BC Court of Appeal affirms WCAT decision that accident on the way to employment related retreat “did not arise out of and in the course of their employment”

20. April 2017 0
Appellate court affirms Tribunal’s decision that injuries caused to members of a CEO advisory group did not arise out of and in the course of their employment. Administrative law – Appeals – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Evidence – In and out of the course of employment – Judicial Review – Patent unreasonableness – Policies ...

Privacy Commissioner’s decision to order disclosure was unreasonable as it did not take into account solicitor-client privilege

17. January 2017 0
Freedom of information legislation that required a public body to produce records to the Information and Privacy Commissioner “despite…any privilege of the law of evidence” was not sufficiently clear and precise to set aside or permit an infringement of solicitor-client privilege. Administrative law – Compliance with legislation – Correctness – Decisions of administrative tribunals – ...

It was patently unreasonable for the Tribunal to dismiss Mr. Ma’s appeal from the Director’s Determination without a hearing

17. January 2017 0
When a tribunal is granted a high degree of deference it may not be patently unreasonable for the tribunal to dismiss an appeal of its decision without a hearing. Administrative law – Appeals – Bias – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Employment law – Employment Standards Tribunal – Evidence – Hearings – Judicial Review – ...