Canadian internet service providers will not have to bear the costs of providing subscriber records to copyright holders, such as movie producers, where copyright infringement is suspected, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today.
As the deadline looms for governments to establish or oversee legal outlets for the sale of recreational cannabis, at least one group of First Nations has said it plans to draft its own cannabis laws rather than wait for a provincial government to impose regulations.
Two high-profile appeals to the Supreme Court of Canada were dismissed today, but the fight will continue in other courts in one of those cases.
Executive pay is being increasingly scrutinized in corporate deals
British Columbia is the latest jurisdiction to issue directions “vexatious litigants” must follow in requesting leave to file process or documents in court, in an effort to control access of vexatious litigants to the court system.
A new and unique program launched today by the Ontario Bar Association aims to identify, develop and advance innovations that will help members better serve their clients.
As a young lawyer in Alberta and British Columbia, Beverley McLachlin had done some commercial and construction law, and she enjoyed it; later, as a trial judge in B.C. in the early 1980s, she continued to hear these types of cases.
A woman who married a serial fraudster has lost her bid to the Court of Appeal for Ontario to hold responsible her former landlord and a law firm she had consulted for losses she sustained as a result of her failed marriage.
A major tobacco company’s bid for production of a collection of British Columbia health-care databases containing coded health-care information has ended today, with the Supreme Court of Canada allowing the appeal of the province in dismissing Philip Morris International’s application. However, the tobacco giant and other defendants are still entitled to production of the databases if any of B.C.’s expert witnesses should rely on them.