Sunday, February 26, 2017

Presenting Counsel List of Legal Authorities on Liability before Hearing Panel

Presenting Counsel's Book of Authorities

1.   Smith  v.  Menzies Chrysler, 2009 HRTO 1936
2.   Janzen   v.  Platy Enterprises Ltd. [1989] 1 S.C.R. 1252
3.   Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada  v. Communication, Energy and Paperworkers' Union of Canada, Local 3011, 2013 ONSC 2725
4.   Therrien(Re), 2001 SCC 35
5.   Re Douglas (OJC), 2006
6.   Re Phillips (JPRC, 203)
7.   Re Kowarsky (JPRC, 2011)
8.   F.H.  v. McDougall, 2008 SCC 53
9.   LSUC  v. Neinstein, 2010 ONCA 193
10. Re Massiah (JPRC, 2012)
11. Massiah   v.  JPRC 2014 ONSC 3415
12. Sazant  v.  College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, 2012 ONCA 727
13. Hryciuk  v.  Ontario (1996) 31 O.R. (3d) 1

Excerpts from Presenting Counsel's 
Written Submissions 
Before the Hearing Panel

5.   Section 7(2) of the Code prohibits sexual harassment in workplaces.  It states:

Harassment because of sex in workplaces

(2)   Every person who is an employee has a right to freedom from harassment in the workplace because of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression by his or her employer, or agent of the employer or by another employee.

6.   "Harassment" is defined in s.10 of the Code as "engaging in a course of vexatious comment or conduct that is known or ought to be known to be unwelcome."

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