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 ...

Petition for judicial review from decision of Human Rights Tribunal dismissing complaint because it was not filed in time.

24. December 2013 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Human Rights Tribunal – Human Rights – Discrimination – Disability – Motor vehicles – Suspension of driver’s licence – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Limitation of actions – Standard of review – Patent unreasonableness Lewis v. British Columbia (Ministry of Public Safety), [2013] B.C.J. No. ...

Judicial review application to set aside decisions of university nursing program and university appeal board denying request to retake practicum program

24. December 2013 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – University Appeal Board – Nurses – Professional governance and discipline – Training requirements – Attempt – definition – Universities – Students – Evaluation – Judicial review – Applications Chen v. University of Saskatchewan, [2013] S.J. No. 655, 2013 SKQB 367, Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, October 8, ...

Appeal from decision of Ontario Securities Commission finding appellants contravened Securities Act

24. December 2013 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Securities Commission – Stock brokers – Professional governance and discipline – Competence – Investigations – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Evidence – Procedural requirements and fairness – Bias Taylor v. Ontario (Securities Commission), [2013] O.J. No. 4988, 2013 ONSC 6495, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, ...

Appeal from order setting aside verdict of a coroner’s inquest on basis that the inquest was procedurally unfair. Appeal allowed on basis that the procedural deficiencies did not support quashing the verdict. Verdict reinstated.

22. October 2013 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Coroner – Coroner’s inquest – Evidence – Judicial review – Parties – Standing – Procedural requirements and fairness Charlie v. Canada (Attorney General), [2013] Y.J. No. 61, 2013 YKCA 11, Yukon Territory Court of Appeal, September 12, 2013, M.E. Saunders, D.F. Tysoe, and E.A. Bennett JJ.A. The appellant ...

Tribunal appealed judicial review decision setting aside the tribunal’s decision on the basis of an issue not raised by the parties on judicial review. Appeal allowed, chambers judge’s order set aside, and petition for judicial review dismissed.

22. October 2013 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Workers Compensation Boards – Workers Compensation – Benefits – Judicial review – Courts – Evidence – Issues not raised by parties Vandale v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), [2013] B.C.J. No. 1968, 2013 BCCA 391, British Columbia Court of Appeal, September 9, 2013, S.D. Frankel, N.J. ...

Judicial review of decision of Superintendent of Motor Vehicles upholding roadside prohibition. Decision of Superintendent set aside on basis that “warn” reading on approved screening device was not, on its own, evidence to indicate petitioner’s ability to drive was affected by alcohol.

22. October 2013 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Superintendent of Motor Vehicles – Motor vehicles – Breathalyser test – Suspension of driver’s licence – Judicial review – Permits and licences – Evidence – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter Wilson v. British Columbia (Superintendent of Motor Vehicles), [2013] B.C.J. No. 1960, 2013 BCSC 1638, British ...