Publications & News

Appeals Officer Overturns Health & Safety Direction Issued After Fatal Crash

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In Black Sheep Aviation & Cattle Co., the appellant (“Black Sheep”) appealed a direction issued to it by a Health and Safety Officer (“HSO”) pursuant to section 145(1) of the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”). The direction was the result of... more

BJCTB Lawyers Successfully Defend Suspended Coach before Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada

Elliot Saccucci recently acted on behalf of a figure skating coach, who had been suspended by Skate Canada on an interim basis pending an investigation, in a series of arbitrations before the Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC). Elliot was successful in... more

BJCTB Lawyers Successfully Resist Injunction Application

Peter Jacobsen recently appeared in the Superior Court of Justice on behalf of Toronto Life and successfully resisted an application for an injunction brought by the subject of an article prior to its publication and release in the May edition of the magazine…

BJCTB Lawyer Presenting on Panel Re: Litigation Costs

On June 1, 2015, Julia L. Lefebvre was a panel speaker at the OBA Professional Development Program on Litigation Costs.

Bill C-51 Would Jeopardize the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

BJCTB Lawyers Peter Jacobsen and Andrew MacDonald recently wrote an article about Bill C-51, dubbed the Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015, and its implications for basic rights and fundamental freedoms. The article can be found here on the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression... more

BJCTB Lawyer in the Sports Press

Elliot P. Saccucci, Certified Attorney with the Professional Lacrosse Players’ Association was recently mentioned in an article in Inside Lacrosse
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BJCTB Lawyers Obtain Release of Further Court Documents in Major Toronto Police Investigation

On March 6, 2015, Peter Jacobsen and Julia Lefebvre appeared on behalf of a coalition of newspapers and broadcasters before the Ontario Court of Justice and obtained the release of the exhibits filed at the preliminary inquiry of Alexander Lisi. Mr. Lisi... more

BJCTB Lawyers Attended IATA Legal Symposium

Carlos P. Martins and Tae Mee Park attended the  IATA Legal Symposium 2015 in Seoul, Korea, February 25-27, 2015.

Recent Decision from the Supreme Court of Canada

James P. Thomson and Janice E. Blackburn recently received a favourable decision from the Supreme Court in R v. Conception. Section 672.58 of the Criminal Code of Canada provides that where an accused is found unfit to stand trial, the... more

Supreme Court of Canada Applies Montreal Convention

We have been following the progress of Thibodeau v. Air Canada in Transportation Notes since the July 2011 edition when we reported on the flawed decision of the Federal Court. The case has now wound its way through the Canadian courts... more