As of August 1, 2022, bakerlaw has joined forces with Ross & McBride LLP.
Our team is excited to become part of the formidable group of human rights, employment, and constitutional lawyers at Ross & McBride. Our current and future clients will continue to receive the personalized, high-quality representation that has become synonymous with bakerlaw, and will benefit from the collaborative, cross-functional approach to complex issues that both we and Ross & McBride value. With the added resources of larger, full-service firm, this collaboration will allow us to take on new clients for the first time since October 2021. If you are seeking legal advice, please contact us at email@example.com
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- October 27, 2021
- Comments Off on Dr. Sonu K. Gaind to speak about MAiD in the context of Mental Health
Dr. Sonu K. Gaind, alongside commentator Dr. Derryck H. Smith, will be holding a seminar to discuss issues related to Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) with a focus on the particular challenges that are posed with mental illness in the context of MAiD. » Read the rest
- September 9, 2020
- Comments Off on ODSP Recipients Consider MAiD
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone. City News Toronto has written about the impact the pandemic has had on those who receive Ontario Disability Support Payments (ODSP). The article highlights how some ODSP recipients have, or are are considering applying for medical assistance in dying (MAiD). » Read the rest
- January 28, 2020
- Comments Off on CACL and CCD forum on End of Life, Equality, and Disability
On January 30, 2020, the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) is hosting a national forum on medical assistance in dying (MAiD). This forum will discuss the critical balance between the right to autonomy and the right to equality guaranteed in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. » Read the rest
- September 14, 2017
- Comments Off on Establishing the Right to Palliative Care in Canada
Bakerlaw’s David Baker and summer student Geoff Cross recently wrote an article entitled: Establishing The Right to Palliative Care in Canada (link). The article explores two possible ways to establish an enforceable legal right to palliative care in Canada.
- February 14, 2017
- Kimberly Srivastava
- Comments Off on The Importance of the Right to Palliative Care in Light of Medical Assistance in Dying
As indicated in our previous blog post, the Court Challenges Program is being reinstated. You can read David Baker’s comments on the CCP here (link). This is great news for bakerlaw!
You may have previously read about our open letter calling for a national right to palliative care in Canada (link). » Read the rest