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What Role Does “Fairness” Play in Statutory Interpretation?
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • November 13 2018

For decades, the modern approach to statutory interpretation has required judges to discern legislative intent by examining the words of an Act in


SCC Renders Judgment on Cooperative National Securities Regulator
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2018

On November 9, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) unanimously ruled that a proposed pan-Canadian securities regulator is constitutionally


Un tribunal de C.-B. statue que l’obligation de prendre tous les moyens nécessaires ne s’applique pas automatiquement à toutes les conditions de financement
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 23 2018

La Cour d’appel de la Colombie-Britannique a confirmé un jugement qui a refusé d’obliger l’acheteur à prendre tous les moyens nécessaires au


"Best Efforts” Doesn’t Automatically Apply To All Conditional Financing Provisions, B.C. Court Holds
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 23 2018

British Columbia’s Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that declined to apply a “best efforts” requirement to the fulfillment of a financing condition


Limitation Law and the Enforcement of Credit and Security Agreements
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • October 9 2018

Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Leave to Appeal in Leatherman v 0969708 BC Ltd. In June 2018, we wrote on the British Columbia Court of Appeal


SCC denies Sobeys leave to appeal in loyalty rewards program dispute with Alberta College of Pharmacists
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • October 1 2018

On August 9, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada denied Sobeys' application for leave to appeal (docket no. 37864) from the Alberta Court of


Disguised Expropriation: Protecting Oil and Gas Interests
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 18 2018

The concept of expropriation concerns the power of a public authority to deprive a property owner of the enjoyment of the attributes of his or her


British Columbia Foreign Nationals’ Property Tax Faces Challenge for Being Ultra Vires and Discriminatory
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2018

A summary trial for what is likely to be a landmark case for Canada in residential real estate is currently underway in British Columbia ("BC"). Jing


Further Clarification on Mitigation Earnings and Deduction from Damages
  • Koskie Minsky LLP
  • Canada
  • July 4 2018

The Michaels v. Red Deer College decision of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1976 held that employees pursuing wrongful dismissal damages have a duty


The Supreme Court of Canada Affirms Deference to Administrative Tribunals that Engage Charter Rights
  • Koskie Minsky LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2018

In Law Society of British Columbia v Trinity Western University and a companion appeal, Trinity Western University v Law Society of Upper Canada