Provincial Insolvency Decision Hangs in Balance

Written by Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. On March 26, 2020, the Supreme Court docket of Canada granted go away to enchantment the choice of the Alberta Court docket of Attraction in Canada v. Canada North Group Inc., …

Court Awards Aggravated Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Case

By Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. The case Acumen Regulation Company v Ojanen, 2019 BCSC 1352 (CanLII) tells the story of the abrupt and acrimonious finish of an articling scholar’s employment with a regulation agency. The courtroom rejected …

Open Question of Jurisdictional Boundaries of Labour Arbitrators and Human Rights Tribunals Makes Its Way to the Supreme Court of Canada

Written by Lewis Waring, Paralegal, Scholar-at-law, Editor, First Reference Inc. Results of unionization on the employment relationship Unions have a range of important results on the employment relationship and tremendously have an effect on the rights and obligations of employers …

Alberta Appeal Court Takes a Hands-on Approach in Sexual Assault Termination Case

Written by Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. The Court of Appeal of Alberta’s determination in Calgary (Metropolis) v Canadian Union of Public Workers Native 37, 2019 ABCA 388 (CanLII) overturns a determination on judicial assessment that upheld an …