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College of Nurses of Ontario v. Trozzi

  • December 13, 2011
  • Michelle Gibbs

On October 20, 2011, the Divisional Court released an important decision on the extent to which the Human Rights Tribunal has supervisory or residual jurisdiction where another tribunal has already dealt with the substance of a complaint. 

Speaking for the Dead: An Evening with Ontario's Chief Coroner

  • December 13, 2011
  • Lindsay Kantor

The OBA’s Health Law Section recently hosted its first dinner program of the 2011/2012 season, featuring Ontario’s Chief Coroner, Dr. Andrew McCallum. Dr. McCallum engaged his audience with an informative overview of the history and role of the Coroner’s Office in Ontario.

Expert Immunity: Canadian Implications of Jones v. Kaney

  • December 13, 2011
  • Robert Sheahan, Karine Dion

Recently, the United Kingdom Supreme Court abolished the longstanding protection afforded to experts in court proceedings. The decision in Jones v. Kaney will no doubt feature prominently in future cases involving the question of whether expert immunity will continue to be recognized...