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When does the clock start to run? Contribution claims under Alberta’s Tort-Feasors Act

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 29 2014

At common law, a plaintiff who has been injured as a result of the acts of two or more tort-feasors - the party committing the wrongdoing - can sue

R. v. Graham: Ontario Court of Appeal explains protocol for appeal alleging ineffective assistance of counsel

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 17 2014

In its July 29, 2014 decision in R. v. Graham, the Ontario Court of Appeal (Cronk, Watt and van Rensburg JJ.A.) comprehensively considered how to

Griekwastad convicted murderer turns 18 now may we identify him?

  • Webber Wentzel
  • -
  • Canada, South Africa, United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 15 2014

Journalists need to take great care, from a legal and ethical perspective, when reporting on cases involving a child accused. This post deals only

R. v. Sipos: appellate review of a dangerous offender designation

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 5 2014

In the case of R. V. Sipos, the accused was convicted of multiple sexual offences and physical assaults in 1996. In 1998, he was declared a dangerous

The solicitor-client privilege regarding legal fees: the decision in Kalogerakis v. Commission scolaire des Patriotes

  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 30 2014

In its decision in Kalogerakis v. Commission scolaire des Patriotes1 rendered on May 21, 2014, the Court of Québec dealt with the appeal of

Testamentary capacity: a test of understanding, not memory

  • RPC
  • -
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 29 2014

The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from the High Court, clarifying that the test for testamentary capacity is the testator's understanding

The Law Society of British Columbia v The Society of Notaries Public of British Columbia: intervener granted standing to appeal order

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 29 2014

On June 12, 2014, a panel of the British Columbia Court of Appeal delivered its oral reasons in The Law Society Of British Columbia v The Society of

Gidda v. Taxicab Board

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 25 2014

On September 3, 2009, the appellant's taxicab licence was suspended by the respondent, the Winnipeg Taxicab Board (the "Board"). The Board received a

Windmill Auto Sales & Detailing Ltd. v. British Columbia (Registrar of Motor Dealers)

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 25 2014

The Appellants, Windmill Auto Sales & Detailing Ltd. ("Windmill") and Sam Romaya, sought a judicial review of the decision of the Registrar of Motor

Are supervisors able to assess impairment? Drug driving decision suggests so

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 24 2014

A recent Ontario decision suggests that laypersons - such as supervisors - may assess whether a person is impaired from drugs or alcohol, and their