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Lad Kucis Presents to Ontario Chiropractic Association re: By-Law Changes

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Lad Kucis presented a webinar to the members of the Ontario Chiropractic Association regarding the new information to be posted on the Public Register as a result of recent changes to the CCO By-Laws, as well as the potential implications of these changes for chiropractors.

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Examining the Risk of Harm Disclosure Exception, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program

Monday, April 10, 2017

On April 10, 2017, Lad Kucis presented at the  Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program: 2017 Legal Guide to Privacy & Information Management in Healthcare, on the topic of the risk of harm disclosure exemption.

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Regulation of Dental Hygienists in the Province of Ontario – Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

On February 21, 2017, Lad Kucis spoke to students at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries on the topic of the regulation of dental hygienists in the Province of Ontario.    

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Overview of Health Law Issues – University of Waterloo, School of Optometry and Vision Science

Monday, January 23, 2017

On January 20, 2017, Lad Kucis spoke to students at University of Waterloo, School of Optometry and Vision Science on the topics of professional regulation, complaints/investigations/discipline, new information that is now public about optometrists,  rules regarding business practices and tips to prevent lawsuits and complaints.

 

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Lad Kucis Presents to Ontario Chiropractic Association

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Lad Kucis presented a webinar to the members of the Ontario Chiropractic Association regarding the legal and college requirements placed on chiropractors regarding various business practices, including advertising, disclosure of fees, block fees and/or payment plans, billing third party payors, etc..

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Six Gardiner Roberts lawyers named to the Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 list

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

GR is proud to announce its lawyers named to the Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 list.

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is a highly respected peer review guide used by the legal community. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review. The list is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of the leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues.

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Lad Kucis Speaks at Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Lad Kucis provided a lecture at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries on the topics of the regulation of dental hygienists, health privacy and business issues relevant for new dental hygienists. 

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Lad Kucis quoted in Legal Feeds

Friday, April 29, 2016

Lad Kucis was quoted in an April 26, 2016, article, “Ruling Favours Protecting Safety of Women in Sexual Misconduct Allegations, which appeared in Legal Feeds, the blog of Canadian Lawyer and Law Times.

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Lad Kucis Speaks at 2016 Legal Guide to Privacy and Information Management in Healthcare

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Lad Kucis was a speaker at the 2016 Legal Guide to Privacy & Information Management in Healthcare, hosted by the Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program

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Lad Kucis Presents to Ontario Chiropractic Association

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Lad Kucis presented a webinar to the members of the Ontario Chiropractic Association regarding the proposed Electronic Health Record, as contemplated by Bill 119, the Health Information Protection Act, 2016.

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Lad Kucis Presents to Ontario Chiropractic Association

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Lad Kucis presented a webinar to the members of the Ontario Chiropractic Association regarding the obligations placed on health information custodians under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA), as well as recently proposed amendments to PHIPA.

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Regulation of Optometrists & Business Issues Relevant for New Graduates - University of Waterloo, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Lad Kucis presented to students at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, University of Waterloo, on the regulation of optometrists; health privacy issues; and business issues relevant to new optometrists.

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Lad Kucis provides Lecture at Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Lad Kucis provided a lecture at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, on the regulation of massage therapists and the complaints/investigation process.

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Lad Kucis quoted in Canadian Lawyer

Monday, September 21, 2015

Lad Kucis was quoted in the September 21, 2015 edition of Canadian Lawyer, regarding a recent arbitration award which found that a hospital policy requiring non-vaccinated workers to wear a mask was unreasonable - and thereby a violation of the collective agreement.

A link to the article, “Nurses Win Dispute Over Vaccinate-or-Mask Policy”, can be found here.

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Lad Kucis provides lecture at Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Lad Kucis provided a lecture at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries, on health professional regulation and legal issues in dental clinics.

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Lad Kucis quoted in Lawyers Weekly

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lad Kucis was quoted in the July 10, 2015 edition of Lawyers Weekly regarding recent changes to the manner in which Canadian medical schools are accredited.

