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. She sits on the University Health Network’s Research and Ethics Board and is a former executive board member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Health Law Section 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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  • “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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