News & Events
October 15, 2020
Philip Graham will be speaking at IFEBP’s Conference on October 16, 2020. Philip will be participating in a panel discussion on “COVID-19 and Return to Work: Legal Implications for Employers”. For more information about the conference, please click here.
October 14, 2020
The changes to the Construction Act that came into effect in 2018 and 2019 should be familiar to most in the industry by now. By way of reminder, Prompt Payment and Adjudication came into force on October 1, 2019. In essence, new payment timelines and obligations were instituted to address the chronic payment delays that plagued
October 7, 2020
We are pleased to announce that Arleen Huggins, one of our Litigation Partners, has been selected by the Law Society of Ontario as a recipient of a 2020 Law Society Medal. Arleen is being recognized by the Law Society as a leader in the legal profession who has been instrumental in advocating for inclusiveness for racialized
October 5, 2020
Philip Graham will be speaking at Lancaster House’s National Human Rights and Accommodation Conference on October 7, 2020. Philip will be participating in a panel discussion on “Crunched by the Numbers: Artificial intelligence, algorithmic discrimination, and other emerging issues in workplace privacy law”. For more information about the conference, please click here.
September 17, 2020
We are pleased to announce our formal affiliation with Donna Gray, an industrial relations practitioner with expertise in the post-secondary education sector. Under this arrangement, she will provide consultative advice and services to the firm’s clients, especially in the post-secondary sector. Ms. Gray has worked in the labour movement for more than 30 years and
August 31, 2020
We are pleased to announce that Philip is now a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/C). Philip provides comprehensive advice to individuals and corporations with respect to the application of Canadian privacy laws, principles and practices at the federal, provincial and territorial levels. Congratulations Philip!
August 27, 2020
We are pleased to announce that 15 of the Firm’s lawyers were chosen by their fellow professionals to be listed in the 15th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Below is a complete list of KM lawyers, by practice area, recognized in the 15th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada: Jeffrey Armel –
August 27, 2020
Nancy Shapiro chairs the OBA Labour & Employment Law Webinar: Litigating An Employment File – The Essential Course, on October 14, 2020. Arleen Huggins will be speaking on “Providing the Initial Opinion”. For more information about the Program, please click here.
August 27, 2020
Nancy Shapiro will be speaking at the 2020 HR Law Conference: Constructive Dismissal, on October 29, 2020. The online conference will explore: Best Practices for Hiring Return to Work – How to Do It Right Direct/Indirect Discrimination Constructive Dismissal Termination Post Pandemic Speaker’s Corner For more information about the conference, please click here.
August 19, 2020
In response to the recent concerns about racism and oppression raised by former Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) student trustees, HWDSB took action and initiated an independent, third-party Trustee Code of Conduct Review. Upon consulting with Ministry of Education and Anti-Racism Directorate (ARD), HWDSB selected Arleen Huggins as the independent third-party who will lead this