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4 Oct

Supreme Court of Canada upholds reduction in size of Toronto's City Council

Monday, October 4, 2021Stephen A. Thiele, Gavin J. Tighe, James R.G. CookLitigationToronto Politics, Supreme Court of Canada, City Councillors

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In Canada’s recent federal election, voters demonstrated a passion for democracy and were willing to stand in long line-ups to exercise their... 

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23 Dec

Viewing the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Callow through a compliance lens

Wednesday, December 23, 2020Kenneth JullLitigationSupreme Court of Canada, Compliance, Contract Law

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The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger on December 18, 2020. This decision is ground-breaking in the world of contracts, and can...

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9 Dec

Who is that guy? A lesson in the law of defamation

Wednesday, December 9, 2020Stephen A. ThieleLitigationSupreme Court of Canada

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The law of defamation is about protecting a person’s reputation. Accordingly, as determined by the Supreme Court of Canada in the seminal case of...

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29 Jun

In the Aftermath of Uber v Heller: Balancing Contractual Freedoms with Access to Justice

Monday, June 29, 2020John A. CampionLitigation, Employment Law, Employment Standards ActSupreme Court of Canada, Employment Agreements, Uber

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On June 26, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision on Uber Technologies Inc. v Heller regarding the enforceability of mandatory arbitration clauses in an employment agreement and whether that could...

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25 Oct

Supreme Court of Canada Rules Banks Liable for Conversion of Cheques

Wednesday, October 25, 2017Alexander MelfiLitigation, Bills of Exchange ActSupreme Court of Canada, Fraud

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When the employee of a large corporation defrauds their employer through a fraudulent cheque scheme, should the banks which paid out on the cheques be...

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24 May

The Supreme Court of Canada Strengthens the Judgment Creditor Tool Box

Wednesday, May 24, 2017Scott GfellerPrivacy Law, LitigationSupreme Court of Canada, Rules of Civil Procedure

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Collecting can be a pain. Getting a judgment is one thing but getting paid is a different ball game entirely, particularly when...

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