On March 3, 2015 the British Columbia Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal in Bentley v. Maplewood Seniors Care Society, upholding the chambers judge’s decision.
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Two recent decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada push the boundaries of the freedom of association.
On a macro-economic level, the Budget forecasts a surplus of $879 million for fiscal 2014/2105 and smaller surpluses, ranging from $284 million to $399 million, for the following 3 years.
In September 2012 we reported on a ruling by Madam Justice Smith of the British Columbia Supreme Court which held that a prohibition on physician-assisted death is unconstitutional and should be permitted in certain circumstances.
In Roe v. BC Ferry Services, the BC Court of Appeal recently clarified the right contextual approach for employers to take when determining whether an employee’s misconduct is serious enough to constitute just cause for dismissal.
Canada’s notice-and-notice regime, intended to deal with online copyright infringement, has come into force as of January 2, 2015.
Courts generally give great deference to the democratic mandate of local governments.