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Separate School Funding Appeal Scheduled for March 2019

The appeal of the trial judgment in Good Spirit School Division No. 204 v. Christ the Teacher Roman Catholic Separate School Division No. 212, 2017 SKQB 109 (the “Theodore case”) has been scheduled to be heard in March 2019. The...

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Ontario Human Rights Commission Releases Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities Policy

The Ontario Human Rights Commission recently released a new policy titled “Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities.” The policy updates the Commission’s previous guideline on accessible education released in 2004. This new policy further articulates the intersection of disability with...

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Human Rights Tribunal Dismisses Application Seeking Delivery of Autism Therapy in the Classroom

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently dismissed an Application brought by a student’s mother on behalf of her son, who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Application, brought while the student was in his first year of...

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New Ontario Executive Compensation Freeze

The Ontario government recently issued Regulation 406/18 under the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act 2014 (the BPSECA), freezing compensation for executives and heads of certain public bodies who earn $100,000 or more. The regulation implements a cap on salaries...

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School Boards Can Transfer a Student for Safety Reasons

Recently, in K.W. v Toronto Catholic District School Board, 2018 ONSC 2794, the Divisional Court confirmed that school boards have the authority to impose an administrative transfer on a student to preserve the safety and well-being of other students. By...

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Student Safety During Excursions

In July 2017, a 15-year-old boy named Jeremiah Perry drowned in Algonquin Park while on a canoe trip with his high school. Shortly after the incident, the Toronto District School Board acknowledged that Jeremiah had failed his swim test.  Fourteen...

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What’s Happening

Gillian Tuck Kutarna and Nadya Tymochenko will be presenting at this year’s Canadian Association of School System Administrators in Ottawa July 4 to 6. The Morning Recess fall webinar schedule will be available in August. Have a great summer!

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Labour and Privacy Update

Teacher’s work refusal due to violence of five-year-old student upheld by Labour Board In Toronto Elementary Catholic Teachers / Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association v. Toronto Catholic District School Board, 2017 CanLII 37597 (ON LRB), the Ontario Labour Relations Board...

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What’s Happening

Nadya Tymochenko and Gillian Tuck Kutarna will be speakers at the Canadian Association of School System Administrator’s Conference in Ottawa July 4-6. Morning Recess Webinars will be back in September.  Look for our new 2018-2019 schedule.

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New Cannabis Act

On January 18, 2018 the Education Law Group broadcast a Morning Recess webinar on the issue of cannabis in schools.  A copy of the podcast can be requested at educationlaw@millerthomson.com. The Cannabis Act, 2017 was passed on December 12, 2017...

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COVID-19 Resources

We have written on a variety of topics to help identify the pertinent issues, understand the legal implications, minimize risk exposure and manage legal obligations.

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

This newly published 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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Morning Recess Education Law Newsletter

Read the latest issue of Miller Thomson’s Education Law publication

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Morning Recess Webinar Series

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

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