Category Archives: Torts

In the Growing Wave of Climate Litigation, Could the Automobile Industry be Next?

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: In the Growing Wave of Climate Litigation, Could the Automobile Industry be Next? Litigation Commented On: County of San Mateo v Chevron Corp., Docket number(s): 3:17-cv-04929-MEJ; County of Marin v Chevron Corp., Docket number(s): 3:17-cv-04935; City of Imperial … Continue reading

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@CanadaCreep and Privacy: Developing the Tort of Invasion of Privacy

By: Emily Laidlaw PDF Version: @CanadaCreep and Privacy: Developing the Tort of Invasion of Privacy As I prepared to write a blog post about the future of privacy the story broke of @CanadaCreep, the Twitter account with 17,000 followers that posted … Continue reading

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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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