Articles about ‘Cara Wilkie’

Law Commission of Ontario Commissions Paper from Bakerlaw on Rights to Disability-Related Supports

  • November 23, 2010
  • David Baker
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As part of the Law Commission’s project to develop a coherent framework for the Law as it Affects Persons with Disabilities, it commissioned six research papers, including a paper from Cara Wilkie, Meryl Zisman Gary and David Baker on the Right to Disability-Related Supports. The paper considers the importance of disability-related supports for achieving substantive equality and reviews the major obstacles in Canadian caselaw to successful claims for such supports. » Read the rest

Bakerlaw completes second Barrier Free Manitoba report

  • August 23, 2010
  • David Baker
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Bakerlaw has completed a second paper for Barrier Free Manitoba on the best approach to standards-based accessibility legislation. This paper addresses the benefits of a centralized approach (where all standards are developed by one body) and a dispersed approach (where multiple government bodies are involved in preparing and enforcing standards).

Click here to view the full report: Word | PDF. » Read the rest

Cara Wilkie to speak at Annual Conference of the National Educational Association of Disabled Students

  • July 5, 2010
  • David Baker
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Bakerlaw associate Cara Wilkie is scheduled to speak at the 2010 Conference of the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS). The subject of her talk is Human Rights of People with Disabilities: Practical Strategies.

The conference runs from November 12-14 at the at the Delta Winnipeg Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Ms. » Read the rest

Cara Wilkie Speaks about Access to Justice at Law Society Event

  • September 8, 2009
  • David Baker
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In honour of the recent National Access Awareness Week, the Law Society and ARCH Disability Law Centre hosted a forum and reception on access to justice for people with disabilities. Bakerlaw’s Cara Wilkie was pleased to speak at the event, which featured a number of leading legal experts and a presentation by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. » Read the rest

Bakerlaw comments on out-of-country-medical issue

  • May 6, 2009
  • David Baker
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The Canadian Association of Retired People (CARP) recently published an article on the issue of reimbursement for necessary out-of-country medical services.

The piece notes Bakerlaw’s extensive work on this issue in the courts, and includes discussion from Nicole Chrolavicius on this important healthcare issue.

Click here to read the article on CARP’s website. » Read the rest

2009 Public Interest Career Day

  • March 5, 2009
  • David Baker
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Kelley Bryan will be speaking at Public Interest Career Day on March 6, 2009, discussing topics of interest to students who are considering the pursuit of legal careers in public interest law. After the discussion, Kelley will be joined by Cara Wilkie and Zahra Binbrek to introduce law students to Bakerlaw. » Read the rest