Every case is important to us, whether it is an appeal involving ground-breaking legal principles to be argued before the Supreme Court of Canada, an application brought by an individual before an administrative tribunal, or a contract or settlement negotiation. No matter what the issue or the forum, we go to bat for our clients and we get results.
Some of our notable cases can be found using the search tools below.
October 01, 1997
Ontario Court holds that the definition of spouse in the Insurance Act must include same-sex couples.
May 31, 1995
Ontario Court of Appeal holds employer did not have a right to unilaterally amend employees’ pension plan.
May 25, 1995
The Supreme Court of Canada holds that sexual orientation is an analogous ground of discrimination under the equality rights provision of the Charter.
September 24, 1994
Supreme Court of Canada considers a union’s role in the duty to accommodate under human rights legislation.
March 25, 1994
Peter Engelmann helped convince the CHRC and the Federal Court that the Armed Forces has a duty to accommodate persons who are HIV positive.
June 27, 1991
Supreme Court of Canada holds that the mandatory check off of union dues does not violate the Charter.