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Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 11:40 AM

ADOPTION - Consent of natural parents - Practice and procedure - General principles - Legislation - Constitutional issues

Appeal by the Minister of Community Services (Minister) and the adoptive parents from a decision of the hearing judge referring a number of constitutional questions to himself for determination in an uncontested application for adoption. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 08:52 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Offences against the administration of law and justice - Misleading justice - Perjury

Appeal by the accused from conviction of perjury. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 @ 08:50 AM

CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Remedies for denial of rights

Appeal by ES from a Superior Court of Justice decision that upheld a Consent and Capacity Board decision determining that the Board did not have jurisdiction to grant the appellant a remedy under s. 24(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter). ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 @ 08:54 AM

TRADE-MARKS - Opposition - Grounds - Confusion - Nature of wares, service or business - Surrounding circumstances

Appeal by U-Haul International Inc. (U-Haul) from the dismissal of its appeal from decisions of the Trade-marks Opposition Board refusing to register the trademarks U-BOX and U-BOX WE-HAUL. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 @ 08:51 AM

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

Appeal by Orlandis-Habsburgo and LeFrancois from their convictions for production and possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking and possession of the proceeds of crime. ... [read more]

Monday, September 11, 2017 @ 08:52 AM

CONDOMINIUMS - Unit holders - Duties of - Adherence to bylaws and rules

Appeal by the Herods and the Burgesses, neighbours of the Patersons in a strata development, from a declaration that the Patersons were entitled to construct a new home on their lot that did not accord with the applicable statutory building scheme for the development. ... [read more]

Monday, September 11, 2017 @ 08:49 AM

SEXUAL ASSAULT - Aggravated sexual assault - Kidnapping, hostage taking and abduction - Kidnapping - Attempts, conspiracies and accessories - Attempts

Appeal by the accused from convictions for attempted kidnapping and attempted aggravated sexual assault of a young person, as well as from the dangerous offender designation and indeterminate sentence of imprisonment. ... [read more]

Friday, September 08, 2017 @ 12:55 PM

EXTRADITION AND CRIMINAL MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE - Bars to extradition

Appeal from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal allowing an application for judicial review of surrender orders made by the Minister of Justice against Badesha and Sidhu, setting the orders aside and remitting the matter to the Minister for further consideration. ... [read more]

Friday, September 08, 2017 @ 08:43 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Pleadings - Striking out pleadings - Grounds - Failure to disclose a cause of action - False, frivolous, vexatious or abuse of process

Appeal by Canada from an order striking out its statement of claim on the basis that it was frivolous and vexatious and an abuse of process. ... [read more]

Friday, September 08, 2017 @ 08:41 AM

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

Appeal by the accused from convictions for firearms and drug offences. ... [read more]