Tagged: Jurisdiction

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The Ontario Court of Appeal Assumes Jurisdiction over Absent Foreign Claimants

On October 17, 2017, the Ontario Court of Appeal (“ONCA”) released Airia Brands Inc v Air Canada, 2017 ONCA 792 [Airia], an important decision in which the ONCA clarified and...

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Goliath Strikes Back: The Yaiguaje v Chevron Saga Continues

After the underdog Ecuadorians’ victory in Chevron Corp v Yaiguaje, 2015 SCC 42, which established that judgements against foreign corporations can be enforced against Canadian subsidiaries, the Goliath Chevron Corporation...

Mandatory Minimum Sentence for Drug Offences Struck Down by BC Provincial Court: R v Lloyd

After finding the mandatory minimum sentence for drug possession for the purpose of trafficking (contrary to s. 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, SC 1996, c 19 [CDSA])...