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Thursday, December 28, 2017 @ 8:45 AM

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - Disciplinary proceedings - Findings - Professional misconduct - Appeal or judicial review - Particular professions - Nurses - Registered nurses

Appeal by a registered nurse, Ahmed, from a finding of professional misconduct by a Discipline Committee of the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 28, 2017 @ 8:43 AM

EVIDENCE - Preservation or destruction of evidence

Appeal by the Crown from a stay of sexual assault proceedings involving the accused, Girou. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:17 AM

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION - Appeals and judicial review - Natural justice - Procedural fairness - Boards and tribunals - Evidence - Disclosure and production

Appeal by Baker from a ruling of the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal (Tribunal) regarding the Tribunal’s test for pre-hearing disclosure to the employer of the documents possessed by the Workers' Compensation Board (Board). ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:15 AM

CONSTITUTIONAL PROCEEDINGS - Practice and procedure - Orders - Interim or interlocutory orders

Application by Saskatchewan to strike part of the action; application by the plaintiffs for an interim stay of the operation of parts of s. 31 of the Vital Statistics Act, 2009 (Act). ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:11 AM

DOMESTIC CONTRACTS AND SEPARATION AGREEMENTS - Types - Prenuptial and marriage contracts

Appeal by the wife from an order requiring her to make a $550,000 compensation payment to the husband. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 @ 8:08 AM

REGULATION OF LEGAL PROFESSION - Law societies and governing bodies - Disciplinary proceedings - Providing member with details of allegations

Appeal by McLean, a lawyer, from a Law Society of British Columbia Review Board decision that overturned a Hearing Panel decision and substituted a professional misconduct finding. ... [read more]

Friday, December 22, 2017 @ 8:32 AM

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE - Trial judge’s duties - Charge or directions - Evidence of witnesses

Appeal by the accused from conviction for sexual interference. ... [read more]

Friday, December 22, 2017 @ 8:29 AM

CONDOMINIUMS - Description - Essential elements - Description of units and common elements - Habitable area

Appeal by the strata corporation from a trial judgment holding that the actual habitable area of the strata lots in question had not been accurately reflected in the schedule of unit entitlement and amending a resolution approving a special levy for roof repairs. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 1:18 PM

SENTENCING - Particular sanctions - Imprisonment - Indeterminate

Appeal by Boutilier from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal setting aside in part a decision designating him as a dangerous offender and sentencing him to indeterminate detention. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 8:34 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Sexual offences - Invitation to sexual touching - Sexual exploitation - Sexual assault

Trial of the accused on charges of sexual touching, invitation to sexual touching and sexual assault. ... [read more]