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Ontario Human Rights Tribunal rules atheism is included in the meaning of “creed”
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2014

In R.C. V. District School Board of Niagara, 2013 HRTO 1382, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (the "HRTO") was asked to determine if a policy of the


Supreme Court confirms judges can conduct hearings outside home province
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 21 2016

National class actions raise a host of complicated jurisdictional issues. This is especially true when there are parallel class actions in multiple


Ontario Divisional Court rules on whether liturgies and religious retreats fall within the scope of the exemption under the Education Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2014

On April 4, 2014, the Ontario Divisional Court ruled in Erazo et al. V. Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board that, pursuant to the Education


Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) rules that there is no right of access to certain records of school board trustees
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2014

In Order MO-3031, regarding the York Region District School Board, (the "School Board") the IPC ruled that certain records of School Board trustees


Alberta Court Upholds Human Rights Decision Against Independent School
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2016

On August 10, 2016 the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta released its judgment upholding an Alberta Human Rights Commission ("AHRC") decision related


Hamilton City’s Attempt to Stamp Out Community Mail Delivery Ruled Unconstitutional (Sort of)
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 25 2016

In response to Canada Post’s announcement that it was restructuring its mail delivery and doing away with home delivery services, the City of Hamilton


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


Court of Appeal for Ontario Overturns Finding of Negligent Investigation 495793 Ontario Ltd (Central Auto Parts) v Barclay, 2016 ONCA 656
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 12 2016

The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently canvassed the law relating to the tort of negligent police investigations and confirmed the "general rule"


Federal public employees get provincial WCB and no more
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 14 2014

An injured federal employee in Alberta is entitled to the same workers' compensation as any other person working in Alberta, the Supreme Court of


Aboriginal law the Crown’s duty to consult and the involvement of natural resources proponents in the consultation process
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • May 10 2013

Natural resources proponents are often deeply involved in consultations with Aboriginal communities that may be affected by their projects. How far