An Ottawa homeowner trying to prevent a condo development in his neighbourhood is challenging provisions in the Planning Act that allow developers to turn single-story houses into three-storey apartment complexes as unconstitutional.
A recent Ontario Court of Appeal ruling overturned a man’s drug-trafficking convictions after the court found the evidence used against him was inadmissible because it was obtained through breach of his Charter rights.
With three new judicial appointments on the West Coast, there are two new Supreme Court of British Columbia justices and another new member of the British Columbia and Yukon courts of appeal.
Ontario’s new anti-SLAPP legislation was tested in the Court of Appeal, with six rulings released Thursday, four of which were deemed strategic lawsuits against public participation.
In ruling in Tesla Motors Canada ULC’s favour in a lawsuit launched against Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation for the cancellation of electric car rebates, the judge called the government’s actions “arbitrary” and “egregious,” which “singled out Tesla for reprobation and harm.”
On Oct. 17, Canadians will be able to legally smoke cannabis, but many condo owners and tenants won’t be able to do so at home, nor will they be entitled to smoke tobacco, even if previously permitted as condo corporations rush to put restrictions in place.
With the rise in online crowdfunding on sites such as GoFundMe and Kickstarter, a new law in Saskatchewan that regulates payouts was tested in the courts for the first time Wednesday.
A Thornhill, Ont. lawyer says his experience as a litigator prepared him well for his adventure as a contestant on Jeopardy!. He appeared in two episodes of the game show.