Category Archives: Torts

The Sixties Scoop & the Duty to Consult: A New Frontier in Aboriginal Litigation?

Case Commented On: Brown v Canada (Attorney General), 2017 ONSC 251 (CanLII) PDF Version: The Sixties Scoop & the Duty to Consult: A New Frontier in Aboriginal Litigation? By: Elysa Hogg and Alex Darling *Note on terminology: “Indian” is used to … Continue reading

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Canadian Mining Operators Abroad – Corruption as a ‘Real Risk’ Factor in Forum Non Conveniens Applications

By: Rudiger Tscherning PDF Version: Canadian Mining Operators Abroad – Corruption as a ‘Real Risk’ Factor in Forum Non Conveniens Applications Case Comment On: Garcia v Tahoe Resources Inc., 2017 BCCA 39 (CanLII) In Garcia v Tahoe Resources Inc., 2017 BCCA … Continue reading

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Of Busted Butterflies and the Duty of Good Faith – A Saskatchewan Right of First Refusal Case

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Of Busted Butterflies and the Duty of Good Faith – A Saskatchewan Right of First Refusal Case Case commented on: Northrock Resources v ExxonMobil Canada Energy, 2016 SKQB 188 What is the legal position if N … Continue reading

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Pritchard v Van Nes: Imposing Liability on Perpetrator Zero of Defamatory Facebook Posts Gone Viral

By: Emily Laidlaw PDF Version: Pritchard v Van Nes: Imposing Liability on Perpetrator Zero of Defamatory Facebook Posts Gone Viral Case Commented On: Pritchard v Van Nes, 2016 BCSC 686 Justice Saunders of the British Columbia Supreme Court recently decided Pritchard … Continue reading

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Occupier’s Liability Arises at the Garage Party

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Occupier’s Liability Arises at the Garage Party Case Commented On: Motta v Clark, 2016 ABQB 211 This recent judgment written by Mr. Justice R.J. Hall caught my attention because the facts are a scenario with … Continue reading

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