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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
Awards and Recognition:
Best Lawyers© 2023, 2022, 2021, Labour and Employment Law
Areas of Law
Employment Standards Act issues
Canada Labour Code issues
Just because you were offended does not mean you were harassed
Aug 05, 2023
Employment law: Ed Canning has seen cases where a weak-kneed human resources department recommends the termination of an alleged perpetrator based on "harassment" that is no such thing.
Beware of verbal promises
Jul 08, 2023
If someone is buying a business through an asset sale and taking on existing employees, the onus should be on the new employer to make the offer of employment clear, writes Ed Canning.
Why be nice to lawyers?
Jun 24, 2023
Someone involved in litigation should always assume the letters they write will end up in front of a judge, writes Ed Canning.