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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.

Related Cases

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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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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...

Related Resources

News/14 May 2019

The Lawyer's Daily: "Ontario Goes Beyond Common Law in Proposed Crown Liability Act"

On May 13, 2019, Stephen Moreau and Lara Koerner’s commentary on Ontario’s proposed Crow...
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
News/14 May 2019

The Lawyer's Daily: "Ontario Goes Beyond Common Law in Proposed Crown Liability Act"

On May 13, 2019, Stephen Moreau and Lara Koerner’s commentary on Ontario’s proposed Crown Liability and Proceedings Act, 2019 (CLAPA) was ... Read More
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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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