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Aug 17, 2018

Danielle Bisnar - Notable Cases

  • Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario claim against the Ontario Provincial Police on behalf of a group of women civilian employees regarding systemic gender discrimination in compensation
  • Fenton v Toronto Police Service 2017 ONCPC 15, (represented public complainants and the Canadian Civil Liberties Association in police discipline proceeding against commanding officer responsible for mass arrests during the G20 Summit in Toronto in 2010)
  • Canada (Attorney General) v. Johnstone, 2014 FCA 110 (leading case on employer’s obligations to accommodate employees on the basis of family status)
  • College of Nurses of Ontario v. XX (constitutional and human rights challenge to statutory regime regulating nurses diagnosed with mental illness and addiction, 2014)
  • Timmins and District Hospital v. Ontario Nurses’ Association, 2013 ONSC 6002 (judicial review of labour arbitration award regarding long-term disability benefits)
  • McKinnon v. Ontario (Correctional Services) 2011 HRTO 263 With Kate Hughes, obtained an order from the HRTO for a stated case of contempt by in context of leading human rights tribunal case on race discrimination and systemic remedies ordered.