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SCC rules public interest standing rules developed by courts don’t apply to complaints to federal agency
Beverley McLachlin
Majority justice Beverley McLachlin held the Canadian Transportation Agency has broad discretion to devise a reasonable public complaint process.

Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 1:03 PM

The Supreme Court has split 6-3 to rule that the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) acted unreasonably when it used the rules of public interest standing developed by the civil courts to dismiss a discrimination complaint that sought to eliminate Delta Air Lines’ policies for transporting obese passengers. ... [read more]

Decision on access to youth criminal records set aside over incorrect route of appeal

Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 11:34 AM

The Ontario Court of Appeal has set aside a Superior Court decision in a case involving access to youth criminal records as it determined that the wrong route of appeal was chosen from the original decision at a youth justice court. ... [read more]

Court certifies cabbies’ $215M class action for city’s alleged discrimination in regulating Uber Colin Baxter

Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 10:38 AM

In the latest legal fallout from Uber’s disruption of the taxi industry, the Ontario Superior Court has paved the way for a $215 million class action for discrimination and negligent regulation that was launched by cab drivers against the City of Ottawa. ... [read more]