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During COVID-19, Read an Overview of Canada’s Legal System

Chris Somerville, Partner at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, co-authored the updated “Legal systems in Canada: overview” chapter of the Legal Systems Global Guide 2020, just published in the Practical Law series by Thomson Reuters. In this chapter Chris explains fundamental Canadian laws especially significant during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the federal Emergencies Act. [more]

The Supreme Court’s Nevsun Decision Firmly Incorporates Customary International Law into Canadian Common Law in the Class Action Context

Can a Canadian company be held liable in Canada for breaches of International Law abroad? One of the Supreme Court of Canada’s most recent decisions definitively answers that question in ... [more]

Alberta Court rules that an Alberta Securities Commission administrative penalty can survive bankruptcy

On January 17, 2020, Justice Romaine of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench released a potentially monumental decision in Alberta Securities Commission v Hennig. The decision arose out of an ... [more]

TekSavvy Claims That Bell And Rogers Abuse Their Dominant Position For Internet Services

In a public version of its complaint to the Canadian Competition Commissioner (see below), Internet re-seller TekSavvy says that Bell Canada and Rogers Communications Canada have been abusing their dominant ... [more]

Canada: Competition Law Year In Review 2019

Review of major Canadian Competition Law developments over the past year, including: Top Stories, Private Actions and Class Actions, Reviewable Matters, Marketing Practices, Criminal, Mergers, and more. [more]

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Supreme Court to rule on whether Ontario had power to cut number of Toronto councillors mid-election

The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to appeal the decision of the Court ... [more]

Misleading Pricing For Sports and Concert Tickets Costs StubHub $1.3 Million Penalty

StubHub, which bills itself as the world’s largest ticket marketplace with tickets available for over ... [more]

How Serious Must a Breach of Privacy be to Certify a Class Action?

In 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal changed the face of privacy law in Ontario ... [more]

Two’s Company; Three’s A Crowd – Competition Tribunal Okays Vancouver Airport Authority’s Ability to Limit Number of In-Flight Caterers

The Canadian Competition Tribunal released a summary of its decision in The Commissioner of Competition ... [more]
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