Berry v. Burniston (2017), 2017 CarswellAlta 166, 2017 ABQB 77 (Alta. Q.B.)
Evidence was sufficient for finding that there was risk that children were likely to suffer physical and/or emotional harm from actions, failure to act or pattern of neglect on part of parents
Justice minister did not err in ordering extradition of accused to India, relying on assurances of humane treatment
Hastings v. Hastings (2017), 2017 ONSC 4802, 2017 CarswellOnt 12360 (Ont. S.C.J.)
Intended executor of testator’s estate brought application for declaration that unexecuted will was valid and fully effective pursuant to provisions of s. 35.1(a) of Wills Act
Su v. Lam (2017), 2017 ONSC 2414, 2017 CarswellOnt 5833 (Ont. S.C.J.)
Director of Adoption placed child with adoptive parents in another province, who had adopted mother’s first child previously
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Deceased intended money transfers to B as gifts, motivated by natural and understandable gratitude to B for happiness and comfort of final year.
Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto v. M.H. (2017), 2017 ONCJ 660, 2017 CarswellOnt 15382 (Ont. C.J.)
Supreme Court of Canada Reaffirms "Ladder Principle"
This excerpt from the newly updated Aboriginal Law title examines Indigenous identity in Canadian law, with a particular focus on Métis under the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Constitution Act, 1982.