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Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 6:21 AM


Application by the Crown to compel the accused Stephens to remove his COVID-19 mask for the purposes of dock identification. The issue arose partway through Stephens’ jury trial for second degree murder. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 6:20 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Compensation - Contingency agreements - Fair and reasonable

Determination of the appropriate amount of Tallcree First Nation’s (Tallcree’s) account with Rath & Company and Rath (Rath). ... [read more]

Monday, May 10, 2021 @ 9:23 AM

CONDOMINIUMS - Unit holders - Duties of - Adherence to bylaws and rules

Appeal by Ryan from an order of improper conduct pursuant to s. 67(2) of the Condominium Property Act. The appellant co-owned a unit within a 376-unit residential condominium complex. ... [read more]

Monday, May 10, 2021 @ 9:18 AM


Appeal by the accused, Tyndall, from an extradition committal order with an application for judicial review of the Minister’s related surrender order. ... [read more]

Friday, May 07, 2021 @ 6:06 AM

CREDITORS AND CLAIMS - Secured creditors - Provable claims

Appeal by the Yukon Government and Welichem Research from orders made in receivership proceedings of Yukon Zinc. The Debtor’s principal asset was a zinc‑silver‑lead mine in the Yukon Territory. ... [read more]

Friday, May 07, 2021 @ 6:05 AM

CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Legal rights - Protection against arbitrary detention or imprisonment

Application by the accused, charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of oxycodone, to exclude evidence due to Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter) breaches. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 06, 2021 @ 6:17 AM

WORKPLACE DISCRIMINATION - Remedies - Equal pay legislation

Appeal by the Participating Nursing Homes from a Divisional Court decision setting aside a decision of the Pay Equity Hearings Tribunal that held the proxy method was not to be used to maintain pay equity under the Pay Equity Act. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 06, 2021 @ 6:16 AM

BIDDING PROCESS - Breach of tender

Appeal by the plaintiff from trial judgment dismissing its action for breach of contract. The appellant was disqualified because of alleged breaches of the Request for Proposals issued by the City for a construction project. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 05, 2021 @ 6:32 AM

LIMITATION OF ACTIONS - Legislation - Interpretation

Appeal by the Minister from a decision determining the Limitation of Actions Act did not apply to an expropriation proceeding instituted under the Expropriation Act. The Minister appropriated land owned by the respondent in 1992. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 05, 2021 @ 6:31 AM

MARITAL PROPERTY - Equalization or division - Dissipation of assets, preservation of property

Appeal by the husband from trial judgment dividing matrimonial property, ordering him to pay lump sum spousal support and apportioning 70 per cent of the children’s special expenses to him. ... [read more]