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A Comparative Look At Good Faith And Changed Circumstances, Hardship And More
The Canadian Supreme Court's decision in Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited v Hydro-Québec
Canada
19 Sep 2019
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Alberta Court Of Appeal Clarifies Law Of Civil Contempt
Non-compliance with court orders is often a challenge in fraud litigation, and often, a plaintiff needs to seek relief in contempt.
Canada
21 Nov 2018
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Extra, Extra: Garage Owes Duty Of Care To Intoxicated Minors Who Steal Car For Joyride
Rankin appealed the decision, arguing in part that the trial judge erred in concluding that Rankin's owed a duty of care to J.J.
Canada
5 Dec 2016
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A Court Order Is Not A Suggestion: Fines And Imprisonment For Civil Contempt Of Court
On June 24, 2016, Francis Mella was imprisoned for a term of three months as punishment for his contempt of court.
Canada
19 Aug 2016
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Pharma In Brief - Federal Court Of Appeal Dismisses Appeal Of Prohibition Application For Mootness
Amgen Canada Inc. and Amgen Inc. (collectively, Amgen) market and sell filgrastim in Canada under the name NEUPOGEN® for use in the treatment of neutropenia.
Canada
12 Aug 2016
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Human Tissues As Moveable Property
Already in 2004, Canada adopted the Assisted Human Reproduction Act.
Canada
11 Aug 2016
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An Accident Victim Obtains Damages Of $1.2 Million In The Quebec Superior Court Despite A Pre Existing Medical Condition
On March 30, 2016, the Quebec Superior Court awarded more than $1.2 million to a man who is now paralyzed after falling in the parking lot of his apartment.
Canada
12 Jul 2016
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Understanding The New Code Of Civil Procedure
The new Code of Civil Procedure, which came into force on January 1, 2016, introduces significant changes that will have a major impact on the way litigation is practised in Quebec.
Canada
18 Mar 2016
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Every Move You Make, Every Step You Take, We Were Watching You: Court Of Appeal Confirms Surveillance Must Be Disclosed Before Trial
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently clarified the long-standing issue of whether defence counsel must disclose the existence of surveillance prior to trial.
Canada
24 Apr 2015
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Case Note: Class Action For Post-Retirement Health Benefit To Proceed
The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the right of former employees to pursue a class action against their former employer after the employer unilaterally amended their post-retirement health insurance benefits to their detriment in Vivendi Canada Inc. v Dell’Aniello, 2014 SCC 1.
Canada
16 Mar 2015
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Directors Take Comfort: Quebec Superior Court Rules Lawsuits Without Allegations Of Personal Fault Against Corporate Directors Are Abusive
Directors are often targets for lawsuits that, although aimed primarily at the company, also name them as co-defendants, sometimes to promote the resolution of a dispute.
Canada
16 Feb 2015
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La Cour Supérieure Du Québec Confirme L’Existence D’Une Distinction Entre - Meilleurs Efforts - Et - Efforts Raisonnables
On voit souvent dans certains contrats commerciaux des clauses en vertu desquelles une partie s’engage à déployer ses « meilleurs efforts » (best efforts) dans l’exécution de ses obligations
Canada
22 Dec 2014
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Alberta Court Confirms Regulatory Immunity
The Court of Appeal of Alberta has confirmed that the Energy Resources Conservation Board is immune from a negligence lawsuit by a landowner.
Canada
13 Nov 2014
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Transnational Corporate Liability For Human Rights Violations, Part 2
Canadian parent companies with foreign subsidiaries face some difficult policy issues that arise from the recent Ontario court decision.
Canada
26 Jun 2014
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Transnational Corporate Liability For Human Rights Violations, Part 1
Can a Canadian parent company with a subsidiary operating in a foreign jurisdiction be liable for human rights violations in the foreign jurisdiction?
Canada
26 Jun 2014
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Privacy Class Action For Tort Of Intrusion Upon Seclusion Certified In Ontario
Should an employer be held vicariously liable if an employee breaches the privacy of a company’s customers?
Canada
23 Jun 2014
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Supreme Court Of Canada Weighs In On Test For Summary Judgment
On January 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Hryniak v Mauldin1 regarding the test for summary judgment under Rule 20 of the Rules of Civil Procedure and judges’ powers to weigh evidence, evaluate credibility and draw reasonable inferences, newly introduced in 2010.
Canada
25 Jan 2014
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Court Of Appeal For Ontario Confirms Test For Assumption Of Jurisdiction By Ontario Courts
In Central Sun Mining Inc v Vector Engineering Inc., the Court of Appeal for Ontario recently considered when Ontario courts may assume jurisdiction of an action.
Canada
12 Nov 2013
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Students Cannot Sue University For Poor Academic Results
On October 18, 2013, the Court of Appeal of Ontario upheld the dismissal of a $150-million claim for damages by three former medical residents against the University of Ottawa.
Canada
29 Oct 2013
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