One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Trusts: How Are Trust Assets Characterized

S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corporation, 2017 BCCA 2 (37551)
What is the legal characterization of trust assets.

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Tax: Liability For Tax Planning

Brunette v. Legault Joly Thiffaut, 2017 QCCA 391 (37566)
Can there be liability for tax planning advice.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Civil Procedure in Québec: Recognition of Foreign Judgments

Barer v. Knight Brothers LLC, 2017 QCCA 597 (37594)
How is a U.S. judgment enforced in Québec.

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One-Liners: Appeals

Professions: Non-lawyers; Standard of Review

Barreau du Québec v. Quebec (Attorney General), 2017 SCC 56 (37034)
Non-lawyers may represent the Québec government before the Commission des affaires sociales.

Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Bankruptcy & Receivership/Oil & Gas: Orphan Wells

Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Limited, 2017 ABCA 124 (37627)
Enforcement of, and compliance with, environmental remediation orders.

Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Labour Law: Management Rights; s. 7 Liberty Interests

Association of Justice Counsel v. Canada (Attorney General), 2017 SCC 55 (37014)
Management directive not reasonable; does not engage s.7 liberty interests.

Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Civil Procedure: Official Languages

Mazraani v. Industrielle Alliance, Assurance et Services Financiers Inc., 2017 CAF 80 (37642)
What are the language rights of a witness.

Posted: Friday, November 03, 2017

One-Liners: Oral Judgments

Criminal Law: Perjury

Millington v. R., 2017 SCC 53 (37235) Judgment rendered Nov. 1, 2017
Perjury conviction upheld.

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One-Liners: Oral Judgments

Criminal Law: Perjury

Robinson v. R., 2017 SCC 52 (37411) Judgment rendered Nov. 1, 2017
Perjury conviction upheld.

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One-Liners: Appeals

Aboriginal Law: Freedom of Religion

Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 SCC 54 (36664)
Resort approval does not infringe First Nation’s freedom of religion.

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