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Because of the young and vulnerable clientele solicited by the respondents, it is in the public interest that they be ordered to cease acting as derivatives advisers and to cease trading in derivatives and securities, without a prior hearing
Prescription of an action in warranty begins to run only on the date of the final judgment on the principal action
During a tax audit, the malice displayed by an ARQ representative who knowingly counted company expense accounts twice is gross and constitutes negligence, carelessness or serious incompetence tantamount to bad faith; the ARQ committed an abuse of power by withholding tax credits to offset a tax debt created by erroneous notices of assessment
The prosecution must disclose the evidence requested respecting the maintenance, repair and use or purchase of the breathalyzer and approved screening device even if that evidence is in the possession of a third party
After criticizing the legislative policies to suppress marijuana-related crime, the judge sentenced the respondent to a fine of $1 and a surcharge of $0.30, as well as a one-year probation order; the Court of Appeal refuses to intervene because the sentence was fit and proportionate to the minor gravity of the crime and the respondent’s liability
The destruction of documents by a third party did not justify a stay of proceedings under s. 24(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on the basis of the harm caused to the appellant, who was charged with fraud