CanLII Connects is a free collection of summaries and commentaries on Canadian case law. The project was created to make it faster and easier for legal professionals and the public to connect with high-quality legal commentary on Canadian court decisions.
This free resource includes decisive and persuasive cases that are relevant to the paralegal scope of practice — including Landlord & Tenant, Administrative Tribunals, legal principles in torts and small claims, Provincial Offences and human rights. Contributions are accepted from those with a demonstrated capacity for legal analysis.
Here is a selection of recent contributions to CanLII Connects:
- Can a regulator rely on a “qualified privilege” defence to defamation? Yes.
- Does UK “Succession to the Crown” Bill violate s. 15 of the Charter? No.
- Mitigation of Damages not a “Genuine Issue for Trial” in Wrongful Dismissal Case.
- Hryniak v. Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7 – Cited 203 times in seven months – SCOPE contributor Andrew Hyland’s among those who saw the wave coming.