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The constitutionality of large fines for regulatory contraventions

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 8 2012

Over the past two decades, a growing number of Canadian regulatory bodies have been granted new powers to impose administrative monetary penalties, or AMPs, for contraventions of their respective regulatory regimes

Government institution

  • Harper Grey LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 22 2012

Merck unsuccessfully appealed a Federal Court of Appeal decision relating to an Access to Information Act request

The Supreme Court of British Columbia confirms Province must consult on decision to incorporate municipality

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 10 2011

In Adams Lake Indian Band v. British Columbia, the Supreme Court of British Columbia found that the Province failed to adequately consult with the petitioner, Adams Lake Indian Band, prior to creating the Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality by an Order in Council

Employees have limited privacy rights on employer - issued computers

  • Harris & Company
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  • Canada
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  • October 19 2012

In a much anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has overturned the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in R. v. Cole, and has concluded that the evidence obtained through a warrantless police search of a laptop issued by the employer to a teacher should not have been excluded

Court of Appeal upholds ruling that municipalities do not have a constitutional duty to consult first nations

  • Lawson Lundell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 26 2012

On September 25, 2012, the BC Court of Appeal released its reasons in Neskonlith Indian Band v Salmon Arm (City), 2012 BCCA 379 dismissing an appeal by the Neskonlith Indian Band (the “Neskonlith”) seeking, inter alia, a declaration that the City of Salmon Arm (the “City”) had a duty to consult with the Neskonlith

New Rules of Procedure for initiating human rights complaints in Ontario

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 9 2008

On June 4, 2008, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario published its new Rules of Procedure

Supreme Court of Canada considers collective and individual aspects of Aboriginal and treaty rights

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • May 30 2013

On May 9, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its judgement in Behn v. Moulton Contracting Limited, dismissing the appeal. The Government of

Beaudin v. Vanscoy (Regional Municipality No. 345)

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 14 2011

Between 2007 and mid-2009, a number of complaints were received by the respondent, the Regional Municipality, about the state of the property owned by the appellants, the Beaudins

Federal Court sets aside decision of band to remove chief

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 1 2011

On January 10, 2011, the Federal Court found in favour of the applicant, Yvette Metansinine, and set aside a decision removing her as the Chief of the Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek First Nation (AZA) as well as the concomitant election of the Respondent, Theresa Nelson

The parameters of the tort of misfeasance in public office: Trillium Power Wind Corporation v Ontario

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 28 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Trillium Power Wind Corporation v Ontario (Natural Resources), 2013 ONCA 683, clarifies both the kind of