Posts filtered by tags: CLPA[x]


 

Wednesday: What’s Hot on CanLII

Each Wednesday we tell you which three English-language cases and which French-language case have been the most viewed* on CanLII and we give you a small sense of what the cases are about. For this last week: 1. Cybulsky v. Hamilton Health Sciences, 2021 HRTO 213 (CanLII) [113] This Tribunal stated in Moore v. Ferro (Estate), 2019 HRTO 526 (“Moore”) at para. 183, that in certain circumstances, it is a violation of the right to be free from discrimination protected under Part I of the Code where ...
Tags: Law, Francis, Tribunal, Ontario, Moore, Cura, Wednesday: What's Hot on CanLII, Ananda, Hamilton Health Sciences, Degiorgio, Breault, Aviva Insurance Canada, CLPA, Ferro Estate, Cybulsky, In Moore the Tribunal


Class Proceedings Changes Proclaimed in Ontario

As of Oct. 1, 2020, significant changes to the Class Proceedings Act, 1992 come into effect in Ontario. These changes were part of the legal omnibus Bill 161, which received Royal Assent on July 8, 2020. The amendments are intended to ensure that claims proceed more quickly, with greater opportunity to dismiss certain claims at an earlier stage. It supporters claim that it provides courts a more balanced framework to determine which chases are best suited for certification. Some of the amendment...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Court, Ontario, Federal Court, Cpa, Supreme Court of Canada, Ontario Court of Appeal, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Leroux, Ontario Ombudsman, Substantive Law: Judicial Decisions, Law Times, Walkerton, LCO, Law Commission of Ontario LCO


Searching for Smarter, Stronger — and Better? Justice

On December 9, 2019, Ontario’s Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2019 (Bill 161) received first reading. Bill 161 includes many housekeeping and substantive amendments amendents that will bring welcome changes the law. But to what extent will it improve access to justice? Bill 161 is an omnibus bill encompassing many areas of law, including civil remedies, class proceedings, crown liability, estates, practice of law and provision of legal services, along with more minor or technical amendments t...
Tags: Law, Bill, Globe, Ontario, Cpa, AG, Doug Ford, Lao, Hamilton Spectator, Justice Issues, Substantive Law: Legislation, Legal Aid Ontario, Law Commission of Ontario, Walkerton, LCO, Allan Memorial Institute


How Law Affects the Relationship Between the People and Government

Law is a significant factor in how the individual is able or is forced to interact with the state. It may be a force of oppression, it may protect people from each other and indeed, from the state itself. It may enable people to attain rights and benefits. Our nexus with law helps to define us as a society. When the opportunity to employ law to attain rights is diminished or when law is used as a threat to force particular conduct based on improper motives, the nature of that nexus changes. Cuts...
Tags: Law, Ford, Ontario, Supreme Court of Canada, Amir Attaran, Doug Ferguson, Justice Issues, Substantive Law: Legislation, Legal Information, CLPA, Ontario government Globe, Lara Koerner Yeo, Stephen Moreau