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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. Berry et al v. Pulley et al, 2013 CanLII 54779 (ON SC)

    [1] This action was commenced in 1997, certified as a class proceeding in 2001, and tried in 2011. The Plaintiff class consisted of 171 Air Ontario pilots, five of whom were appointed as representative Plaintiffs. The Defendant class consisted of approximately 1,617 Air Canada pilots. The Plaintiffs alleged that members of

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[Thursday]: What’s Hot on CanLII

[We experienced trouble this week obtaining statistics in time to be published on Wednesday.] 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. Brooks (Re) 2013 CanLII 54306 (ON RC)

    1. This Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) Hearing as it now proceeds is in response to:

    • Written request by Jeffrey Brooks (Brooks) relating to Standardbred Ruling 23/2010 immediately suspending Jeffrey Brooks’ ORC licence G368T7 on January 28, 2010, Racing Commission Act 2000

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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. Boyes 2013 BCPC 204

    [1] Mr. Boyes is charged with three offences, alleged to have been committed in the early morning hours of September 22, 2012: (i) dangerous driving, contrary to section 249(1)(a) of the Criminal Code; (ii) failing to stop when pursued by police officer, contrary to section 249.1(1) of the Criminal Code; and (iii) failing to comply with demand

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[Thursday:] What’s Hot on CanLII


[Here are the cases that were unavailable yesterday.]

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. Marine Services International Ltd. v. Ryan Estate 2013 SCC 4

    [1] The sea took the lives of two fishermen off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. Their estates sought compensation in tort from parties allegedly responsible for their death. This appeal raises the issue of whether the statutory bar of action in s. 44 of

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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. Pascua v Khul-Schachter 2013 CanLII 47860 (ON SC)

    1. The plaintiff claims $25,000 for damages for wrongful dismissal and breach of the employment contract.

    4. The plaintiff, Sunshine Pascua, was employed as a full-time nanny and live-in caregiver for the two children of the defendant, Michelle Khul-Schachter, also known as Shashena, pursuant to a written employment contract. The plaintiff’s work included child care,

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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. Kaberwal v Saskatchewan (Economy) 2013 SKQB 244

    [1] This is an application brought by the applicant, Navjeen Kaberwal (“Kaberwal”), for judicial review of a decision made by the Ministry of the Economy, Immigration Services (“Ministry”) on December 31, 2012 suspending Kaberwal’s right to submit applications to the Ministry for a period of two years. The decision relates to the Ministry’s programs and services

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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. Doe v. A & W Canada 2013 HRTO 1259

    [1] The applicant is a resident of Cornwall who has not identified himself. The applicant filed an Application using the name of a cartoon character, containing allegations he acknowledges are “ridiculous” that appear intended to lampoon views with which he disagrees. When the fictional name was raised by the Tribunal and identification was required,

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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. Berg v. Loblaw Properties Limited 2013 ONSC 4803

    [1] The defendant seeks its costs following its successful defence of the plaintiffs’ personal injury action. The matter proceeded over the course of four weeks in Woodstock. The jury found the defendants not liable for the plaintiff, Wendy Berg’s orthopaedic injuries arising from a misstep and fall at the Zehrs store in Woodstock. They assessed

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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 Murphy 2013 CanLII 40807 (NL PC)

    1. The accused was charged with the offence of parking in a crosswalk, contrary to section 144(e) of the Highway Traffic Act. As a result of the events which followed the alleged parking in the crosswalk, he was also charged with offences under the Criminal Code of causing a disturbance and resisting arrest. I have

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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. Canadian National Railway Co. v. McKercher LLP 2013 SCC 39

    [1] Can a law firm accept a retainer to act against a current client on a matter unrelated to the client’s existing files? More specifically, can a firm bring a lawsuit against a current client on behalf of another client? If not, what remedies are available to the client whose lawyer has brought

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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 the week of June 25 to July 2:

  1. R. v. Lippa 2013 ONSC 4424

    [1] Does a judicial officer exceed his or her jurisdiction in directing where legal professionals will sit in the courtroom, and the order in which cases will be called? These are the issues raised on this application by the applicants, a licensed paralegal and her firm.

  2. Sable Offshore Energy Inc. v. Ameron
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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 the week of November 28 to December 4th:

  1. Hartley v. Cunningham et al 2013 ONSC 4191

    [1] At issue now is the matter of costs awarded to the respondents. In May of this year, I released an endorsement dismissing the application and awarding costs to the respondents in amounts to be agreed upon or fixed by me. The parties did not resolve costs and, therefore, through

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