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Aboriginal rights whose rights are they anyways?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 24 2012

The Supreme Court of Canada recently granted leave to appeal from the judgment of the BC Court of Appeal in Sally Behn et al

Ontario Divisional Court recognizes the right to transfer students

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 7 2008

In reasons released on January 31, 2008, a three-judge panel of the Ontario Divisional Court has recognized the right of school boards and principals to transfer students

DECEs are instructional support staff

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 30 2012

In a February 2012 decision of the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB), the OLRB determined that Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECE) working for the District School Board of Niagara (School Board) were part of a pre-existing Canadian Union of Public Employees’ (CUPE) bargaining unit covering instructional support staff

Human Rights Tribunal rules that it will not second-guess an IPRC placement

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 30 2010

On February 23, 2010, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario released its decision in Schafer v. Toronto District School Board, 2010 HRTO 403 (request for reconsideration denied 2010 HRTO 884), confirming that the role of the Tribunal is not to second-guess a student’s Identification, Placement and Review Committee (“IPRC”) placement or recommended accommodations or supervise the implementation of an Individual Education Plan (“IEP”

Sga’Nisim Sim’Augit, suing on his own behalf and on behalf of all the members of the house of Sga’Nisim v. Canada, file No. 35301, SCC (Mclachlin C.J.C., Abella and Cromwell JJ.A)

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 22 2013

Sga'Nisim Sim'Augit (Chief Mountain), also known as James Robinson, suing on his own behalf and on behalf of all the members of the House of

Giftedness considered by HRTO for accommodation

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 28 2011

In this decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario seems to have expanded its scope for considering allegations of discrimination

Accessing competitor information in Canadian government files

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 3 2012

The Canadian government allows the public to request access to information in government files

Supreme Court of Canada upholds a separate opening in the commercial fishery for aboriginal bands as constitutional

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 3 2008

On June 27, 2008, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in R v. Kapp, 2008 SCC 41, dismissing a challenge to the constitutionality of an exclusive 24 hour opening in the commercial fishery for three aboriginal groups

White River First Nation v. Yukon Government, 2013 YKSC 66, Supreme Court of Yukon (Veale J.), 5 July 2013

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 7 2013

The Supreme Court of Yukon made an order quashing a Decision Document made by the Director of Mineral Resources on September 5, 2012 which had

Supreme Court of Canada to clarify whether successful complainants are entitled to costs of human rights proceedings

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 26 2010

In recent years, the question of whether successful complainants are entitled to recover legal costs in human rights proceedings has received considerable attention from tribunals and courts across the country