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Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 08:27 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Class or representative actions

Appeal by the defendant law firm, Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP (Cassels), from the finding of liability in a class action against it and General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) for breach of contractual and fiduciary duties. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 @ 08:35 AM

MOTOR CARRIERS - Regulation - Buses – Motor Carrier Act

Appeal by Dorman Roberts Limited (DRL) from a decision of the respondent Public Utilities Board (Board) granting Boone a motor carrier licence without holding a hearing. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 @ 08:31 AM

REGULATION OF LEGAL PROFESSION - Law societies and governing bodies - Disciplinary proceedings

Appeal by Singh from a decision of a chambers judge finding that s. 55 of the Law Society Act did not infringe s. 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter). ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 @ 08:28 AM

TRUSTS - Termination, revocation and variation - Rights to early termination

Appeal by Pallot from a decision dismissing his application for partition and sale of his leasehold interest on the basis that he lacked standing to bring the application. ... [read more]

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 11:44 AM

REGULATED OCCUPATIONS - Occupations - Police officers

Appeal by the Attorney General from a decision allowing a former RCMP constable’s application for judicial review of a Probationary Review Officer's decision affirming his discharge for unsuitability. ... [read more]

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 11:41 AM

NATURAL JUSTICE - Duty of fairness - Procedural fairness

Appeal by three Band Councillors from the dismissal of their application for judicial review of a decision of the Band's Community Panel removing them as Band Councillors for breach of their Oath of Office. ... [read more]

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 11:38 AM

EVIDENCE - Methods of proof - Scientific evidence - DNA

Application by Tallio for an extension of time to appeal from his 1983 second degree murder conviction. ... [read more]

Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 08:47 AM

APPEALS - Grounds - Misapprehension of or failure to consider evidence - Unreasonable verdict - Powers of appellate court - New trial

Appeal by the accused from his convictions of first degree murder. ... [read more]

Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 08:45 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Representation of - By non-lawyer

Appeal by the plaintiff from an order denying him the right to be represented by his father. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 08:35 AM

COPYRIGHT - Royalties - Copyright Board - Tariff hearings

Application by Re:Sound Musical Licensing Company (Re:Sound), a collective society that administered the right to receive equitable remuneration, for judicial review of a decision of the Copyright Board setting royalties for the use of published sound recordings in webcasting for the years 2009-2012. ... [read more]