Education

Displaying 41-50 of 157

The Impact of New Trade Agreements on Public Procurement

All designated broader public sector organizations, as provided for under section 12 of the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act, 2010 (“BPSAA”), including school boards, colleges, and universities (collectively “Education Sector”), are subject to the procurement rules set out in the...

More

Service Dogs Not an Automatic Right in Schools

In a recent decision, J.F. v. Waterloo Catholic District School Board, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal) denied an application of discrimination based on a decision by the Waterloo Catholic District School Board (Board) denying the applicant’s request to...

More

Education Law Industry Group Update

Another school year is upon us, and Miller Thomson LLP’s Education Law Industry Group is pleased to announce Morning Recess, Principals’ 201. For the 2017-2018 school year we are continuing our series of complimentary 45 minute webinars covering a variety...

More

Bill 92, School Boards Collective Bargaining Amendment Act, 2017

On March 27, 2017, Bill 92, School Boards Collective Bargaining Amendment Act, 2017, received Royal Assent.  The legislation makes a variety of amendments to the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014 (the “Act”); however, several challenges may still remain to...

More

Now Hiring – British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v. BC

A recent decision from the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”), British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v. British Columbia, [2016] SCC 49, is having a significant impact on education in British Columbia. Background In 2002, the B.C. government enacted Bill 28 which...

More

Court Upholds School Board’s Decision to Deny Accommodation Request

In a recent decision in E.T. v. Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, the Superior Court of Justice upheld the decision of the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (the “Board”) denying a request to accommodate two students pursuant to its Equity Policy. The...

More

Private School Teacher Termination Upheld

This past June, the Ontario Court of Appeal (the “Court of Appeal”) overturned a wrongful dismissal decision from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Remy Fernandes (“Fernandes”) had been teaching at Mississauga Private School (the “School”) for over ten years...

More

Proposed New Environmental Protection Act Exemption for School Ventilation Systems

On November 22, the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) placed a regulatory proposal on the Environmental Registry (EBR) to make amendments to O. Reg 524/98 (Exemptions from compliance approvals related to point source air emissions) related to,...

More

Are you doing enough to protect your employees from workplace violence?

Two recent Ontario Provincial Court decisions highlight the increasing importance that the Courts, the Ministry of Labour, employers and employees are placing on the need to protect workers from incidents of workplace violence. On July 15, 2016, after an extensive...

More

Protecting Students Act, Bill 37

On November 15, 2016, Bill 37, the Protecting Students Act (“Act”), passed third reading in the Ontario legislature. The purpose of the legislation is to improve the investigation and disciplinary processes of the Ontario College of Teachers (“OCT”) to reduce...

More

Displaying 41-50 of 157

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.

More

Morning Recess Education Law Newsletter

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

More

Morning Recess Webinar Series

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

More

Stay Informed

Sign-up to receive electronic communications, including newsletters on legal developments, event invitations, firm news and more.

Subscribe