Bio

Patricia’s practice focuses on professional regulation and discipline, as well as labour matters, in both the federal and provincial jurisdictions. She has extensive experience providing representation to individuals in the education sector, in particular in assisting those who are facing allegations of misconduct, as well as to workers in the media sector on a wide variety of issues.

Patricia represents individuals before administrative tribunals on professional misconduct and discipline matters, and also acts for unions before boards of arbitration and on labour board matters, including bargaining rights issues, unfair labour practice and duty of fair representation. Patricia has also represented unions on judicial review and injunction applications before both Federal and Ontario courts.

Patricia also provides legal advice to unions on matters such as bargaining, strike related issues, discrimination, harassment, disability, and general collective agreement enforcement. She has advised unions on organizing and has conducted organizing workshops with union members. She also provides education and advice on issues of professionalism and professional boundary issues.

Patricia has a strong interest in equality and workplace justice, and the ability of labour and employment law to further these objectives. She is presently co-managing partner of the firm, and is a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers.

Education

  • Call to the Ontario Bar, 1997
  • McGill University LL.B., B.C.L., 1995

Memberships

  • Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers

Related News

News/9 April 2021

Article Written by Cavalluzzo Published on Legal Matters Canada

Published Article Focuses on How Complaints Against Ontario Teachers are Investigated

Related Events

Event/May 12, 2021

Patricia D'Heureux Speaks at Osgoode Conference on Human Resources Law for Education Professionals

Patricia D’Heureux speaks at Human Resources Law for Education Professionals conference discussing the topic of “Misconduct, Off-Duty Conduct, Board I...
Event/Feb 27, 2021

Patricia D'Heureux Speaks at Osgoode Certificate in Human Rights for Educators Conference

Patricia D'Heureux speaks on competing rights at Osgoode's Certificate in Human Rights for Educators conference.    This conference provides...
Event/Jan 25, 2021

Patricia D'Heureux Teaches at Professional Boundaries Course

Patricia D'Heureux teaches at ETFO's Professional Boundaries Course.  This one-day course provides advice and assistance to members in deepening ...
Event/May 26, 2020

Patricia D'Heureux speaks at Osgoode Certificate in Human Rights Theory and Practice Conference

Patricia D'Heureux speaks at Osgoode's Certificate in Human Rights Theory and Practice Conference.  Patricia spoke on the issue of competing huma...

Related Blogs

Blog/1 April 2021

Complaints and Discipline Process at the OCT: An Overview

From Complaint to Decision: How does the Ontario College of Teachers investigate complaints about members' conduct?

Lauren Sheffield provides an overview of how the Ontario College of Teachers investigates complaints about members' conduct through their Complaints a...

Cases

Case/23 March 2015

CMG Local 30213 of the Newspaper Guild / Communications workers of America v Ontario Educational Communications Authority (TVO)

The Canadian Media Guild, Local 30213 of The Newspaper Guild/Communications Workers of America v Ontario Educational Communications Authority (TVO),&...