Statement of Principles

As a law firm made up of licensees of the Law Society of Ontario, we have each adopted a personal Statement of Principles. Collectively, we confirm our belief in and commitment to the following overarching principles:

  • We recognize and support the Law Society in its commitment to inclusive legal workplaces in Ontario, a reduction of barriers created by racism, sexism, unconscious bias and discrimination and better representation of Indigenous and racialized licensees in the legal professions in all legal workplaces and at all levels of seniority;
  • We recognize and take seriously our special responsibility as members of the legal profession to protect the dignity of all individuals, and to respect and uphold human rights laws in force in Ontario;
  • We support a commitment to reconciliation for Indigenous peoples and acknowledge that we are collectively responsible to support improved relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Ontario and Canada; and
  • We are committed to our obligation to promote equality, diversity, anti-racism and inclusion generally and in our behaviour towards colleagues, employees, clients and the public.

We are committed to both the letter and spirit of human rights legislation.

Recent News

News/25 May 2022

Jan Borowy Speaks at Canadian Defence Lawyers’ Pay Equity Webinar

Jan  Borowy speaks at Canadian Defence Lawyers’ Webinar “Pay Equity Issues that Women in Law Face – Legislation, Tribunals &... Read More
News/24 May 2022

How Uber Got Almost Everything It Wanted in Ontario's Working for Workers Act

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Cavalluzzo's Ryan White comments in today's Globe and Mail article, "How Uber Almost Got Everything it Wanted in Ontario's Working for Workers Act". R... Read More
News/17 May 2022

New Pay Equity Act Means Many Women Are Entitled to Pay Raises

Jan Borowy quoted in Globe and Mail article

In today's Globe and Mail, Jan Borowy comments on the new federal Pay Equity Act. Read More
News/12 May 2022

Michelle Thomarat Presents on Human Rights & Accommodations for Education Professionals

Cavalluzzo lawyer speaks at Osgoode Conference on Human Resources Law for Education Professionals

Michelle Thomarat speaks on the topic of Ontario human rights legislation and the scope of the duty to accommodate in the education context at the Osg... Read More
In the News/10 May 2022

"New Bill Won’t Stop Employers from Looking Over your Shoulder"

In today's Legal Matters, Stephen Moreau discusses a newly enacted law that compels Ontario firms to disclose if and how they are monitoring the activ... Read More
News/27 April 2022

"What ‘Exceptional Circumstances’ Warrant Longer Notice Periods?"

In today's Legal Matters, Stephen Moreau discusses “reasonable notice” of termination  by employers, and what are the exceptional cir... Read More