Foreign Human Rights-Based Tort Claims Clear Last Jurisdictional Hurdles in Canadian Courts: Introducing “Transnational Torts”

On 21 November, the British Columbia Court of Appeal issued voluminous reasons for judgment in Araya v. Nevsun Resources Ltd.[2017] BCCA 401,upholding the decision of the trial court below, [2016] BCSC…

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Ontario Law Applies to Aircraft Crash in New York State, Court of Appeal for Ontario in Thorne v Hudson Estate 2107 ONCA 208

In this recent case, the Court of Appeal for Ontario Applied the lex loci delicti principle as set down in the seminal Supreme Court of Canada Case of Tolofson v. Jensen [1994] 3 S.C.R.…

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