Ontario Legislature: Police Record Checks Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Introduction The Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015 (the “Act”), governing the disclosure of information in response to requests for police record checks, received Royal Assent on December 3, 2015.  This post will examine the issues that…


12 Days to End Violence Against Women

December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women as well as the anniversary of the Montreal Massacre which took place at L’École Polytechnique at the University of Montréal. The…

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Transgender Defamation in PEI

CBC is reporting that a PEI radio station has pulled an advertisement some viewed as derogatory to transgender people. The PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women as well as Pride PEI filed a…