The Applicant mother of a suspended student unsuccessfully applied for judicial review of the Respondent Board’s decision to suspend the student for 15 days

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – School boards – Notice requirements – Schools – Suspension of students – Judicial review – Procedural requirements and fairness – Natural justice – Compliance with legislation Parsons v. Chignecto-Central Regional School Board, [2013] N.S.J. No. 282, 2013 NSSC 170, Nova Scotia Supreme Court, June 4, 2013, P.J. ...

The Applicant University sought judicial review of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission decision which rejected the University’s application to have Ms. Peng’s complaint dismissed. The Court dismissed the application for judicial review.

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Human Rights Commission – Human Rights – Discrimination – Harassment – Investigations – Labour relations – Universities – Judicial review application – Premature – Estoppel and res judicata – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter University of Saskatchewan v. Peng, [2013] S.J. No. 327, 2013 SKQB 188, ...

The Applicant home builder sought a review of an arbitrator’s decision relating to a warranty dispute between the Applicant and the Respondent condominium corporation. The arbitrator decided he had jurisdiction to proceed with the arbitration and the Applicant’s application to review that decision was dismissed.

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Arbitration Board – Judicial review – Jurisdiction of arbitrator – Standard of review – Correctness Urban E. Homes Ltd. v. Condomium Corp. No. 0313563, [2013] A.J. No. 187, 2013 ABQB 109, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, February 15, 2013, R.A. Jerke J. The Applicant, Urban E. Homes Ltd., constructed ...

The Applicant school boards unsuccessfully appealed the decision of the Respondent Workplace Safety and Insurance Board denying the Applicants access to their employees’ information

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – School boards – Disclosure of record – Workers compensation – Benefits – Subrogated actions – Freedom of information and protection of privacy – Disclosure of records – Judicial review – Disclosure of records – Compliance with legislation – Applications – Premature Lambton Kent District School Board v. ...

The Appellant, Mr. Alexander, was not successful in his appeal of a disciplinary hearing conducted by the Respondent Securities Commission

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Securities Commission – Stock brokers – Disciplinary proceedings – Investigations – Penalties and suspensions – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Natural justice – Procedural requirements and fairness – Evidence – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter British Columbia (Securities Commission) v. Alexander, [2013] B.C.J. No. ...

The individual Appellants, Stuart and Karen Shaw, unsuccessfully appealed a decision of the Respondent Alberta Utilities Commission (the “Commission”). The Commission had approved a new electrical transmission infrastructure project in the county of the Appellants.

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Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Utilities Commission – Approval process – Public interest – Powers under legislation – Natural resources – Electricity – Transmission – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Jurisdiction – Standard of review – Correctness – Reasonableness simpliciter Shaw v. Alberta (Utilities Commission), [2012] A.J. No. 1259, 2012 ...

A party to a settlement (Mr. D’Ettorre) applied for judicial review of a decision made by a “delegate” from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. The Delegate held that an assignment of Statutory Accident Benefits was not valid. The Respondent, Coachman Insurance Company, succeeded in having the application for review dismissed.

23. October 2012 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Financial Services Commission – Arbitration and award – Judicial review – Compliance with legislation – Statutory provisions – Interpretation – Remedies –  Damages – Assignment – Validity – Settlements – Trial – Definition D’Ettorre v. Coachman Insurance Co., [2012] O.J. No. 4443, 2012 ONSC 3613, Ontario Superior ...

The Applicant physician was partially successful in seeking a declaration from the Respondent College relating to the status of his license practice medicine in New Brunswick.

23. October 2012 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals –  College of Physicians and Surgeons – Physicians and Surgeons – Governance –  Licence to practice – Statutory provisions – Interpretation – Judicial review  –  Compliance with legislation Houshmand v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of New Brunswick, [2012] N.B.J. No. 324, 2012 NBQB 293, New Brunswick Court ...

The Applicant, Ms. Fitzpatrick, a physiotherapist, was disciplined by the Discipline Committee of the Respondent, Alberta College of Physical Therapists. Ms. Fitzpatrick unsuccessfully appealed the Discipline Committee’s decision to the Council of the College. Ms. Fitzpatrick then succeeded, in part, in appealing the Council’s decision to the Alberta Court of Appeal.

28. August 2012 0
Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – College of Physical Therapists – Physical Therapists – Disciplinary proceedings – Penalties and suspensions – Judicial review – Evidence – Standard of proof – Failure to provide reasons Fitzpatrick v. Alberta College of Physical Therapists, [2012] A.J. No. 680, 2012 ABCA 207, Alberta Court of Appeal, June ...