Category: Supreme Court Cases

  • Liability of Cities In Canada

    Cities in Canada can be held liable for negligence claims, even if the injuries result from policy decisions. In Nelson (City) v. Marchi 2021 SCC 41, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that cities owe a duty of care to people in their cities even when an injury results from a so called policy decision. What […]

  • Equustek worldwide injunction against Google

    Google lost its appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada on June 28, 2017. The case is called Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., et al. And the decision solidifies the worldwide injunction made against Google by a Canadian superior court in British Columbia, Canada. The Supreme Court of Canada decision in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions […]

  • Windsor (City) v. Canadian Transit Co. 2016 SCC 54

    The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the Federal Court does not have inherent jurisdiction: To decide whether the Federal Court has jurisdiction over a claim, it is necessary to determine the essential nature or character of that claim. Determining the claim’s essential nature allows the court to assess whether it falls within the scope […]