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Ontario Court of Appeal Confirms That Class Members Lack Standing to Appeal Settlement Approval Decisions

Canada - December 3 2019 In its recent decision in Bancroft-Snell v. Visa Canada Corporation, the Court of Appeal for Ontario confirmed that individual class members in a...

Significant New Statutory Protections for Journalistic Sources Affirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada

Canada - October 7 2019 The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has given effect to important new protections for journalistic source information in Denis v. Côté, 2019 SCC 44...

Christopher D. Bredt, Veronica Sjolin.

Supreme Court of Canada Affirms Access to Habeas Corpus for Immigration Detainees

Canada - May 21 2019 The Supreme Court of Canada has breathed new life into the ancient writ of habeas corpus in a 6-1 decision affirming that detainees under the...

Ewa Krajewska.

Supreme Court of Canada Strikes down the Mandatory Victim Surcharge

Canada - December 17 2018 The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down the mandatory victim surcharge in section 737 of the Criminal Code on the grounds that it is a cruel and...

Christopher D. Bredt, Alannah Fotheringham.

Supreme Court to hear hotly contested issues affecting competition class actions

Canada - June 8 2018 The Supreme Court of Canada will hear the appeal of the British Columbia Court of Appeal's decision in Godfrey v. Sony Corporation et al., which...

Davit Akman, Subrata Bhattacharjee.