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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.

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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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6 October 2014

Hazineh v. McCallion

Counsel to Mayor Hazel McCallion in successful defence of Municipal Conflict of Interest Act Application regarding Peel Region votes: Hazineh v. McCal...
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30 April 2013

Douglas v. Canada

Douglas v. Canada (Attorney General), 2013 FC 451 In July 2010, Alexander Chapman filed a complaint with the Canadian Judicial Council (CJC), allegin...
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13 December 2011

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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27 April 2011

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...

Related Resources

Article/6 October 2014

Procedural Fairness and the McLachlin Court

“Procedural Fairness and the McLachlin Court: The First Decade,” chapter in book edited ...
Blog/12 December 2018

ONA Successfully Challenges Unreasonable Vaccinate or Mask Policy in ONA v St. Michael’s Hospital

In ONA v St. Michael’s Hospital, Arbitrator Kaplan upheld a grievance filed by the Ontario Nurses’ Association (“ONA”) alleging that the introduction ... Read More
Blog/12 December 2018

ONA Successfully Challenges Unreasonable Vaccinate or Mask Policy in ONA v St. Michael’s Hospital

In ONA v St. Michael’s Hospital, Arbitrator Kaplan upheld a grievance filed by the Ontario Nurses’ Association (“ONA”) alleging that the introduction ... Read More
Article/6 October 2014

Procedural Fairness and the McLachlin Court

“Procedural Fairness and the McLachlin Court: The First Decade,” chapter in book edited by A. Dodek and D. Wright, Public Law and the McLa... Read More

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