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Canadian Legal Information Institute CanLII
(5 days ago) CanLII is a non-profit organization managed by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. CanLII's goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. This website provides access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.
Frequently Asked Questions CanLII
(9 days ago) The law sometimes makes exceptions to this principle by imposing various permanent or temporary restrictions on publication of information, by either legislative provision or court order. CanLII scrupulously complies with such legal restrictions, with the collaboration of the …
RSA 1980, c L-8 Law of Property Act CanLII
(Just Now) Law of Property Amendment Act, 1982 (Bill 10, assented to 1982-03-31) LAW OF PROPERTY ACT CHAPTER L-8 HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly, enacts as follows: Definitions 1 In this Act, (a) "Court" means the Court of Queen's Bench; (b) "Registrar" means a Registrar of Land Titles.
2002 SCC 10 (CanLII) R. v. Law CanLII
(6 days ago) Constitutional law – Charter of Rights – Unreasonable search and seizure – Exclusion of evidence – Safe containing business documents revealing alleged GST violations by accused stolen from accused’s place of business – Safe recovered by police – Police officer not involved in theft investigation but suspecting accused of tax evasion photocopying documents and forwarding them to
RSA 2000, c F-25 Freedom of Information and Protection
(2 days ago) (gg) to a law enforcement agency, an organization providing services to a minor, another public body or any prescribed person or body if the information is in respect of a minor or a parent or guardian of a minor and the head of the public body believes, on reasonable grounds, that the disclosure is in the best interests of that minor.
RSA 2000, c B-9 Business Corporations Act CanLII
(Just Now) RSA 2000 cB‑9 s111; 2020 c25 s1. Change in number of directors. 112(1) The shareholders of a corporation may amend the articles to increase or, subject to section 107 (h), to decrease the number of directors or the minimum or maximum number of directors, but no decrease shall shorten the term of an incumbent director.
1994 CanLII 80 (SCC) R. v. Mohan CanLII
(2 days ago) Criminal law ‑‑ Expert evidence ‑‑ Nature of expert evidence ‑‑ Expert evidence as to disposition ‑‑ Pediatrician charged with sexual assault of patients ‑‑ Expert witness called to testify that character traits of accused not fitting psychological profile of putative perpetrator of offences ‑‑ Whether expert's testimony admissible.
Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies
(4 days ago) Constitutional law — Charter of Rights — Right to liberty — Fundamental justice — Search and seizure — Solicitor-client privilege — Lawyer’s duty of commitment to client’s cause — Whether Canada’s anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing legislation, …
2002 SCC 72 (CanLII) Quebec (Attorney General) v
(6 days ago) Criminal law — Proceeds of crime — Restraint order — Special warrant of seizure — Application for review — Burden of proof — Exercise of power of review — Whether power of review may be exercised only within limits defined by courts in wiretap authorization reviews — Whether review judge may consider validity of search warrants
2018 SCC 27 (CanLII) Groia v. Law Society of Upper
(Just Now) Law Society of Manitoba, 2007 MBCA 150, 225 Man. R. (2d) 74; Law Society of Upper Canada v. Wagman , 2008 ONLSAP 14 . Be that as it may, it was well within the Appeal Panel’s purview to conclude that, as a general rule, repetitive personal attacks and those made using demeaning, sarcastic, or otherwise inappropriate language are more likely
2004 SCC 13 (CanLII) CCH Canadian Ltd. v. Law Society of
(6 days ago) 1 The appellant, the Law Society of Upper Canada, is a statutory non-profit corporation that has regulated the legal profession in Ontario since 1822. Since 1845, the Law Society has maintained and operated the Great Library at Osgoode Hall in Toronto, a reference and research library with one of the largest collections of legal materials in Canada.
