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Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 8:35 AM

HUMAN RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ISSUES - Discrimination - Duty to accommodate - Undue hardship - Grounds - Disability - Appeals - Jurisdiction of court

Appeal by a grievor, Boxall, from a labour arbitration award in favour of the respondent, BC Place. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 @ 8:33 AM

CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Legal rights - On being charged with an offence - To not be tried or punished again for same offence (double jeopardy)

Appeal by the accused, Samji, from convictions on multiple counts of theft and fraud. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 8:00 AM

MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Child support - Considerations - Attendance at educational institution - Variation of obligation - Child support guidelines - Exceptions and exemptions from Guidelines

Appeal by the mother from a child support variation order in respect of the parties' adult child. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 @ 7:57 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Third party procedure - Striking out or setting aside - Appeals

Appeal by the defendant Crown from the dismissal of its third party claim against non-governmental organizations (third parties) for indemnity. ... [read more]

Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 10:39 AM

SCHOOL REGULATION AND ADMINISTRATION - Constitutional issues - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Appeal by a parent from the dismissal of his application for accommodation. ... [read more]

Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 10:36 AM

LABOUR RELATIONS BOARDS - Orders - Appeals and judicial review

Appeal by the City of Saskatoon from a decision allowing the Amalgamated Transit Union’s judicial review application in relation to its unsuccessful unfair labour practice application to the Labour Relations Board (Board). ... [read more]

Friday, December 08, 2017 @ 2:33 PM

CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Practice and procedure - Parties - Standing

Appeal from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal affirming Jones’ convictions for firearms and drug trafficking offences and the pre-trial application ruling. Jones’ convictions rested on records of text messages seized from a Telus account associated with Waldron, his co-accused, pursuant to a production order obtained under s. 487.012 (now s. 487.014) of the Criminal Code (Code). ... [read more]

Friday, December 08, 2017 @ 2:13 PM

CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Legal rights - Protection against unreasonable search and seizure

Appeal by Marakah from an Ontario Court of Appeal judgment affirming his convictions for firearms offences and upholding a pre-trial application ruling in the Crown’s favour. ... [read more]

Friday, December 08, 2017 @ 8:33 AM

PROCEDURE - Election - By Crown - To proceed by way of indictment - Trials - Stay of proceedings

Appeal by St. Amand from his conviction for making available child pornography and for leave to appeal his sentence of 12 months’ imprisonment, the statutory minimum. ... [read more]

Friday, December 08, 2017 @ 8:31 AM

GOVERNMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS - Social assistance - Entitlement - Disabled persons - Benefits - Suspension - Social assistance boards - Powers - Constitutional issues - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Appeal by Stadler from a decision by the Social Services Appeal Board (Board), in which the Board held it lacked jurisdiction to determine Charter issues in relation to Stadler’s appeal of a decision made by the Director of the Employment and Income Assistance Program (Director). ... [read more]