This post summarizes a Newfoundland case in which the Court had to determine whether the parties had been validly married.
This post examines the general principles behind the interpretation of contracts, and an overview of the burden of proof for construction and interpretation.
Summary of a recent New Brunswick case in which a former same sex spouse attempted to contract out of child support obligations.
Interesting case from BC Court of Appeal dealing with protection of Aboriginal religious rights under s 2(a) of the Charter.
This post explains how to set up a KeyCite Alert in westlaw Canada to automatically monitor citing references.
Summary of an interesting Supreme Court case in which the validity of the federal Child Support Guidelines was challenged in the Federal Court
Case comment on Frank v Canada (Attorney General) in which the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld restrictions on non-residents voting in Federal elections
Can the defence use therapeutic records after the Crown includes them in disclosure by mistake?
Case comment on a recent Manitoba Court of Appeal case in which a lawyer unsuccessfully challenged the validity of the Law Society's continuing professional development requirements.
A classic from the cows-on-highway genre: is it reasonably foreseeable that cows will swim?
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This post summarizes an interesting case from Newfoundland which looked at the question of whether the Crown "owns" wild animals for the purposes of liability.