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Ed is an employment lawyer and Partner at Ross & McBride LLP.
He has been an employment lawyer in Hamilton for over 25 years, representing both employers and employees. For the last 21 years, Ed has written a bi-weekly column in the Hamilton Spectator on employment law.
Over the course of his career, Ed has appeared before the courts and a variety of tribunals. In 2001 he argued a Human Rights Code appeal before the Supreme Court of Canada and in 2016 before the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Ed aggressively represents and advises both employees and employers.
You can read Ed's articles via the Hamilton Spectator
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Areas of Expertise
Employment Standards Act issues
Canada Labour Code issues
Ed Canning - Sexual Harassment in the workplace
Sep 22, 2018
Stanley was a warehouse supervisor who had worked at his flooring outlet for seven years. Samantha worked at the same outlet but Stanley was not her supervisor.
Ed Canning in the news - Just Cause.
Sep 08, 2018
When an employer claims they have just cause for the termination of someone’s employment, what they are really saying is that the employee did something so bad that they could be let go without any kind of a severance package
Ed Canning in the news - Hamilton Spectator
Aug 25, 2018
Samuel was a foreign-exchange student who had just completed his engineering degree in Canada. He knew there was a government program that would allow him to work full-time in Canada for up to three years.