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They Meant What They Said - Saskatchewan Court Gives Effect to Retroactive Costs Amendments
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • June 21 2017

In 2015, the Saskatchewan legislature amended the province's Class Actions Act (CAA) to allow for the award of costs in class proceedings. Prior to


Saskatchewan (Attorney General) v. Pasqua First Nation, File No. 37084, Supreme Court of Canada, 22 December 2016
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 2 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a leave application in regards to the 2016 order of the Federal Court of Appeal (2016 FCA 133). The underlying


Saskatchewan Court Finds Unions Not Entitled to Damages in “Right to Strike” Challenge
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • November 10 2016

As we outlined in our previous insight on February 2, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada found that The Public Service Essential Services Act (the


Right Back Where You Came From: Does the law of your birthplace govern your estate without you even knowing it?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2016

If an individual is born in Alberta, lives and works in BC for more than a decade, then lives and works in Saskatchewan for more than a decade, then


Saskatchewan government releases bill updating its essential services’ legislation
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2015

In a headline-making decision released in January, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada found that the Saskatchewan government’s changes to essential


Supreme Court of Canada decision on the right to strike could have an impact on the education sector
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2015

On January 30, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark decision, holding that the right to strike is constitutionally protected. This


Too essential to strike? The “essentials” of the SCC decision in Saskatchewan Federation of Labour
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • February 5 2015

Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down Saskatchewan’s essential services legislation, which prevented a wide range of public sector


Essential services and essential rights: Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and the new constitutional right to strike
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • February 5 2015

In Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan, 2015 SCC 4, the Supreme Court of Canada held that the right to strike is protected under the


Arbitration clauses and class action risk in consumer contracts: the variable Canadian landscape
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 22 2014

The recent Saskatchewan Court of Appeal decision in Chatfiled v Saskatchewan Telecommunications has emphasized the need for corporations entering


Class actions, constitutional questions and determining the “preferable proceeding”
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 5 2013

In Precision Contractors Ltd v Government of Saskatchewan, 2013 SKCA 57, the Court of Appeal found that a common issue of constitutional validity did