Annual Update on Human Rights

  • May 29, 2015


Publication | Archived Video


If your practice touches on human rights law, this program is a must-attend event for you. Get up-to-date on the latest developments and take-away helpful strategies on handling current issues in human rights. Our exceptional faculty will provide the expertise you need: from navigating parallel proceedings to drafting releases and much more.


Antonella Ceddia, City of Toronto
Adrian Ishak, Baker and McKenzie LLP
Farah Malik, WeirFoulds LLP


What's New at the HRTO: Decision Highlights
Yola Grant, Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Avenues for Redress
Jonathan Cocker, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Critical Updates on Concurrent Jurisdiction: How is Penner being applied by the HRTO
Michelle Henry, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Getting to the Starting Line: A Guide to Navigating the Human Rights
Commission's Screening Process
Andrew Astritis, Raven Cameron, Ballantyne and Yazbeck LLP

Avoiding Discrimination in the Face of a Pandemic: Important Issues to Consider
Sheila Osborne-Brown, Canadian Human Rights Commission

Settling for Major Policy Change: Recent Gender Identity Developments in Ontario
Insiya Essajee, Ontario Human Rights Commission

Taking a Closer Look at Ontario Human Rights Commission Policy Directives:
Policy on Removing the "Canadian experience" barrier and Policy on
preventing discrimination based on mental health disabilities and addictions

Lai-King Hum, Hum Law Firm

What is the status of the Procedural Duty to Accommodate
Heather Crisp, City of Toronto

The Association of Midwives v. MOHLTC Interim Decision A New Path Forward for Systemic Discrimination Applications
Jennifer Quito, Cavalluzzo Shilton McIntyre & Cornish LLP

The Evolution of the Law of Reprisals Since Noble
Joyce Thomas, Lerners LLP

Mastering Unusual and Public Interest Remedies and Remedies Awarded by the HRTO
Megan Evans Maxwell, Human Rights Legal Support Centre

Reinstatement as a Human Rights Remedy: When Jurisdictions Collide
Michelle Flaherty, University of Ottawa

Riffing on Releases and other Concluding Terms of a Settlement Agreement
Geri Sanson, SANSON LAW OFFICE Professional Corporation