Municipal government imposing clause indicating that tenders would not be accepted from certain bidders engaged in legal proceeding against municipality — Whether it is lawful for a municipal government to use its power over public works to punish contractors who have taken court proceedings against it — Whether the constitutional right of access to the civil superior courts only protects against a virtually complete denial of access to the courts — Whether the constitutionally protected right of access to the civil superior courts applies only to interference by legislation — Whether the clause is ultra vires because it abrogates the common law right of reasonable access to the courts. — dismissed 12/12/19 — Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Applicant.

Read the lower court decision from the BCCA here.