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Case Summary and Analysis: Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario contemplates Toronto Star and Tribunals Adjudicative Records Act in Grange v Toronto (City)

February 27, 2020

Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario releases decision about public disclosure of adjudicative records and confidentiality orders…Read More

Fact Sheet – Tips for Lawyers and Paralegals in Ontario: Accommodating clients by communicating via email

My client asks to communicate via email as an accommodation. What are my professional obligations? What Does the Law Say? The Law Society of Ontario prohibits any form of discrimination, including against persons with disabilities. This prohibition and the obligation to provide legal services in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code are detailed in the…Read More

Guide – Using Legal Services: A Guide for persons with disabilities in Ontario

This Guide is intended for persons with disabilities who are seeking or receiving legal services. The information in this Guide serves as legal information on the right to accessible legal services. It is not intended to be legal advice. PDF and RTF versions of this guide are available at the end of this page. Free…Read More

Accessible Practice: Practice tips for maintaining privilege and confidentiality for a client accompanied by a support person

Practice tips for maintaining privilege and confidentiality for a client accompanied by a support person…Read More

Accessible Practice: The Importance of Privacy for Clients with Disabilities

About privacy concerns that are specific to clients with disabilities and what you can do in your legal practice to proactively address these issues.…Read More

Paper – Open Court and Confidentiality: Can there be a Balance in Light of our New Media Age?

Paper prepared for the OBA Human Rights Annual Update on May 23, 2014. The topic of discussion in this paper revolves around privacy issues that arise when persons with disabilities seek redress before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO). It is likely that confidentiality will not be maintained and intimate details about their disability…Read More

February 27, 2020