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Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

For this last week:

  • Hryniak v. Mauldin 2014 SCC 7

    [1] Ensuring access to justice is the greatest challenge to the rule of law in Canada today. Trials have become increasingly expensive and protracted. Most Canadians cannot afford to sue when they are wronged or defend themselves when they are sued, and cannot afford to go to trial. Without an effective and accessible means of enforcing rights,

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • Moore v. Getahun 2014 ONSC 237

    [1] On November 12, 2005, the plaintiff Blake Moore’s motorcycle careened out of control. The plaintiff flew over the handlebars. The plaintiff and the motorcycle hit a parked hummer vehicle causing it to move two feet. The plaintiff suffered a high impact fracture to his right wrist and other minor injuries. He was taken to the emergency

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • Meads v. Meads 2012 ABQB 571

    [1] This Court has developed a new awareness and understanding of a category of vexatious litigant. As we shall see, while there is often a lack of homogeneity, and some individuals or groups have no name or special identity, they (by their own admission or by descriptions given by others) often fall into the following descriptions: Detaxers;

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. NOTE: Starting in January 2014, the Hot on CanLII cases will be evaluated differently. In order to maximize the relevance of this feature for our readers, we will start measuring the total amount of time spent on the pages rather than total number of hits, as this gauges impact and legal interest better. Because of the large number of repeated cases, a case will not be included . . . [more]

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • R. v. Duncan 2013 ONCJ 160

    1. “You should get out of town”, the man said.
    2. And so began the journey that resulted in my path intersecting with Matthew Duncan’s path. And thence to these reasons, with a slight detour through territory that might have confused Lewis Carroll.
    3. I suppose that I should clarify that there was no menace in the

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • Cheetham v. TD Life Insurance Company 2013 ONSC 4892

    [1] This action arose as a result of a denial of the payment of life insurance on a line of credit with TD Canada Trust. The plaintiff claims $97,500 on account of a contract of life insurance on the life of her late common-law husband John Foreman. The $97,500 is money owing on a

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • Meads v. Meads 2012 ABQB 571

    [1] This Court has developed a new awareness and understanding of a category of vexatious litigant. As we shall see, while there is often a lack of homogeneity, and some individuals or groups have no name or special identity, they (by their own admission or by descriptions given by others) often fall into the following descriptions: Detaxers;

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board 2013 HRTO 440

    [1] This is an Application made under s. 53(5) of the Ontario Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.19, as amended (the “Code”), dated May 18, 2009. The underlying complaint was filed with the Ontario Human Rights Commission (the “Commission”) on November 24, 2004.
    [2] In a prior decision, 2012 HRTO 350 (CanLII), 2012 HRTO 350

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board 2013 HRTO 440

    [2] In a prior decision, 2012 HRTO 350 (CanLII), 2012 HRTO 350 (“decision on liability”), I found that the respondent discriminated against the applicant because of disability contrary to ss. 5 and 9 of the Code, by failing to accommodate the applicant’s disability-related needs from April 2003 and then by terminating her employment on July 9,

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • R. v. Vu 2013 SCC 60

    [1] In this case, the digital and Internet age meets the law of search and seizure. The encounter raises a novel issue: does the traditional legal framework require some updating in order to protect the unique privacy interests that are at stake in computer searches? The traditional legal framework holds that once police obtain a warrant to

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    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • Pro Sys Consultants Ltd. v. Microsoft Corporation 2013 SCC 57

    [1] It is no simple task to assess liability and apportion damages in situations where the wrongdoer and the harmed parties are separated by a long and complex chain of distribution, involving many parties, purchasers, resellers and intermediaries. Such is the problem presented by indirect purchaser actions in which downstream individual purchasers seek

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  • Posted in: Wednesday: What's Hot on CanLII

    Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

    Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about.

    For this last week:

  • Meads v. Meads 2012 ABQB 571

    [1] This Court has developed a new awareness and understanding of a category of vexatious litigant. As we shall see, while there is often a lack of homogeneity, and some individuals or groups have no name or special identity, they (by their own admission or by descriptions given by others) often fall into the following descriptions: Detaxers;

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