On Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decisions in R. v. Ramelson, Jaffer, Haniffa and Dare. At issue is the test for entrapment.
On Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decision in Transportation Safety Board of Canada v. Kathleen Carroll-Byrne, et al. At issue is the test to apply to determine whether to order production of a plane’s black box cockpit recording.
The Court of Appeal observed the $1M fine imposed in this case “outstrips the civil contempt fines imposed in the vast majority of cases”, but determined it was “neither unprincipled nor unprecedented”.
The Supreme Court of Canada dismisses 1 leave to appeal.
The Supreme Court of Canada releases a decision in Des Groseillers v. Quebec (Agence du revenu).
For Canada to succeed on an application to strike, it must be “plain and obvious that the pleadings disclose no reasonable cause of action”.
On Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decision in Yves Des Groseillers, et al. v. Agence du revenu du Québec. At issue are the tax implications of donating stock options to a registered charity.
On Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, the SCC is releasing its decision in Nova Chemicals Corporation v. Dow Chemical Company, et al. At issue is how to calculate damages for patent infringement.