Tag: Jennifer Saville

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville author article for The Advocates’ Journal

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville are pleased that their article “Tort of Harassment: Crying out for a Remedy” was published in the Spring 2020 edition of The Advocates’ Journal. Wood and Saville take the position that the currently recognized torts in Ontario do not adequately protect an individual from persistent, unwelcome behaviour that constitutes harassment. […]
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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 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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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 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 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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Phil Tunley and Jennifer Saville Successfully Defend Disclosure Motion

Phil Tunley and Jennifer Saville successfully defended a motion seeking disclosure from the Ontario Energy Board.  In Rogers Communications Canada Inc. et al v The Ontario Energy Board, the Associate Chief Justice dismissed the appellants’ motion for disclosure entirely on the basis of relevance, applying a test derived from Harwig and CCSAGE as to whether […]
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