1962 CanLII 16 (SCC) The Queen v. King CanLII
(2 days ago) Criminal law — Driving motor vehicle while ability impaired by drug — Drug administered as anaesthetic by dentist — Accused warned not to drive until his head was perfectly clear — Whether driver guilty — Whether mens rea a necessary element of the offence — Criminal Code, 1953-54 (Can.), c. …
2001 SCC 80 (CanLII) Edwards v. Law Society of Upper
(6 days ago) The Law Society Act is geared for the protection of clients and thereby the public as a whole, it does not mean that the Law Society owes a private law duty of care to a member of the public who deposits money into a solicitor’s trust account. Decisions made by the Law Society require the exercise of legislatively delegated discretion and
2019 SCC 22 (CanLII) R. v. Mills CanLII
(6 days ago) Constitutional law — Charter of Rights — Search and seizure — Child luring — Police sting operation — Interception with consent — Accused charged with child luring after communicating online with police officer posing as 14‑year‑old girl — Police using screen capture software to create record of online communications
1999 CanLII 709 (SCC) R. v. Godoy CanLII
(4 days ago) Criminal law ‑‑ Police ‑‑ Scope of police powers ‑‑ Emergency calls ‑‑ Police officers forcibly entering dwelling in response to emergency 911 call ‑‑ Whether police acting in execution of their duty to protect life and prevent injury ‑‑ Whether police had reasonable and probable grounds to …
2001 SCC 1 (CanLII) R. v. Latimer CanLII
(4 days ago) Jury nullification is an unusual concept within the criminal law, since it effectively acknowledges that it may occur that the jury elects in the rarest of cases not to apply the law. The explanation seems to be that on some occasions, oppression will result either from a harsh law or from a harsh application of a law.
2003 SCC 20 (CanLII) Law Society of New Brunswick v
(6 days ago) Law Society of New Brunswick v. Ryan, 2003 SCC 20 (CanLII),  1 SCR 247, < https://canlii.ca/t/1g5lm >, retrieved on 2021-09-20. Decisions. 1999-07-09. Baker v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 1999 CanLII 699 (SCC),  2 SCR 817. 1989-06-22. Bell Canada v. Canada (Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications
1986 CanLII 23 (SCC) Sorochan v. Sorochan CanLII
(2 days ago) The judgment of the Court was delivered by. 1. The Chief Justice‑‑In this appeal, the Court is called upon to consider whether the appellant, Mary Sorochan, is entitled to an interest in the farmland owned by the respondent, Alex Sorochan, on the basis of the law of constructive trust.
SBC 2011, c 25 Family Law Act CanLII
(9 days ago) Agreements respecting family law disputes generally. 6 (1) Subject to this Act, 2 or more persons may make an agreement (a) to resolve a family law dispute, or (b) respecting (i) a matter that may be the subject of a family law dispute in the future, (ii) the means of resolving a family law dispute or a matter that may be the subject of a family law dispute in the future, including the type of
CQLR c P-39.1 Act respecting the protection of personal
(8 days ago) Any interested person may, on any question of law or jurisdiction, appeal to a judge of the Court of Québec from the granting, refusal, suspension or revocation of an authorization in accordance with Division II of Chapter V of the Act respecting Access to documents held by public bodies and the Protection of personal information (chapter A-2.1).
1985 CanLII 51 (SCC) Libman v. The Queen CanLII
(2 days ago) Our Criminal Law (Report 3), Ottawa, Minister of Supply and Services, 1979. England. The Law Commission. Report on the Territorial and Extraterritorial Extent of the Criminal Law (Law Com. 91), in Law Commission Reports, collected edition (unabridged), Abington, Oxford, Professional Books Ltd., 1978. Hall, Lynden.
A CanLII Crash Course for Students The CanLII Blog
(Just Now) Primary Law and Case Law As of September 2021, CanLII is home to the texts of over 2.8 million cases and 74,000 statutes. Besides the texts of the cases or statutes themselves, CanLII also has a number of built-in features for your legal research.
