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Serious insight for serious situations.

Termination after a complaint = Reprisal?

When conducting investigations, it is my practice to inform all parties that should they feel that their participation in the investigation and its process results in reprisal, they should immediately advise me or contact another appropriate resource. It is also important, for employers, when dealing with complaints and persons who are subsequently disciplined or terminated

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Bill 23: British Columbia’s response to sexual violence and misconduct on campus

In previous blog posts, I’ve written about Ontario’s Bill 132, the Sexual Violence and Harassment Plan Act which received Royal Assent on March 8, 2016. On May 19, 2016, British Columbia’s Sexual Violence and Misconduct Policy Act (the “Act”), received Royal Assent, making British Columbia the second Canadian province to pass legislation requiring mandatory policies

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Bill 132 in the post-secondary context

I recently had a rare free Saturday night and sat down on my couch to binge on Netflix. As I was scrolling through the recommendations I saw that the controversial documentary “The Hunting Ground” was recommended for me. The movie is about alleged sexual assaults and sexual violence on American university campuses and the responses

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