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R. v. Dumais in Word format.

Convicted of failing to declare the exportation of $17,280, hereby committing the offence set out in s. 74(1) of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, the accused is sentenced to pay a fine of $3,300


Bourque v. R. in Word format.

The delay caused by the need to completely recalibrate the breathalyzer before giving the test to the accused, who hadbeen stopped for impaired driving, is unreasonable and violates the accused's constitutional rights; consequently, the prosecution may not benefit from the presumption of identity set out in s. 258(1)(c) Cr.C.


R. (Canada) c. Groupe SNC-Lavalin inc. in Word format.

Documents created in the context of a company’s internal investigations and audits following police investigations into allegations of corruption are protected by litigation privilege


Autorité des marchés financiers v. Oversea Chinese Fund, l.p. in Word format.

In the public interest and for the protection of investors, the Bureau de decision et de révision extends the freeze orders in the case at hand, given that the reasons that justified making the initial freeze orders still exist and the investigation is ongoing.


Robinson v. Lefebvre in Word format.

The broker misled his client as to the nature of the “pre-paid” life insurance policy by failing to explain that additional premiums might be due should the financial markets underperform; this breach of his duties to inform and advise constitutes negligence


Azeff v. Organisme canadien de réglementation du commerce des valeur mobilières (OCRCVM in Word format.

The application for review of the decision of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) to suspend the applicants’ registration as brokers is dismissed because, among other things, the impugned decision contains no determinative error of law and was rendered in accordance with the rules of natural justice 


Unifor, local 174 v. Cascades Fine Papers Group Inc., Rolland Division in Word format.

The last chance agreement signed by an employee suffering from alcohol abuse issues can neutralize the grievance arbitrator’s reinstatement and substitution power under paragraph 100.12(f) only if it contains a provision expressly waiving the grievance and arbitration procedure 

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