Appeal from a judgment overturning decision of BC Human Rights Tribunal to allow a late filed complaint in the public interest

22. July 2014 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights complaints – Discrimination – Judicial review – Application – Premature – Delay – Public interest – Standard of review – Patent unreasonableness British Columbia (Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General) v. Mzite, [2014] B.C.J. No. 1122, 2014 BCCA 220, British ...

Application by public interest advocacy groups for leave to intervene as amicus curiae in an appeal from decision dismissing involuntarily detained patient’s habeas corpus application

22. July 2014 0
Administrative law – Hearings – Parties – Judicial review – Application for intervenor status – Adult in need of protection – Charter of Rights and Freedoms – Remedies – Habeas corpus P.S. v. Ontario, [2014] O.J. No. 2853, 2014 ONCA 160, Ontario Court of Appeal, February 28, 2014, J.I. Laskin J.A. The appellant was involuntarily detained at ...

Appeal from a decision of Winnipeg Taxicab Board refusing to reinstate licence on the basis of hearsay evidence and opinion evidence as to credibility

22. July 2014 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Taxi licence appeal board – Permits and licences – Investigations – Judicial review – Hearsay Evidence – admissibility – Credibility – Natural justice – Failure to provide reasons Gidda v. Taxicab Board, [2014] M.J. No. 160, 2014 MBCA 58, Manitoba Court of Appeal, June 6, 2014, H.C. ...

Appeal by Workers’ Compensation Board from a decision overturning a decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board Appeals Commission regarding reduction of temporary total disability benefits on the basis of employability

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Workers Compensation Boards – Workers compensation – Benefits – Temporary total disability – Judicial review – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter – Delay Patrus v. Alberta (Workers’ Compensation Board), [2014] A.J. No. 315, 2014 ABCA 117, Alberta Court of Appeal, April 1, 2014, P.W.L. Martin and ...

Application for judicial review of decision of Professional Conduct Tribunal of Certified General Accountants’ Association of Ontario convicting the applicant of professional misconduct

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Certified General Accountants – Accountants – Disciplinary proceedings – Investigations – Judicial review – Natural justice – Procedural requirements and fairness – Jurisdiction – Failure to provide reasons – Judicial review application – Premature – Remedies – Alternative remedies Voudouris v. Certified General Accountants’ Assn. of Ontario, [2014] ...

Appeal by recipient of disability support payments from a decision quashing an order of the Ontario Social Benefits Tribunal forgiving recovery of one-half of overpayment

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Disability Support Program – Overpayment – Discretion of tribunal – Jurisdiction – Regulatory powers of tribunal – Government – Funding of programs – Social assistance – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Statutory interpretation Ontario (Director, Disability Support Program) v. Surdivall, [2014] O.J. No. 1505, 2014 ...

The applicant, Mr. Fisher, applied for judicial review of an order of the Minister of the Department of Environment, Labour and Justice ordering the applicant to pay the costs of remediation services on the applicant’s property

25. February 2014 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Ministerial orders – Environmental matters – Contaminated sites – Remediation – Costs – Judicial review – Natural justice – Procedural requirements and fairness – Compliance with legislation – Human rights – Charter of Rights and Freedoms Fisher v. Prince Edward Island (Minister of Environment, Labour and Justice), ...

The petitioner, Liquor Control Board of Ontario, sought judicial review of an Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario order that it cease its practice of collecting personal information in relation to the sale of alcohol to unlicensed clubs

25. February 2014 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Liquor Licensing Board – Freedom of information and protection of privacy – Collection of records – Public body – Crown agents – Judicial review – Procedural requirements and fairness Ontario (Liquor Control Board) v. Vin de Garde Wine Club, [2013] O.J. No. 5788, 2013 ONSC 5854, Ontario ...

Union appealed decision dismissing application for want of prosecution, in relation to judicial review petition, on grounds the employee petitioner was self-represented

25. February 2014 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Workers Compensation Boards – Disclosure of records – Labour law – Working conditions – Practice and procedure – Dismissal for want of prosecution – Judicial review – Delay – Self-representation Cole v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal, [2014] B.C.J. No. 5, 2014 BCCA 2, British Columbia Court of ...