Yearly Archive: 2020

Another Loss for a Pure Economic Loss Claim in 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Since their inception in Winnipeg Condominium Corporation No. 36 v. Bird Construction Co., [1995] 1 SCR 85 [Winnipeg Condominium], negligence claims relying on pure economic loss arguments have seldom been successful. The recent...

The Abolition of Peremptory Challenges in R v Chouhan: A License for Discrimination or Safeguard for Representative Juries?

In early October, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC” or “The Court”) heard submissions in R v Chouhan (Docket Number 39062, Heard on 7 October 2020) [Chouhan] on the constitutionality...

Awaiting the Next Chapter in Canadian Copyright Law: Leave Granted to SCC for York University, et al. v Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright)

A leave to appeal has been granted for Access Copyright by the Supreme Court of Canada in York University, et al. v Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency SCC 76224 (“Access Copyright”)...