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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Counsel have long debated the test that judges hearing certification motions should apply when deciding whether a case raises suitable "common issues".
Dale & Lessmann LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused extensive societal challenges, including with respect to complying with procedural steps in the judicial process.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (Maple Leaf Foods),1 the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) revisited the ability to recover for claims constituting pure economic loss.
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
The Alberta Court of Appeal has overturned a decision of a Subdivision and Development Appeal Board
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a recent decision, Hannam v Medicine Hat School District No. 76, the Alberta Court of Appeal reiterated that judges hearing summary judgment applications may decide contested material facts, and may hear oral evidence in order to do so.
Torkin Manes LLP
Litigation is expensive. Canadian Courts have a number of weapons in their arsenal to address this concern. One of them, the summary judgment motion, has been helping parties avoid the length
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of international arbitration laws and regulations applicable in Canada.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Hébert v. Wenham, 2020 FCA 186, over a quarter of the class was ineligible for a settlement approved by the Federal Court.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Please find below our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for the week of November 16, 2020.
Lenczner Slaght
Earlier this week the Court of Appeal for Ontario released their decision in Sokoloff v Tru-Path Occupational Therapy Services Ltd.
Siskinds LLP
Recent settlement approval decisions issued by the Ontario, Alberta and Quebec courts provide useful commentary on the appropriate scope of a release in a class action settlement.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In the context of a lawsuit by the Agence du revenu du Québec (ARQ) for failure to report and remit various tax amounts, the defendants sought to exclude the evidence seized by the ARQ under a...
Rogers Partners LLP
In Baig v. Mississauga, 2020 ONCA 697, the Court of Appeal recently upheld a summary judgment finding that a man who fell off his bicycle and injured himself in 2013 was barred from suing...
McLennan Ross LLP
Historically, pure economic loss – economic losses unconnected to personal injuries or property damage – was not recoverable by a claimant in a negligence action.
McLeish Orlando LLP
This November, McLeish Orlando is proud to support and highlight the important work of Fall Prevention Month.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Dorman v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company, Justice Belobaba determined that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice lacked jurisdiction over proposed class actions arising
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Re Malic [PDF], 2020 IIROC 37, a decision released on October 6, 2020, the IIROC Hearing Panel (Alberta District) (the "Hearing Panel") ruled for the first time on the issue...
Field LLP
In Hannam v Medicine Hat School District No. 76, 2020 ABCA 343 ("Hannam"), the Alberta Court of Appeal re-affirmed its position in the previously well-known 2019 decision of Weir-Jones.
Bennett Jones LLP
In Makris v Endo International PLC, 2020 ONSC 5709 [Makris], Justice Glustein of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice opined on a niche area of class actions law—honorarium payments for...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1628 v. Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 1636, Soho Grand Condominiums Inc. and Soinco Limited...
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