The conduct of the Waterloo Regional Police Services Board (WRPSB) and Bryan Larkin sparked civil court action against them. In turn, they filed a case against Donovan at the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO).
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Beginning in December, 2017, Donovan alleges the police service retaliated against her by breaching her resignation agreement.
On December 11, 2017, Bryan Larkin swore an affidavit in defence of the class action lawsuit, and Donovan alleges he referenced her and disclosed confidential details of her resignation agreement. The alleged breach is at page 180 of Bryan Larkin's affidavit.
Civil Lawsuit/Attempt to hold the police service accountable - May 9, 2018
WRPSB files HRTO Complaint against Donovan (Form 18) - June 28, 2018
Donovan files HRTO Complaint against WRPSB (Form 18) - July 28, 2018
Donovan filed her own Form 18 against the WRPSB and Larkin, 2018-33503-S, so their complaint wouldn't be heard ahead of her's. Her form 18 can be viewed here.
More Retaliation/WSIB Appeal - August 11, 2018
On August 14, 2018, Donovan was made aware that the WRPSB had appealed her claim for medical treatment in January, 2018. She alleges this also violated the legal contract Larkin signed on behalf of the WRPSB. The "Intent to Object" can be viewed here.
Donovan files anti-SLAPP application in civil court - September 18, 2018
Courts of Justice Act, s. 137.1 allows for the dismissal of a proceeding limiting public debate on matters of public interest. Donovan filed an application in court since the "proceeding" brought by WRPSB was to the Tribunal. The amended Notice of Application can be viewed here.