A link to the article, “Canadian Medical Schools Shed U.S. Review”, can be found here.

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Gardiner Roberts LLP is a Commercial Member of the Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA).

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

As a leading provider of legal services for retirement home operators,  Gardiner Roberts LLP is a Commercial Member of ORCA, which is a voluntary, non-profit association that represents retirement home operators in Ontario.

We have a long-standing relationship with ORCA and are proud sponsors of its Collaborative Retirement Econometrics (CORE) initiative, which has created an extensive database of information on retirement home operation, sales and marketing metrics.

Gardiner Roberts LLP provides advice and representation on a full range of issues in the retirement home sector, including acquisitions and sales, construction and development, financing, regulatory compliance, risk management and privacy issues.

Our key contact persons in this industry sector are John Atchison (corporate/real estate), Zev Zlotnick (corporate/real estate) and Lad Kucis (regulatory compliance/privacy).

For more information about ORCA, please visit their website.

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Lad Kucis is Member of OBA Health Law Section Executive

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Lad Kucis will be a member of the Ontario Bar Association Health Law Section Executive for 2015 - 16.

For more information about the section, please refer to its website.

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Lad Kucis participates in a roundtable discussion regarding potential changes to the sexual abuse provisions in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lad Kucis was selected to participate in a roundtable discussion regarding potential changes to the sexual abuse provisions in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, which took place on May 12, 2015. The roundtable was part of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care “Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Patients”.

A news release about the “Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Patients” can be found at the following link.

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Lad Kucis to present at Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries

Monday, September 29, 2014

Lad Kucis will be providing a lecture on health professional regulation at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries, on November 11, 2014.

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Lad Kucis quoted in Canadian Lawyer

Monday, July 7, 2014

Lad Kucis was quoted in Canadian Lawyer regarding the unauthorized disclosures of personal health information at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital.

A link to the article, “Hospital Class Action Informed by Intrusion Upon Seclusion Case”, can be found here.

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Lad Kucis becomes Executive Member of the OBA Health Law Section

Friday, June 27, 2014

Lad Kucis will be a member of the Executive of the Ontario Bar Association Health Law Section for 2014-15.

For more information about the section, please refer to its website.

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Lad Kucis to be instructor at University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Lad Kucis will be an instructor at the “Medical Professional Legal Issues Program” at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, which will be held on September 4, 2014.

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Lad Kucis will be providing a lecture on health law issues to students at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries, on June 10, 2014

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Lad Kucis will be providing a lecture on health law issues to students at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries, on June 10, 2014.

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Lad Kucis to participate in Discipline Committee Hearing Demonstration

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Lad Kucis will participate as the “defence counsel” in a Discipline Committee Hearing Demonstration before the Council of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, taking place on April 4, 2014.

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Lad Kucis to speak at Osgoode Professional Development Certificate Program

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Lad Kucis will be a speaker at the Osgoode Professional Development Certificate Program, “Regulation and Discipline in the Health Care Sector”, taking place in Toronto in June 2014.

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Gardiner Roberts LLP to Host Seminar on Retirement Homes Act, 2010

Monday, November 4, 2013

On November 20, 2013, Gardiner Roberts LLP will be hosting a breakfast seminar regarding the Retirement Homes Act, 2010, which will discuss the important changes that are to take effect as part of the final phase of its implementation on January 1, 2014.

Speakers will include Evelyn Spence, legal counsel from the Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority and Lad Kucis of Gardiner Roberts LLP.

The seminar will be moderated by John Atchison and Zev Zlotnick.

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Lad Kucis to present at the 2013 Emergency Department Administration Conference (EDAC).

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Lad Kucis will present on Hospital Privileging and Physician Rights at the Emergency Department Administration Conference (EDAC), taking place in Toronto on November 7-8, 2013.

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Lad Kucis to present at College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

Monday, May 13, 2013

On June 20, 2013, Lad Kucis will be participating in a debate before the Council of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario regarding proposed Advertising Standards for Physiotherapists.

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