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Medical Assistance In Dying And Its Enforceability In A Personal Directive
The Supreme Court of Canada upheld a blanket prohibition on assisted dying in its 1993 decision Rodriguez v. British Columbia (AG)[1], in which the Court stated that aiding or abetting a person...
Canada
13 Nov 2018
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We Have A Date! Recreational Cannabis Has Arrived In Canada
After much waiting, speculation and anticipation, we now know that the law permitting usage of recreational cannabis will take effect on October 17, 2018
Canada
14 Oct 2018
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Insurers Get Slap On The Wrist For Alleged Credit Snooping
A recent decision of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the "Commissioner"), finding that analyzing a customer's credit rating does little to help counter insurance fraud...
Canada
8 May 2017
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Physician-Assisted Death
Since the Supreme Court of Canada's landmark ruling...those directly affected by the prospect of physician-assisted death have been awaiting legislative and parliamentary response.
Canada
16 Feb 2016
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Attempting To Pull The Wool Over A Judgment Creditor's Eyes
The recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision 1007374 Alberta Ltd v Ruggieri, is an interesting case that affirms an important trial court decision on fraudulent conveyances and oppression.
Canada
23 Jun 2015
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Crime And Punishment - Punitive Damages Allowed Despite Criminal Sanctions
The recent Alberta Provincial Court decision of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. v Sheret will be of interest to those considering a claim for punitive damages despite prior successful criminal sanctions against a defendant.
Canada
8 Jun 2015
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Go Directly To Jail. Do Not Pass Go. Pay $250,000.
An Ontario court has sentenced two corporate directors to jail time and fined the company $250,000 when a worker was killed after falling from an elevated platform tacked on to the forks of a forklift.
Canada
4 Feb 2015
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"Metron" Revisited: Corporate Criminal Liability For The Acts Of A "Pot-Smoking Foreman"
David G. Myrol reported on a criminal case from Ontario in which a corporation was made vicariously liable for the behaviour of a field level manager.
Canada
18 Mar 2014
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Search For Solutions To Cyber-Bullying Continues
Cyber-bullying grabbed headlines across Canada again this year, triggering Nova Scotia to pass a special law aimed at stamping it out in schools.
Canada
 
1 Oct 2013
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Claim Of Vicarious Liability For Negligent Misstatement, Fraud And Insider Trading Dismissed By Alberta Master
In a case that upholds the Supreme Court of Canada's notion that there is no presumption that the scope of an employee's authority includes the commission of unlawful acts, an Alberta Master has summarily dismissed a case based in vicarious liability.
Canada
5 Jun 2013
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Employee Dishonesty A Harsh Reality
The economic downturn of the past few years has forced many businesses to face a harsh reality: Some of their employees are dishonest.
Canada
9 Jul 2012
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