Dunsmuir v New Brunswick

Hello everyone. It was a busy week for the Court of Appeal.

This week, the court dealt with the appropriate treatment of financial assistance, statutory accident benefits and various other settlement allocations in the context of a bankruptcy following a motor vehicle accident. It upheld an Environmental Review Tribunal decision that found serious and irreversible

Happy Friday! Below are summaries of this week’s Ontario Court of Appeal civil decisions (non-criminal). This week’s topics include, a municipality’s statutory duty of care; procedural fairness and the complaint process under the Police Services Act (arising from a G20 Summit arrest); pleadings in negligent medical care cases; and the interpretation and application of PIPEDA

Below are this week’s non-criminal Ontario Court of Appeal decisions.  There is an interesting administrative law decision in the labour context (EllisDon) involving the admissibility of business records and ancient documents which may be of interest to evidence law buffs in addition to lawyers practicing labour and administrative law.  The Mason Homes decision is a