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Thursday, September 27, 2018 @ 8:55 AM

PRACTICE BY UNAUTHORIZED PERSONS - Suspended or disbarred lawyers

Application by the Law Society of Ontario for a statutory injunction to restrain the respondent Leahy from engaging in the practice of law and the provision of legal services without a licence. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 @ 5:56 AM

ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND PRIVACY - Governmental or public information - Health and medical records

Appeal by the Ontario Medical Association and two groups of physicians from a decision of the Divisional Court that upheld an Adjudicator’s order for disclosure of information. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 @ 5:55 AM

SENTENCING - First degree murder - Parole ineligibility

Appeal by the accused from the dismissal of her application for a declaration that the retrospective application of the screening provisions in s. 745.61(1) of the Criminal Code infringed her constitutional rights under ss. 7, 11(h) and 11(i) of the Charter. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 8:35 AM

ACTIONS BY OR AGAINST THE CROWN - Limitation periods

Motion by the federal government to dismiss the action as statute-barred. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 8:33 AM

PRISON ADMINISTRATION

Determination of whether a deputy warden’s decision to rescind Strauss’ security clearance was capable of judicial review. ... [read more]

Monday, September 24, 2018 @ 9:24 AM

TRUSTS - Resulting trusts - When presumption operates

Application by the executor seeking a determination of the assets that comprised the deceased’s estate. ... [read more]

Monday, September 24, 2018 @ 9:22 AM

CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Legal rights - Trial within a reasonable time

Application by four accused, charged with fraud over $5,000, conspiracy to commit fraud, falsifying books, and circulating a false prospectus, for a stay of proceedings for failure to be tried within a reasonable time. ... [read more]

Friday, September 21, 2018 @ 8:27 AM

ABUSE OF LEGAL PROCEDURE OR PROCESS - Pleadings

Application by the Crown to strike the action. ... [read more]

Friday, September 21, 2018 @ 8:25 AM

BINDING ARBITRATION - Jurisdiction of the court to review

Application by the father for leave to appeal portions of an arbitration award respecting the reunification of the children with their mother, the denial of a stay of the arbitration award and an award of solicitor-client costs in favour of the mother. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 8:54 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Retention of counsel - Retainer

Determination of the terms of a law firm’s retainer. ... [read more]