Tag: Jennifer Saville

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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Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville Consult on Issue of Curium Magazine

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville were pleased to be consulted for the July-August issue of Curium, a French magazine with a target audience of teenagers 14-17 years old. The Quebec magazine discusses issues directly affecting teenagers, including technology, environmental issues, international news, and science. The July-August issue focuses on teenage sexuality in the age of the […]
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Phil Tunley and Jennifer Saville Represent Vice Media and Ben Makuch at Supreme Court

Phil Tunley and Jennifer Saville, along with co-counsel Iain MacKinnon, appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada representing Vice Media Canada and journalist Ben Makuch in a case demanding protection for journalistic source information. For the first time, the Court was asked to address the issue of access by police to unpublished communications between a journalist […]
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Jennifer Saville Discusses Costs Awards in Law Times Article

Jennifer Saville provided comments for the Law Times article “Student Unions Awarded Costs in Private Litigation Cases”. Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville, of St. Lawrence Barristers LLP, represented two of the Respondents in a trio of applications heard by the Ontario Superior Court. After dismissing the applications, the Court ordered the Applicants to pay costs […]
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Court Affirms that Student Unions are Private Corporations Not Subject to Administrative Law Principles

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville successfully represent the Ryerson Students’ Union and the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union in decisions that confirm the right of student unions to pass and implement their own policies. After hearing oral argument, the Court dismissed the applications, finding that public law did not apply. The Court affirmed that, […]
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