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Accessing Justice From Your Smartphone: The Civil Resolution Tribunal
Starting June 1, 2017, certain small claims disputes will be adjudicated online rather than in a traditional courtroom in British Columbia, thanks to the CRT, the first online tribunal of its kind in Canada.
Canada
19 Apr 2017
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December 2016 Pensions Newsletter
Welcome to the 16th issue of the Blakes Pensions Newsletter.
Canada
21 Dec 2016
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Alberta Court Decision Addresses Drop Dead Rule, Chronic Delays In Civil Litigation
The Court of Appeal of Alberta addressed the issue of chronic delay in civil litigation, when it released a split decision on the interpretation of rule 4.33 in the Alberta Rules of Court.
Canada
22 Jun 2016
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It's Just Notice: Ontario Court Of Appeal Holds That Rules Of Service Do Not Interfere With State Sovereignty
The Ontario Court of Appeal rejected the proposition that Canada's international law obligations require that service of an originating process in a non-Hague Convention state, for the purpose of an Ontario action, has to be made in accordance with the laws of the foreign state.
Canada
15 Jun 2016
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B.C. Court Confirms Powerful Maritime Arrest Is Widely Available In Disputes Involving Maritime Assets
In Avina v. Sea Senor, the British Columbia Supreme Court upheld the arrest of the ship, Sea Senor, in a dispute between the two shareholders of the company that owns the Vessel.
Canada
7 Jun 2016
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New Cooperative Capital Markets Rules Affect Civil Liability For Misrepresentation, Insider Trading
The federal government and participating provinces have signed a memorandum of agreement to formalize the terms of the new proposed cooperative capital markets system.
Canada
21 Nov 2014
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Refuses To Take ‘Quantum Leap’ In Expanding Manufacturers’ Tort Liability
On March 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal’s (OCA) decision in Arora v. Whirlpool Canada LP.
Canada
25 Mar 2014
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Alberta Court Issues Important Decision On Use Of Confidential Information In Corporate Transactions
In a recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench, Scott & Associates Engineering Ltd. v. Finavera Renewables Inc., Justice S.L. Martin found that a party which shared commercially sensitive information with a prospective partner had no recourse under its confidentiality agreement or the law of breach of confidence when the prospective partner used that information to acquire the project on its own account.
Canada
9 Aug 2013
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New B.C. Limitation Act In Force In British Columbia
On June 1, 2013, the new Limitation Act came into force.
Canada
3 Jul 2013
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Alberta Court of Appeal Clarifies and Reaffirms Limitations Act
The recent trend in Alberta litigation has been to avoid making difficult decisions relating to limitation issues at the early stages of litigation.
Canada
6 Mar 2013
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