The Supreme Court of Canada has now heard an appeal from an Alberta First Nation that, if successful, could have a significant impact on First Nations’ role in the creation of legislation where it involves their treaty rights.
Despite a recent drop in public proxy battles, corporate lawyers say boards should think like an activist to avoid a fight.
At least 150 lawyers and law students braved the snow last night to hear a panel of eminent jurists discuss the future of legal education, at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear four appeals this week, including an aboriginal law case concerning the duty of consult, two criminal cases and the B.C. Crown’s appeal of a decision ordering it to turn over data to a major tobacco company in response to the province’s bid to recover health-care costs.
When Gerald Le Dain was appointed to the bench of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1984, he had a distinguished background as a jurist and academic.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear three appeals this week, its first week of sessions in the new year. Tomorrow’s case pits a town and a municipality against a developer, and on Wednesday the court will hear two companion insurance cases — likewise from Quebec — that involve compensation for moveable property in a hotel’s custody.
A government standing committee has made recommendations for revision of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation to provide clarity to organizations, including assisting them in interpreting and applying the law.
Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin ended her tenure in that role in the same way she began it: with a news conference.
It was a fête befitting the first female justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and the longest serving in the country’s history.
An Indigenous activist’s case against a Major League Baseball team and its league will be before the Ontario Divisional Court next week as the league argues that Ontario’s Human Rights Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to hear the case.