Calvin To

Calvin To

Associate Lawyer

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Calvin To is a lawyer on PooranLaw’s Labour and Employment team. He is passionate about social justice and works to advance human rights and equity in all of his work.

Prior to joining PooranLaw, Calvin articled at the Ontario government in the area of management side labour and employment law. He also summered at the Ontario government, providing litigation support in a wide variety of areas, including human rights, police use of force, and sexual assault.

Calvin attained his law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he gained experience in human rights related issues in the Anti-Discrimination Intensive Program and competed in several moots.

Calvin came to the legal profession with a previous career as a broadcast journalist. Over his seven-year career, he worked as a reporter and anchor for Canadian news networks across the country, reporting on everything from elections, to natural disasters, to criminal trials, and more.

He is an advocate for equity in society and is the host of a podcast entitled Voices of the Pandemic, which documents the rise of anti-Asian racism in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic. He has also conducted training sessions on anti-Asian racism for groups of professionals.

Calvin is a member of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers.

In his spare time, he enjoys trying new cuisines, finding his way out of escape rooms, and losing to his wife at board games.