Supreme Court of Canada denies fracking opponent a claim for damages against the Alberta Energy Regulator

17. February 2017 0
Dismissal of claim Alberta Energy Regulator breached right of freedom of expression under s. 2(b) of the Charter and for Charter damages. Administrative law – Boards and tribunals – Charter of Rights and Freedoms – Charter relief – Freedom of expression – Human rights complaints – Jurisdiction to grant Charter remedies – Natural resources – ...

Court Ordered Minister of Agriculture to Review Inspector’s Decision to Seize and not return Animals to their Owner

26. October 2016 0
Judicial review from Minister’s review of seizure of animals under Animal Protection Act. Administrative law – Animals – Compliance with legislation – Correctness – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Interpretation – Judicial Review – Ministerial orders – Seizure and disposition of animals – Standard of Review Brennan v. Nova Scotia (Minister of Agriculture), [2015] N.S.J. No. ...

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 – ...

Court Confirmed Validity of Termination of Agreement to Operate a Residential Care Facility

26. October 2016 0
Injunction application in relation to the termination of agreement to operate a residential care facility pursuant to Health Authorities Act. Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Evidence – Government contracts – Health authorities – Injunctions – Judicial Review – Licence to provide health services – Notice requirements – Procurement process – Remedies – ...

Repair and maintenance of a motor vehicle falls within “use of motor vehicle” under Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission Act

25. October 2016 0
Application by worker for judicial review of decision of Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission regarding statutory exception for civil actions under the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission Act. Administrative law – Bias – Compliance with legislation – Decisions of administrative tribunals – immunity from civil actions exceptions – Judicial Review – Workers Compensation ...

Court did not intervene in Service New Brunswick’s decision to close a service centre

21. June 2016 0
Application for judicial review from discretionary ministerial decision to close government office. Administrative law – Compliance with legislation – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Government – Government funding of programs – Judicial Review – Ministerial orders – Natural Justice – Procedural requirements and fairness Saint‑Quentin (Municipality) v. New Brunswick (Minister of Government Services), [2016] N.B.J. No. 65, 2016 ...

The Director of Adoption has no statutory authority outside British Columbia to control the process of adoption

21. June 2016 0
Judicial review of decision by the British Columbia Director of Adoption to place a child for adoption with prospective adoptive parents who were residents of Alberta. Administrative law – Compliance with legislation – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Declaratory relief – Director of Adoption – Judicial Review – Legislation – Reasonableness simpliciter – Remedies – ...

Applicant sought judicial review of the Minister of Agriculture’s review of the seizure of animals under the Animal Protection Act

14. June 2016 0
Judicial review from Minister’s review of seizure of animals under Animal Protection Act. Administrative law – Animals – Compliance with legislation – Correctness – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Interpretation – Judicial Review – Ministerial orders – Seizure and disposition of animals – Standard of Review Brennan v. Nova Scotia (Minister of Agriculture), [2015] N.S.J. No. 239, 2015 ...

Supreme Court ordered a new hearing based on Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal’s patently unreasonable findings of fact

21. April 2016 0
Application for judicial review of the decision of Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal (WCAT) on the basis WCAT made patently unreasonable findings of fact. Administrative law – Benefits – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Evidence – Expert Evidence – Judicial Review – Workers Compensation – Workers Compensation Boards Stovicek v. Providence Health Care Society, [2016] B.C.J. No. ...