Tag: Alexi Wood

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville Speak at CCLA’s 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 23rd 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 Discusses sexual harassment in the workplace at CASC Town Hall

Alexi Wood was pleased to be invited to speak at the Canadian Association of Stand-Up Comedians (CASC) Town Hall to discuss the important issue of sexual harassment in the workplace with panelists Victoria Shen, Special Advisor on Human Rights and Sexual Harassment, ACTRA Toronto and Mindy Noble, Legal Counsel and Project Coordinator of the Sexual Harassment in the […]
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Alexi Wood to Appear on “Kelly and Company” Podcast with Host Danielle McLaughlin

Alexi Wood is pleased to have been asked to participate in this week’s broadcast from Accessible Media Inc. “Know Your Rights” with host Danielle McLaughlin. AMI is a not-for-profit media company that entertains, informs and empowers Canadians who are blind or partially sighted. Operating three broadcast services, AMI-tv and AMI-audio in English and AMI-télé in French, […]
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Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville Appear on Behalf of the CCLA at the Supreme Court

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville were pleased to act for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association as an intervener in two appeals before the Supreme Court of Canada. In Maia Bent, et al. v. Howard Platnick, et al. and 1704604 Ontario Limited v. Pointes Protection Association, et al. the Court was asked, for the first time, to provide […]
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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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Alex Wood Appointed as Co-Chair of the University of Toronto Tribunal

St. Lawrence Barristers is pleased to announce that Alexi Wood has been appointed to the University of Toronto Tribunal for a three-year term. The University Tribunal hears and disposes of charges laid by the Provost against an accused student, graduate or faculty member in respect of an academic offence.
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St. Lawrence Barristers Represents the David Asper Centre at the Ontario Court of Appeal

The David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights has been granted leave to intervene before the Ontario Court of Appeal in City of Toronto v Attorney General of Ontario. At issue on appeal is whether the introduction of Bill 5 mid-election, which had the effect of changing the ward boundaries in Toronto, breached the guarantee of freedom of […]
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St. Lawrence Barristers makes submissions on behalf of Sea Shepherd Legal

St. Lawrence Barristers was pleased to submit commentary on behalf of Sea Shepherd Legal in response to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks’ “Reducing litter and waste in our communities: Discussion paper“. Sea Shepherd is an international non-profit marine wildlife conversation organization whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter […]
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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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