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Ontario Today Features Angela Chaisson Speaking About Cannabis Pardons

CBC’s Ontario Today features Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson and her insights into the Federal Government’s Bill C-93, recently tabled in the House of Commons. If passed into law,  the Bill would facilitate faster and cheaper pardons for Canadians convicted of simple cannabis possession. Angela Chaisson talks calls from listeners across the province and discusses the […]
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Angela Chaisson is delighted to attend the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women in New York!

Angela is thrilled to attend the 63rd session of the United Nation’s Commission in the Status of Women, held at the United Nations in New York, from March 11-22, 2019. This year’s priority theme was social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. While […]
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Angela Chaisson joins Alberta at Noon to Discuss Marijuana Pardons

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On March 7, 2019
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CBC’s Alberta at Noon features Toronto criminal lawyer Angela Chaisson. Angela responds to listener questions from across Alberta on the proposed law, and what record suspensions, also known as pardons, mean in practical terms. She also discusses how marijuana pardons are an issue of racial justice, and how the marijuana laws were used to target […]
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Angela Chaisson Discusses Free Speech and Buffer Zones on University Campuses 

Angela appears on a panel of top constitutional lawyers and politicians to discuss Free Speech and Buffer Zones on university campuses. Angela discusses her work representing abortion clinics, and the free speech implications of protests vis-a-vis the harms experienced by women seeking health care. She also speaks about the particular considerations related to privacy and […]
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Ontario Today Features Angela Chaisson Speaking About Cannabis Pardons

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On March 4, 2019
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CBC’s Ontario Today features Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson and her insights into the Federal Government’s Bill C-93, recently tabled in the House of Commons. If passed into law,  the Bill would facilitate faster and cheaper pardons for Canadians convicted of simple cannabis possession. Angela Chaisson talks calls from listeners across the province and discusses the […]
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Angela Chaisson is featured on Netizens Panel at the Pomegranate Film Festival

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson speaks about cyber-harassment and online violence as a panelist following Pomegranate Film Festival’s Netizens screening. She discusses her work representing victims of online harassment and stalking, and speaks about the need for legal reform in this area. Angela also gives a candid take on the limits of law in addressing sexual […]
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Criminal Lawyers’ Association Welcomes Angela Chaisson as a Featured Speaker

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is a featured speaker for the Criminal Lawyers’ Association and Lincoln County Law Association. The Criminal Lawyers’ Association invited Angela to speak about the role of women in the legal profession, and the particular challenges faced by female counsel practicing criminal defence. Angela discussed her experiences as a woman lawyer, and […]
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Angela Chaisson Shares her Opinion on Ryerson University’s Law School

Canadian Lawyer Magazine speaks to Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson. The magazine gets Angela’s opinions on Ryerson University’s new law school. As a frequent lecturer at the University of Toronto law school and Osgoode Hall law school, Angela speaks about the school’s implications for prospective law students. Read full article
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Angela Chaisson Discusses Soulpepper Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settlement with Global News

Canada’s Global News interviews Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson about the settlement in the sexual harassment claims against Albert Schultz and Soulpepper Theatre Company. Many women have accused Mr. Schultz and Soulpepper of years of harassment. Angela regularly represents women in sexual harassment claims, and gives her opinion about what the settlement means for the women...

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