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OARTY Webinar - Legal Update May 20 2021  -Now Available On Demand


On Thursday, May 20th, OARTY hosted a webinar with Lisa Corrente of Torkin Manes LLP. Lisa presented on key legal topics affecting residential care operators. She discussed recent legal proceedings and legislative updates. Topics covered included:

  • Changes to the Employment Standards Act / the COVID-19 Putting Workers First Act
  • The Advancing Oversight and Planning in Ontario’s Health System Act, 2021
  • COVID-19 Vaccines – can mandatory vaccine policies be implemented, and what are the considerations?
  • Recent developments in residential licensing

Registration is now available to access the webinar on demand. The webinar will be available for viewing until June 30, 2021.

Webinar Format

On Demand Webinar using GoToWebinar 

Speaker: Lisa Corrente, Torkin Manes LLP

Lisa Corrente is a partner at Torkin Manes LLP.  As part of the firm’s Health Law Group, she advises and represents health care facilities and health professionals. Lisa provides assistance to long-term care homes, retirement homes, group homes, treatment foster homes and other residential facilities with respect to Ministry compliance matters, licensing, professional complaints and discipline proceedings, employment and human rights matters, privacy and requests for access to information, tenancy disputes and issues concerning residents and their family members.

Lisa advises and represents clients with respect to Ministry inspections, Director’s reviews and appeals, civil litigation, responding to complaints, preparation of policies and procedures, drafting of tenancy agreements and employment contracts, negotiating severance packages and the resolution of workplace disputes.  She has appeared before the courts and tribunals including the Licence Appeal Tribunal, Health Services Appeal and Review Board, Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, Human Rights Tribunal, Landlord and Tenant Board, Pay Equity Hearings Tribunal, discipline committees of regulatory colleges, the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and Court of Appeal for Ontario.  In 2018, she acted as counsel to a long-term care operator at the Public Inquiry into the murders committed by Elizabeth Wettlaufer.

Lisa also conducts neutral workplace investigations into matters such as policy violations and employee misconduct, resident abuse and neglect, discrimination and harassment, failure to accommodate and reprisals. She is a member of the Canadian Association of Workplace Investigators (CAWI). 

Lisa is the Past Chair of both the Ontario Bar Association’s Health Law Section and Canadian Bar Association’s National Health Law Section.


OARTY Members - $25
Non-Members - $35

We accept payment via EFT, Cheque, or credit card.

Please note that we are experiencing difficulties with our online payment system. We are working to fix this issue. In the meantime, if you wish to register and pay via credit card, please select "pay by invoice" to complete your registration and then contact us at 905-475-5437 to complete the payment. We apologize for this inconvenience.