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Court Of Appeal Confirms That A Flexible Approach To Class Certification‎ Serves The Greater Good
On April 6, 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Good v. Toronto Police Services Board in respect of the certification of a proposed class proceeding on behalf of protestors and other individuals who had been detained at the G20 summit held in Toronto in June 2010.
Canada
20 Apr 2016
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Supreme Court Of Canada Twin Bill: Court Addresses US Government Profiling Allegations And Clarifies What's Required To Prove Discrimination
Sophisticated businesses operating in Canada often confront a dilemma caused by defence policy objectives of the United States of America.
Canada
21 Aug 2015
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Frank v. Canada: Government Allowed To Shift Emphasis On Appeal In Constitutional Case
The Ontario Court of Appeal's July 20, 2015 judgment in Frank v. Canada has attracted significant media attention.
Canada
14 Aug 2015
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Supreme Court Requires Warrant To Search Computer Content
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that warrants to search premises must expressly authorize the police to search computers found therein, in order to avoid infringement of s. 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms – the right to be secure against unreasonable search or seizure.
Canada
12 Nov 2013
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Ontario Court Gives Green Light To International Human Rights Tort Claims in Choc v. Hudbay Minerals Inc.
In a precedent-setting decision that could have important implications for Canadian companies with foreign operations, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has allowed a lawsuit against Hudbay Minerals Inc. to proceed to trial in Ontario.
Canada
29 Jul 2013
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New Disclosure Requirements Under The Iran Threat Reduction And Syria Human Rights Act Of 2012
In August 2012, President Obama signed into law the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (the IRT Act).
Canada
4 Dec 2012
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Human Rights and Legal Compliance - The Framework for Socially Responsible Behaviour for Canadian Businesses Venturing Overseas
On October 27, 2010, the House of Commons, on third reading, narrowly voted 140 to 134 against Bill C-300, An Act respecting Corporate Accountability for the Activities of Mining, Oil or Gas in Developing Countries.
Canada
2 Dec 2010
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Manitoba Hunting Case Sheds Light On Métis Rights
In the recent decision "R. v. Goodon", 2008 MBPC 59, the Provincial Court of Manitoba dismissed a charge of unlawful possession of wildlife against the accused on the basis that he belonged to a Métis community that held an aboriginal right to hunt for food in the area.
Canada
15 Jan 2009
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