News & Events
Mark Zigler appears as witness before Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology as it considers Bill C-253
June 9, 2021
On June 3, 2021, Mark Zigler appeared as a witness before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology as it considers Bill C-253, an Act to Amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. Mark’s testimony can be viewed here: https://parlvu.parl.gc.ca/Harmony/en/PowerBrowser/PowerBrowserV2/20210603/-1/35612?Language=English&Stream=Video#info_
May 25, 2021
Philip Graham will be speaking at the IFEBP’s Return to the Workplace Strategies Virtual Conference on June 3, 2021. Philip will be participating in a panel discussion on “Legal Considerations Around Returning to the Workplace (or Not) (Canada)”. For more information about the conference, please click here
May 8, 2021
Arleen Huggins will co-chair and co-moderate the OBA’s 19th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law Webinar on May 18, 2021. For more information about the webinar, please click here.
May 8, 2021
Arleen Huggins will be speaking at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans’ Conference on May 11, 2021. Arleen will be participating in a panel discussion on “Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in the Workplace”. For more information about the conference, please click here.
April 30, 2021
To review the news articles, please click on the links below: Thorneloe shouldn’t be held responsible for mismanagement at LU, court hears – CTV News Laurentian has ‘path forward’ after 1st phase of restructuring, but can’t rest on laurels, court hears – Sudbury.com Laurentian created ‘manufactured crisis’ to cut ties with 3 schools for $10M
April 22, 2021
Koskie Minsky LLP is pleased to announce that 15 of the Firm’s lawyers were chosen by their fellow professionals to be listed in the 2021 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory compiles lists of outstanding professionals by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their
February 26, 2021
We are pleased to announce that Murray Gold has been awarded the 2021 OBA Pension Award for Excellence in Pension & Benefits Law. The OBA Award of Excellence in Pensions and Benefits Law recognizes exceptional contributions and achievements in Pension & Benefits Law by members of the OBA. Murray is a leading lawyer in the
Koskie Minsky Lawyers Huggins and Graham Complete Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board Investigation
February 4, 2021
In response to the 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. We are pleased to announce that Arleen Huggins and Philip Graham have now completed this review. For more information, please click here.
February 3, 2021
Louis v. Poitras, 2021 ONCA 49, is the first Ontario Court of Appeal decision to consider the impact of delays caused by the pandemic on a motion to strike a jury notice. The decision calls on lower courts to adopt a creative and pragmatic approach to this unprecedented challenge to the civil justice system in
KM Secures Settlement for Employees in Respect of Severance Entitlements Arising from Bankruptcies of Quality Meat Packers Limited and Toronto Abattoirs Limited
January 23, 2021
We are pleased to announce that a settlement has been reached on behalf of the United Food and Commercial Workers Locals 175 and 633, their members, and certain other salaried employees in respect of severance entitlements arising from the bankruptcies of Quality Meat Packers Limited (QMP) and Toronto Abattoirs Limited (TAL). This settlement, reached on