2018
    • February
    • February 22, 2018

      The SCC dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the decision Gonzalez v. person in charge of Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care, 2017 ONCA 102. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondent.

      February 15, 2018

      The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Valard Construction Ltd. v. Bird Construction Co., 2018 SCC 8 regarding whether trustee of trust contained in labour and material payment bond owes duty to disclose existence of bond to potential beneficiaries of trust. And If duty is owed, whether conduct of trustee discharged it. The SCC granted the appeal. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Appellant.

      February 8, 2018

      The SCC dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the decision R. v. Husbands, 2017 ONCA 607. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondent.

      February 8, 2018

      The SCC dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the decision Tsekouras v. R., 2018 ONCA 290. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Applicant.

      February 2, 2018

      The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Williams Lake Indian Band v. Canada (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2018 SCC 4, regarding band seeking to establish statutory specific claim and obtain compensation for losses of lands within its traditional territory pre‑empted by settlers before Confederation and whether before Confederation Imperial Crown owed to band, and breached, legal obligation under colonial legislation to protect lands from pre‑emption and set them aside as reserve. The SCC allowed the appeal and restored the Tribunal’s decision. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for one of the interveners.

      February 1, 2018

      The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Québec (Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail) v. Caron, 2018 SCC 3 regarding whether Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (“CSST”) and Commission des lésions professionnelles (“CLP”) have jurisdiction to inquire into, for former case, and to decide and remedy, for latter, employer’s violation of worker’s right to equality under Charter of human rights and freedoms. The SCC dismissed the appeal. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondent and one intervener.

      February 1, 2018

      The SCC dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the decision Gilmor v. Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, 2017 ONCA 414. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondent.

      February 1, 2018

      The SCC dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the decision Tregobov v. Paradis, et al., 2017 MBCA 60. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondent.

      January
    • January 19, 2018

      The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Delta Air Line Inc. v. Lukács, 2018 SCC 2 regarding whether the Canadian Transportation Agency has the authority to decline to hear complaints on the basis of lack of standing and whether the law of standing, including public interest standing, is applicable in the administrative law context. The SCC allowed the appeal in part. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Applicant.

      January 18, 2018

      The SCC dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the decision Ritchie v. Canada (Attorney General), 2017 FCA 114. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Applicant.

      January 18, 2018

      The SCC dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the decision Henderson v. Elder, 2017 MBCA 45. Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondent.