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Emails amongst clients where lawyers were not included on thread but their privileged work product was being discussed were considered protected by solicitor-client privilege

Canada - June 18 2019 Court determined that email chains that did not include the clients’ lawyers, but wherein the clients discussed the lawyers’ privileged opinions and...

Application for judicial review regarding new criminal record check procedure was remitted for fresh hearing due to ambiguity in the record before the first application judge

Canada - June 18 2019 Issue on review involved the Winnipeg Police Service’s new practice of including non-conviction information on criminal record checks in exceptional...

Appeal tribunal’s decision to uphold a medical school participant’s dismissal found unreasonable due to failure to consider the law of accommodation

Canada - March 19 2019 Decision to uphold medical school participant’s dismissal from the program due to theft was found to be unreasonable because the appeal tribunal...

Case Summary: Federal Court sets aside appeal panel’s decision to uphold denial of veteran’s pension application because panel unreasonably concluded that the applicant’s physician’s report was speculative and not credible

Canada - March 19 2019 Federal Court agrees with veteran pension applicant that it was unreasonable for the pension appeal panel to consider his supporting physician’s...

Ontario Court rules that doctrine of discoverability does not apply to the hard limitation period provided under the Insurance Act and SABS

Canada - December 18 2018 Applicant did not realize she was “catastrophically impaired” and thus entitled to continuing housekeeping and attendant care benefits under the...