Category: Panels and Speaking Engagements

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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Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville Discuss Litigating in the #metoo Movement at U of T Law

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 impact of the #MeToo movement on litigation relating to sexual harassment. The discussion focused on the challenges faced in bringing sexual harassment claims, both […]
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Alexi Wood to Speak at Annual Ad Idem Conference

Alex Wood will speak about #metoo journalism at the annual conference of the Canadian Media Lawyers’ Association (“Ad IDEM”) on November 3rd in Montreal. At the annual conference, panelists will discuss recent developments in the law both in Canada and internationally. Ad IDEM is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of free expression in Canada […]
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Phil Tunley Provides Testimony to the Standing Committee of the Senate

Phil Tunley appeared before the Standing Committee of the Senate on Legal and Constitutional Affairs to provide testimony, as the President of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), on proposed amendments to the Access to Information Act (Canada) contained in Bill C-58.  The proceedings can be found here. At the request of Committee members, on […]
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CJFE and St. Lawrence Barristers To Host Panel on Engaging the Media

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and St. Lawrence Barristers are excited to host the upcoming panel Engaging the Media in Your Client’s Interests. Panelists will lead a discussion among lawyers and journalists about press attention to legal cases. The panel will take place on September 27, 2018 at 5:30pm at The Albany Club. For more […]
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