Counsel Connects – A Webinar Series for SK In-House Counsel

Event Time and Date

  • June 17, 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Venue: Online



Join us for our three-part spring webinar series of Counsel Connects with legal topics tailored to in-house counsel in Saskatchewan. These virtual sessions are complimentary and provide a broad update on the legal aspects of issues such as diversity and inclusion, employer compliance for managing foreign workers, and environmental investigations.


On the Agenda:

Thursday, April 29 – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Presented by Megan Kheong and Brent Matkowski

  • Defining Racism
  • Legal Definitions: Racial Discrimination and Harassment
  • Addressing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
    • Legislative framework
    • Investigations
    • Diversity and inclusion surveys
    • Equity programs

Thursday, May 20 – Foreign Worker Management and Compliance for Employers

Presented by Scott Bell

  • Issues of pre-employment discrimination during recruitment and hiring
  • Review of employer compliance considerations in foreign worker management
  • Overview of foreign worker compliance legislation specific to Saskatchewan

Thursday, June 17 – Environmental Investigations and Prosecutions: What to Do When the Officer Knocks and the Court is Calling

Presented by John Agioritis and Rangi Jeerakathil

  • Initial communications with investigators
  • Proceeding through investigation interviews
  • Considering options on trial vs. settlement
  • Administrative monetary penalties and other sentencing considerations


  • Webinar: April 29, 2021 | May 20, 2021 | June 17, 2021
  • Time: Each session will run from 2 to 3 p.m. CST
  • Cost: Free

This webinar series has been pre-approved for 3 CPD hours of which 1 is Ethics (1 hour per session) by the Law Society of Saskatchewan.


Rachelle Klassen, MLT Aikins LLP
Suite 1500, 1874 Scarth St
Regina, SK S4P 4E9

P: (306) 347-8662

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