Author: Brendon Pooran

29 Oct Education News Update (29 Oct 2018)

Posted 29 October 2018 The NDP critic for Education, Doly Begum, quietly introduced Bill 45, the Child Care and Early Years Amendment Act (Not-for-Profit Corporations), 2018 on October 17, 2018. This Bill, if passed, would amend the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 such that...

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26 Oct Ontario Government Announces Labour & Employment Reforms (26 Oct 2018)

On October 23, 2018, the PC government introduced Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act (“Bill 47”). If passed, Bill 47 will repeal a number of changes made by the Liberal government’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act (“Bill 148”). While Bill 148 provided some much-needed protection for...

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22 Oct OCTOBER 22 – WORKSHOP: SCHOOL ADVOCACY & EDUCATION LAW

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (6:00 to 8:00pm) This workshop will give families information on how to advocate effectively for a child with a disability in the public school system. Information will be provided on: Laws related to students with disabilities Legal ways to challenge the school system The...

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19 Oct Legal Recreational Cannabis – What Employers Should Know

Posted 19 October 2018 With recreational cannabis consumption now legal in Ontario many employers have expressed concerns about employees using cannabis while on duty and the risks that could stem from cannabis use in the workplace. While legal recreational cannabis consumption represents a significant change to Canada’s...

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19 Oct PERSONAL EMERGENCY LEAVE: RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Update: Please note that on October 23, 2018 the PC government introduced legislation (Bill 47) that would repeal the Personal Emergency Leave provisions of the ESA.  This means that the analysis below will have implications for any existing grievances and claims that arise up to...

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10 Oct DEC 10, 2018 – RDSP WORKSHOP

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) & Wills and Estates Monday, December 10, 2018 from 6:00 - 8:30pm Attendees will learn about two topics at this workshop! The Registered Disability Savings Plan can help you save for the future. If you or someone you know has a disability and...

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