Morning Recess Education Law Newsletter

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June 2012

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Gender Identity & Expression Added to Code

Gillian Tuck Kutarna

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

Nadya Tymochenko

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

Gillian Tuck Kutarna

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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