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When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
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When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
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When: June 19, 2018
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As students return to campus this fall, post-secondary institutions and their legal departments are looking at the role they play in educating students about issues around consent in light of increased awareness around the #MeToo movement.
How can universities work within the boundaries of current laws to address at least some of the confusion and anger complainants experience?
Law firms struggle with how to deal with sexual harassment, but changes are afoot.
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The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has awarded damages of $75,000 to a 15-year-old former intern at a tattoo parlour.
Redress for victims of sexual assault is increasingly being sought outside the legal system, which raises challenges for lawyers representing the accused and ethical questions for journalists covering accusations that haven’t been proven in court, says litigator Jonathan Lisus.
Despite challenges, Ian McPhail says Canadians should be proud of the commission he led to investigate workplace harassment in the RCMP.
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A new survey conducted by the Law Society of Ontario has revealed that harassment and discrimination are an ongoing reality for many articling students.
Media, from Twitter to television and Facebook to the front page has replaced our courtrooms. Allegations, once out there, become gospel. Reputations are carpet bombed. New catchy campaigns from #MeToo to #TimesUp have become dangerously fad-like.
Kim Stanton says the experience of sexual assault victims and violence against indigenous women entered the public consciousness much more during her time at LEAF.
Ontario’s Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act means more intervention from government.