Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
JudgeAbella, Rosalie Silberman; Cromwell, Thomas Albert; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Wagner, Richard; Gascon, Clément; Côté, Suzanne
Citation2016 SCC 53,[2016] 2 SCR 555,403 DLR (4th) 1
Docket Number36460
Subject MatterEVIDENCE,PRACTICE,CROWN
Date25 November 2016
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115 practice notes
  • Barreau du Québec v. Quebec (Attorney General), 2017 SCC 56
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • November 10, 2017
    ...et Solidarité sociale), 2010 QCTAQ 11404, 2010 CanLII 70683; Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53, [2016] 2 S.C.R. 555; Bélanger v. Saint‑Marcel (Municipalité), 2013 QCTAQ 01912, 2013 CanLII 5734; Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., 2016 S......
  • Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov, 2019 SCC 65
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • December 19, 2019
    ...(City) v. C.U.P.E., Local 79, 2003 SCC 63, [2003] 3 S.C.R. 77; Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53, [2016] 2 S.C.R. 555; Chagnon v. Syndicat de la fonction publique et parapublique du Québec, 2018 SCC 39, [2018] 2 S.C.R. 687; Canada (Canadian......
  • Ready v Saskatoon Regional Health Authority, 2017 SKCA 20
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Saskatchewan)
    • March 9, 2017
    ...the purpose of the legislative scheme: Edmonton East at para 44; Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53 at para 79, 403 DLR (4th) 1; and Wilson v Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., 2016 SCC 29 at para 39, 399 DLR (4th) 193 [Wilson]. [291] In Wilson, a......
  • Privileges, Protections, and Immunities
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Evidence. Eighth Edition
    • June 25, 2020
    ...characterize litigation privilege as a “substantive rule”). In Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary , [2016] 2 SCR 555 Privileges, Protections, and Immunities 289 Just as there are times when the law goes further than granting a procedural privilege, there ......
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81 cases
  • Barreau du Québec v. Quebec (Attorney General), 2017 SCC 56
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • November 10, 2017
    ...et Solidarité sociale), 2010 QCTAQ 11404, 2010 CanLII 70683; Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53, [2016] 2 S.C.R. 555; Bélanger v. Saint‑Marcel (Municipalité), 2013 QCTAQ 01912, 2013 CanLII 5734; Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., 2016 S......
  • Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov, 2019 SCC 65
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • December 19, 2019
    ...(City) v. C.U.P.E., Local 79, 2003 SCC 63, [2003] 3 S.C.R. 77; Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53, [2016] 2 S.C.R. 555; Chagnon v. Syndicat de la fonction publique et parapublique du Québec, 2018 SCC 39, [2018] 2 S.C.R. 687; Canada (Canadian......
  • Ready v Saskatoon Regional Health Authority, 2017 SKCA 20
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Saskatchewan)
    • March 9, 2017
    ...the purpose of the legislative scheme: Edmonton East at para 44; Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53 at para 79, 403 DLR (4th) 1; and Wilson v Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., 2016 SCC 29 at para 39, 399 DLR (4th) 193 [Wilson]. [291] In Wilson, a......
  • Sedgwick v Edmonton Real Estate Board Co-Operative Listing Bureau Limited (Realtors Association of Edmonton),
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • August 4, 2022
    ...it should be assumed the legislator intended different meanings: Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53 at para 53, [2016] 2 SCR 555. It is correct that the canon “expressio unius est exclusio alterius” has been treated as something......
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21 firm's commentaries
  • Reinforcing The Primacy Of Privilege
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • September 27, 2017
    ...Privilege (Markham, ON: LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2014), at p. 1i. Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53, [2016] 2 S.C.R. 555 ["Alberta IPC"]. Lizotte v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, 2016 SCC 52, [2016] 2 S.C.R. 521 ["Lizotte"]. Notably, th......
  • COURT OF APPEAL SUMMARIES (JUNE 18 – 22)
    • Canada
    • LexBlog Canada
    • June 23, 2018
    ...subject to a correctness standard of review post-Dunsmuir. In Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53, Cote J emphasized that that the “importance of solicitor-client privilege to our justice system cannot be overstated. It is a legal privilege co......
  • The Dispute Resolution Review - 9th Edition
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • June 29, 2017
    ...SCC 44. 38 Lizotte v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, 2016 SCC 52; Alberta (Information Privacy Commissioner) v. University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53. 39 [1999] 1 SCR 40 This position was confirmed in Pritchard v. Ontario (Human Rights Commission), 2004 SCC 31 at para. 21. 41 2010 SCC 16. ......
  • Looking Back – The 10 Most Important Appeals Of 2016
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • February 14, 2017
    ...Lizotte v Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, 2016 SCC 52, Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53, and Canada (AG) v Chambres des notaires du Quebec, 2016 SCC 20. As previously discussed here, here, and here, these decisions reinforce the protecti......
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8 books & journal articles
  • Privileges, Protections, and Immunities
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Evidence. Eighth Edition
    • June 25, 2020
    ...characterize litigation privilege as a “substantive rule”). In Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary , [2016] 2 SCR 555 Privileges, Protections, and Immunities 289 Just as there are times when the law goes further than granting a procedural privilege, there ......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Evidence. Eighth Edition
    • June 25, 2020
    ...206 Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary, [2016] 2 SCR 555 .............................................................288–89, 305 Alberta (Public Trustee) v Walker (1981), 122 DLR (3d) 411 (Alta CA) ........... 209 Alberta v Suncor Inc, 2017 ABCA 221 ..........
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Information and Privacy Law in Canada
    • June 25, 2020
    ...and Commercial Workers, Local 401 v Alberta (Attorney General) Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53 ...........................................................188, 189, 190, 227 Alberta v Hutterian Brethren of Wilson Colony, 2009 SCC 37 ...........
  • Access to Information in the Public Sector
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Information and Privacy Law in Canada
    • June 25, 2020
    ...Blank SCC 2006, above note 261 at para 67. 301 See, for example, Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary , 2016 SCC 53 at para 43 [ University of Calgary ]. 302 Blank FCA 2016, above note 260 at para 60. 303 British Columbia (Attorney General) v Lee , 2017 BCC......
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