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: Appeals

Corporations: Oppression Remedy

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

Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017

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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One-Liners: Appeals

Pharmaceutical Patents: “Promise of the Patent” Doctrine re Utility

AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc., 2017 SCC 36 (36654)
“Promise Doctrine” not correct approach re patent invalidity for want of utility.

Posted: Friday, June 30, 2017

One-Liners: Appeals

Criminal Law: Hearsay

R. v. Bradshaw, 2017 SCC 35 (36537)
Hearsay test re-calibrated.

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One-Liners: Appeals

Civil Procedure/Technology: Worldwide Interlocutory Injunction

Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34 (36602)
Worldwide interlocutory injunction against Google upheld.

Posted: Wednesday, June 28, 2017