1992 CanLII 52 (SCC) R. v. Pearson CanLII
(2 days ago) Criminal law ‑‑ Judicial interim release ‑‑ Order of detention ‑‑ Accused charged with trafficking in narcotics and denied bail ‑‑ Criminal Code provision requiring accused to show cause why detention pending trial not justified ‑‑ Whether provision infringes ss. 7, 9, 11(d) or 11(e) of Canadian Charter of Rights and
2018 SCC 30 (CanLII) Ewert v. Canada CanLII
(6 days ago) Law Society of British Columbia, 1989 CanLII 2 (SCC),  1 S.C.R. 143, at pp. 164-65. Although s. 4(g) is not limited to Indigenous persons, the fact that the provision specifically adverts to the needs of Indigenous persons, as well as of women and persons requiring mental health care, indicates that, in Parliament’s view, those groups
SI/92-99 Ontario Court of Justice Criminal Proceedings
(8 days ago) The Ontario Court of Justice (General Division), pursuant to ′subsections 482(1) and * of the Criminal Code, with the concurrence of a majority of the judges of that Court present at a meeting held for the purpose on May 9, 1992, hereby revokes the Ontario Supreme Court Rules Respecting Criminal Proceedings — Part I, made on May 10, 1985 **, the Ontario Supreme Court Rules Respecting Pre
2007 SCC 21 (CanLII) British Columbia (Attorney General
(6 days ago) Constitutional law — Access to justice — Rule of law — Provincial tax on legal services — Whether tax unconstitutional because it infringes right to access to justice of low‑income persons — Whether there is a general constitutional right to counsel in court or tribunal proceedings dealing with a person’s rights and obligations — Social Service Tax Amendment Act (No. 2), 1993
What's CanLII CanLII
(1 days ago) Lexum has started publishing law online in 1993 as a legal informatics lab at Université de Montréal, starting with the Supreme Court of Canada decisions. Lexum is now a software company that designs and operates online legal information delivery products and continues to help other organizations make the law more accessible in their
SOR/98-282 Medical Devices Regulations CanLII
(2 days ago) Medical Devices Regulations. SOR/98-282. FOOD AND DRUGS ACT. Registration 1998-05-07. Medical Devices Regulations. P.C. 1998-783 1998-05-07. His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Health, pursuant to subsections 3(3), 30(1) and 37(1) a of the Food and Drugs Act, hereby makes the annexed Medical Devices Regulations.
1999 CanLII 666 (SCC) R. v. Marshall CanLII
(4 days ago) Nor was this a case where the Court was asked to grant declaratory relief with respect to the invalidity of statutory provisions, as in M. v. H., 1999 CanLII 686 (SCC),  2 S.C.R. 3, where the Court suspended the effect of its declaration of invalidity of the definition of “spouse” for the purpose of s. 29 of the Ontario Family Law Act
2010 SCC 31 (CanLII) R. v. Cornell CanLII
(6 days ago) Criminal law — Search and seizure — Search warrants — Police tactical team conducting unannounced, forced entry into accused’s residence — Tactical team members not having copy of search warrant with them when entering residence — Investigator who was physically present and close to accused’s residence had copy of warrant
1959 CanLII 50 (SCC) Roncarelli v. Duplessis CanLII
(6 days ago) The liquor law is contained in R.S.Q. 1941, c. 255, entitled An Act Respecting Alcoholic Liquor. A Commission is created as a corporation, the only member of which is the general manager. By s. 5. The exercise of the functions, duties and powers of the Quebec Liquor Commission shall be vested in one person alone, named by the Lieutenant
RSNB 1973, c I-12 Insurance Act CanLII
(4 days ago) 2 Unless the contract otherwise provides, a violation of any criminal or other law in force in the Province or elsewhere does not, ipso facto, render unenforceable a claim for indemnity under a contract of insurance except where the violation is committed by the insured, or by another person with the consent of the insured, with intent to bring
1987 CanLII 64 (SCC) R. v. Smith (Edward Dewey) CanLII
(2 days ago) "A law which itself infringes religious freedom is, by that reason alone, inconsistent with s. 2(a) of the Charter and it matters not whether the accused is a Christian, Jew, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, atheist, agnostic or whether an individual or a corporation" (p. 314).
