Application by City of Burnaby for declaratory relief in relation to constitutional questions regarding the jurisdiction of the National Energy Board over the Trans Mountain Pipeline

25. January 2016 0
The applicant City of Burnaby is a municipality in which the existing Trans Mountain Pipeline, travelling from Sherwood Park, Alberta, to terminals and refineries in central British Columbia, the Lower Mainland, Puget Sound, and other points, has a right of way. The respondent Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC is the proponent of the Trans Mountain Expansion ...

Appeal to Supreme Court of Canada from decisions of Copyright Board of Canada regarding licences required to reproduce music for use in broadcasting

25. January 2016 0
Making copies of a copyright-protected work implicates the reproduction right, a right that rests exclusively with the copyright holder for the musical work and requires broadcasters to secure a licence to communicate the work. Administrative law – Broadcast-incidental copying – Copyright – Copyright Board – Correctness – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Intellectual property – ...

The Applicant applied for Judicial Review of the denial of his grievance to Correctional Service Canada in cancelling sexually explicit television channels

23. October 2015 0
Judicial review from decision of Correctional Service Canada denying grievance over cancellation of television channels containing sexually explicit content. Administrative law – Charter of Rights and Freedoms – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Freedom of expression – Grievances – Judicial Review – Prison Commissioner – Prisons – Procedural requirements and fairness – Sexual harassment Naraine ...

Appeal from dismissal of claim against public school board for breach of freedom of religious expression in relation to proselytizing on school grounds

23. October 2015 0
Appeal from dismissal of claim against public school board for breach of freedom of religious expression in relation to proselytizing on school grounds. Administrative law – Charter of Rights and Freedoms – Compliance with legislation – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Discrimination – Freedom of Religion – Human Rights – Judicial Review – Parental Rights ...

Applicant applied for judicial review to determine whether the Ontario Civilian Police Commission’s (“OCPC”) erred in law with respect to the standard of proof applicable to police discipline matters

21. August 2015 0
The applicant constable contested the standard of proof under the Police Services Act, arguing the applicable standard of proof was “clear and convincing evidence,” rather than balance of probabilities. Administrative law – Compliance with legislation – Conduct unbecoming – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Disciplinary proceedings – Evidence – Judicial Review – Police – Police ...

Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)

21. August 2015 0
Appeal from Ontario Securities Commission decision upholding finding of conduct unbecoming a registrant by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. Administrative law – Admissibility – Conduct of Hearings – Conduct unbecoming – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Evidence – Hearings – Investment Regulatory Organization of Canada – Judicial Review – Procedural requirements and fairness ...

Appeal from Ontario Securities Commission decision upholding finding of conduct unbecoming a registrant by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada

28. July 2015 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Investment Regulatory Organization of Canada – Securities Commission – Stock brokers – Professional governance and discipline – Professional misconduct / conduct unbecoming – Hearings – Conduct of hearings – Judicial review – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter – Procedural requirements and fairness – Evidence – admissibility Northern ...

The applicant constable contested the standard of proof under the Police Services Act, arguing the applicable standard of proof was “clear and convincing evidence,” rather than balance of probabilities

28. July 2015 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Police Commission – Police – Professional misconduct or conduct unbecoming – Disciplinary proceedings – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Evidence – Standard of proof Jacobs v. Ottawa (City) Police Service, [2015] O.J. No. 2689, 2015 ONSC 2240, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, May 27, 2015, P.T. Matlow, T.R. ...

Judicial review from Minister’s review of seizure of animals under Animal Protection Act

28. July 2015 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Ministerial orders – Animals – Seizure and disposition of animals – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Interpretation – Standard of review – Correctness Brennan v. Nova Scotia (Minister of Agriculture), [2015] N.S.J. No. 239, 2015 NSSC 171, Nova Scotia Supreme Court, June 10, 2015, M.J. Wood ...