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Television Appearances


Stacey Ball​ discusses the latest Supreme Court of Canada decision that affects thousands of workers and employers in non-unionized federally-regulated sectors.

Canadian Lawyer Magazine, July 18 2016 – SCC decision reverses Federal Court of Appeal ruling on federally regulated employees.

Canadian Lawyer and Law Times Article – ​Landmark SCC decision heralded as victory for federally regulated employees.

Watch Mr. Ball making a winning argument before the entire Supreme Court of Canada​

Supreme Court of Canada​ Joseph Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited – Webcast of the Hearing on 2016-01-19

BNN MONEY TALK: February 17, 2016

Job cuts mount as companies struggle to stay alive through the recession in Alberta. And the trend is that layoffs will continue. “Know your rights,” says Stacey Ball, Employment lawyer at Ball Professional Corporation.

Global News November. 23, 2015

A Toronto company is inviting legal trouble with an ad specifically seeking female applicants because the job involves receptionist work, says Stacey Ball.

ITWC Talks Published on July 24, 2014

​Rafael Ruffolo sits down with Stacey Ball, an employment lawyer with Ball & Associates.



When to tell your boss you’re pregnant – CBC radio column March 19 2015

Other News

Contract ruling could be ‘significant’ – Ontario employers who breach fixed term employment contracts are obliged to pay employees full wages and benefits for the unexpired portion of the contract.

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SCC ‘shocked’ employment community

Nov 17, 2008 – Stacey Ball says a recent B.C. decision ‘reconfirms a number of employment law tenets.’ … Next to hit the news was Honda Canada Inc. v.

Canadian Employment Law

Mr. Ball is author of the authoritative and definitive text Canadian Employment Law - published by Canada Law Book (a division of Thomson Reuters). The text is used and cited by lawyers, law schools and judges across Canada.

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  • Canadian Employment Law, Canada Law Book (a division of Thomson Reuters). This is the most comprehensive and authoritative employment law treatise in Canada. The publication cites approximately 6500 precedents and is used by lawyers, law schools and judges across Canada. Canadian Employment Law has been cited and quoted by superior courts in every Canadian province, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • Peer reviewer and referee for the Queen’s Law Journal (2010).
  • Canadian Cases on Employment Law (Carswell): Assistant Editor since 1991 of the main law report in Canada on employment law.
  • Dismissal and Employment Law Digest, (Canada Law Book): Editorial Board member, 1989 until 1991.
  • Published Articles: Over 15 in journals such as the McGill Law Journal, The Advocates’ Quarterly, and The Advocate. Articles have been cited and quoted by both Canadian jurists and other writers.

McGill law Journal Article – Stacey Reginald Ball, “Bad Faith Discharge” (1994), 39 McGill L.J. 568


“ Stacey Ball is the ultimate in employment lawyers. He got me an excellent settlement and I referred him to fellow long term employees whom I know were very happy in their outcome. I cannot recommend him enough; his name alone will give you clout. This is the guy who wrote the book. He is the best. ”
- John Cunningham, Toronto, ON

“ I was strongly advised by another client to see Stacey Ball. At the initial consultation I found Stacey to be very candid, honest and confident. He was very knowledgeable and upfront about reasonable expectations. He acted quickly on my behalf, which resulted in a fair settlement. I would recommend Stacey to anyone who wishes to use a pro, who knows the law, and is the best employment lawyer in the business. ”
- Todd Kemp, Oshawa, ON

“ I would highly recommend Stacey Ball as an employment lawyer. He was honest, hard working on my behalf and obtained an excellent settlement. I found him to be the top and best employment lawyer I could have obtained. ”
- Lou T. Richmond Hill, ON

“ Stacey Ball is the best employment lawyer you can have on your side in Toronto. There is no employment lawyer representing employees with a stronger track record than him. In my experience, he gets the results that meet your needs, even against the most stubborn employers. Had I not gone with Stacey, I would have gotten nothing because that was what my employer insisted on until he intervened on my behalf. He is the best and top employment lawyer. ”
- James Yu, Toronto, ON

“ I first used Stacey over a decade ago to review personal and business employment contracts. Stacey is arguably the best employment law lawyer in both Canada and south of the border. His intimate knowledge of the law is second to none. He is readily available for any situation which requires a quick, frank and authentic response. I would highly recommend him for both individuals and organizations alike.​ ”
- Antoinette St. Angelo, V.P. & Director of Production Services, Toronto, ON