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Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 11:44 AM

REGULATED OCCUPATIONS - Occupations - Police officers

Appeal by the Attorney General from a decision allowing a former RCMP constable’s application for judicial review of a Probationary Review Officer's decision affirming his discharge for unsuitability. ... [read more]

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 11:41 AM

NATURAL JUSTICE - Duty of fairness - Procedural fairness

Appeal by three Band Councillors from the dismissal of their application for judicial review of a decision of the Band's Community Panel removing them as Band Councillors for breach of their Oath of Office. ... [read more]

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 11:38 AM

EVIDENCE - Methods of proof - Scientific evidence - DNA

Application by Tallio for an extension of time to appeal from his 1983 second degree murder conviction. ... [read more]

Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 08:47 AM

APPEALS - Grounds - Misapprehension of or failure to consider evidence - Unreasonable verdict - Powers of appellate court - New trial

Appeal by the accused from his convictions of first degree murder. ... [read more]

Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 08:45 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Representation of - By non-lawyer

Appeal by the plaintiff from an order denying him the right to be represented by his father. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 08:35 AM

COPYRIGHT - Royalties - Copyright Board - Tariff hearings

Application by Re:Sound Musical Licensing Company (Re:Sound), a collective society that administered the right to receive equitable remuneration, for judicial review of a decision of the Copyright Board setting royalties for the use of published sound recordings in webcasting for the years 2009-2012. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 08:31 AM

MUNICIPAL FINANCE - Taxation - Real or immovable property assessment - Appeals - Tribunals - Courts

Appeal by the City of Prince Albert (City) from a decision of the Assessment Appeals Committee of the Saskatchewan Municipal Board (Committee) which determined that its decision in another matter did not apply to the respondent’s property tax assessment. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 10:13 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Fraudulent transactions relating to contracts and trade - Fraud over $5,000

Appeal by Dieckmann and Salmon from conviction and sentence for charges of fraud over $5,000. Dieckmann was charged with seven counts of fraud over $5,000 and Salmon was charged with one count of fraud over $5,000. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 09:54 AM

UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS AND CLUBS - Membership - Withdrawal - Relations of members to one another - Ownership of assets

Appeal by the Polish Alliance of Canada (PAC) from an application judge’s decision that 100 per cent of the members of a PAC branch had voted to leave the PAC and that the “clubman’s veto” applied. The PAC was an umbrella organization that had as its object the promotion of the general cultural, education and social welfare interests of its members. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 @ 08:45 AM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Practice and procedure

Appeal by the mother from an interim order varying the parties’ parenting arrangement and granting the father primary care. ... [read more]