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COVID-19: Update on the courts and legal services

As the national rate of new COVID-19 cases has slowed down and we all settle in to a new “normal”, the legal community has continued to adapt and change the ways in which legal services are provided. St. Lawrence Barristers will continue to monitor and update our clients and the legal community as legal practice […]
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COVID-19: Update on the courts and legal services

The legal community is taking unprecedented action to mitigate the negative effects of COVID-19. Over the last week, there have been many steps taken by the courts and the community at large, as this crisis continues. All levels of government have taken significant steps to enforce social distancing measures and curb the spread of this […]
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COVID-19: Update on the courts and legal services

As the challenges related to COVID-19 rapidly evolve, the legal community is adapting to provide a flexible response. St. Lawrence Barristers is doing the same by continuing to provide streamlined legal services while working remotely. In order to support new and existing clients during this challenging time, we will provide weekly updates that cover important […]
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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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A message to our clients during COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to create challenges for businesses, communities and families alike, we want to reassure all our clients that St. Lawrence Barristers will continue to provide streamlined legal services. Our lawyers and staff, while working remotely, remain fully accessible by telephone, email and video conferencing. We are constantly monitoring the information coming out of our […]
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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 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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