Christina J. Wallis





  • LL.B. Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Practice Description

Christina practices commercial litigation and leads the firm's employment law group. Her employment law practice includes defending actions related to wrongful dismissal, human rights, sexual harassment, general harassment, breach of fiduciary duty, employment contracts, and workplace health and safety. Christina also works with managers and human resource professionals to structure and administer policies to prevent problems in a cost-effective manner whenever possible. Christina acts for a number of national lenders in commercial litigation and debtor remedies.

Professional Affiliations and Distinctions

  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar (Law Society of Upper Canada), 2005
  • Canadian Bar Association

Recent Blog Posts

Workplaces in Ontario are required to post No Smoking signs prohibiting smoking of tobacco, cannabis (including medical cannabis), and electronic cigarettes.
The federal government is legalizing recreational use of marijuana/cannabis effective October 17, 2018 – the Cannabis Act (Bill C-45). Ontario’s Cannabis Act, 2017 will govern the details of legalization including purchasing, possessing, and using cannabis.
On May 7, 2018, the Ontario government announced that it is reinstating the former public holiday pay calculation beginning on July 1, 20
The Ontario Ministry of Labour regularly conducts workplace inspection blitzes. Each year the Ministry announces the focus of its blitzes and initiatives and posts the schedules online. However, individual workplaces do not receive advance notice of an inspection.
On January 1, 2018, the section of Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 dealing with public holiday pay is revised. The new method for calculating public holiday pay comes into effect. Are you ready to calculate public holiday pay for the January 1, 2018, public holiday?