February 22, 2018

The Governor General signed Bill C-16 into law, amending the Canadian Human Rights Act to include “gender identity” and “gender expression” as prohibited grounds of discrimination.


Proposed Amendments to Ontario’s Human Rights Code

December 26, 2017

Bill 164 is a Private Member’s Bill which seeks to amend the Ontario Human Rights Code to include immigration status, genetic characteristics, polic Read More...

York Region Open for (Retail) Business on Public Holidays

December 22, 2017

On November 16, 2017 the Regional Municipality of York passed the controversial Holiday Shopping Bylaw, which permits retail businesses in York Region Read More...

Canadian Court Columns

New Legislation Alert – Bill C-65 designed to prevent workplace harassment and violence in federally regulated workplaces

December 12, 2017

Sexual harassment and violence have dominated the media of late. Women and men have come forward with public allegations of harassment and assault aga Read More...

  • Group of Employees and Contractors

    How Bill 148 Benefits Employees

    November 24, 2017

    Bill 148: Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 proposes many changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, which will benefit employees across Onta Read More...

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