Tag: Toronto

Ontario Court of Appeal Affirms Cost-Sharing Mechanism Developed by the Ontario Energy Board

The decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Union Gas Limited v. Township of Norwich, in which Phil Tunley acted on behalf of the Ontario Energy Board as an intervenor, gives effect to a cost-sharing mechanism developed by the Board in its 1986 Report and Model Franchise Agreement, to allocate costs of gas pipeline […]
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Phil Tunley Recognized for 20 Years of Service at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop

This week, Phil Tunley was recognized for his 20th year as an instructor at the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop run by Osgoode Professional Development. Alexi Wood was pleased to attend as a guest presenter. Now in its 39th year, the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop is Canada’s preeminent trial advocacy skills program, bringing together an exceptional group […]
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Phil Tunley Provides Training to the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal

Phil Tunley was pleased to participate as a member of the faculty assembled by The Advocates’ Society to provide in-house training to members of the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (“LPAT”).  Under recently-enacted legislation, members presiding at the hearing of appeals to LPAT from planning decisions made by municipalities have new powers and responsibilities regarding the […]
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Alexi Wood to Discuss Summary Judgment Motions at Advocates’ Society’s Program

Tomorrow, Alexi Wood will present on summary judgment motions during the Advocates’ Society’s program on Summary Judgment Motions. Attend in person or through the webcast to have all your pressing questions answered about summary judgment motions and its implications for your practice. Lawyers will gain practical tips and strategies on how to prepare for, argue […]
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Alexi Wood Appears on LEAF Panel “Cyberviolence and Your Rights”

Alexi Wood appeared with Angela Chaisson (Chaisson Law), Molly Reynolds (Torys LLP) and Tina Yang (Charney Lawyers) on the panel “Cyberviolence and Your Rights” hosted by the LEAF Toronto Branch to discuss gender based cyber violence. The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund works to ensure Canadian courts provide the equality rights guaranteed to women and […]
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Alexi Wood Interviewed in Law Times Article on Student Union Decisions

Alexi Wood is interviewed by the Law Times to discuss her recent success representing the Ryerson Students’ Union and the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union in applications brought by students who were denied Student Group status. As Wood explains: “The takeaway for groups is they have the power to pass their own policies and […]
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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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