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Case: Hobbs v. Warner, 2021 BCCA 290 (CanLII) Keywords: Defamation; Protection of Public Participation Act, S.B.C. 2019, c. 3, s. 4; strategic lawsuits against public participation (“SLAPPs”) Synopsis: The Respondent, Kipling Warner, is a former employee of the...
The Supreme Court of Canada releases a decision in Canada v. Canada North Group Inc.
The Supreme Court of Canada is releasing two decisions this week. The SCC will rule on R. v. Canada North Group on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 and Grant Thornton LLP, et al. v. New Brunswick on Thursday, July 29, 2021.
The Supreme Court releases a decision in Corner Brook (City) v. Bailey.
The Supreme Court of Canada dismisses 6 leaves to appeal.
Does this case offer an important roadmap for litigants seeking to appeal against an order or decision of a case management master to the Court of Appeal?
On Friday, July 23, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in City of Corner Brook v. Mary Bailey. At issue is the proper interpretation of a release settling a personal injury and property damage claim arising from a motor vehicle accident.
The Supreme Court of Canada releases a decision in Southwind v. Canada.
The Supreme Court of Canada dismisses 12 leaves to appeal.
Does the City (and any similarly situated municipality across Ontario) owe a duty of care to commercial actors when making representations about the contents of an easement?
On Friday, July 16, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in Southwind v. Canada. At issue is the calculation of compensation owed by Canada for breaching its fiduciary duty to Lac Seul First Nation by illegally flooding over 11,000 acres of their reserve lands for a hydroelectric project in 1929.
The Supreme Court of Canada grants 1 leave to appeal and dismisses 8.
The important legal question in this case is whether that “ancient” common law rule should be extended to cohabitation agreements.
The Supreme Court of Canada releases a decision in Reference re Code of Civil Procedure (Que.), art. 35.
On Wednesday, June 30, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in the reference regarding the monetary jurisdiction of the Court of Québec: Conférence des juges de la Cour du Québec, et al. v. Juge en chef, et al.
On October 7, 2020, the SCC allowed the appeal, and dismissed the cross-appeal, with reasons to follow in R. v. Chouhan. Here are those reasons.