Posts by Celia Chandler

Human Rights Commission clarifies Mandatory Vaccination

September 22nd, 2021 by Celia Chandler

Today the Ontario government’s proof of vaccine certificate goes into effect for specific higher-risk indoor public settings where masking is not possible. At the same time, other organizations have made their own decisions to follow the provincial lead and implement their own vaccine policies. 

We have heard many people using human rights related arguments to justify remaining unvaccinated on medical grounds or on the ground of creed or a belief system. Today, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released a statement on this issue.  

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Another election, the same housing crisis

August 27th, 2021 by Celia Chandler

As another federal campaign begins, it’s time for me to dust off my previous article about the state of housing in Canada, update the dates, increase the numbers, and press “send.”

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Some Iler Campbell staffing news

August 4th, 2021 by Celia Chandler

With the pandemic slowing the world down last year, as we slowly re‑open, we know lots of people have started making some personal and professional changes.  Our team is no different. While we are sad to be losing a couple of excellent lawyers, we’re excited to bring some new blood onto the team. Continue reading “Some Iler Campbell staffing news”

New Landlord and Tenant Board developments – Navigate Tribunals Ontario, Tribunals Ontario Portal, remote hearings

July 14th, 2021 by Celia Chandler

The Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB) continues to be plagued with lengthy delays, frustrating landlords, co‑ops, tenants, and everyone involved in the process. We do see them making efforts to improve things. One of these recent developments, launched on July 2, is Navigate Tribunals Ontario (NTO).

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Client Profile – Pride Toronto

June 15th, 2021 by Celia Chandler

June is Pride Month in Toronto and no organization is busier than Pride Toronto. Founded 40 years ago following the 1981 Toronto bathhouse raids, but with origins from a decade earlier, Pride Toronto is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to bring people together to celebrate the history, courage, and diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Continue reading “Client Profile – Pride Toronto”

What to do with an anti-masker?

April 8th, 2021 by Celia Chandler

We’ve all seen them – people who don’t wear masks, or who wear them improperly, in situations where they are required. Often, we can achieve the necessary distance from the person so that we feel safe. But what if this happens in a place where we cannot escape, for example, in the common spaces of the building where we live? Continue reading “What to do with an anti-masker?”