Petition for judicial review struck as improper attack on administrative proceedings

02. August 2022 0
Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – Real Estate Council – Judicial review – Procedural requirements and fairness – Jurisdiction – Standard of review – Patent unreasonableness – Real estate agents – Disciplinary proceedings – Hearings – Hearing de novo Deng v. Real Estate Council of British Columbia, [2022] B.C.J. No. 927, 2022 BCSC 879, British ...

Know your limits – review board cannot dictate process to College

02. August 2022 0
Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – Health Professions Review Board – Judicial review – Standard of review – Patent unreasonableness – Dentists – Investigations College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia v. British Columbia (Health Professions Review Board), [2022] B.C.J. No. 1011, 2022 BCSC 941, British Columbia Supreme Court, June 7, 2022, S. Wilkinson J. ...

Two options to calculate compensation in lieu of reinstatement after unjust dismissal

02. August 2022 0
Administrative law – Decisions reviewed – Labour and employment boards – Compensation – Judicial review – Appeals – Procedural requirements and fairness – Costs – Standard of review – Reasonableness – Correctness – Employment – Remuneration Hussey v. Bell Mobility Inc., [2022] F.C.J. No. 790, 2022 FCA 95, Federal Court of Appeal, May 31, 2022, ...

A duty from mere possibilities

12. July 2022 0
Insurance law – Liability insurance – Strata corporations – Wrap up policies – Property damage – Exclusions – Deductible – Additional named insured – Duty to defend – Practice – Appeals GFL Infrastructure Group Inc. v. Temple Insurance Company, [2022] O.J. No. 2312, 2022 ONCA 390, Ontario Court of Appeal, May 16, 2022, J.C. MacPherson, ...

It’s a scorcher!

12. July 2022 0
Insurance law – Homeowner’s insurance – Water damage – Exclusions – Interpretation of policy – Practice – Summary judgments Gill v. Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co., [2022] B.C.J. No. 1048, 2022 BCSC 981, British Columbia Supreme Court, June 10, 2022, C.J. Giaschi J. The insured sought coverage from his insurer pursuant to the sewer back-up endorsement ...