Category: Panels and Speaking Engagements

St. Lawrence Barristers attends Ad Idem/Canadian Media Lawyers’ Association annual conference

The legal team from St. Lawrence Barristers all attended the annual conference of Ad Idem/Canadian Media Lawyers’ Association, held in Toronto this year.  Recognized as the premiere conference for media lawyers from across Canada, highlights included a keynote address by David McGraw, General Counsel for The New York Times, panels on protecting journalists’ health and […]
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Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville Discuss the Legal Status of Harassment in Ontario

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville were pleased to be asked to speak at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law’s Emerging Issues Workshop. Wood and Saville led a discussion on the emerging and ever evolving area of harassment, including online harassment, defamation and stalking. Also discussed were the recent court decisions finding that harassment is […]
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Phil Tunley Presents at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Law Union of Ontario

Phil Tunley was pleased to present at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Law Union of Ontario on “National Security: the Impact on Rights”.  With a distinguished panel including criminal barrister, Anil Kapoor, and CCLA Director of Privacy, Technology & Surveillance, Brenda McPhail, Phil spoke on the law and best practices related to three topics: […]
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Alexi Wood Presents at Osgoode PD on Defamation Law

Alexi Wood is pleased to be presenting at the Osgoode PD Defamation Law 2019: Current Issues + Emerging Trends. Wood will be speaking on the panel “On the Horizon: New and Emerging Issues”, discussing: libel tourism; defamation in the #metoo era; proposed changes to the Ontario Libel and Slander Act; and the right to be […]
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Phil Tunley attends IFEX AGM and Conference in Berlin

As the President of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, Phil Tunley attended the 2019 Annual and General Meeting and conference of the International Free Expression eXchange (IFEX) in Berlin, Germany on April 8-10, 2019. CJFE was one of 12 founding member organizations that came together in 1992 to form IFEX as a global network of […]
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Alexi Wood Speaks at LSO CPD: Litigating Harassment

Alexi Wood was pleased to present at the Law Society of Ontario’s CPD on Litigating Harassment: A Strategic Focus for Practitioners. The panel explored the pros and cons of various legal avenues for pursuing harassment cases on behalf of clients and laying out strategies to consider as the social landscape continues to shift.  
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Alexi Wood Interviewed by Global News Regarding Legal Advances in Privacy and Technology

Alexi Wood was pleased to be interviewed by Global News for a segment on legal advances in privacy and technology. Wood spoke about the ever-changing landscape in the area of privacy torts, and advised that “Courts are pretty slow to catch up with technology, so it takes a while for some of the technological issues […]
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Alexi Wood Discusses Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era

Alexi Wood was pleased to be asked to speak at the OsgoodePD Legal Guide to Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo Era. Wood spoke on the New Frontiers in Workplace Sexual Harassment panel, where she discussed the new tort of harassment and vicarious liability for workplace sexual misconduct. The full program can be found here.
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Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville present at CCLA’s 22nd Annual Fundamental Freedoms Conference

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville were pleased to once again present at the CCLA’s Annual Fundamental Freedoms Conference on the topic of Selfies, Sexting and the Law. Now in its 22nd year, the conference brings together hundreds of Toronto District School Board high school students who have the opportunity to attend workshops on many issues including: food […]
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Alexi Wood Speaks at InTOition Event

Alexi Wood was pleased to speak at this month’s gathering of Women’s InTOition. After an advance screening of “On the Basis of Sex” – the Ruth Bader Ginsberg biopic – Wood discussed how far the law has come in protecting gender equality, and how far it still has to go. Women’s InTOition is a Toronto-based community […]
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