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 January 7 – 14:

  1. Daniels v. Canada 2013 FC 6

    [1] The critical question posed in this litigation is straightforward – Are non-status Indians and Métis [MNSI], identified as “Indians” under s 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867, 30 & 31 Victoria, c 3 (UK) [the Constitution]?

  2. McCain v. McCain 2012 ONSC 7344

    [1] The Applicant, Christine McCain (“the Wife”) brings a Motion seeking the following interim/temporary relief from the Court in her Application against the Respondent, Michael McCain (“the Husband”):
    . . . .

    (b) An Order that he pay temporary spousal support to her in the sum of $200,000 per month retroactive to July 1, 2011;

  3. Ontario (Attorney General) v. Ontario Teachers’ Federation 1997 CanLII 12182 (ON SC)

    [1] MACPHERSON J. (orally):—This is a motion by the plaintiff, the Attorney General for Ontario, in an intended action. The principal relief sought by the plaintiff is an interlocutory injunction restraining the defendants from engaging in an unlawful strike contrary to ss. 63, 64 and 65 of the School Boards and Teachers’ Collective Negotiations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.2, and for an interlocutory mandatory order requiring the defendants to restore their services and return to work.

The most-consulted French-language decision was Langevin 2012 QCCS 613

[1] Sylvio Langevin réclame la propriété de la planète Terre[1]. Dans un autre dossier entrepris le même jour, il réclame celle des planètes Mercure, Vénus, Jupiter, Saturne et Uranus, ainsi que des quatre grosses lunes de Jupiter[2].

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