One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Family Law: Life Insurance; Constructive Trusts

Moore v. Sweet, 2017 ONCA 182 (37546)
Re family law, when is there a constructive trust for life insurance policies.

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Contracts in Québec: Renewal Clauses

Uniprix inc. v. Gestion Gosselin et Bérubé inc., 2017 SCC 43 (36718)
Unilateral renewal clauses in contracts are valid.

Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Administrative Law in Québec: Arbitral Jurisdiction; Standard of Review; Standing

Québec (Attorney General) v. Guérin, 2017 SCC 42 (36775)
Standard of review re arbitrator interpreting enabling legislation (whether dispute arbitrable) reasonableness.

Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Aboriginal Law: Duty to Consult

Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v. Enbridge Pipelines Inc., 2017 SCC 41 (36776)
Crown may rely on administrative process to partially or completely fulfill duty to consult.

Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Aboriginal Law: Duty to Consult

Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum Geo‑Services Inc., 2017 SCC 40 (36692)
Crown may rely on administrative process to partially or completely fulfill duty to consult.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Constitutional Law: Parliamentary Privilege

Chagnon v. Syndicat de la fonction publique et parapublique du Québec (SFPQ), 2017 QCCA 271 (37543)
What does (provincial) parliamentary privilege cover.

Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Civil Procedure: Tobacco Litigation; Disclosure; Privacy

HMTQ v. Philip Morris International, Inc. 2017 BCCA 69 (37524)
What has to be disclosed in tobacco litigation.

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One-Liners: Appeals

Corporations: Oppression Remedy

Wilson v. Alharayeri, 2017 SCC 39 (36689)
Confirmation that corporate directors can be liable personally for oppression.
 

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One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Mistake of Age Defence

R. v. George, 2017 SCC 38 (37372)
Clarification of mistake of age defence.

Posted: Friday, July 07, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: DUI

R. v. Alex, 2017 SCC 37 (36771)
Crown need not prove demand was “lawful” re procedural “shortcuts”.

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