Annual Update on Human Rights-Part II: Keeping on Top of Key Developments

  • May 23, 2014


Publication | Archived Video


Get a practical update on both substantive and procedural issues relating to human rights claims. Gain essential insights on recent case law and trends at both the federal and provincial levels, and learn from the experience of our esteemed panel of presenters. If you advise clients on human rights issues, don't miss this essential program to get clarity on key practice and professionalism issues. Part II focuses on remedies, disability and accommodation.


Ranjan Agarwal, Bennett Jones LLP
Farah Malik, WeirFoulds LLP
Geri Sanson, Sanson Law Office Professional Corporation
Andrea Wobick, Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP


What's New at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
Susheel Gupta, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Professional Regulation and the Duty to Accommodate:
"Undue Hardship" in the Context of a Public Protection Mandate

Danielle Bisnar, Cavalluzzo Shilton McIntyre Cornish LLP

Key Issues In Mental Health Discrimination
Reema Khawja, Ontario Human Rights Commission

Accommodating Disabilities Evidentiary Issues
Adrian Ishak, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Claire-Marie Colantuoni, Baker & McKenzie LLP

General Damage Awards Since the Pinto Report: What human rights litigators can learn from labour arbitration cases
Lisa Feinberg, WeirFoulds LLP

Not the Common Law: Establishing Claims for Damages under the Human Rights Code
Cherolyn R. Knapp, Nelson Watson LLP
Heather J. MacDougall, Nelson Watson LLP

Update on Human Rights Remedial Awards Rendered by Tribunals and the Civil Courts of Ontario in 2013-2014
Dijana Simonovic, Human Rights Legal Support Centre

Removing Barriers to Employment for Newcomers to Canada: Can the Ontario Human Rights Code Play a Role?
Busayo Ayodele, JD Candidate 2015, Osgoode Hall Law School

O Brave New World: Human Rights Code and Workplace Harassment In the Digital Age
Rodney Kort, JD, Candidate 2015, Osgoode Hall Law School