One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Civil Procedure in Québec: Good Faith Principle

Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Ltd. v. Hydro-Québec, 2016 QCCA 1229 (37238)
When does the principle of good faith apply in contract interpretation/renegotiation.

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Charter: Religious Freedom

Wall v. Judicial Committee of the Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2016 ABCA 255 (37273)
Can a secular court re-decide a religious association’s religious decision.

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Civil Law: Acquisitive Prescription

Ostiguy v. Allie, 2017 SCC 22 (36694)
Acquisitive prescription applies without judicial application.

Posted: Thursday, April 13, 2017

One-Liners: Oral Judgments

Criminal Law: Historical Sexual Offences

R. v. Savard, 2016 QCCA 380 (36908) Judgment rendered April 3, 2017
Convictions for sexual offences upheld (4:1).

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One-Liners: Oral Judgments

Insurance in Québec: Exclusions; Police Chases

Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company v. Émond, 2016 QCCA 161 (36919) Judgment rendered March 31, 2017
Civil Code art. 2402 applies only to indictable offences.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Human Rights/Charter/Aboriginal Law: Equality Challenges; Jurisdiction

Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Canada (Attorney General), 2016 FCA 200 (37208)
What can a Human Rights Tribunal deal with versus a court.

Posted: Thursday, April 06, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: (Alleged) Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

R. v. Wong, 2016 BCCA 416 (37367)
When can alleged ineffective assistance of counsel be a defence.

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One-Liners: Appeals

Professions: Mandatory CPD

Green v. Law Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20 (36583)
Mandatory CPD still mandatory.

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One-Liners: Appeals

Insurance in Québec: Injury by Third Parties

Godbout v. Pagé, 2017 SCC 18 (36385) (36388)
Scope of Québec’s no-fault scheme for bodily injury by third parties.

Posted: Thursday, March 30, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Bail Pending Appeal

R. v. Oland, 2017 SCC 17 (36986)
Clarification of proper test to determine bail pending appeal.

Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017