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  • More Lessons Learned from the RCMPMarch 17, 2017

    Peter Merrifield commenced his service with the RCMP in 1998 and in June of 2007 commenced a civil action against the force, claiming damages for, among other things, the tort of harassment.  On February 28, 2017, Madam Justice Vallée issued a 174 page judgment, finding in favour of Mr. Merrifield a … Read more »

  • Home Renos and Employment Agreements: How Employers Can Avoid the Money PitMarch 13, 2017

    I have spent many lazy Saturday mornings watching home renovation shows on TV.  I envy the vision and drive of those who undertake these projects and marvel at the final reveal. Through the magic of television, these renovations are always successful (but for the one hilarious yet rectifiable snafu … Read more »

  • Harnessing the power of the bystander: Consider the case of the Brampton FirefightersMarch 6, 2017

    What makes a bystander tick? Why would someone who witnessed workplace harassment or discrimination, but who was not themself subject to it, complain? What would compel that person to intervene in an ongoing situation? What prompts someone to make an anonymous call to alert their employer of problem … Read more »

  • 150 WordsMarch 1, 2017

    The first year of law school can be a drag. Endless assigned reading for mandatory courses, some of which had no long-term appeal for me. However, whenever I found myself thinking, “What I am doing here?” a reading assignment for Constitutional Law always saved the day. I loved reading decisions tha … Read more »

  • #6 Dealing With Harassment and Violence In the WorkplaceFebruary 22, 2017

    Ask any human rights professional and they’ll likely tell you that one of the most difficult topics that come up in their practice is workplace violence and harassment. Employment lawyers will usually agree. The issue has been made all the more complicated since the advent of provisions of the Occup … Read more »