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Yukon Legal Symposium (Whitehorse)

Date: November 1 — 2, 2018
Location: Westmark Hotel

Labour and Employment law is continuously changing and evolving.
Get a clear view with expert commentary that is practical and relevant to Human Resources professionals and business leaders. Our speakers will engage you with the most recent hot-topic issues, legal updates and developments, and future trends to watch for.
Date & Time:
Day 1: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Registration 12:30-1:00pm; Presentation 1:00-5:00pm

Day 2: Friday, November 2, 2018
Registration/Breakfast 8:30-9:00am; Presentations 9:00am-4:00pm

Westmark Whitehorse Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Wood St, Whitehorse, YT
Thursday, November 1st
12:30 - 1:00 pm / 1:00 - 1:15 pm
Registration / Welcome
1:15 - 5:00 pm
Invisible Disabilities: Duty to Accommodate Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues
• Jennifer Wiegele, Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP
HR Competency:
• Labour & Employment Relations
• Health, Wellness & Safe Workplace
5:00 pm Closing of Day 1
Friday, November 2nd
8:30 - 9:00 am
Registration & Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 am Gender in the Workplace: A Dialogue on Today’s Challenges for a More Inclusive Tomorrow
• Erin Brandt Kent Employment Law, Reach Legal
• Heidi Eaves, Project House Boutique Business Solutions Inc.
HR Competency:
• Labour & Employee Relations
• Professional Practice
10:15 - 10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:45 am
The Latest and Greatest from the World of Employment and Labour Law: A Review of Recent Key Decisions and Must-Knows for HR Professionals
• James Kondopulos, Roper Greyell LLP
HR Competency:
• Labour & Employee Relations
11:45 am - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 - 2:15 pm
Workplace Investigations - From Finish to Start and Back
• Andrea Zwack, Gall Legge Grant Zwack LLP
HR Competency:
• Labour & Employee Relations
2:15 - 2:30 pm Coffee Break
2:30 - 3:45 pm
Panel Discussion: I thought I Had Seen Everything - What our Legal Experts Can Teach us About Employment Law’s Impact on the Workforce
• Erin Brandt, Kent Employment Law, Reach Legal
• James Kondopulos, Roper Greyell LLP
• Andrea Zwack, Gall Legge Grant Zwack LLP
• Susan Ryan, FCPHR, Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation
HR Competency:
• Labour & Employee Relations
3:45 - 4:00 pm Thank you and Closing

If you are GST exempt, please complete this manual registration form and submit it to pd@cphrbc.ca along with the GST exemption documentation.

Registration Deadline

Early Bird
(by Oct 12th)

(by Oct 19th)







Student &
Retired Member



All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714
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