Education

Displaying 51-60 of 160

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

Record Keeping Obligations of Ontario Charitable and Not-for-Profit Corporations

This article provides an overview of the current recordkeeping obligations of Ontario registered charities, such as school board foundations, under the Ontario Corporations Act (“OCA”), the not-yet-enacted Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 (the “ONCA”), and the federal Income Tax Act...

More

In Camera Board Meetings May Not Always be Private

The Supreme Court of Canada recently held that what happens at in camera meetings may not stay at in camera meetings. Boards of directors may meet in camera (meaning “in chambers”, or privately) in order to discuss particularly sensitive issues,...

More

Amendments to Canada’s Advertising Self-Regulatory Guidelines Impact Endorsements and Testimonials

Advertising Standards Canada (“ASC”), the advertising industry’s self-regulatory body, has made changes to The Canadian Code of Advertising Standards (“Code”) which may be of interest to school board foundations. Effective as of October 3, 2016, these significant amendments include new...

More

Grievance Regarding Staffing Upheld

In Ottawa-Carleton District School Board v. Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation, a policy grievance commenced by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (“OSSTF”) was allowed by Arbitrator Russell Goodfellow on the basis that the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (the “Board”)...

More

Bender: No Discrimination Based on Sex or Family Status

Employers whose workforce accrue seniority based on days actually worked will want to take note of a recent employment decision by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (“HRTO”) which considered allegations of discrimination based on sex (including pregnancy) and family...

More

Updates to the Integrated Accessibility Standards of the AODA

On July 1, 2016, important updates were introduced to Ontario Regulation 191/11, Integrated Accessibility Standards (the “Regulation”), pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (the “AODA”). Service Animals Changes that impact school boards include an expanded definition...

More

Morning Recess Webinar Series

This school year, the Education Law Group’s complimentary Morning Recess webinar series will be exploring the legal issues that impact school principals every day.  During our next webinar on October 20, 2016 at 10:00am we will be reviewing investigations for...

More

Displaying 51-60 of 160

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