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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 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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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 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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Angela Chaisson Guest Hosts CIUT’s Weekly Radio Show Detangled

CIUT’s Detangled invites Toronto’s litigation lawyer Angela Chaisson to guest host their weekly live radio show. Angela steps behind the microphone to interview guests on hot topics in Toronto, including Kathleen Wynne and what she means to women and LGBTQ people after her loss in Ontario’s election. She also discusses Toronto’s housing issues, and a […]
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Angela Chaisson Makes Submissions Before the Canadian Senate on Behalf of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association

The Criminal Lawyers’ Association, the voice of Ontario’s criminal lawyers retained Toronto defence lawyer Angela Chaisson to provide their submission on Bill C-66 to the Canadian Senate. Bill C-66 is designed to expunge the record of historically unjust convictions. Angela presented the Senate’s Human Rights Subcommittee with argument on why the Bill must be amended […]
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Keynote Speaker Angela Chaisson Delivers a Rousing Message to the Law Needs Feminism Because Conference

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is thrilled to give the keynote address at the annual Law Needs Feminism Because forum at the University of Ottawa. Speaking before hundreds of lawyers and law students, Angela candidly discusses about her journey from an articling student to being a top litigation lawyer arguing constitutional rights cases before the Supreme […]
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