Author: Julia Kalinina

SCC to Consider Multinational Corporate Accountability in Araya v Nevsun: A Q&A with Plaintiffs’ Counsel

In January 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”), will be hearing an appeal of Araya v Nevsun, 2017 BCCA 401 [Nevsun], which involves a group of Eritrean plaintiffs who filed a...

Canada Summer Jobs: Attestation Sparks Debate Over Government Overreach

In December 2017, the Canadian government announced changes to its Canada Summer Jobs (“CSJ”) program that sparked debate over the program’s constitutionality. CSJ is a funding subsidy designed to provide...

Highwood Congregation v Wall: Decisions About the World’s Greatest Hockey Player are Not Subject to Judicial Review

Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses (Judicial Committee) v Wall, 2018 SCC 26 [Wall, 2018 SCC], examined which kinds of decision-making bodies are subject to judicial review for procedural fairness. A recent...