Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Civl Litigation

Here is your daily Lawfact from Wise Law for Thursday November 10, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Nov 10, 2016 at 6:51am PST Parties in Ontario civil cases are required to make full disclosure of all paper and digital documents that are relevant ...

Wise Law Blog: LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday September 15, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Sep 15, 2016 at 6:29am PDT Civil lawsuits in Ontario’s Superior Court are commenced by issuing a document known as a Statement of Claim. A Defendant ...

Politics and its Discontents: An Unsettling Experience

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 she had seen a man wearing a Trump t-shirt like ...

The Canadian Progressive: Harper’s Bill C-6 Violated Canadian Postal Workers’ Charter Rights, Court Rules

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 Workers’ Charter Rights, Court Rules appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.

The Canadian Progressive: Voter justice denied as Fair Elections Act legal challenge is delayed

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 Canadian Progressive: Fair Elections Act Legal Case Could Call Into Question The Validity Of Upcoming Election

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.

The Canadian Progressive: Harper’s “anti-democratic” Fair Elections Act challenged in court

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.

The Canadian Progressive: Ontario Regional Chief Welcomes Superior Court Decision Regarding Residential School Records

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 federal ...

The Canadian Progressive: Idle No More protests “have the ability to paralyze” Canada: Ontario Provincial Police Chief

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 nuking an #IdleNoMore protest. ...

The Canadian Progressive: Of Toronto G20 protests and “abuse orchestrated by fascist states”

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 Charter ...

Wise Law Blog: Toronto’s Ford Follies

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 and dignified Lastman years. – Garry J. Wise, Toronto Visit ...

CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Elections Canada Out To Sabotage Etobicoke Centre By-election

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 ...