One legislative and five case law updates released in April 2011.
Class Action Consumer Contract Arbitration Clause
Trial Fairness Adequacy of Reasons for Decision
Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act Pensions Priorities Fiduciary Obligations Funding Pension Plans
Certain changes have been proposed by the Law Society of Upper Canada to the Rules of Professional Conduct to address the issue of limited scope retainers.
Judicial Review Regulations Renewable Energy
Charter of Rights and Freedoms Equality Rights Age Discrimination Use of Comparator Groups
Trustee Constructive Trust Fraud Bankruptcy
Federal Election 2011The Legislative ImpactThe Canadian government’s recent defeat has had a legislative impact.
Social Law Canada Assistance Plan Cost-sharing Statutory Interpretation
Civil Procedure Class Proceedings Regulatory Negligence Proximity
Applications under the Human Rights Code (“Code”) present a real risk for employers and an important avenue of redress for employees.
Being asked to be a trustee of an estate is not a gift.
Constitutional Law Division of Powers Federal Jurisdiction Over Criminal Law Provincial Jurisdiction over Property and Civil Rights
A shift has occurred in the way civil litigation is run and several new tools for litigation management have emerged.
Pre-1998 Owners assessed realty taxes Tenants assessed separately for business taxes (value of property apportioned on basis of FMR) including shared parking business assessment Current Value Assessment…