News & Events
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
June 25, 2020
We are pleased to announce that James Harnum and Daniel Resnick have been elected to serve on the following OBA Law Section executives: James Harnum: Pension and Benefits Law Daniel Resnick: Construction and Infrastructure Law
Minister of Education Releases Investigator Arleen Huggins’ Report on the Peel District School Board
June 9, 2020
On April 28, 2020, the Minister of Education appointed Arleen Huggins to conduct an investigation of the Peel District School Board (PDSB) to examine the PDSB’s compliance with the Minister’s 27 binding Directions issued on March 13, 2020, aimed at dismantling structures within the PDSB that perpetuate racism, and in particular, anti-Black racism, and on reforming
May 11, 2020
Koskie Minsky LLP is pleased to announce that 14 of the Firm’s lawyers were chosen by their fellow professionals to be listed in the 2020 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
April 10, 2020
On April 7 we posted an article discussing issues created in the construction industry as a result of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (the “Suspension Order”) issued on March 20th. There has been a great deal of debate among construction lawyers and in the construction industry as to the exact impact of the