The Supreme Court of Canada in 2016 - Recent Cases, Latest Trends

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The Supreme Court of Canada in 2016 - Recent Cases, Latest Trends
The Supreme Court of Canada in 2016
Includes handouts

In our annual Supreme Court of Canada roundup, our expert panel of seasoned lawyers and scholars returns to offer insightful comments about recent decisions by our top court and identify emerging trends in the areas of civil, criminal, and public law.


  1. R v. Jordan, 2016 SCC 27
  2. R v. Saeed, 2016 SCC 24
  3. R v. Lloyd, 2016 SCC 13


  1. Ledcor Construction Ltd. v. Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Co., 2016 SCC 37
  2. World Bank v. Wallace, 2016 SCC 15
  3. Alberta (Attorney General) v. Moloney, 2015 SCC 51
  4. 407 ETR Concession Co. v. Canada (Superintendent of Bankruptcy), 2015 SCC 52
  5. Saskatchewan (Attorney General) v. Lemare Lake Logging Ltd., 2015 SCC 53


  1. British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal) v. Fraser Health Authority, 2016 SCC 25
  2. Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., 2016 SCC 29
  3. Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP v. Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, 2016 SCC 30
  4. British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal) v. Fraser Health Authority


Frank Addario

Mark Gannage

Eric Gertner

Allan C. Hutchinson

Allan C. Hutchinson LLB (London), LLM  (Manchester), LLD (Manchester), FRSC (Fellow of Royal Society of Canada), Barrister of Gray’s Inn, and of the Bar of Ontario, has been a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University since 1982.  During that time, he has also held visiting appointments, at several other leading law schools including Wales, London, Sydney, Monash, and Toronto.  He was a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School in 2007.  Allan is widely recognized as a leading legal scholar.  In 2004, he was elected to the Royal Society of Canada, and in 2006 he was named as a Distinguished Research Professor of York University. He has been invited as a distinguished visitor to numerous institutions and has delivered several named lectures in Canada and around the world.  He has published and/or edited 19 books.  Allan is a committed and celebrated teacher. In 2007, he was awarded the University-wide Teaching Award at York, and he was a finalist in TVO’s 2007 Lecturer of the Year competition. Allan has a record of engaged and effective service and leadership at senior levels. In seeking to contribute to a greater awareness of law’s potential for improvement and social justice, Allan is a regular writer and commentator in the media.   He is presently also counsel to the law firm, Rochon, Genova and is involved in class actions on the plaintiffs’ side.