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Thursday, July 05, 2018 @ 8:47 AM

BARRISTER AND SOLICITORS - Legal aid - Right to legal aid

Appeal by P and the Human Rights Commission from a decision setting aside a decision of the Commission that the Legal Aid Commission’s policy of not funding legal counsel for human rights complaints discriminated against disabled complainants. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 05, 2018 @ 8:44 AM

WRONGFUL DISMISSAL - Constructive dismissal - Change to job content or status

Appeal by the employer, Ocean Nutrition, from a wrongful dismissal judgment and award in favour of the employee, Matthews. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 05, 2018 @ 8:42 AM

PUBLIC HEALTH - Canadian Food Inspection Agency - Duties

Appeal by the plaintiffs, Cropvise Incorporated and Wolf & Wolf Seeds, from dismissal of their action against the defendant, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 04, 2018 @ 8:49 AM

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Evidence - Admissibility

Appeal by the plaintiff, Dahl, from an order dismissing her negligence claim against the defendant, the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 04, 2018 @ 8:47 AM

PAROLE - Eligibility

Appeal by the offender, Simmonds, from a chambers judgment affirming the constitutional validity of judicial screening of his faint hope application in respect of parole eligibility. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 04, 2018 @ 8:44 AM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Conduct of parents - Maximum contact principle

Appeal by the mother from refusal of her application to relocate the child's primary residence from British Columbia to Nova Scotia with related relief. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 03, 2018 @ 8:35 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Costs - Unproved allegations of fraud

Appeal by the plaintiff, Kent, from a costs award payable by the defendants, Martin, and various corporate media entities. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 03, 2018 @ 8:33 AM

BINDING ARBITRATION - Powers and duties - Jurisdiction of the court to review

Application by Canada to set aside an arbitration award by a NAFTA Tribunal in favour of the respondents concluding that Canada had violated certain of its NAFTA obligations. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 03, 2018 @ 8:31 AM

OIL AND GAS - Conservation and licensing - National Energy Board - Pipelines

Application by the City of Vancouver for judicial review of the decision of British Columbia's Ministers of the Environment and of Natural Gas Development (Ministers) to issue an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) with respect to the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project (TMX). ... [read more]

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 1:21 PM

SENTENCING - Criminal Code offences - Failing or refusing to provide breath or blood sample - Sentencing considerations - Aggravating factors - Mitigating factors

Appeal by Suter from a judgment of the Alberta Court of Appeal varying the sentence imposed to Suter for refusing to provide a breath sample after causing an accident resulting in a death. ... [read more]