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New Beacons of Administrative Law: Top Court Reviews the Approach to Judicial Review of Administrative Decisions[37]

Jan. 14, 2020 – The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently rendered its much-awaited decisions in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v Vavilov and companion appeals. Upon granting leave to appeal, the SCC had announced that these appeals would “provide an opportunity to consider the nature and scope…

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New Era, New Disclosure Obligations[38]

Dec. 17, 2019 – In a case argued by Davies, the Court of Québec rendered a judgment on December 10 setting out, for the first time, the conditions that must be met for the electronic disclosure of evidence by the Crown to be “reasonably accessible”, respectful of the accused’s fundamental rights and consistent…

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George Pollack and Michael Lubetsky Reflect on Landmark Maritime Law Ruling in Canadian Lawyer and Lawyer’s Daily[39]

Dec. 11, 2019 – Following the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling in Desgagnés Transport Inc. v Wärtsilä Canada Inc., George Pollack and Michael Lubetsky, who represented the respondent defendants along with Joseph-Anaël Lemieux, spoke to Canadian Lawyer and The Lawyer’s Daily to share their insights on the…

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Desgagnés Transport v Wärtsilä Canada: Canadian Maritime Law Enters Uncharted Waters[40]

Dec. 04, 2019 – The Supreme Court of Canada has plotted a new course for Canadian maritime law in Desgagnés Transport v Wärtsilä Canada, 2019 SCC 58. Distinguishing over 30 years of precedent, the Court held that provincial legislation that regulates private law matters (such as the Civil Code of Québec, or sales…

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Luis Sarabia Speaks to Lexpert About Federalizing Class Actions[41]

Dec. 04, 2019 – In an article published in the Lexpert Special Edition – Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers, Luis Sarabia shared his insights on the advantages of and barriers to establishing a nationwide class action system. “Dealing with class actions on a province-by-province basis is expensive, inconvenient…

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