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Common issues not remotely common? Two appeals courts disagree
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2017

Hodge v. Neinstein is an interesting case that we have written about a number of times over the past few years. The action involves a representative


Certification an Even Lower Bar Against Lawyers
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2017

The decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Hodge v Neinstein, 2017 ONCA 494 Hodge, released on June 15, 2017, was surprising with respect to


Alberta Court of Appeal Considers Legal Privilege in OHS Investigations
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • August 3 2017

A recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision could have important consequences for the way legal privilege operates and when it can be claimed in the


La Cour d’appel de l’Ontario confirme le rôle de gardien du tribunal à l’égard des témoignages d’experts
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2017

Dans l’affaire Bruff-Murphy c. Gunawardena ( Bruff-Murphy ), la Cour d’appel de l’Ontario (la Cour ) a récemment annulé l’indemnité accordée par


Family Law Reform and Access to Justice
  • Lerners LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2017

There is a great deal of media coverage at the moment about the crisis in Family Court. Access to justice is a major concern for individuals who find


Internal Investigations and Privilege: The Alberta Court of Appeal Weighs In
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • July 19 2017

The documents and records of an internal investigation into a workplace accident may be privileged notwithstanding a statutory obligation to carry


Judge's ongoing duty to ensure expert witness objectivity
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 18 2017

The Court of Appeal recently confirmed the ongoing gatekeeper function of trial judges in the context of expert testimony


Combating abuse or chilling strategic decision making?
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 11 2017

The Supreme Court recently reaffirmed its ability to award costs against lawyers


Unmasking the Veil of Privilege in Workplace Investigations
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2017

There is a growing prevalence of workplace investigations in today's legal landscape. Conventionally, employers have conducted investigations for two


Top Court Reinstates Personal Costs Award Against Defence Lawyer
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2017

In the recent case of Quebec (Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions) v Jodoin, 2017 SCC 26 Jodoin, the Supreme Court of Canada held that