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.
An administrative agency does not require an express grant of statutory authority in order to issue policies or guidelines. However, administrative decision-makers may not apply these policies inflexibly as if…Read More
Shores Jardine LLP is pleased to sponsor the YWCA Walk a Mile campaign happening September 11, 2019. The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes campaign is celebrating its 10th anniversary…Read More