1989 CanLII 77 (SCC) Nelles v. Ontario CanLII
(2 days ago) The common law position as set out by Lamer J. is accepted. The Charter implications need not be considered. Per McIntyre J.: The state of the law relating to the immunity of the Attorney General is far from clear and a ruling on a point of this importance should not …
Sask Reg 188/73 The Litter Control Regulations, 1973
(2 days ago) Amendments have been incorporated for convenience of reference and the original statutes and regulations should be consulted for all purposes of interpretation and application of the law. In order to preserve the integrity of the original statutes and regulations, errors that may have appeared are reproduced in this consolidation.
1999 CanLII 675 (SCC) Law v. Canada (Minister of
(4 days ago) Law Society of British Columbia, 1989 CanLII 2 (SCC),  1 S.C.R 143, at p. 164, McIntyre J. noted that, as embodied in s. 15(1) of the Charter, the concept of equality is “an elusive concept”, and that “more than any of the other rights and freedoms guaranteed in the Charter, it lacks precise definition”. Part of the difficulty in
2019 SCC 40 (CanLII) R. v. Stillman CanLII
(6 days ago) Military law is the law which governs the members of the army and regulates the conduct of officers and soldiers as such, in peace and war, at home and abroad. Its object is to maintain discipline as well as to deal with matters of administration in the army.
2016 SCC 56 (CanLII) Canada (Attorney General) v
(6 days ago) Civil law and common law rectification in the tax context are clearly based on analogous principles, namely, that the true intention of the parties has primacy over errors in the transcription or implementation of that agreement, subject to a need for precision and the rights of third parties who detrimentally rely on the agreement.
🧠 Zombie Laws 🧠 The CanLII Blog
(7 days ago) 🧠 Zombie Laws 🧠 “Zombie laws” are laws in the Criminal Code or other statutes that have been struck down in court, but that still remain “on the books.” In other words, these laws cannot be enforced, but are still included in the Criminal Code after they were struck down. “Zombie laws” have led to confusion in court.
2001 SCC 24 (CanLII) R. v. Ruzic CanLII
(6 days ago) Constitutional law – Charter of Rights – Fundamental justice – Criminal Code providing for defence of compulsion by threats -- Provision requiring that threat be of immediate death or bodily harm from a person who is present when offence is committed -- Whether immediacy and presence requirements of provision infringe principles of fundamental justice -- If so, whether infringement
2002 SCC 11 (CanLII) Moreau-Bérubé v. New Brunswick
(6 days ago) Administrative law -- Judicial review -- Standard of review -- Natural justice -- Rules of procedural fairness -- Provincial Judicial Council recommending that Provincial Court judge be removed from office because of statements she made in court -- Applicable standard of review of Council’s decision -- Whether Council violated rules of procedural fairness by imposing penalty more severe …
2002 SCC 65 (CanLII) Krieger v. Law Society of Alberta
(6 days ago) The prosecutor was the respondent Krieger, a member of the Law Society of Alberta employed by the Attorney General of that province. The Crown theory was that the deceased attacked and wounded the accused with a knife. Later, out of revenge, the accused stabbed the deceased to death while he lay on his bed.
RSO 1990, c F.3 Family Law Act CanLII
(2 days ago) Family Law Act. R.S.O. 1990, Chapter F.3. Consolidation Period: From July 8, 2020 to the e-Laws currency date. Last amendment: 2020, c. 11, Sched. 15, s. 53. Preamble. Whereas it is desirable to encourage and strengthen the role of the family; and whereas for that purpose it is necessary to recognize the equal position of spouses as individuals within marriage and to recognize marriage …
Alta Reg 390/1968 Alberta Rules of Court CanLII
(6 days ago) Family Law Act. ALBERTA RULES OF COURT. Rule 1 and Parts 1 to 56.1 Repealed AR 124/2010 s15.14. Part 57 Repealed by the judges of the Court of Queen’s Bench effective October 1, 2012 pursuant to section 136 of the Winding‑up and Restructuring Act (Canada). Part 58