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 ...

Appeal from decision of chambers judge upholding decision striking claim on jurisdictional basis

28. April 2015 0
Administrative law – Employment law – Termination of employment – Constructive dismissal – Administrative tribunals – Workers Compensation Boards – Jurisdiction – Appeal – Compliance with legislation – Statutory interpretation Ashraf v. SNC Lavalin ATP Inc., [2015] A.J. No. 216, 2015 ABCA 78, Alberta Court of Appeal, February 27, 2015, P.W.L. Martin, R.S. Brown JJ.A. and ...

Appeal from decision of Law Society Tribunal Appeal Division from penalty of licence revocation

28. April 2015 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Law Societies – Permits and licences – Barristers and solicitors – Professional misconduct – Disciplinary proceedings – Penalties and suspensions – Judicial review – Evidence – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter Kelly v. Law Society of Upper Canada, [2015] O.J. No. 921, 2015 ONSC 886, Ontario ...

Application for judicial review of decision of Registrar of Motor Dealers refusing salesperson’s licence

28. April 2015 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Motor Vehicle Dealers – Permits and licences – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Public interest – Competence – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter Fryer v. British Columbia (Motor Vehicle Sales Authority), [2015] B.C.J. No. 325, 2015 BCSC 279, British Columbia Supreme Court, February 13, ...

Appeal from decision of Licence Appeal Tribunal to revoke liquor licence of strip club operated by Hells Angels member

27. January 2015 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Alcohol and Gaming Commission – Permits and licences – Revocation – Judicial review – Evidence – Standard of proof – Compliance with legislation – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter – Failure to provide reasons 751809 Ontario Inc. (c.o.b. Famous Flesh Gordon’s) v. Ontario (Registrar, Alcohol and ...