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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:

  1. R. v. Yussuf 2014 ONCJ 143

    [1] This is my decision in the trial of Mr. Mohamed Ali Yussuf, who was tried before me on 17 March 2014 on a charge of wilfully obstructing a peace officer in the course of his duties. That charge arises from an incident alleged to have happened on 3 September 2012. The trial proceeded in an unusual

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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:

  1. BlackBerry Limited v. Marineau-Mes 2014 ONSC 1790

    [1] The Applicant, Blackberry Limited (“BlackBerry”), brings this application for the following declarations:

    (a) a declaration that the employment contract entered into between BlackBerry and the respondent Sebastien Marineau-Mes (“Marineau-Mes”), dated effective September 27, 2013 and signed on October 16, 2013 (the “Contract”), is binding on the parties thereto, and that Marineau-Mes is obligated, as set

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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:

  1. Reference re Supreme Court Act, ss. 5 and 6 2014 SCC 21

    1] The Supreme Court Act provides that three of the nine judges of the Supreme Court of Canada must be appointed “from among the judges of the Court of Appeal or of the Superior Court of the Province of Quebec or from among the advocates of that Province”: R.S.C. 1985, c.

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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:

  1. R. v. Pletsas 2014 ONSC 1568

    [1] This appeal raises two issues for consideration. First, did the interventions by the trial judge fatally compromise the appearance of the fairness of the trial? Second, did the trial judge err in the manner in which he assessed the necessary elements of the offence of failing to comply with a demand to provide a suitable sample

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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:

  1. Canada (Commissioner of Competition) v. Chatr Wireless Inc. 2014 ONSC 1146

    [1] This court found that the respondents had failed to conduct adequate and proper tests prior to claiming that Chatr Wireless Inc. (“Chatr Wireless”) dropped fewer calls than Wind Mobile in Calgary and Edmonton and Public Mobile in Toronto and Montréal.

    [2] The “fewer dropped calls” claim appeared on Chatr Wireless’ website,

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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:

  1. Wallman v. John Doe 2014 BCSC 79

    [1] Occasionally a seemingly innocuous event can have tragic consequences.

    [2] On the morning of December 4, 2006, the plaintiff, an emergency room physician, was driving his Honda Accord (“Honda”) eastbound on Lorimer Road from his home in Whistler, British Columbia to the Whistler Health Care Centre (“WHCC”). It was cold and snowing. The roads were

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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:

  1. Mihaly v. The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta 2014 AHRC 1

    [1] Mr. Ladislav Mihaly filed a complaint with the Alberta Human Rights Commission (the Commission) on August 5, 2008, alleging that he was discriminated against by the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGGA)[1] when he was denied registration as a Professional Engineer. This complaint

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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:

  1. Borowski v. Canada (Attorney general) [1989] 1 SCR 342

    SOPINKA J. — This appeal by leave of this Court is from the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, reflex, [1987] 4 W.W.R. 385, which affirmed the judgment at trial of Matheson J. of the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench, reflex, [1984] 1 W.W.R. 15, dismissing the action of the plaintiff (appellant in this Court). In

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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:

  1. Rochon v. MacDonald 2014 ONSC 591

    [7] It is important to distinguish between liability for the accident and liability to pay a judgment. The apportionment of liability is one of the factors that the court should consider in exercising discretion under section 131 of the Courts of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.C-43 (see Rule 57.01). The practical obligation to pay a judgment is

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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:

  1. 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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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:

  1. 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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