We have developed extensive experience representing non-profit organizations, employees, patients, students and parents from a wide range of social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.
Based in Toronto, Canada, we offer a broad range of litigation services, and also advocate for our clients
outside the courtroom in mediations and negotiations, and through government relations and research work.
Canadian Transportation Agency rejects Via Rail’s efforts to limit wheelchair, mobility access on trains
- November 16, 2017
Bakerlaw clients, Martin Anderson and Marie Murphy, continue their fight for increased capacity for mobility aids on Via Rail trains. The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) is rejecting Via Rail’s efforts to limit access on its trains for passengers using wheelchairs and other mobility aids. The national rail provider has been actively resisting a previous Agency ruling […]
People with episodic disabilities in Canada: Who are they and what supports do they need to obtain and retain employment?
- November 12, 2017
The research study entitled, Episodic Disabilities in Canada – People with episodic disabilities in Canada: Who are they and what supports do they need to obtain and retain employment?, provides important analysis and research to assist people with episodic disabilities in pursuing human rights applications. The full paper is available here (link). As discussed in the […]
- November 12, 2017
On November 13, 2017, David Baker will be presenting his paper, “Words of Caution for Applicant Counsel” at the Ontario Bar Association’s program, Your First Application Before the Human Rights Tribunal. Among the critical pieces of advice discussed, is the following: Applicant counsel owes a duty to their clients to advise them that the HRTO is […]
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