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Supreme Court of Canada denies leave on Aboriginal claim for breach of fiduciary duty
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2013

On January 17, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada denied the Blood Tribe's application for leave to appeal the Alberta Court of Appeal's decision in


Can individuals assert collective Aboriginal and treaty rights? Maybe.
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2013

On May 9, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in Behn v Moulton Contracting Ltd., 2013 SCC 26. Moulton brought an action against


A little less above the law? Crown immunity in Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2013

Citing the "modern legislative trend" towards "putting the Crown on an equal footing with everyone else", the Ontario Court of Appeal recently


Supreme Court of Canada broadens government exemption for advice
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2014

On May 9, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the exemption for advice under section 13 Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act


Hate speech in the Supreme Court: Saskatchewan v. Whatcott
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 13 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously confirmed that precisely focused legislative prohibitions of hate speech in human rights legislation are


Appropriate for board to rely on offences committed twenty years earlier
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 25 2013

The Grievor, a bus drivercustodian, pleaded guilty to sexual offences involving minors some twenty years earlier and was convicted. The events


A duty of diligent fulfillment? SCC rules that land grants to Métis children breached Honour of Crown
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 18 2013

Canada breached the Honour of the Crown in the manner in which it distributed parcels of land to the children of the Métis people of Manitoba in the


Duty to consult met in forest management decisions on treaty lands
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 2 2013

In a recent case concerning the duty to consult in BC, Chartrand v. The District Manager, the Supreme Court has upheld the province of British


Can a political purpose also be a charitable purpose? Perspectives on the impact of Re Greenpeace of New Zealand Inc. in Canada
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2014

A number of Canadian charities have recently come under scrutiny by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regarding their charitable status. In Canada, a


Supreme Court of Canada confirms Ontario authorized to take up and regulate Crown lands subject to Treaty 3
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2014

On July 11, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision confirming Ontario has the jurisdiction to take up and regulate the development