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Thursday, February 08, 2018 @ 8:45 AM

CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Fundamental freedoms - Freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression - Freedom of expression

Appeal by 156158 Canada inc. and other Anglophone businesses from a decision dismissing an appeal of a decision finding them guilty of having violated the Charter of the French Language (CFL) and its regulations. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 08, 2018 @ 8:42 AM

CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT - Express terms - Severance pay - Interpretation

Appeal by the defendant, AGAT Laboratories, from a chambers judgment interpreting the severance provisions of an employment contract in favour of the plaintiff, Holm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 @ 8:45 AM

IMMIGRANTS - Application for immigrant visa - Documentation and corroborative evidence - Units of assessment/Point system - Language

Appeal by Cabral and others from the summary judgment granted to the Crown in the appellants’ proposed class proceeding challenging the denial of each appellant’s application for permanent residence as part of the Federal Skilled Trades Class. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 @ 8:42 AM

INSURANCE CONTRACT - Interpretation - Terms

Appeal by the defendant insurers, Equinox Global and Lloyd's Underwriters, from the dismissal of their motion for a stay of the action by the plaintiff insured, Trade Finance Solutions. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 @ 8:06 AM

SENTENCING - Extortion - Imprisonment - Probation - Deterrence - Denunciation - Seriousness of offence

Sentencing of Hunt, who pleaded guilty to extortion after he threatened to post nude photographs of his ex-romantic partner on Facebook. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 @ 8:01 AM

EVIDENCE - Privilege - Privileged relationships - Solicitor and client

Application by the two accused, charged with fraud offences, for a stay of proceedings following a finding that their s. 7 and s. 8 Charter rights had been breached. ... [read more]

Monday, February 05, 2018 @ 11:27 AM

PROCEDURE - Trial judge’s duties

Appeal by the accused from his conviction for first degree murder. ... [read more]

Monday, February 05, 2018 @ 11:24 AM

EXPROPRIATION - Compensation - Business property

Appeal by the Shuswap companies from the dismissal of claims for business losses resulting from a highway improvement project. ... [read more]

Friday, February 02, 2018 @ 1:24 PM

ABORIGINAL LANDS - Duties of the Crown - Sui generis fiduciary duty

Appeal by the Williams Lake Indian Band (Band) from a judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal allowing Canada’s application for judicial review of a decision of the Specific Claims Tribunal (Tribunal). ... [read more]

Friday, February 02, 2018 @ 7:47 AM

PUBLIC UTILITIES - Operation of utility - Facilities - Costs - Cost sharing between municipality and utility

Appeal by Union Gas Limited (Union) from a decision of an application judge requiring the appellant to assume the entire cost of relocating parts of a gas pipeline. ... [read more]