Under what circumstances does membership of charities, non-profits and community organizations have the legal status that will attract a judge's jurisdiction and oversight?
Pro Bono is a monthly column written by lawyers and legal experts at Iler Campbell LLP that explores the murky legal waters activists regularly confront in doing their work.
As remote working exacerbates gender inequalities in the workplace, non-profit board chairs should start conversations about what they can do to work towards equality.
Harassment need not be by a superior at work, or even a co-worker, and the protection provided by occupational health and safety legislation is not limited to harassment on human rights grounds
COVID-19 has increased the demand for medical assistance in dying, but the pandemic has also made it more difficult to access.
What is a landlord's responsibility when a tenant in a multi-residential building tests positive for COVID-19?
Voices supporting the rights of disadvantaged groups were either excluded or ignored when "urgent" COVID response programs were crafted. The result is a response that puts bandages on deeper problems.
As we attempt to collectively navigate the "new normal," it is critical that adequate measures be taken to ensure access to adequate housing.
Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders recently admitted officers used facial recognition technology called Clearview AI, which mines social media for billions of personal photos.
Canada's social economy is about to receive a significant boost in federal support. However, there are significant problems with the ways in which the fund is being set up.
For the past 60 years, Canada has progressively shrunk the spaces where people can smoke -- including private spaces. The legalization of cannabis is unlikely to reverse that trend.