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City ordered to produce redacted legal invoices from collective bargaining process on a freedom of information request

Canada - October 20 2020 Law firm’s redacted invoices showing fees incurred by city for legal services in bargaining with firefighters association ordered as producible by…

Decision to launch public hearing into transit officer’s assault of a black student in 2011 was restored

Canada - October 20 2020 Police Commissioner’s notice of public hearing into complaint regarding transit officer’s assault of black student six years earlier was initially…

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…

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…

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…