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08-Dec-2014 Accommodating Medical Marijuana in the Workplace By Parisa Nikfarjam, Associate Lawyer, Rubin Thomlinson LLP, Employment Lawyers

How did possession of Marijuana become legal for medical use?

On July 31, 2000, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that a total prohibition on marijuana possession was unconstitutional.

17-Oct-2014 Responsible Journalism and the dangers of “no comment” By: Paul Schabas, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Toronto
09-Jul-2014 Responsible Sourcing at Walmart Interview with John Lawrence, Director of CSR for Walmart Canada

By: Chris MacDonald, Director of the Jim Pattison Ethical Leadership Program, Ryerson University, Ted Rogers School of Management
25-Feb-2014 Doing the “right” thing. Convincing directors and senior executives that doing the “right” thing is not so bad On February 25th, 2014 John A. Keefe presented his view on balancing ethics with profit. Keefe highlighted the fact that ethics and CSR are commonly perceived as costs of doing business, and as methods of reducing legal risks.

This summary represents, Pete Myers and Nicole Karolyi, Ryerson University, views on the speaker’s remarks

07-Feb-2014 RBC's Supplier Code of Conduct By: Greg Grice, EVP, Enterprise Services
11-Dec-2013 Addressing Ethical and Moral: Issues in Health Technology Assessment Nazila Assasi was awarded the Ethics Centre's 2011 scholarship in applied business ethics for her project Addressing Ethical and Moral Issues in Health Technology Assessment. The project aimed to develop a practical framework for integrating ethics into the health technology assessment process. Nazila is currently a PhD candidate in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University in Hamilton. She earned a Doctor in Medicine (MD) from the University of Tabriz in Tabriz, Iran; then a Master's in Public Health from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Tehran; and finally a PhD in Epidemiology also from Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
21-Nov-2013 Case Competition for the Simon Fish Ethics Case Award The Canadian Centre for Ethis and Corporate Policy is pleased to announce a Case Competition to honour Mr. Simon Fish, Executive Vice-President and General Counsel, BMO Financial Group, and recipient of the 2013 General Counsel of the Year Award.
12-Jun-2013 Viewing the World through Risk-Coloured Glasses Viewing the World through Risk-Coloured Glasses

By Robert Wong, Vice President, Information Technology and Strategic Management, Toronto Hydro

29-Apr-2013 Business Ethics - Not Just for the Big Guys Business Ethics - Not Just for the Big Guys

By: Hélène Yaremko-Jarvis, B.C.L., LL.B.

In order to determine what the Centre can do to help you, they need to hear from you with respect to your needs. If ethics is an area of concern for you and your business, click hereand take the time to respond to the Centre’s ethics survey to help position them to deliver what is needed most in the business community.

Re-printed with permission of Retail Council of Canada

28-Mar-2013 Giving Risk an Attitude When routine compliance is not enough - How a grass-roots task force raised risk awareness and understanding at The Canadian Depository for Securities.

By: Janet Comeau, past Director of Communications for the Canadian Depository for Securities Limited

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