7th Annual Human Rights Summit


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 (09:00 AM-04:00 PM)

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CPD Hour(s)*
5 h Substantive
1 h Professionalism

Additional Information

Page Count: 175

* Remember: You must attend CPD programs or view them on demand to claim CPD Hours. Reading CPD materials alone does not qualify.

You may count recorded programs that you watch without a colleague towards your annual CPD Requirement—up to a maximum 6 hours. Recorded programs include archived webcasts, video replays, or any other on-demand program.

  • Shana French
    Sherrard Kuzz LLP
  • Sharmaine HallSenior Counsel
    Human Rights Legal Support Centre

Developments in human rights law never stop. Nor should you. You need to keep up with all the changes, and our annual summit is a perfect opportunity to do so. Hear leading practitioners, arbitrators, and tribunal members analyze the most critical cases and legislative developments of the past year. They cover both substantive and procedural issues, as well as address important service-based and employment-related topics, so that you get completely up to date.

  • Understand your responsibilities to unrepresented litigants
  • Gain insights into accommodating mental health issues
  • Hear about the new processes at the Human Rights Tribunal
  • Get updated on the latest major Tribunal and Court decisions
  • Consider how to prevent and address sexual harassment in your practice


  • Kathryn BirdHicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
  • Wassim GarzouziRaven, Cameron, Ballantyne & Yazbeck LLP
  • Sundeep GokhaleSherrard Kuzz LLP
  • Doron Gold, JD, MSW, RSW, CPCCSocial Worker, Staff ClinicianHomewood Health
  • Mark HartVice-ChairHuman Rights Tribunal of Ontario
  • Sheryl JohnsonFogler, Rubinoff LLP
  • Neil KeatingLabourers International Union of North America (LiUNA), Local 183
  • Reema KhawjaSenior CounselOntario Human Rights Commission
  • Steve LavenderLegal DepartmentToronto Transit Commission
  • Ellen LowEllen Low Employment Law
  • Melissa MarkHuman Rights Legal Support Centre
  • Jennifer ScottThe Lead of the Child and Youth DivisionSocial Justice Tribunals of Ontario
  • Jo-Ann SeamonSenior Counsel & Manager of Legal ServicesHuman Rights Legal Support Centre
  • Hena SinghSingh Lamarche LLP
  • Melissa Snider-Adler, MD, CCFP, MRO (AAMRO), DABAMChief Medical Review OfficerDriverCheck Inc.
  • Sari SpringerLittler LLP
  • Elizabeth TraynorSiskinds LLP
  • Cheryl Wiles PooranPooranlaw Professional Corporation

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