It’s not the kind of case you expect to be decided in Canada’s highest court, but the Supreme Court has found in favour of a woman who essentially argued possession is nine-tenths of the law. The Quebec woman has been awarded property rights over a parking spot she used for 17 years.
A police officer’s opinion about a driver’s level of impairment can be admitted as expert testimony at drugged-driving trials without prior examination of the evidence, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a British Columbia law that forces people to register before sponsoring political advertising during a provincial election -- even if little or no money is spent.
Jurists should show humility, tact and compassion in cases involving sexual assault and harassment, Newfoundland and Labrador judge Malcolm Rowe said Tuesday as MPs and senators sized up his suitability for the Supreme Court of Canada.
Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says the Liberal government is going to stick with the selection process that led to the nomination of Newfoundland and Labrador justice Malcolm Rowe to the Supreme Court of Canada.
The Liberal government may have made history by nominating a Newfoundlander to Canada's top court -- but disappointed advocates say a more critical opportunity has been missed to add racial diversity to Canada's predominantly white judiciary.