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Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 8:46 AM

SCHOOLS - Student discipline - Behavioural offences - Violence – Penalties - Transfers

Application by a student and his guardian for judicial review of a school transfer directed by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. ... [read more]

Friday, June 22, 2018 @ 8:44 AM

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - Benefits - Failure to inform of material change

Consolidated appeals by Curtis, Kathirkamapillai and Koomson from convictions for an offence under s. 149(2) of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 9:53 AM

SENTENCING - Controlled drugs and substances - Maximum or minimum sentence available

Appeals and cross-appeals involving three offenders, Vu, Li and Pham, challenging the mandatory minimum sentencing provisions for unauthorized production of marijuana. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 9:51 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - Exemptions - Indians - Income situated on a reserve

Appeal by Bell from a Tax Court of Canada judgment finding that bonuses paid by Reel Steel were not exempt from taxation under s. 87 of the Indian Act. Reel Steel installed rebar for high rise residential construction towers. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 8:35 AM

PARTIES - Class or representative actions - Common interests and issues

Appeal by the defendant Facebook from a decision certifying the action as a class proceeding. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 @ 8:33 AM

WILLS - Variation - Contestation of claims

Appeal by the deceased’s former wife from an order dismissing her application to file a claim against the estate of her former husband seeking variation of his will in her favour and to contest the validity of the will. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 10:14 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Class or representative actions - Certification

Appeals by the parties to a proposed class action in respect of a partial certification order. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 @ 10:12 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Offences against public order - Offences in relation to terrorism

Trial of the 30-year-old accused charged with nine counts of committing indictable offences for the benefit of a terrorist group. ... [read more]

Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 8:50 AM

WORKERS' COMPENSATION - Compensability of injuries - Aggravation of pre-existing condition - Psychological injuries

Application by Stein for judicial review of a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal which held that she had not suffered from a compensable mental disorder and for a declaration s. 5.1 of the Workers Compensation Act was unconstitutional. ... [read more]

Monday, June 18, 2018 @ 8:47 AM

ABORIGINAL STATUS AND RIGHTS - Duties of the Crown - Fair dealing and reconciliation

Action by five plaintiff First Nations for declaratory and related relief in respect of an aboriginal right to fish. ... [read more]