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While you’re here, you may wish to attend one of our upcoming workshops:

A follow-up to our popular webinar from earlier this year, “Ethical Issues in Workplace Investigations,” in this webinar, we’ll consider the unique ethical issues that arise in investigations in the education sector specifically. What is ethically appropriate (or not) as an investigator when it comes to interviewing minors, communicating with parents, and dealing with evidence from social media?

My son recently had a birthday and while talking about how he wanted to celebrate, I told him that the country we live in, Canada, is having a big birthday next year and that there would be lots of parties and fun things to do to commemorate the occasion. In typical young child fashion he had a lot of questions and asked me, “What is so special about Canada? Why would we have a party for a country? Parties are for people!” I replied that we are lucky to live in Canada and that it is a very special place, worthy of wonderful celebrations. In the words of former Ontario Premier Bob Rae:

“We have it all. We have great diversity of people, we have a wonderful land, and we have great possibilities. So all those things combined, there is nowhere else I’d rather be.”

I agree. Happy Birthday Canada.

Andrea Lowes

About the Author: Toronto Employment Lawyer Andrea Lowes conducts workplace investigations into allegations of harassment, bullying, poisoned work environments, and other problematic workplace behaviour. Andrea also assists her clients by providing workplace investigation and human rights training to staff at all levels. Andrea’s practice also includes workplace assessments and reviews.