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Tribunal Finds That School Boards Are Not Required To Give Parents "Absolute Power" To Make Decisions About Education
On December 29, 2017, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the "Tribunal") released its decision in U.M. v. York Region District School Board.
Canada
9 Mar 2018
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Product Liability Handbook – New Release
BLG is pleased to announce the updated edition of our Product Liability Handbook
Canada
12 Jan 2018
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OSFI Seeking Feedback On Its Revised Corporate Governance Guidelines
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) published a draft Corporate Governance Guideline (CGG) for federally regulated financial institutions.
Canada
14 Nov 2017
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Tribunal Rules That Requests For Guide Dog In Classroom Must Be Assessed Based On Each Student's Educational Needs
The meeting demonstrated that there was a disconnect between J.F.'s behaviour at home and what he was exhibiting in the classroom.
Canada
10 Nov 2017
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Charter Of The French Language
Under the Charter of the French Language, French is both the official language of Québec and the normal language of work (employees have a right to carry on their activities in French) and commerce (consumers of goods and services have a right to be informed and served in French).
Canada
29 Sep 2017
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Ministry Releases New Bomb Threat Procedures
​A study from the U.S. based National School Safety and Security Services found that there had been 812 occurrences in the United States in the first half of 2014, a 153% increase since the previous year.
Canada
10 Feb 2017
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Ontario Introduces New Executive Compensation Framework
The BPSECA includes audit and penalty provisions that may be used to ensure compliance with the Framework.
Canada
25 Oct 2016
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Sick Days Are Costly For Ontario School Boards
The costs of teacher absenteeism are significant. The SBCI report estimates that the province-wide costs of teacher absences ballooned to over $920 million in the 2014-2015 school year.
Canada
1 Jun 2016
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Ontario Introduces Legislation To Establish Concussions Advisory Committee
On November 25, 2015, Ottawa-area MPP Lisa MacLeod introduced Bill 149, Rowan's Law Advisory Committee Act, 2015 ("Rowan's Law") in the Ontario Legislature.
Canada
26 Jan 2016
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It's Never Okay: Ontario Government Releases An Action Plan To Combat Sexual Violence And Harassment
In March 2015, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released a 35-page Action Plan called, "It's Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment."
Canada
26 Jan 2016
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Ontario Introduces 2015-2016 Budget: Building Ontario Up
On Thursday, April 23, 2015, the Ontario Minister of Finance, Charles Sousa, introduced the province’s 2015-2016 budget "Building Ontario Up".
Canada
29 Apr 2015
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Managing School Employee Privacy Expectations With Acceptable Use Of Technology Policies
When school employees are permitted to use their work computers for personal purposes, they are entitled to a reasonable expectation of privacy.
Canada
23 Sep 2014
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Acceptable Use Of Technology Policies: How To Manage Employee Privacy Expectations With Respect To Personal Use Of School Technology
When school employees are permitted to use their work computers for personal purposes, they are entitled to a reasonable expectation of privacy.
Canada
10 Sep 2014
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State Of California Enshrines Rights For Transgender Student
On August 12, 2013, the Governor of California approved amendments to the California Education Code that provides certain rights for transgender students from kindergarten through grade 12.
Canada
30 Oct 2013
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Human Rights Tribunal Rules That Duty To Accommodate Requires Discussion And Consideration
Settling on the appropriate accommodation for a student with a learning disability can be challenging, with parents, educators, doctors, psychologists and other professionals all weighing in.
Canada
9 Oct 2012
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Ontario Budget Highlights 2012
On March 27, 2012, the Honourable Dwight Duncan, Ontario’s Minister of Finance, introduced the province’s 2012 budget.
Canada
3 Apr 2012
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The New Canada Consumer Product Safety Act: A Catalyst For Cross-Border Mass Tort Litigation?
New and expanded product safety legislation in Canada, superimposed on a backdrop of jurisdictions willing to certify mass tort and personal injury claims, has created an environment ripe for increasing class action activity across the U.S./Canada border.
Canada
1 Apr 2012
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Ontario Government Introduces "Energy Consumer Protection Act "
On December 8, 2009, the Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Gerry Phillips, introduced the" Energy Consumer Protection Act, 2009", ("Bill 235") that would amend several statutes, including the "Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998", "The Electricity Act, 1998", "The Consumer Protection Act, 2002" and the "Residential Tenancies Act, 2006".
Canada
28 Jan 2010
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Preliminary Overview of Reforms Proposed to Ontario’s Drug Plans
The Government of Ontario has introduced legislation (Ontario Transparent Drug System for Patients Act, 2006) that will amend the Drug Interchangeability and Dispensing Fee Act ("DIDF") and the Ontario Drug Benefit Act ("ODBA") (the "Bill").
Canada
19 May 2006
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