The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia, which found a forestry company liable for the death of a contract worker employed on its premises.
The Supreme Court of Canada has a full slate of appeal hearings this week: six criminal and one civil, on appeal from the Federal Court of Appeal.
With Bill C-25 receiving royal assent on May 1st, amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act are a little closer, including for diversity disclosure.
A Master of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta has ruled in favour of one law firm but against another in a real estate leasing company’s lawsuits against both firms, in a “legal odyssey” he compared to the great classical work by Homer.
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has provided guidance as to which doctrine of undue influence should be applied when a will is contested.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear four appeals this week, all in civil cases. Two Quebec cases involve corporations being sued for professional misconduct or breach of contract, while a British Columbia case has to do with contract law as it concerns subsidized tenants with trust funds. Finally, Rogers Communications is seeking payment from a film production company for producing customer records.
Trump’s tax overhaul will have many ripple effects on tax planning in Canada.
The Supreme Court of Canada today allowed the appeal of the Crown against a New Brunswicker who, in October 2012, had purchased lower-priced alcohol in Quebec and brought it back home to New Brunswick.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear five appeals this week, all criminal. Four cases address victim surcharges in criminal cases, and the last is an appeal of the acquittal of a London, Ont. high school teacher of voyeurism.
The Supreme Court of Canada released its reasons today for upholding first-degree murder convictions against a man and his common-law wife in the death of his young daughter and elucidated on the meaning of “unlawful confinement” in parent-child relationships.