Natasha Danson

Natasha Danson is a partner at Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc. She advises and represents clients in all areas of professional regulation, with a focus on matters related to discipline and unauthorized practice. Natasha also advises regulators on employment and human resources matters and has a particular interest in human rights issues.

Natasha volunteers as amicus counsel at the Divisional Court for Pro Bono Ontario and she is a member-at-large for the Regulatory & Administrative Law Practice Group at The Advocates’ Society. She is a former member of the University Health Network’s Research and Ethics Board and a former editorial board member for the publication Health Law in Canada.

Natasha completed a Bachelor of Arts and Science (Honours) at McMaster University and obtained her law degree from the University of Ottawa.

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  • “Human Resources”
    CNAR’s Coping With COVID-19 Discussion Series, April 2020
  • “Accommodation Issues in Professional Regulation”
    SML Online Learning Series, March 2020
  • “Administrative Monetary Penalties in the Professional Regulatory Context”
    CNAR Network Newsletter, December 2019
  • “Regulatory SOS! Fundamentals of Professional Regulation” (Pre-Conference Event)
    CNAR Quebec City, October 2019 
  • “Regulators: Employment Law and Human Resources” (Pre-Conference Event)
    CNAR Quebec City, October 2019  
  • “Mastering Regulatory Investigations” (Pre-Conference Event)
    CNAR Quebec City, October 2019  
  • “Wild and Wacky Regulatory Ideas that Just Possibly, Perhaps, Maybe, Might Be Worth Considering”
    SML Online Learning Series, July 2019
  • “Searching for Professionals on Google”
    CNAR Network Newsletter, December 2018
  • “Lessons from the Case of Dr. Hadiza Bawa-Garba”
    Health Law in Canada, August 2018, Volume 39, Number 1 (with Maya Pearlston)
  • “Communications During Investigations”
    SML Online Learning Series, July 2018
  • “Communication in Investigations”
    Infonex RegPro2018 – Professional Regulation & Discipline Conference, April 2018
  • “Incapacity Issues”
    SML Online Learning Series, January 2018
  • “Achieving Organizational Transparency through Fair Investigations”
    Canadian Institute Conference – Conducting Fair Investigations, January 2018
  • “Screening for Good Character at Registration” (Pecha Kucha Session)
    CNAR Halifax, October 2017
  • “Human Rights Update”
    SML Online Learning Series, August 2017
  • “The Perils of Fake Health Care Practitioners and How the Law Can Help”
    Ontario Bar Association, March 2017
  • “Service Animals”
    Chiropractice, Fall 2016
  • “Assessing Good Character at Registration”
    SML Online Learning Series, November 2016
  • “Charting path to zero sexual abuse of patients”
    The Lawyers Weekly, vol. 36, no. 28
  • “Human Rights and Professional Regulation”
    SML Online Learning Series, September 2016
  • “Human Rights and Professional Regulation”
    Infonex Conference on Professional Regulation and Discipline, April 2016
  • “Human rights ruling slams professional regulator”
    The Lawyers Weekly, March 4, 2016 (with Richard Steinecke)
  • “A Case That Shaped How Regulators Govern in Ontario”
    Journal of Nursing Regulation, July 2015, Volume 6, Issue 2 (with Marc Spector, Bernard LeBlanc and Farah Ismail)
  • Guest lecturer for Administrative Law course for paralegals
    Seneca College, June 2015


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