Alex was mentioned by estate accountant Avi Dahary of AccounTrust in article about the importance of attorneys and guardians of property getting legal and accounting advice before problems arise.  Read The Full Story […]

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Kelley appeared before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario in an ongoing racial discrimination case against the Peel Police.  Her client, a Staff Sergeant who was one of the first South Asian officers hired by the police force, testified about “humiliating” and “embarrassing” treatment by fellow officers due to his race.  Peel region has one […]

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Kelley made submissions to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, on behalf of a South Asian Peel Police officer who alleged racial discrimination in the context of a promotion.  Kelley asked the Tribunal to order the police force to disclose documents and information, including those relating to promotion of racialized officers. See The Full Story […]

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Kelley successfully represented a shooting victim in obtaining his right to sue the Toronto police.  Her client, an innocent teen victim of a gang-related drive-by shooting, claimed that front-line police officers could have prevented the shooting if they had followed senior officers’ orders to arrest the shooter.  At the time, he claims,the shooter was a known […]

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The Globe and Mail ran an article on Mercedes’ successful constitutional challenge to Ontario’s Mental Health Act in the case of a deaf man detained in a psychiatric facility for more than two decades.  Read the full story here. […]

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Mercedes was quoted in a Toronto Star article detailing a “landmark” successful Charter challenge to the Mental Health Act.  Mercedes represented the appellant P.S. in the precedent setting case before the Ontario Court of Appeal of a deaf man detained for almost two decades at the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care.  The Court of […]

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Alex was interviewed on the topic of end-of-life decision making on More Than Money Radio on News Talk 770 in Calgary. Alex discussed the importance of powers of attorney for personal care, as well as issues families, doctors and courts face in the context of end-of-life decisions.  You can listen to Alex’s segment here. […]

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Mercedes was co-counsel to the interveners Mental Health Legal Committee and the HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario in a life support case heard by the Supreme Court of Canada.  In Cuthbertson v. Rasouli, a majority of the Supreme Court agreed that end of life treatment decisions require consent and life support cannot be terminated […]

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Alex represented a client with a physical disability in a human rights case against the Toronto police. His client claimed that police officers pushed him out of his wheelchair at a restaurant and left him on the ground, preventing others from assisting him during the execution of a search warrant.  See The Full Star Article […]

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