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Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 1:19 PM

LAWYERS - Reserved area of practice

Appeal by the Barreau du Québec from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal setting aside a decision granting motions for judicial review of decisions of the Administrative Tribunal of Québec (ATQ). ... [read more]

Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 11:50 AM

EVIDENCE - Methods of proof - Informants - Privilege

Appeal by Durham Regional Crime Stoppers Inc. (Crime Stoppers) and Corner from the decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice stating that informer privilege did not apply to the Crime Stoppers tip in the case of the 2014 shooting that resulted in the death of Niazi. ... [read more]

Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 8:39 AM

LIABILITY INSURANCE - Exclusions - Household or homeowner’s policies

Appeal by Economical Mutual Insurance Company (Economical) from the dismissal of its application for summary dismissal of Gill’s third-party notice. ... [read more]

Friday, November 10, 2017 @ 8:37 AM

REGULATED OCCUPATIONS - Administration - Inquiries and hearings - Appeals - Judicial review - Occupations - Police officers

Appeal by the Chief of Police of the Edmonton Police Service (Chief) from an order requiring him to hold a disciplinary hearing. Fermaniuk, a police officer, complained about the actions of another police officer. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 8:38 AM

UNIONS - Members and membership - Exclusions and exemptions

Application by the WSÁNEC School Board (WSB) for judicial review to set aside a Canada Industrial Relations Board decision dismissing the WSB’s application to exclude from the all-employee bargaining unit those employees whose primary duties focused on the revitalization of the SENCOTEN language and culture and on the transmission of WSÁNEC beliefs and teachings. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 8:35 AM

WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY - Employee rights - Jurisdiction - Procedure - Settlements

Appeal by Wieler from a decision by the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board (Board). ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 @ 6:10 AM

ABUSE OF LEGAL PROCEDURE OR PROCESS - Elements of tort - Malicious prosecution - Establishing elements - Malice - Practice and procedure - Pleadings

Appeal by the plaintiff, Clark, from a Queen's Bench chambers judgment striking his statement of claim against a solicitor, Hunka, and her law firm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 @ 6:09 AM

MARITAL PROPERTY - Equalization or division - Practice and procedure - Courts - Jurisdiction

Application by the husband for leave to appeal a jurisdictional ruling. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 @ 6:01 AM

GIFTS - Inter vivos - Presumption of advancement - Parent to child - Rebuttal

Appeal by the Executor of the Chris Kyle Estate from an order in favour of the Executor of the John Kyle Estate. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 @ 6:00 AM

RIGHTS OF ACCUSED - State-funded counsel - Choice of counsel

Application by the accused to extend the time to appeal and appeal by the accused from the dismissal of his application for judicial review of the Legal Aid Board’s denial of his request for private counsel. ... [read more]