Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday September 15, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.
Civil lawsuits in Ontario’s Superior Court are commenced by issuing a document known as a Statement of Claim. A Defendant who is served in Ontario must file a Statement of Defence within 20 days of service.
If a Defendant is served elsewhere in Canada or the US, a Statement of Defence must be filed within 40 days of service. If a Defendant is served outside Canada or the US, the Statement of Defence must be filed within 60 days of service.
– Garry J. Wise, Toronto
Visit our website: www.wiselaw.net
. . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation
At a time when CEOs are comparing Donald Trump to fascists like Hitler and Mussolini, the experience I had yesterday must surely qualify as deeply disturbing.I entered a local grocery store to meet my wife, who had been shopping there. She told me that… . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: An Unsettling Experience
The Ontario Superior Court has ruled that the former Harper government violated postal workers’ Charter rights when it ordered postal workers back to work through Bill C-6 in 2011. The post Harper’s Bill C-6 Violated Canadian Postal Workers̵… . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Harper’s Bill C-6 Violated Canadian Postal Workers’ Charter Rights, Court Rules
Canadians’ legal challenge to the Harper government’s “anti-democratic” Fair Elections Act won’t be heard until after the 2015 federal elections. Voter justice denied.
The post Voter justice denied as Fair Elections Act legal challenge is delayed appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
The Council of Canadians and Canadian Federation of Students have filed a Charter Challenge to Harper’s Fair Elections Act in the Ontario Superior Court.
The post Fair Elections Act Legal Case Could Call Into Question The Validity Of Upcoming Election appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
Activists led by the Council of Canadians have filed a Charter challenge to the Conservatives’ Fair Elections Act or Bill C-23 in the Ontario Superior Court.
The post Harper’s “anti-democratic” Fair Elections Act challenged in court appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.
by The Chiefs of Ontario, Jan. 31, 2013 TORONTO – Yesterday the Ontario Superior Court published a decision which made clear the federal government`s obligation to turn over its archival records on Indian Residential Schools to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada. “The First Nations in Ontario welcome this decision and expect the . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Ontario Regional Chief Welcomes Superior Court Decision Regarding Residential School Records
The Commissioner of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Christ Lewis, has taken to YouTube to silence self-righteous racists who are urging the Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper to apply force against the Idle No More movement’s peaceful protest actions. Only last week, an extremist Ontario Superior Court judge slammed the OPP for not . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Idle No More protests “have the ability to paralyze” Canada: Ontario Provincial Police Chief
by Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive, Jan 15, 2013: Ontario Superior Court Justice Harriet Sachs says police behaviour during the Toronto G20 protests had “the eerie overtones of the worst sort of abuse orchestrated by fascist states.” She passed the harsh verdict while ruling on the case of Eva Marie Botten, an activist whose . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Of Toronto G20 protests and “abuse orchestrated by fascist states”
Of course the mayor will now appeal his removal from office and attempt to run the clock until the next municipal elections in 2014. (The guy spends more time in court than I do…) It almost makes one yearn for the relative calm of the sedate … . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Toronto’s Ford Follies
There’s no better way to characterize the agency’s role in the high-stakes Etobicoke Centre by-election appeal heard by the Supreme Court of Canada earlier this week. The “independent” and “non-partisan” agency responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums in Canada is unequivocally siding with Ted Opitz, the Conservative MP who filed the appeal.
Opitz is . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Elections Canada Out To Sabotage Etobicoke Centre By-election