Although the Crown must act honourably toward Canada’s Indigenous peoples, Parliament is not required to consult them when making laws, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today.
The Supreme Court of Canada will hear three appeals this week, its first of the fall session. The first two appeals involve charges of sexual assault against Indigenous persons, while the third concerns an alleged Charter breach in a search-and-seizure case.
Parliamentary privilege did not extend to firing security guards for misconduct, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today in dismissing an appeal by the president of Quebec’s National Assembly.
A woman who was allegedly sexually harassed by a co-worker — whose employment was subsequently terminated and who now claims damages for wrongful dismissal — has been granted intervener status in the upcoming trial in what may be a first in Canada.
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.
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.