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Articles and Op-eds

  • When the Rules Do Not Apply and the Resources are not Equal: Dispute Resolution Between Large Public Sector Institutions and Low-Income Racial Minority Communities (North American Conference on Peace-Making and Conflict Resolution, 1988).
  • The Implications of Housing for Racial and Ethnic Minorities (Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Race Relations Training Program Resource, 1994)
  • Racism and Urban Planning: Building Equity or Waiting for Explosions (Stanford Law and Policy Review, 1997)
  • Addressing Racism in Canada Today: The Challenge of Our Times (Centre for Excellence in Immigrant and Refugee Settlement, 1999)
  • The Restructured Landscape: Politics and Social Change at the End of the Millennium (Calgary Foundation, 2000)
  • Anti-Black Racism in Canada: A Report on the Canadian Government's Compliance with the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (with Erica Lawson, 2002)
  • Hamilton at the Crossroads: Anti-Racism and the Future of the City - "Lessons Learned" from Community-Based Anti-Racism Institutional Change Initiatives (2003)
  • Tuition Fee Increases and the History of Racial Exclusion in the Canadian Legal Profession (Canadian Diversity, 2004)
  • Crisis, Conflict and Accountability: The Implications and Impact of Police Racial Profiling (2004)
  • Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Social Constructionists Or: Shedding Light on the Unpardonable Whiteness of the Canadian Legal Profession (Alberta Law Review, 2008)
  • Disparities Between Youth of African Descent and Others in Conflict with the Law; with Tina Lopes (2012)

Legal Commentary

Canadian Bar Association

  • Ten Years Into the Future: Where are we now After Touchstones for Equality? (2003)
  • Concerns on Increasing Tuition Fees at the University of Toronto (2003)
  • Response to the Provost Study of Accessibility and Career Choice in the University of Toronto Faculty of Law (2003)
  • Comments on Methodologies to Study Accessibility to Law Schools (2004)
  • Missing Pieces (2004)
  • Borders and Exclusions: Racial Profiling and the Anti-Terrorism Act (2004)
  • Take Action on Equity and Diversity: A Resource Guide for Law Firms (2007)
  • Hate Crime Victimization and Links Between Hate Bias, Violence and Racism (2006)
  • Hate Crimes, the Criminal Code and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms (2006)

Law Society of Ontario (formerly: of Upper Canada)

  • Equity and Diversity in Bar Admission Course Reform: A Review of the Literature (1999)
  • Equity and Diversity Perspective and Analysis for the Review of the Rules of Professional Conduct (1999)
  • The Discrimination/Harassment Counsel Program for the Law Society of Upper Canada (2000)
  • Discussion Document: Development of Law Society Equity and Diversity Action Plans (2000)
  • Response to the Canadian Bar Association’s Report ‘Racial Equality in the Legal Profession’ (2000)
  • At the Foot of the Walls of Jericho: Future Directions for Equity and Diversity in Legal Education; presented at University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law Conference on Legal Education (2001)
  • Review and Recommendations on the Discrimination and Harassment Counsel Program (2001)
  • The Impact of Increasing Law School Tuition Fees on Aboriginal Peoples and Equity -Seeking Groups (2002)
  • Model Strategies on the Recruitment and Selection of Students for Articling and Summer Positions (2002)
  • Review of the French Language Services Policy (2002)

Municipal government

  • The City of Toronto/ former Municipality of Metro Toronto
  • Multicultural Funding Policy (1988)
  • Ethno-Racial Access to Metropolitan Services Policy (1990)
  • Breaking the Barriers: Review of the Implementation of the Municipality of Metro Toronto’s Ethno-Racial and Aboriginal Access to Services Policy (1992)
  • Framework for Action: Goals, Principles and Implementation Guidelines for Ethno-Racial Access to Metropolitan Grants (1993)
  • Second Annual Report on Ethno-Racial and Aboriginal Access to Metropolitan Services (1994)
  • Organizational Development and Change of Metro’s Functions on Access and Equity (1995)
  • Employment Systems Review of the Department of Ambulance Services (1995)
  • Employment Benefits for Same-Sex Partners (1997-98)
  • Goals, Principles and Implementation Guidelines for Access to Metropolitan Contracts by Ethno-Racial and Aboriginal Businesses, Small Businesses and Businesses owned by Women and Peoples with Disabilities (1997)
  • Systemic Analysis of Human Rights Complaints in the Metro Toronto Reference Library (1997)
  • Annual Report on the Metro Toronto Human Rights Program (1997)
  • Implications of the Federal Government’s Right of Landing Fee on Metro Residents (1997)
  • Revised Workplace Harassment Policy and Procedures (1997)
  • Analysis of the Metro Toronto Police Employment Equity Program (1997)
  • Submission by Metro Council to the Toronto Transition Team on the Roles and Responsibilities of the New City of Toronto for Anti-Racism, Access and Equity (1997)