LGST 331: Aministrative Law Report a Broken Link

The main purpose of this LGST 331 is to encourage you to think about the pervasive and powerful role that administrative bodies play in modern government and our daily lives, the consequences of their decisions, and the protection of your rights. Learning about administrative bodies is a form of risk management, enabling you to identify, assess, and respond to possibly damaging events.

Unit 1 – Foundations


Administrative Procedures and Jurisdiction Act (of Alberta), S.A. 2006 c. A-3 as amended

Unit 2 – Administrative Agencies and Tribunals


Daniels v. Canada (Indian Affairs and Northern Development), 2016 SCC 12
Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. Alberta Teachers' Association, 2011 SCC 61
Dunsmuir v. New Brunswick, 2008 SCC 9

Unit 3 – The Legal Basis of Administrative Law


Baker v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), [1999] 2 SCR 817 (Judgment of L’Heureux-Dubé J.)
Ridge v. Baldwin, [1964] A.C. 40 (H.L.)
Minister of National Revenue v. Coopers and Lybrand, [1979] 1 S.C.R. 495
Nicholson v. Haldimand-Norfolk Regional Board of Commissioners of Police, [1979] 1 S.C.R. 311
McCarthy v. Board of Trustees of Calgary Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 1, [1979] 4 W.W.R. 725
Martineau v. Matsqui Disciplinary Bd., [1980] 1 S.C.R. 602
British Columbia Securities Commission v. Branch, [1995] 2 S.C.R. 3
Hunter v. Southam Inc.,  [1984] 2 S.C.R. 145
Cuddy Chicks v. Ontario (Labour Relations Board), [1991] 2 S.C.R
Douglas/Kwantlen Faculty Assn v. Douglas College, [1990] 3 S.C.R. 570
Nova Scotia (Workers’ Compensation Board) v. Martin, 2003 SCC 54, [2003] 2 S.C.R. 504
Mills v. The Queen, [1986] 1 S.C.R. 863
R. v. 974649 Ontario Inc., 2001 SCC 81, [2001] 3 S.C.R. 575

Unit 4 – Fairness: The Right to be Heard


University of Saskatchewan Engineering Students Society v. Saskatchewan (Human Rights Commission), 24 Sask. R. 167
Knight v. Indian Head School Division No. 19, [1990] 1 S.C.R. 653
Hopper v. Municipal District of Foothills No. 31, 71 D.L.R. (3d) 374
Charkaoui v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2008 SCC 38, [2008] 2 SCR 326
Canada (Citizenship and Immigration) v. Harkat, 2014 SCC 37, [2014] 2 SCR 33
In re Ontario Labour Relations Board (Toronto Newspaper Guild and Globe Printing Company), [1953] 2 S.C.R. 18
Re Bachinsky and Sawyer, 43 D.L.R. (3d) 96
Joplin v. Chief Constable of the City of Vancouver, 144 D.L.R. (3d) 285
Padfield v. Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, [1968] 2 W.L.R. 924
Couillard v. Edmonton (City), 10 Alta. L.R. (2d) 295

Unit 5 – Fairness: Bias


Ocean Port Hotel Ltd. v. British Columbia (General Manager, Liquor Control and Licensing Branch), [2001] S.C.J. No. 17, 204 D.L.R. (4th) 33
Newfoundland Telephone Company Limited v. Newfoundland (Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities), [1992] 1 S.C.R. 623
Supreme Court of Canada in Committee for Justice and Liberty et al. v. National Energy Board et al, [1978] 1 SCR 369
Pearlman v. Manitoba Law Society Judicial Committee, [1991] 84 D.L.R. (4th) 105
Bell Canada v. C.T.E.A, 003 SCC 36, [2003] 1 S.C.R. 884
Québec c. Barreau de Montréal (Procureur général), [2001] R.J.Q. 2058
Newfoundland Telephone Company v. Newfoundland (Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities), [1992] 1 SCR 623

Unit 7 – Tribunal Procedures Prior to Hearings


Peel (Regional Municipality) v. Great Atlantic & Pacific Co. of Canada Ltd., [1990] 74 O.R. (2d) 164
Hopper v. Foothills (Municipal District No. 31), [1976] 71 D.L.R. (3d) 374
Haugen v. Camrose (County), 9 Alta. L.R. (2d) 40
Ontario (Royal Commission on the Northern Environment) (Re) [1983], 144 D.L.R. (3d) 416
Friends of the Athabasca Environmental Association v. Alberta (Public Health Advisory and Appeal Board), [1996] 4 W.W.R. 604 (C.A.)
Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, [2012] 2 SCR 524

Unit 8 – Tribunal Procedures During Hearings


Prassad v. Canada (Minister of Employment and Immigration), 57 D.L.R. (4th) 663
Canada Post Corp. v. Workers’ Compensation Board (Sask.), 174 Sask. R. 285
Innisfil (Township) v. Vespra (Township), 123 D.L.R. (3d)
Ruffo v. Conseil de la magistrature, [1995] 4 S.C.R. 267
C.U.P.E. Local 301 v. Montreal (City), [1997] 1 S.C.R. 793

Unit 9 – Presenting Evidence at a Hearing


Alberta Report v. Alberta (Human Rights and Citizenship Commission), [2003] 3 W.W.R. 94

Unit 10 – Management and Control of the Hearing Process


West End Development Corp., Re [1994] 29 Admin. L.R. (2d) 71
British Columbia (Securities Commission) v. Branch, 123 D.L.R. (4th) 462

Unit 11 – Conduct Outside the Hearing


Kane v. Board of Governors of the University of British Columbia, [1980] 1 S.C.R. 1105
Regina v. Johnson, 1 B.C.L.R. 289
Attorney General v. Times Newspapers Ltd., [1973] 3 All E.R. 54
Newfoundland Telephone Co. v. Newfoundland (Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities), [1992] 1 S.C.R. 623

Unit 12 – Tribunal Decision-Making Procedures


Ellis-Don Ltd. v. Ontario (Labour Relations Board), 194 D.L.R. (4th) 385
Noble v. Lethbridge (City) Development Appeal Board, [1982] A.J. No. 936, 42 A.R. 222
Jaswal v. Newfoundland Medical Board, [1996] 138 Nfld. & P.E.I.R. 181

Unit 13 – Challenging Decisions of Tribunals


Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. Alberta Teachers' Association, 2011 SCC 61, [2011] 3 S.C.R. 654
Chandler v. Alberta Association of Architects, [1989] 2 S.C.R. 848
Dunsmuir v. New Brunswick, 2008 SCC 9, [2008] 1 S.C.R. 190
Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. Alberta Teachers' Association, 2011 SCC 61, [2011] 3 S.C.R. 654
Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45, [2012] 2 S.C.R. 524