Osgoode Hall Court of Appeal
March 23, 2018

Bracken v. Fort Erie (Town), a recent Ontario Court of Appeal ruling that quashed a trespassing charge against a self-described “citizen journalist” for protesting on municipal property, has been hailed as a victory for the right to free speech. It is also instructive for both employers and employees trying to navigate the appropriate balance between […]

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Court of Appeal Increases Fine for Criminal Negligence to $750,000

October 3, 2013

In R. v. Metron Construction the Ontario Court of Appeal increased Metron's fine to $750,000 for criminal negligence under the provisions added to the Read More...

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Religious Organizations Fall Outside Courts’ Jurisdiction to Award Employment Related Damages

November 28, 2011

In Hart v. Roman Catholic Episcopal Corp. of the Diocese of Kingston, in Canada the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a Motion Judge’s decision that th Read More...