Tag: Alexi Wood

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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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 Speaks at #MeToo Panel at the University of Toronto

  • Posted by Jennifer Saville
  • On January 22, 2019
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Alexi Wood was pleased to be asked to speak on the University of Toronto’s panel discussing #MeToo and the Workplace. Wood was accompanied on the panel by Elizabeth Bingham  (Rubin Tomlinson LLP), Lisa Kelly (Unifor) and Dianne Pohler (assistant professor at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources).
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Alexi Wood Featured in Women Leading in Law

  • Posted by Jennifer Saville
  • On December 17, 2018
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St. Lawrence Barrister is proud to announce that Alexi Wood has been profiled in Women Leading in Law. Alexi discusses her unique path in law, why she chose the path she did, and provides advice for lawyers starting on their own paths. The full article can be read 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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