Frivolous and Vexatious Applications for Judicial Review

Frivolous and Vexatious Applications for Judicial Review

by Victoria Tremblett July 29, 2022 3 min read

Applications for judicial review that fail to meet basic legal requirements may be dismissed pursuant to Rule 2.1 of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
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The Effect of Delay in Professional Discipline Matters

The Effect of Delay in Professional Discipline Matters

by Mina Karabit July 20, 2022 2 min read

Inordinate delays in professional disciplinary matters will only be an abuse of process if there is significant prejudice.
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Considerations for Virtual Care

Considerations for Virtual Care

by Victoria Tremblett July 18, 2022 3 min read

As the COVID pandemic persists, virtual care/telehealth continues to be an important method of health care service delivery in Ontario and throughout Canada. However, given the unique nature of telehealth services, there are several important considerations that health care providers should consider.
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What Pharmacists Need to Know About Incapacity Proceedings

What Pharmacists Need to Know About Incapacity Proceedings

by Mina Karabit July 12, 2022 2 min read

Ontario Pharmacists need to be aware of what happens when the Ontario College of Pharmacists has questions about their capacity to practice pharmacy safely.
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Public Interest Standing: British Columbia (Attorney General) v Council of Canadians with Disabilities

Public Interest Standing: British Columbia (Attorney General) v Council of Canadians with Disabilities

by Victoria Tremblett June 27, 2022 7 min read

The Supreme Court of Canada re-visits the law of public interest standing in this recent case regarding mental health legislation in BC.
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Appeal Based On Inadequacy of Reasons: Farej V Fellows, 2022 ONCA 254

Appeal Based On Inadequacy of Reasons: Farej V Fellows, 2022 ONCA 254

by Victoria Tremblett June 24, 2022 6 min read

The Court of Appeal ordered a new trial in this recent case of alleged medical negligence, finding that the trial judge’s reasons with respect to both causation and standard of care were inadequate to permit meaningful appellate review.
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Regulatory Impact of an Absolute Discharge on Regulated Health Professionals

Regulatory Impact of an Absolute Discharge on Regulated Health Professionals

by Mina Karabit June 20, 2022 3 min read

Criminal charges can result in findings of professional misconduct against regulated health professionals even if no conviction is registered.
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Ontario Court Declines Judicial Review of Mandatory Vaccination Policies, Indicating HRTO is the Proper Forum

Ontario Court Declines Judicial Review of Mandatory Vaccination Policies, Indicating HRTO is the Proper Forum

by Mina Karabit June 15, 2022 4 min read

The Divisional Court recently declined judicial review of a university-wide mandatory vaccination policy, indicating that the issue should be adjudicated by the HRTO.
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Mature Minors and COVID-19 Vaccination

Mature Minors and COVID-19 Vaccination

by Victoria Tremblett May 21, 2022 4 min read

The Court confirms that youth who understand the information relevant to making a decision about whether to receive the COVID-19 vaccine are capable of providing consent, and do not require parental consent for vaccination.
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