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Canadian Event - Papers 2011

IMLA in Canada 2011

Thursday, June 16 – Hilton Toronto (145 Richmond Street West)

Law in Context: Critical Issues for Municipalities


Program Co-Chairs

Robert Doumani (Aird & Berlis, Toronto)

Anna Kinastowski (City Solicitor, Toronto)


Welcome to the Paper Access Program for IMLA's June 16th Canadian Program. The papers are organized in accordance with the Program (in chronological order). ONLINE ACCESS TO SEMINAR PAPERS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH July 16, 2011.

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For the program agenda, please CLICK HERE .  

PAPER 1 Municipal Roadway and Highway Liability: Tracking theTrends – The Proper Use of Road Design Manuals, Alternate Defences in Ss. 44(3)of the Municipal Act, 2001, and an Update on Minimum Maintenance Standards and Amendments to O. Reg. 239/02 .C. Kirk Boggs


PAPER 2 - Privatization: The Labour /Employment Law Implications of Municipal Outsourcing  – Robert Fredericks


PAPER 3 - Talking Trash: Outsourcing Waste Management Services –Observations and Lessons Learned by City of Windsor and Niagara Region  --  Elizabeth Isajiw and Shelby Askin Hager


PAPER 4 - The Role of the Municipal Integrity Commissioner in Ontario George H. Rust-D'Eye


PAPER 5 - Beyond Duty: Exploring the Ethical Role Of In-House Counsel  – Neil Robertson, Q.C. 


PAPER 6 - The Regulation of Private-Sector Student Accommodation: ACross-Canada Survey of Issues and Responses  – Robert Doumani


PAPER 7 - City Building - The Tribulations and Trials of New Municipal Infrastructure  – Graham J. Rempe

Paper 8 to be Distributed Onsite (and will be e-mailed to attendees):

R. v. Conway - Administrative Tribunals and The CharterKelly G. Yerxa