Araya v. Nevsun Resources Ltd, 2017 BCCA 401

JurisdictionBritish Columbia
JudgeThe Honourable Madam Justice Newbury,The Honourable Mr. Justice Willcock,The Honourable Madam Justice Dickson
Citation2017 BCCA 401
CourtCourt of Appeal (British Columbia)
Date21 November 2017
Docket NumberCA44025
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32 practice notes
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd v Araya,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • February 28, 2020
    ...action. 22. Writing for a unanimous court, Newbury JA upheld Abrioux J's rulings on the forum non conveniens and evidence applications (2017 BCCA 401). As for the act of state doctrine, Newbury JA noted that no Canadian court has ever directly applied the doctrine, but that it was adopted i......
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya, 2020 SCC 5
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • February 28, 2020
    ...APPEAL from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal (Newbury, Willcock and Dickson JJ.A.), 2017 BCCA 401, 4 B.C.L.R. (6th) 91 , 419 D.L.R. (4th) 631 , 12 C.P.C. (8th) 225, [2017] B.C.J. No. 2318 (QL), 2017 CarswellBC 3232 (WL Can.), affirming a decision of Abrioux J., 2016 B......
  • Public Health Inquiries and the Class Action Fall-out
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 15-2, March 2020
    • March 1, 2020
    ...that failed the cause of action, and 2016 BCSC 1856, 408 DLR (4th) 383 [Nevsun BCSC]; see also 2017 BCSC 336, [2017] BCWLD 1687, aff’d 2017 BCCA 401 [Nevsun BCCA], leave to appeal to SCC granted, 37919 (14 June 2018) [Nevsun SCC]. 9 Rana Plaza, above note 7 at paras 5, 145, 207, and 218ff. ......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Partnerships and Corporations. Fourth Edition
    • August 5, 2018
    ...aff’d (2008), 237 OAC 261, 2008 CanLII 27471 (Div Ct) ................................................ 507 Araya v Nevsun Resources Ltd, 2017 BCCA 401, leave to appeal to SCC granted, [2018] SCCA No 26 .............................................................. 614 Archibald v Sutherland......
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13 cases
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya, 2020 SCC 5
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • February 28, 2020
    ...APPEAL from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal (Newbury, Willcock and Dickson JJ.A.), 2017 BCCA 401, 4 B.C.L.R. (6th) 91 , 419 D.L.R. (4th) 631 , 12 C.P.C. (8th) 225, [2017] B.C.J. No. 2318 (QL), 2017 CarswellBC 3232 (WL Can.), affirming a decision of Abrioux J., 2016 B......
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd v Araya,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • February 28, 2020
    ...action. 22. Writing for a unanimous court, Newbury JA upheld Abrioux J's rulings on the forum non conveniens and evidence applications (2017 BCCA 401). As for the act of state doctrine, Newbury JA noted that no Canadian court has ever directly applied the doctrine, but that it was adopted i......
  • Strohmaier v. K.S., 2019 BCCA 388
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • November 7, 2019
    ...The standard will be even more deferential where the order is made by a case management judge: see Araya v. Nevsun Resources Ltd., 2017 BCCA 401 at paras. 109–111; and Haida Nation v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2018 BCCA 462 at paras. [23] The appellants submit that this high degr......
  • British Columbia v. The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • June 4, 2021
    ...The standard will be even more deferential where the order is made by a case management judge: see Araya v. Nevsun Resources Ltd., 2017 BCCA 401 at paras. 109 — 111; and Haida Nation v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2018 BCCA 462at paras. 20 — 21. [Emphasis ad......
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7 firm's commentaries
  • Mining Company Asks Supreme Court to Hear Its Challenge to Allegations of Human Rights Abuses in Eritrea
    • Canada
    • JD Supra Canada
    • January 31, 2018
    ...for permission to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. Emerging “Transnational” Legal Principles Araya v. Nevsun Resources Ltd., 2017 BCCA 401 [Nevsun]1 is one of several Canadian lawsuits grounded on the emerging area of “transnational” law. Transnational law concerns the legal standards......
  • Canada Announces Two New Initiatives To Hold Companies Accountable For Human Rights Violations Abroad
    • Canada
    • JD Supra Canada
    • February 13, 2018
    ...Chain Activities: Recent Developments in California and Canada, Littler Insight (Feb. 15, 2017). 5 Araya v. Nevsun Resources, Ltd., 2017 BCCA 401 (Court of Appeal for British Columbia, November 21, 2017). Michael G. CongiuJohn Kloosterman 4 See John Kloosterman, Michael Congiu, Stefan Marcu......
  • Mining Company Asks Supreme Court To Hear Its Challenge To Allegations Of Human Rights Abuses In Eritrea
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • February 1, 2018
    ...for permission to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. Emerging "Transnational" Legal Principles Araya v. Nevsun Resources Ltd., 2017 BCCA 401 [Nevsun]1 is one of several Canadian lawsuits grounded on the emerging area of "transnational" law. Transnational law concerns the legal standards......
  • Dentons 2020 proxy season update
    • Canada
    • JD Supra Canada
    • January 22, 2020
    ...Slavery in Supply Chains, May 2019. ↩ Araya v. Nevsun Resources Ltd., 2017 BCCA 401. 2017 BCCA 39. This also involves alleged labour violations at an overseas mine. ↩ These involved a global retailer and a global food and drinks company. ↩ SEDAR+ Frequently Asked Questions. ↩ da.ca/en/emplo......
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12 books & journal articles
  • L’oratoire Saint-joseph Du Mont-royal v Jj and the Growing Complexity of Quebec’s Authorization Criteria
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 15-2, March 2020
    • March 1, 2020
    ...that failed the cause of action, and 2016 BCSC 1856, 408 DLR (4th) 383 [Nevsun BCSC]; see also 2017 BCSC 336, [2017] BCWLD 1687, aff’d 2017 BCCA 401 [Nevsun BCCA], leave to appeal to SCC granted, 37919 (14 June 2018) [Nevsun SCC]. 9 Rana Plaza, above note 7 at paras 5, 145, 207, and 218ff. ......
  • Introduction
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 15-2, March 2020
    • March 1, 2020
    ...that failed the cause of action, and 2016 BCSC 1856, 408 DLR (4th) 383 [Nevsun BCSC]; see also 2017 BCSC 336, [2017] BCWLD 1687, aff’d 2017 BCCA 401 [Nevsun BCCA], leave to appeal to SCC granted, 37919 (14 June 2018) [Nevsun SCC]. 9 Rana Plaza, above note 7 at paras 5, 145, 207, and 218ff. ......
  • Crown Immunity in Class Proceedings: The Injustice of Barring Institutional Historical Abuse Claims
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 15-2, March 2020
    • March 1, 2020
    ...that failed the cause of action, and 2016 BCSC 1856, 408 DLR (4th) 383 [Nevsun BCSC]; see also 2017 BCSC 336, [2017] BCWLD 1687, aff’d 2017 BCCA 401 [Nevsun BCCA], leave to appeal to SCC granted, 37919 (14 June 2018) [Nevsun SCC]. 9 Rana Plaza, above note 7 at paras 5, 145, 207, and 218ff. ......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Partnerships and Corporations. Fourth Edition
    • August 5, 2018
    ...aff’d (2008), 237 OAC 261, 2008 CanLII 27471 (Div Ct) ................................................ 507 Araya v Nevsun Resources Ltd, 2017 BCCA 401, leave to appeal to SCC granted, [2018] SCCA No 26 .............................................................. 614 Archibald v Sutherland......
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