A “Reasonable Possibility” According to the Supreme Court of Canada – Dismissing Prior Authorization of Secondary Market Proposed Class Action

A “Reasonable Possibility” According to the Supreme Court of Canada – Dismissing Prior Authorization of Secondary Market Proposed Class Action

On April 17, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada allowed the appeal of Theratechnologies Inc. and reversed the Quebec Court of Appeal’s decision, granting prior authorization of a secondary market proposed class action under s. 225.4 of the Quebec Securities Act (QSA).

Like a Prayer: How the Supreme Court of Canada Freedom of Religion Decision in Saguenay Affects Administrative Law and the Admissibility of Expert Evidence

 

The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Mouvement laïque québécois v. Saguenay (City), 2015 SCC 16 (“Saguenay”) is undoubtedly of interest to all Canadians with respect to the Court’s conclusion ordering a municipality and its mayor to cease the recitation of a prayer at city council meetings, on the basis that it breached the state’s duty of neutrality and was thus a discriminatory interference with an individual’s freedom of conscience and religion.

Is “Bridging” An Employee to Retirement a Relevant Factor in Assessing Reasonable Notice? Court of Appeal Weighs In

Is “Bridging” An Employee to Retirement a Relevant Factor in Assessing Reasonable Notice? Court of Appeal Weighs In

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Matthew Arnone v. Best Theratronics Ltd. (Arnone), finding that in the case of the dismissal of a long service employee, it was not appropriate to take into account the period of time required to “bridge” the employee from his termination date to the date he became entitled to an unreduced pension on retirement.