#EducationLaw Conference Coming to #Halifax

Mark your calendars! Canada’s leading conference on education law is coming to Halifax in 2018. Halifax will host the annual conference of the Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (CAPSLE) on April 29 to May 1, 2018, at the…

#WorkLawWednesday: Why Does the Harassee Always Pay the Price?

Many employers have Harassment Policies. They are mostly well-intentioned. Often, a Harassment Policy will set out the general principles of behaviour that is no longer acceptable in the workplace. There will be a mechanism for filing complaints. Generally, an internal or external investigation…

‘Punching Above Weight’: Pink Larkin in the Legal Market

Featured in the article, Punching Above Weight, published in Lexpert April/May 2017, Ronald A. Pink. Q.C. gives an inside perspective on the changing business world and how our firm succeeds in this new environment. “So people see us as not just being a labour and employment boutique,…

#WorkLawWednesday: The Medicinal Marijuana Hype

A quick Internet search on the topic of medicinal marijuana in the workplace produces a raft of catchy headings: “Vaporizing the stigma”, “A joint effort”, “Comfortably numb at work”, to mention but a few. As of 2013, over 37,000 Canadians held an “Authorization…