One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Bankruptcy & Insolvency: Doctrine of Equitable Subordination

U.S. Steel Canada Inc. (Re)2016 ONCA 662 (37284)
Does equitable subordination apply in CCAA.

Posted: Thursday, March 16, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Professions/Universities: First Christian Law School in Canada

Trinity Western University v. The Law Society of British Columbia, 2016 BCCA 423 (37318)
Can Law Societies decline to accredit faith-based law schools on the basis of a Community Covenant.

Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Professions/Universities: First Christian Law School in Canada

Trinity Western University v. The Law Society of Upper Canada, 2016 ONCA 518 (37209)
Can Law Societies decline to accredit faith-based law schools on the basis of a Community Covenant.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Transportation/Human Rights: Discrimination

Lukács v. Canada (Transportation Agency), 2016 FCA 220 (37276)
Who has standing to file complaints with the Canadian Transportation Agency.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Professions: Discipline

Groia v.The Law Society of Upper Canada, 2016 ONCA 471 (37112)
Can in-court conduct be professional misconduct.

Posted: Thursday, February 09, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Municipal Law in Québec: Riot Damage

Montréal (City of) v. Lonardi et al., 2016 QCCA 1022 (37184)
When are rioters liable for damage.

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Criminal Law: Refusal to Blow; Sentencing

R. v. Suter, 2016 ABCA 235 (37247)
What is the appropriate sentence for ‘refusal to blow’, and consequences, herein.

Posted: Friday, January 13, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Labour Law in Québec: Freedom of Association; Essential Services

Lajeunesse et al. v. 9069-4654 Québec Inc. et al., 2015 QCCA (37320)
Does freedom of association apply to lawyers, and are they an essential service.

Posted: Thursday, January 12, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Will & Estates: Undue Influence; Resulting Trusts; Proprietary Estoppel

Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2016 BCCA 200 (37120)
Do issues of undue influence, resulting trusts, & proprietary estoppel apply here.

Posted: Wednesday, December 07, 2016

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Labour Law: Pay Equity

Centrale des syndicats du Québec v. Québec (Procureure générale), 2016 QCCA 424 (37002)
Is a provision in Québec’s pay equity legislation constitutional.

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