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BC Court of Appeal rules in favour of the provincial government on regulating class sizes and composition
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 7 2015

On April 30, 2015, the BC Court of Appeal ruled in favour of the BC provincial government in a longstanding dispute regarding BC teachers' right to


Nova Scotia Barristers Society without jurisdiction to refuse Trinity Western University grads
  • Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2015

The Nova Scotia Supreme Court ruled late in January that the Nova Scotia Barristers Society ("NSBS") must accredit law degrees granted by Trinity


One step forward and two steps back: province found to have breached Aboriginal consultation obligations for second time
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 6 2015

In Da'naxda'xwAwaetlala First Nation v. British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, 2015 BCSC 16, for the second time, the Supreme Court of British


Osler’s insights on key developments in 2014 and their implications for Canadian business.
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 9 2014

Four securities regulatory developments in 2014 warrant special attention:The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) proposed a new “permitted bid”


Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, Supreme Court of Canada decision highlights and impact in Quebec
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2014

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a major ruling on aboriginal title in its Nation Tsilhqot'in v. British Columbia decision


School Board taught a costly lesson: court upholds reinstatement with 10 years of back pay
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • October 6 2014

Ms. Fair was employed by the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (the "Board") from 1988 to 2004, when her employment was terminated. During her


Federal Court finds legislation may attract a duty to consult but Parliament still supreme
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2015

On December 19, 2014, the Federal Court released a decision finding the Federal Government owed a duty to consult when it implemented changes to


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


Daniels v. Canada (Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development), File No. 35945, SCC (McLachlin C.J.C., Cromwell and Wagner JJ.)
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 20 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada allowed a leave application filed by the late Harry Daniels in regards to the April 2014 order of the Federal Court of


Teacher and school civil liability for sexual abuse of a student
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • November 14 2014

The plaintiff AB sued a teacher CD and the Board of School Trustees of District EF with respect to alleged sexual abuse she claimed to have suffered