Summary Judgment in Alberta
May 7, 2015
posted in: Legal Updates
The Supreme Court of Canada in the Hryniak v. Mauldin decision has stressed the need for a culture shift to promote timely and affordable access to the civil justice system. One mechanism which can promote this shift is the use of summary judgment motions. Proportionality, timeliness, and affordability are the general principles that are now applied by Judges and Masters who hear summary judgment applications. This new approach attempts to ensure access to justice for ordinary Canadians by broadening the availability of summary judgment.
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