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Appeal allowed - 27 April 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 27 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (2013 BCCA 407) dated September 20, 2013. L’école élémentaire Rosedesvents


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


Can a teacher refuse to work with children?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • May 28 2014

On May 1, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada considered whether it is safe to allow teachers to go to work with children in Dionne v


Supreme Court of Canada dismisses appeal in Keewatin
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2014

On Friday, July 11th, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal that Ontario has exclusive authority to take


What’s the value of a truck stop without any trucks? Supreme Court addresses nuisance claims in public projects
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 28 2013

In a new decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has provided guidance on when compensation might be due in cases of nuisance caused by public


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed- 19 February
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 19 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal pronounced June 3, 2014. The applicant manufactures and sells wood coatings and wood


2014: the SCC year in review
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 16 2014

This article summarizes Gowlings picks for the most important decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014.Canada (Attorney General) v


Boogaard v. Canada (Attorney General)
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • December 30 2014

The applicant is a staff sergeant of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). After a few attempts to advance his career, he received a letter from


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


No liability for fall from “chilling tree”: Winters v. Haldimand (County), 2015 ONCA 98
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 20 2015

The Court of Appeal recently considered a municipality’s exposure to liability for accidents involving trees in parks. On September 28, 2011 the