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Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 28 May 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 29 2015

On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. Mr. Ryan, the applicant, was convicted of operating a motor vehicle while the concentration of alcohol in


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


British Columbia Court of Appeal allows tort claims by First Nations based on Aboriginal title and rights to proceed to trial
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 28 2015

On April 15, 2015, the B.C. Court of Appeal (“Court”) decided that it is possible for First Nations to bring tort claims founded on Aboriginal title


L’école Rose-des-vents: minority language education & substantive equality
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 18 2015

Canadian courts have long established that the education provided to minority language groups in Canada (English language in Quebec and French


Phone the mounties: federal judge scolds California US attorney for pursuing Canadian bribery case
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 15 2015

Two Ukrainian businessmen living in Dubai bribe an executive at an international organization located in Canada. The men at the center of the corrupt


No Aboriginal title required: BC Court of Appeal allows First Nations’ civil claim against Alcan to proceed
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

On Wednesday April 15, 2015, the BC Court of Appeal released its decision in Saik’uz First Nation and Stellat’en First Nation v. Rio Tinto Alcan Inc


School board found liable for student’s harassment of a teacher
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2015

In the recent case of Malko-Monterrosa v. Conseil Scolaire Centre-Nord, the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal recently heard a complaint filed by Ms


Swart v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Prince Edward Island
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • February 24 2015

A successful appeal by a physician (Dr. Swart) with respect to the Respondent College’s decision that he was unfit to practice


Holiday Reminder that Gifts to Government Officials in Canada are Subject to Rules
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 24 2016

Two recent decisions to Canada's Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner are a sobering reminder of the rules governing gifts and hospitality to


Negligence of public authorities “we have been using a screwdriver to turn a bolt”, Federal Court of Appeal says
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2015

The majority decision (Stratas and Nadon, J.A.) of the Federal Court of Appeal ("FCA") in Paradis Honey Ltd. v. Canada, 2015 FCA 89 calls for a