Category Human Rights Tribunal

Daycare Dilemma, Firing: Family Status & Employment Law

In a recent employment-law case, a dental office manager was awarded more than $62,000 in damages for wrongful dismissal and breach of the Ontario Human Rights Code. Partridge v. Botony Dental Corporation, 2015 ONSC 343 (CanLII) considers wrongful dismissal as a reprisal for a request for accommodation for childcare arrangements. The plaintiff, Ms. Partridge, filed […]

By-laws, Reality Checks, Defences: New Scope-related Content at CanLII, Connects

CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. See Scope’s Publisher Page. Here are some recent cases of direct interest and use to paralegals in Ontario:

Paralegal Resources

Regulating Paralegals, Employment Law & More: News from the Scope

Carefully chosen for relevance to the paralegal profession, these articles are selected from reliable sources. Click on the tags, or the Search function, to access more SCOPE articles and links to resources on topics that are important to legal services providers.

Human Rights in Canada

Rights, Roads & Wrongs: CanLII Cases for Paralegals

CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. See Scope’s Publisher Page. Here are some recent cases of direct interest and use to paralegals in Ontario:

Colin Lachance

Case Law Update — What’s New at CanLII & CanLII Connects

CanLII is a non-profit organization managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII’s goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. CanLII Connects makes it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to access high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions. CanLII Connects launched April 4, 2014 […]

Paralegals

So-called ‘Agents’ on the Spot; Man Says Argos Discriminate Against Men

Tribunals are a significant practice area for Ontario’s paralegals. Here are highlights from a few recent tribunal cases of interest to the profession. A Hamilton Landlord & Tenant Board member has suggested the Law Society of Upper Canada should look into the exemption status of an “agent” who has represented landlords at hearings. In a […]

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