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Supreme Court affirms workers’ compensation board’s authority to impose fine on forestry company
Paul Daly
Administrative law expert Paul Daly says the ruling reveals fault lines on judicial review issues expected to come up when the top court revisits Dunsmuir and its progeny.

Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 5:59 PM

In a noteworthy judicial review case from B.C., the Supreme Court of Canada has divided over how to determine whether a workers’ compensation board had the requisite statutory authority to promulgate the workplace safety regulation under which a forestry company was fined for not ensuring the safety of a worker killed on the job. ... [read more]

Lawyer/activist confident her mayoral campaign will ‘resonate with the people’ of Toronto Subscriber only content Saron Gebresellassi

Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 9:30 AM

Lawyer Saron Gebresellassi has a simple goal: she wants to be mayor of Toronto. The 31-year-old resident of the city’s northwestern Weston neighbourhood won’t be the only challenger to incumbent mayor John Tory on the Oct. 22, 2018, election day, but Gebresellassi believes her personal and professional experiences are more reflective of the city’s population than Tory’s are. ... [read more]

Manitoba man who bombed ex-wife’s lawyer convicted of attempted murder, aggravated assault Subscriber only content Maria Mitousis

Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 7:30 AM

Last Updated: Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 10:24 AM

A disgruntled litigant who targeted two Winnipeg law offices with explosive devices in 2015 and maimed family law lawyer Maria Mitousis with a disguised bomb he sent her anonymously through the mail, has been convicted of attempted murder and aggravated assault. ... [read more]