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Friday, June 01, 2018 @ 8:43 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Class or representative actions - Definition of class

Appeal by the plaintiff from an order dismissing his application to certify his action as a class proceeding. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 31, 2018 @ 1:43 PM

JUDICIAL REVIEW AND STATUTORY APPEAL - Jurisdiction of the court to review

Appeal by the Judicial Committee (Committee) of the Highwood Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses (Congregation) from a judgment of the Alberta Court of Appeal affirming a decision by the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta concluding it had jurisdiction to consider Wall’s application for an order of certiorari that would quash the Committee’s decision to disfellowship him. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 31, 2018 @ 8:40 AM

NATURAL JUSTICE - Reasonable apprehension of bias

Appeal by the owners of a strata unit from the dismissal of their application for judicial review of an arbitration award on the basis of a reasonable apprehension of bias. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 31, 2018 @ 8:37 AM

CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Freedoms of thought, belief, opinion and expression

Appeal by the Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform of a decision dismissing its application for judicial review of the respondent’s decision refusing to permit the appellant to place certain anti-abortion advertising on the respondent’s transit buses. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 @ 8:31 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Liability - Missed limitation periods

Application by law firms for summary dismissal of claims against them. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 @ 8:28 AM

PUBLIC HEALTH - Environmental protection and public health - Pesticide regulation

Appeal by the respondents from a prothonotary’s decision dismissing their motions to strike applications for judicial review. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 @ 8:40 AM

MARRIAGE - Capacity to marry - Mental capacity - Annulment of marriage

Application by the Hunts for costs against the respondent Worrod, Legal Aid, and Worrod’s counsel. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 @ 8:37 AM

SENTENCING - Theft and offences resembling theft - Unauthorized use of computer

Sentencing of Livingston, who was found guilty following a trial of Attempt to Commit Mischief to Data and Unauthorized Use of a Computer. ... [read more]

Monday, May 28, 2018 @ 8:42 AM

SENTENCING - Conspiracy to commit murder - Protection of the public - Seriousness of offence

Sentencing hearing for Souvannarath, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to murder unnamed members of the public. ... [read more]

Monday, May 28, 2018 @ 8:39 AM

DEFAMATION - Defamatory statements - What constitutes defamatory words - Defences - Fair comment

Appeal by the defendants, the Better Business Bureau, from an order allowing the plaintiffs' appeal from the dismissal of their defamation action and appeal by the plaintiff Walsh from the order for re-trial. ... [read more]