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What’s in a Pronoun? Two human rights tribunals find that misgendering in the workplace amounts to discrimination in employment

  • December 12, 2021
  • Giovanna Di Sauro (she/her), Tamara J. Sylvester (one/they/them) and Nicky Kim (she/her)

After summarizing two recent Human Rights Tribunal decisions that, for the first time, considered the issue of misgendering of gender non-conforming employees in the workplace as well as their employers' failure to address their complaints of discrimination seriously or at all, the authors highlight key findings and provide practical tips for organizations in light of these decisions.

Space: The new frontier

Space: The new frontier

  • August 30, 2021
  • Michael Speers

In fashioning the legal workplace of the future, forward-thinking lawyers are prioritizing vital culture over vaunted convention and making a giant leap in how they operate, innovate, collaborate, and situate themselves within a fertile ecosystem of research, industry and ideas.

Giving Feedback Just Got Trickier

Giving Feedback Just Got Trickier

  • June 06, 2021
  • Deborah Glatter

Feedback was always a tricky skill to master, and it’s even trickier now. There are two related reasons: first, the psychological impact of the pandemic and second, the challenge of providing feedback in a virtual world.

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A Lawyer in Recovery: Changing the narrative

  • December 04, 2020
  • Jessie Gomberg

In her recovery from depression and alcoholism, Jessie Gomberg found purpose in life when she once found none. Once deeply ashamed, she’s now sharing her recovery story in the hope that it might help others.

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Redefining Resilience

  • June 03, 2020
  • Rachel Migicovsky

Lawyers find new sources of strength to tackle today’s extraordinary pressures.

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Black Future Lawyers: Breaking Barriers

  • February 27, 2020
  • Michael Speers

A new U of T program takes aim at the underrepresentation of Black lawyers in the profession by providing a pipeline for promising Black students to achieve their potential as legal leaders of tomorrow.

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Approaching Capacity: Addressing a Growing Issue in an Aging World

  • December 05, 2019
  • Michael Bernard

As Canada and the rest of the world face the largest demographic shift of humankind, with more seniors than ever before, the issues of legal capacity due to advancing age are being played out more often, giving rise to an increased need for vigilance on the part of lawyers across all practice areas to recognize the signs of diminished capacity and to protect their clients’ interests, themselves and the documented record accordingly.

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A Guided Tour of the Recently Reformed Construction Act

  • December 05, 2019
  • Ivan Merrow, lawyer at Glaholt LLP

Construction Act reform brings new service opportunities to practitioners, but it also presents risk for those who fail to understand its implications. Ivan Merrow outlines the major features with which all lawyers should become familiar.