You could get someone to work for you for 30 minutes, the minimum wage is $11.00 per hour or, you could get $5 for the day to live on, thanks a perverse program called WORKS, where there is none. But if you're really, really lucky, you'll become an Authorized Court Transcriber, and get $4.86... Continue Reading →

Guilty! More Police Brutality in Ottawa

Excerpts of Republished citation follows// emphasis added Citation: Carr v Ottawa Police Services Board, 2017 ONSC 4331 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/h4tf7&gt;, retrieved on 2017-07-31 The Issues [7]               The issues to be determined are:    Was the arrest of Roxanne Carr lawful under either the provincial Trespass to Property Act or the Criminal Code... Continue Reading →

Tolling the Statute of Limitations

Citation: Presidential MSH Corporation v. Marr Foster & Co. LLP, 2017 ONCA 325 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/h3cp2&gt;, retrieved on 2017-07-22 A republished commentary on this Ontario Court of Appeal decision follows Source link http://canliiconnects.org/en/commentaries/46122 Fixing the Mistake: Limitation Periods in Professional Negligence Cases Presidential MSH Corporation v. Marr Foster & Co. LLP, 2017 ONCA 325 (CanLII) by... Continue Reading →

Right to Counsel without Delay

Citation: R. v. Fountain, 2017 ONCA 596 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/h4rjd&gt;, retrieved on 2017-07-20 Arrest or detention 10.   Everyone has the right on arrest or detention (a) to be informed promptly of the reasons therefor; (b) to retain and instruct counsel without delay and to be informed of that right; and (c) to have the validity... Continue Reading →

Duty to Consult and Decision to Fund

Full citation of case commented on - Citation: Saugeen First Nation v Ontario (MNRF), 2017 ONSC 3456 (CanLII), <http://canlii.ca/t/h4tf2&gt;, retrieved on 2017-07-20 Republished blog follows - original article http://canliiconnects.org/en/commentaries/46064 Saugeen First Nation v Ontario (MNRF), 2017 ONSC 3456 (CanLII) by Lorraine Y Land http://www.oktlaw.com/consultation-funding-fair-process-required-meet-consultation-obligations/ Consultation funding and a fair process required to meet consultation obligations... Continue Reading →

Supreme Court rules on experts for mental injury recovery

Full case https://www.canlii.org/en/ca/scc/doc/2017/2017scc28/2017scc28.html Excerpt follows on appeal from the court of appeal for british columbia                     Torts — Negligence — Motor vehicles  — Mental injury — Damages —Claimant suing in negligence as result of motor vehicle accident — Trial judge awarding claimant damages for mental injury based on testimony... Continue Reading →

A Coach in Your Corner: Promoting Legal Coaching in Family Law

Republished article follows By NSRLP Blog 3 Comments This week’s guest blogger is our 2017 Law Foundation Research Fellow, Nikki Gershbain. Nikki is the National Director of Pro Bono Students Canada, an organization that runs law student pro bono programs across Canada. A former family lawyer at Epstein Cole LLP, Nikki has a long history... Continue Reading →

Healing Hands Massage Therapy v. Simon

Republished decision follows, with emphasis added On appeal from the judgment of Justice Paul M. Perell of the Superior Court of Justice, dated March 7 2016, with reasons reported at 2016 ONSC 1623 (CanLII). Lauwers J.A.: [1]         This case is about a bitterly fought business disengagement between the respondent, chiropractor Dr. Joy Nicole... Continue Reading →

Weber v. Erb and Erb Insurance

Republished Excerpt of citation follows // Emphasis Added Weber v. Erb and Erb Insurance Brokers Ltd., 2006 CanLII 9987 (ON SC), <http://canlii.ca/t/1mz0f&gt;, retrieved on 2017-04-11 [16]      Evidence on behalf of the plaintiff on these various motions was presented by way of affidavits of Michael A. van Bodegom, sworn 11 October 2005 and 31 October... Continue Reading →

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