Public Policy Law

Public policy and governmental relations affect all sectors of the province and Canada. We provide policy advice and advocacy for clients on government relations issues, the political process and public policy development.

Our services include:

  • acting as counsel, advisor, member or chair of public inquiries, commissions, task forces and other public bodies;
  • providing clients with updates on political and public policy developments;
  • advising on legislative reform initiatives;
  • drafting proposed legislative reforms;
  • providing strategic advice to clients on effective government relations; and
  • providing legal and public policy research services.

Related Cases

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27 November 2018

PC Ontario Fund v. Essensa

PC Ontario Fund v. Essensa, 2011 ONSC 2641 (Div. Ct.) This application for judicial review has been brought by the PC Ontario Fund and the Progressive...
Case/
27 November 2018

Slansky v. Canada

Slansky v. Canada (Attorney General), 2011 FC 1467 This is an appeal pursuant to Rule 51 of the Federal Courts Rules, SOR/98-106 [Rules] of a decision...
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2 February 2018

Williams Lake Indian Band v. Canada (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development)

Paul Cavalluzzo and Adrienne Telford acted for the Intervener the Specific Claims Tribunal in Williams Lake Indian Band v Canada (Aboriginal Affairs a...
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13 November 2014

Henry v. British Columbia (Attorney General)

Paul Cavalluzzo and Adrienne Telford act for the Intervener the Canadian Association of Crown Counsel in Henry v. British Columbia (Attorney General),...
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6 October 2014

Legal Counsel to Commissioner Dennis O’Connor on the Arar Inquiry

Arar Inquiry: Legal Counsel to Commissioner Dennis O’Connor on the Arar Inquiry, Policy Review, which made recommendations on a review mechanism...
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6 October 2014

Chaoulli v. A.G. (Quebec)

Counsel to the Canadian Medical Association at Supreme Court of Canada in in Chaoulli c Québec (Procureur général) .

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