Our eLaw editor has been churning out updates fast and furiously (or should that be with fire and fury?) This February 2018 Update No. 31 on
Labour and Employment Law contains the following:
In This Issue
Expanding the Scope of the Prohibition Against Workplace Discrimination: SCC (British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk)
Reasonable Notice and Compensation for Manner of Dismissal: MBCA (Grant v. Electra Sign Ltd.)
Conduct Decision Unreasonable: MBCA (Ahmed v. College of Registered Nurses)
Reduced Duty of Fairness Applies to Investigatory Bodies: MBCA (Kuny v. College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba)
Adding New Breach of Contract Claim in CNR Pension Dispute: MBQB (Hall et al v. Canadian National Railway)
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Update 90, January 2018 has been published. Contents include:
Equity Enforces Promises That the Law Does Not: Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, SCC
Courts Play a Critical Role in Safeguarding Treaty Rights: SCC
Land Titles and Personal Property Registry Changes: Notices and Directives
I found the Cowper-Smith decision of personal interest. When families no longer live close to aging parents, one sibling can be required to take on more caretaking duties than others, and there should be a way to guarantee recognition for this, especially, as in this case, where an oral agreement was in place.