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Digest of the Week | Constructive Dismissal

Employee of 22 years brought an action for constructive dismissal after employer allegedly said "Go! Get out! I am so sick of coming into this office every day and looking at your ugly face" making the performance of future work impossible and continued employment intolerable

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Digest of the Week | Money in a Joint Account

After father died, C transferred $372,637.21 that was remaining in joint account into his own personal account

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Digest of the Week | Partition and Sale of Home

Father alleged mother had been negligent in regard to property and brought motion for order for sale of home before trial

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Phrase of the Week | Employment Injury

"[E]mployment injury” means an injury or a disease arising out of or in the course of an industrial accident, or an occupational disease, including a recurrence, relapse or aggravation.

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One-third share of residue that should have gone to testator’s son was to be distributed amongst applicants, his surviving children, in equal shares

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J.A.P. v. M.J.P. (2018), 2018 MBQB 1, 2018 CarswellMan 5 (Man. Q.B.)

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Employee working in offshore petroleum production was found in possession of small quantity of marijuana prior to boarding flight to offshore platform; employer had strict policy prohibiting all illegal drugs or alcohol in offshore work environment

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The British Columbia Court of Appeal does not have the jurisdiction to stay or suspend a DNA order pending appeal

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Parties had entered into clear agreement to use parenting coordinator with broad powers to assist them in parenting disputes, which was to include arbitral authority, if necessary

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DBDC Spadina Ltd. v. Walton (2018), 2018 CarswellOnt 1571, 2018 ONCA 60 (Ont. C.A.)

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Standard caution used by Edmonton Police Service breached accused's right to counsel: Supreme Court of Canada

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