Bakerlaw provides consulting services on equality and disability issues.
We have worked for provincial and federal government agencies researching legal questions on equality rights. Our staff have also worked with national and international non-governmental organizations to compare the equality protections afforded to people in different countries.
On an individual level, we assist clients in securing the services they need.
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Today marks the 73rd annual Human Rights Day, which celebrates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) (link) as put forth by the United Nations in 1948. This year’s theme for the celebration is “EQUALITY – Reducing inequalities, advancing human…
Share Lawyers had published an article on their website in February about a single father of two, suffering from PTSD, who was successful in obtaining his Long-Term Disability benefits. You can read this article here (link).
Ontario’s recent change to the definition of disability will result in difficulties for those who suffer from mental health disabilities to qualify for assistance under the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). The government’s change includes aligning the definition of disability…
Bakerlaw congratulates Laurie Beachell on his selection for the Canada Revenue Agency’s Disability Advisory Committee (DAC). The DAC will serve as a forum for persons with disabilities to communicate their perspectives to the Canada Revenue Agency as it works to revise the…
The Toronto Star has recently published an article by Jordan Press entitled: Federal benefits workers told to stay off social media when vetting applications. The article explains how workers who determine eligibility for employment, disability, or seniors’ benefits are not…