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Tuesday, January 02, 2018 @ 8:22 AM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Offences and penalties - Child abduction - Hague Convention - Practice and procedure - Appeals - Stay of order pending appeal

Motion by the appellant mother for a stay of an order to return the parties' children to Tennessee. ... [read more]

Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 8:22 AM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Considerations - Best interests of child - Maximum contact principle - Primary residence - Removal of child from jurisdiction

Appeal by the father from an order permitting the mother to relocate with the child. ... [read more]

Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 8:20 AM

MUNICIPAL BOARDS AND TRIBUNALS - Jurisdiction - Planning and development - Development permits

Appeal by the Hutterian Brethren of Summerland from a decision by the Vulcan County Regional Subdivision and Development Appeal Board. ... [read more]

Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 8:17 AM

EVIDENCE - Methods of proof - Inferences - From conduct

Appeal by the accused, Lumberjack, from a conviction for second degree murder. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 28, 2017 @ 8:47 AM

GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (GST) - Imposition and calculation of GST - Appeals - Tax Court of Canada - Federal Courts

Appeal by Farm Credit Canada from a Tax Court of Canada decision dismissing its appeal from a reassessment of GST made under the Excise Tax Act. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 28, 2017 @ 8:45 AM

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - Disciplinary proceedings - Findings - Professional misconduct - Appeal or judicial review - Particular professions - Nurses - Registered nurses

Appeal by a registered nurse, Ahmed, from a finding of professional misconduct by a Discipline Committee of the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 28, 2017 @ 8:43 AM

EVIDENCE - Preservation or destruction of evidence

Appeal by the Crown from a stay of sexual assault proceedings involving the accused, Girou. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:17 AM

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION - Appeals and judicial review - Natural justice - Procedural fairness - Boards and tribunals - Evidence - Disclosure and production

Appeal by Baker from a ruling of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal (Tribunal) regarding the Tribunal’s test for pre-hearing disclosure to the employer of the documents possessed by the Workers' Compensation Board (Board). ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:15 AM

CONSTITUTIONAL PROCEEDINGS - Practice and procedure - Orders - Interim or interlocutory orders

Application by Saskatchewan to strike part of the action; application by the plaintiffs for an interim stay of the operation of parts of s. 31 of the Vital Statistics Act, 2009 (Act). ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:11 AM

DOMESTIC CONTRACTS AND SEPARATION AGREEMENTS - Types - Prenuptial and marriage contracts

Appeal by the wife from an order requiring her to make a $550,000 compensation payment to the husband. ... [read more]