Cassandra Kirewskie


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Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Constitutional Law
  • Family Law
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Divorce
  • Visitation Rights
  • Equalization of Property
  • General Practice
  • Labour and Employment
  • Wrongful Dismissal
  • Workplace Harassment
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Negligence
  • Tort Law
  • Product Liability
  • Estate Litigation
University University of Toronto, B.A., Political Science, with honors, 1987; University of Alberta; York University
Law SchoolUniversity of Ottawa, LL.B., 1993
Admitted1995, Ontario
Memberships Law Society of Upper Canada.
BornHamilton, Ontario, July 20, 1964

Author: "Respect for International Law is an Unwritten Constitutional Principle," U of T Press, 2008; "Extending the Theory of the Unwritten Constitutional," 36 SCLR, 2ND, Forthcoming, 2007; "Extending Canada's Unwritten Constitution," National Journal of Constitutional Law, 2007; "Book Review: Abuse of Authority in the Workplace by Jean-Maurice Cantin," 47:2 McGill Law Journal, 2002; "Intoxication without Responsibility: Are there no limits to the Defence?" 7:1 National Journal of Constitutional Law 110, 1996; R. v. Daviault: Expanding the Intoxication Defence," 5:1 National Journal of Constitutional law 109, 1994; R. v. Colarusso," 4:2 National Journal of Constitutional Law 223, 1993; R. v. Dersch: A Decision in the Public Interest?" 4:1 National Journal of Constitutional Law 135, 1993. Co-Author: Debra M. McAllister, "Litigation Trends in 1997 Supreme Court Jurisprudence," 6:4 Canada Watch 68, 1998. Instructor: Constitutional Law, Department of Justice Constitutional Law Conference; Legal Research and Writing, Osgoode Hall Law School; Constitutional Law, Humber College; Civil Procedure, Professional Responsibility, Legal Writing and Public Law, Law Society of Upper Canada. Speaker, Canadian Constitutional Law Conference.

Reported CasesSchafer et al v. Canada 29 O.R. (3d) 496, 35 O.R. (3d) 1, leave to appeal to the S.C.C. denied, January 29, 1998; Foundation for Equal Families v. Can. (A.G.) (1999), 36 C.P.C. (4TH) 201 (Ont. S.C.J.); Animal Alliance of Canada v. Canada (A.G.), (1999) 168 F.T.R. 114; International Fund for Animal Welfare v. Canada (A.G.), (1998) 157 D.L.R. (4th) 561 (Ont. Gen. Div.) (leave to appeal denied); Canada Post v, Smith, 40 O.R. (3rd) 97 (Ont. C.A.); Murray v. Canada, 161 D.L.R. (4th) 185 (F.C.T.D.); Uscan Custom Interiors Inc. v. Mississauga (2000), 15 M.P.L.R. (3d) 290 (Ont. S.C.J.).
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Cassandra Kirewskie

201 - 88 Dunn Street
OakvilleON L6J 3C7


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