Category Archives: Vexatious Litigants

Vexatious Habeas Corpus Applications Contribute to Delayed Access to the Courts

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Vexatious Habeas Corpus Applications Contribute to Delayed Access to the Courts Case Commented On: Ewanchuk v Canada (Attorney General), 2017 ABQB 237 (CanLII) This vexatious litigant case is interesting for five reasons. First, it was … Continue reading

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Granting a Vexatious Litigant’s Application for Leave to Appeal

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Granting a Vexatious Litigant’s Application for Leave to Appeal Case Commented On: Belway v Lalande-Weber, 2017 ABCA 108 (CanLII) In the case law on vexatious litigation, it is occasionally noted that a vexatious litigant order … Continue reading

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Vexatious Litigants: An Interpretation of Section 40 of the Federal Courts Act

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Vexatious Litigants: An Interpretation of Section 40 of the Federal Courts Act Case Commented On: Canada v Olumide, 2017 FCA 42 (CanLII) In this March 2017 decision, Justice David Stratas encouraged Federal Court of Appeal … Continue reading

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The Vexing Question of Authority to Grant Vexatious Litigant Orders

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: The Vexing Question of Authority to Grant Vexatious Litigant Orders Case Commented On: Hok v Alberta, 2016 ABQB 651 (CanLII) Hok v Alberta is an unusual vexatious litigant decision for three reasons. First, the Minister … Continue reading

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Costs to the Respondent: Discouraging Habeas Corpus Applications

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: Costs to the Respondent: Discouraging Habeas Corpus Applications Case Commented On: Voisey v Canada (Attorney General), 2016 ABQB 316 (CanLII) In Voisey v Canada (Attorney General), 2016 ABQB 316, Justice Crighton of the Alberta Court of … Continue reading

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