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Financial Hardship Not Justification for Reduction in Accommodation Services

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its decision in the case of Moore v. British Columbia (Education)  2012 SCC 61, regarding the right to special education programming and services in order to access core educational objectives. The Court stated...

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Canada’s Top Court Rules that Specific Performance Not Required For All Land Deals and Duty to Mitigate Applies

Miller Thomson successfully defended the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) before the Supreme Court of Canada in a recent decision involving a dispute over an agreement of purchase and sale. In 2004 Southcott Estates Ltd. entered into an agreement...

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Canada’s Top Court Rules Teacher’s Privacy Interest in Laptop Diminished Due to School Board Ownership of Computer and Workplace Policies Regarding Computer Use

The Supreme Court of Canada has released its much anticipated decision in R. v. Cole, a criminal law case primarily concerned with an accused child pornographer’s right to be secure against unreasonable search by the police under section 8 of...

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Teacher Freedom of Expression

The Putting Students First Act (the “Act”), which was proclaimed in force effective September 12, 2012, (with the exception of section 20, which still remains to be proclaimed) has created uncertainty for school board administrations. The Act, which imposes a...

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Staff Advice and Recommendations Not Publicly Accessible Upon Request

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (“FIPPA”) and its municipal equivalent provide that every person has a right of access to a record or a part of a record in the custody or under the control of...

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Gender Identity & Expression Added to Code

On June 13, 2012 the Ontario Legislature unanimously approved Bill 33 ‘Toby’s Act (Right to be Free from Discrimination and Harassment Because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression) at its third reading.  Following Royal Assent, the Ontario Human Rights Code...

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School Investigation Has Negative Impact on College Decision

In a recent decision by the Ontario College of Teachers (the “College”) regarding whether discipline should be imposed on an occasional teacher (the “Member”) who had allegedly (1) struck the upper arm of a female student with her hand (2)...

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‘Responsive Records’ Under FIPPA Can Include Deleted Emails

The Information and Privacy Commissioner (“IPC”) recently upheld an appeal against Carleton University, overturning the University’s response to a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act refusing to produce emails which had been deleted. The IPC...

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An Educator's Guide to Internet and Social Media Law in the Classroom

This book by Nadya Tymochenko and Gillian Tuck Kutarna addresses a wide range of issues that educators face in today’s online world.

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Learn about upcoming and complimentary Morning Recess webinars for new school administrators

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