Our Notable Cases

Photo of three lawyers celebrating a victory / Photo des avocats.Every case is important to us, whether it is an appeal involving ground-breaking legal principles to be argued before the Supreme Court of Canada, an application brought by an individual before an administrative tribunal, or a contract or settlement negotiation. No matter what the issue or the forum, we go to bat for our clients and we get results.

Some of our notable cases can be found using the search tools below.

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Garcia v. Labourers’ International Union of North America, Local 1059

April 08, 2015

Court of Appeal dismisses the argument that a former member is entitled to make claims on a union's benefit plan until the credits in his dollar bank run out.

Carter v. Canada (Attorney General)

February 09, 2015

Supreme Court of Canada rules that Criminal Code ban on physician-assisted suicide violates the Charter.

Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan

January 30, 2015

Supreme Court of Canada holds that the Charter protects the right to strike.

Mounted Police Association of Ontario v. Attorney General of Canada

January 17, 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada holds RCMP members have the right to be represented by an independent association of their own choosing

CUPE, Local 1750 v. WSIB

March 28, 2014

GSB finds that the WSIB failed to give the Union proper notice of organizational changes and failed to give employees proper notice of layoff.

Bernard v. Canada (Attorney General)

February 07, 2014

Privacy concerns do not trump a union’s right to be given the employee information it needs to carry out its representational duties.