Insights

The Personal Liability of Corporate Directors

Wilson v Alharayeri, 2017 SCC 39 ..

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Protecting the Fundamental Rights of Shareholders

Koh v Ellipsiz Communications Ltd. 2017 ONSC 3083  ..

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Court ruling bars Government of Saskatchewan from funding non-Catholic students in Catholic schools

Good Spirit School Division No. 204 v Christ the Teacher Roman Catholic Separate School Division No. 212 , 2017 SKQB 109  ..

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Saskatchewan Court of Appeal rules presumption of resulting trust does not apply to transfers of land

In a recent decision of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, the Court has clarified that the presumption of a resulting trust no longer applies to transfers of land in the province.  ..

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Signed Acknowledgements in the Digital Age

I.D.H. Diamonds NV v Embee Diamond Technologies Inc. - 2017 SKQB 79  ..

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When is the resignation of a corporate director effective?

Canada v Chriss , 2016 FCA 236  ..

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Handwritten Notes may revoke a formally executed Will

Fitzpatrick v Ollenberger, 2017 SKCA 24  ..

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Changes to the Provincial Sales Tax: Saskatchewan’s 2017-18 Budget

Saskatchewan’s 2017-18 budget delivered by Finance Minister Kevin Doherty came as a surprise to many. To compensate for the financial challenges imposed by the decline of resource royalty revenue, our government decided to expand its revenue base by increasing PST from 5% to 6%, effective March 23, 2017. This measure is estimated to increase revenue in 2017-18 by $242.1M. However, to soften the negative impact of the PST increase, and to encourage economic growth in the province, the government has reduced provincial personal and corporate income tax rates by 0.5% effective July 1, 2017 and another 0.5% on July 1, 2019.  ..

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The Summary Judgment Procedure: A Bridge to Expedited Litigation

Surespan Construction Ltd v The Government of Saskatchewan , 2017 SKQB 55.  ..

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Limitation of liability provision in electronic waiver upheld by the Court of Queen’s Bench

Quilichini v Wilson’s Greenhouse & Garden Centre Ltd. and Velocity Raceway Ltd., 2017 SKQB 10.  ..

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