Top Government Lawyer Does Not Have to Be A Lawyer

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has recently ruled the Attorney General does not have to be lawyer. This is… Continue reading

Study On The Challenges of Self-Representation

A study released this week shows that self represented litigants face very significant challenges. The study surveyed over 250 litigants… Continue reading

Pollution Fight – Chevron Gets Stay of 19B Foreign Judgment

Interesting enforcement of foreign judgment case – a judge has apparently stayed the enforcement of a $19 billion Ecuador judgment… Continue reading

British Columbia Finally Changes Its Limitation Act

Starting on June 1, 2013, BC will have a new Limitations Act. The current Limitation Act RSBC 1996 CHAPTER 266,… Continue reading

No Costs For Mayor Rob Ford

Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford had lost his job after a voter complained to the court that the Major had acted… Continue reading

Enforcement of Quebec Judgments

Under the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act, there is a simple procedure to enforce judgments arising out of the… Continue reading

Tip: Enforcing Landlord and Tenant Board Judgments

Are you a landlord with an order for payment of arrears from the Landlord and Tenant Board? Is the tenant… Continue reading

Harper to Appoint a New Judge From Quebec

Supreme Court of Canada judge, Justice Morris Fish will be retiring in August 2013. This means that a new judge… Continue reading

Contracts Can Be Written On Toilet Paper

The National Post has a nice review on a BC Court of Appeal contract case. The Court of Appeal upheld… Continue reading

Mayor Rob Ford’s Appeal Is Not Frivolous

On November 26, 2012, Justice Hackland of the Superior Court of Justice removed Rob Ford from the office of Mayor… Continue reading