optimize its child and spousal-support software, says company president Michael Perlman. Read more

Women’s Law Association of Ontario marks 100th anniversary

The Women’s Law Association of Ontario (WLAO) will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a gala event featuring a pair of impressive keynote speakers, says Toronto family lawyer Kathryn Hendrikx. Read more

Pope’s webinar explores supporting people with mental illness

Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer Kenneth Pope will host a webinar and Q&A session discussing how to best support your loved one with disabilities or mental illness. Read more

Will Davidson LLP to host seminar on experts in PI trials

Will Davidson LLP will host an upcoming seminar on how to handle experts in personal injury trials. Read more

Woodyard to host webcast on how to survive tax audits

Toronto tax litigator Adrienne Woodyard will host a webcast discussing strategies for surviving a tax audit. Read more

Rastin among guest speakers at OTLA conference

Barrie-area litigator Steve Rastin will be a guest speaker at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association 2019 LTD Conference: Litigating the Long Term Disability Case. Read more

OBA offering webcast replay of Institute personal injury elder law session

The Ontario Bar Association (OBA) is offering a webcast replay of its “Personal injury and elder law: practice, policy and procedure” program in August, originally co-chaired by London personal injury lawyer Maia Bent, partner with Lerners LLP, earlier this year at the OBA Institute. Read more

Pope to host webinar on supported living alternatives

Ottawa disabilities and estate planning lawyer Kenneth Pope will host a webinar and Q&A session discussing various profit and not-for-profit supported living alternatives. Read more

Dewhirst to host health privacy webinar Aug. 7

Toronto health lawyer Kate Dewhirst hosts a free monthly webinar, Ask Me Anything About Health Privacy, on the first Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. ET. Read more

Waddell Phillips announces filing of P.E.I. lawsuit

TORONTO — Kingman Phillips of the law firm, Waddell Phillips Professional Corporation , announced the filing of legal proceedings in the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island against the Government of Prince Edward Island, Robert Ghiz, Allan Campbell, and Michael Mayne. Read more

Irwin to present webinar on just cause dismissal

Toronto employment lawyer Mackenzie Irwin will share her insights on just cause dismissal during an upcoming webinar. Read more

Ticker takes the stage for autism fundraiser

Toronto-area estates litigator and mediator Charles Ticker hits the stage with his band, The Faded Genes , on May 30 to raise money for autism. Read more

Urback to talk wills at upcoming CAGP event in Toronto

Toronto wills and estates lawyer Matthew Urback will discuss estate planning tips during the upcoming Leave a Legacy series. Read more

Corrente to speak at forum on campus sexual violence

Toronto employment and health lawyer Lisa Corrente will share her insights on investigating complaints of sexual violence at an upcoming Osgoode Professional Development forum. Read more

Learn strategies to manage property after death of a loved one

Toronto real estate and wills and estates lawyer Lisa Laredo will take part in an information session on how to handle the legal and financial complexities when a loved one passes away. Read more

Corrente to co-moderate CBA panel on ageism in health care

Toronto health lawyer Lisa Corrente will co-moderate a panel on age discrimination in health-care settings at the upcoming Canadian Bar Association National Health Law Summit. Read more