A principal’s isolated misconduct did not justify a demotion

Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – School boards – Judicial review – Appeals – Procedural requirements and fairness – Legislative compliance – Failure to provide reasons – Standard of review – Correctness – Teachers – Professional misconduct or conduct unbecoming – Disciplinary proceedings Oberg v. Saskatchewan Board of Education of the South East Cornerstone School ...

It’s a moot point – when an appeal offers no practical remedy

17. November 2020 0
Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – Municipal boards – Judicial review – Appeals – Mootness – Procedural requirements and fairness – Jurisdiction – Failure to provide reasons – Costs – Standard of review – Correctness – Municipalities – Power Prince Albert Right to Life Assn v. Prince Albert (City), [2020] S.J. No. 299, 2020 SKCA ...

The decision of an examining board failed to clearly consider the applicant’s health concerns following a failed assessment

16. June 2020 0
Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – Dental Board Association and College – Failure to provide reasons – Judicial review – Standard of review – Reasonableness – Dentist – Training requirements Mattar v. National Dental Examining Board of Canada, [2020] O.J. No. 779, 2020 ONSC 403, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, February 24, 2020, C.D. Aitken, ...

Evidence and determining whether a decision is reasonable

Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – Police Commission – Failure to provide reasons – Judicial review – Application – Standard of review – Reasonableness – Professions – Police Correa v. Ontario (Civilian Police Commission), [2020] O.J. No. 438, 2020 ONSC 133, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, February 3, 2020, K.E. Swinton, R.A. Lococo and F.L. ...

Does the Human Rights Commission have to provide reasons when dismissing a complaint? When is it appropriate on judicial review for the court to permit evidence that was not before the original decision-maker? These were some of the central questions that were before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court after the applicant filed a complaint against her employer saying that she was constructively dismissed due to a failure to accommodate her disability.

16. November 2018 0
Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – Human Rights Commission – Judicial review – Evidence – Failure to provide reasons – Standard of review – Reasonableness – Human rights complaints – Disability Kelly v. Nova Scotia (Human Rights Commission), [2018] N.S.J. No. 336, 2018 NSSC 173, Nova Scotia Supreme Court, September 11, 2018, J.M. Arnold J. ...

This appeal was brought by a registrant of the Alberta College of Social Workers against a decision of the College’s Hearing Tribunal. The Hearing Tribunal found that the appellant engaged in unprofessional conduct when she was rude, dismissive and abrasive. The College brought four charges against the appellant finding that all four allegations had been proven.

20. March 2018 0
Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – College of Social Workers – Failure to provide reasons – Judicial review – Appeals – Social workers – Professional misconduct or conduct unbecoming MacLeod v. Alberta College of Social Workers, [2018] A.J. No. 24, 2018 ABCA 13, Alberta Court of Appeal, January 12, 2018, R.L. Berger, P.T. Costigan and ...

ONCA concludes Racing Commission panel made reasonable factual findings available to it on the evidentiary record

16. January 2018 0
Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – Racing Commission – Appeal – Judicial review – Jurisdiction – Procedural requirements and fairness – Natural justice – Failure to provide reasons Brooks v. Ontario (Racing Commission), [2017] O.J. No. 5664, 2017 ONCA 833, Ontario Court of Appeal, November 1, 2017, J.L. MacFarland, C.W. Hourigan and G.I. Pardu JJ.A. The ...

School’s prayer policy discriminated against the belief of Sunni Muslim students

26. October 2016 0
Appeal from decision under Alberta Human Rights Act that school discriminated against students by prohibiting them from performing prayer on campus. Administrative law – Compliance with legislation – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Discrimination – Duty to Accommodate – Failure to provide reasons – Human Rights Commission – Human rights complaints – Judicial Review – ...

Application for judicial review of a decision of the General Manager of the Ontario Health Insurance Plan to refuse full payment of funds claimed by a physician for services rendered to patients under the provincial health care plan

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Government – Health Insurance Plan – Late-filed claims – Physicians and surgeons – Billing matters – Judicial review – Procedural requirements and fairness – Compliance with legislation – Ultra vires – Delay – Failure to provide reasons Perlmutter v. Ontario (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care), [2016] ...

Appeal to the Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court from a decision of the Eastern Newfoundland Regional Appeal Board upholding the grant of a conditional development permit by the City of Mount Pearl

19. November 2015 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Municipal boards – Municipalities – Planning and zoning – Building permits – Judicial review – Jurisdiction – Conflict of interest – Bias – Failure to provide reasons Faulkner v. Newfoundland and Labrador (Eastern Newfoundland Regional Appeal Board), [2015] N.J. No. 301, 2015 NLTD(G) 118, Newfoundland and Labrador ...