One-Liners: Appeals

Torts/Municipal Law in Québec: Prescriptive Periods

Montréal (City) v. Dorval, 2017 SCC 48 (36752)
Wrongful death action against municipality can proceed.

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Professions in Québec: Liability for Referral

Salomon v. Matte-Thompson, 2017 QCCA 273 (37537)
Can lawyers be liable for professional referrals.

Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Aboriginal Law: Document Retention/Destruction

Canada (Attorney General) v. Fontaine, 2017 SCC 47 (37037)
Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement records may be destroyed.


One-Liners: Appeals

Civil Procedure/Class Actions: Discovery; Disclosure

Canada (Attorney General) v. Thouin, 2017 SCC 46 (36869)
Provincial discovery rules inapplicable where Crown not a party.

Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: (Alleged) Inappropriate Police Actions

R., A.G. Canada v. D.B. et al., 2017 BCCA 84 (37476)
Were police actions appropriate herein.

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals


India v. Badesha, 2017 SCC 44 (36981)
Surrender orders reasonable, not otherwise unjust or oppressive.

Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017

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