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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This post by OnPoint Legal Research may be of interest to readers of this blog.
Miller Thomson LLP
Recently, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a decision that dispenses with "perfect" documentary disclosure and sets higher expectations for "big-time" law firms that deal with paper-heavy lawsuits.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As such, he his stated view is that, in any given case, there "ought to be good reason" to defer filing a defence.
Miller Thomson LLP
The motions judge compelled disclosure of much of the redacted information, along with some of the non-disclosed documents.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The decision was extremely complex and lengthy, and each of the three judges sitting on the panel wrote a separate set of reasons.
Minden Gross LLP
The Toronto Star posted an interesting story this past weekend discussing how courtroom innovations in New York, the U.K. and Windsor, Ontario are helping self-represented litigants navigate the legal waters.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As usual, there were quite a few summary judgment cases dealt with by the Court of Appeal this week, several dealing with limitation periods, including in the areas of medical malpractice, defamation, slip and falls, and negligence.
Davis LLP
In the January 9, 2015 noteworthy decision Hupacasath First Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), the Federal Court of Appeal provided clarity on two important issues.
Bennett Jones LLP
Oft-referred to as "quintessential class actions", the majority of product liability actions that have sought certification as class proceedings in the last 10 years have been granted certification.
Clyde & Co
On February 20, the Quebec Court of Appeal upheld the judgments of the Superior Court rendered in the context of four class actions.
This month’s netletter summarizes important Court of Appeal decisions involving reasonable notice, an arbitrator’s jurisdiction, the onus of proof in rear-end collisions and the use of surveillance evidence at trial, privacy class actions involving medical records and striking jury notices
There is no shortage of interesting legal issues in the headlines in Canada, from the new legislation about terrorism and mandatory life sentences to which judges from Québec are qualified to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Toute rencontre qui s’effectuerait hors du cadre prévu par l’article 1019 Cpc est proscrite, à moins que les procureurs de la partie demanderesse n’y consentent.
Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
Paralegal’s invoice stated that payment was to be remitted 30 days from the date of the invoice.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On Feb. 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada remanded a case involving a "Mr. Big" confession back to the Court of Appeal of British Columbia for reconsideration in accordance with R v. Hart, 2014 SCC 52.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This video presents our annual review of top legal highlights of 2014.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
The Supreme Court of Canada was asked to determine the constitutionality of certain provisions of the Act and Regulations insofar as they affect the solicitor-client privilege and the ethical obligations of lawyers.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
As of January 2015, Canadian parties seeking to submit potential or existing disputes with Canadian counterparties to arbitration (i.e., domestic disputes) have two new options...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Le 5 février 2015, la Cour d’appel a infirmé un jugement de première instance qui avait refusé d’autoriser l’exercice d’un recours collectif au motif que le représentant du groupe proposé n’avait pas les aptitudes requises.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Since our last post, the Supreme Court sat during the weeks of February 23 and March 16, 2015 and heard a few important appeals to take note of.
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On January 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark decision, holding that the right to strike is constitutionally protected.
Torys LLP
The decisions outlined below gave rise to what we believe were the most noteworthy employment law developments of 2014.
Mathews Dinsdale & Clark LLP
The Ontario Court of Justice recently acquitted two defendants who, following a fatal accident, had been charged with various offences under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act...
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Ms. Bray worked for the College for nine years as an instructor teaching classes and supervising clinics and outreach programs.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
If you negotiate a contract with another business, do you have a legal obligation to negotiate in good faith?
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
An employer had a good case but was punished to the tune of $90,000 in legal costs for using hardball tactics to bully a weak and financially desperate ex-employee.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
With ever-increasing frequency, clients are seeking advice about reporting and communication on sustainability issues.
McMillan LLP
The Crown's failure to adequately consult with Aboriginal groups will not always result in a meaningful remedy being granted by the courts.
Cassels Brock
Since our last overview of Indigenous conflicts in Canada there have been many new and interesting developments.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As in many other jurisdictions, Canadian law has struggled to keep pace with electronic and technological change.
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