Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 v. Toronto Transit Commission and Inflation Restraint Board, (1984) 6 O.A.C. 265 (DC)

Judge:Labrosse, Montgomery and O'Brien, JJ.
Court:Superior Court of Justice of Ontario
Case Date:October 22, 1984
Jurisdiction:Ontario
Citations:(1984), 6 O.A.C. 265 (DC)
 
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Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 v. Toronto Transit Commission and Inflation Restraint Board

Indexed As: Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 v. Toronto Transit Commission and Inflation Restraint Board

Ontario Divisional Court

Labrosse, Montgomery and O'Brien, JJ.

November 5, 1984.

Summary:

The Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113, applied for judicial review of a decision of the Inflation Restraint Board concerning an interpretation by the board of s. 4(f) of the Inflation Restraint Act.

The Ontario Divisional Court dismissed the application.

Trade Regulation - Topic 8466

Price and wage regulation - Anti-inflation legislation - Compensation rates (Inflation Restraint Act (Ont.), s. 4(f)) - The Inflation Restraint Board interpreted s. 4(f) of the Inflation Restraint Act respecting the meaning of the word "compensation rates" - The Amalgamated Transit Union applied for judicial review of the board's decision - The Ontario Divisional Court dismissed the application for judicial review, where the board's decision was one which could be supported by the statute - See paragraphs 1 to 9.

Words and Phrases

Compensation rates - The Ontario Divisional Court affirmed the Inflation Restraint Board's interpretation of the phrase "compensation rates" as it was used in the Inflation Restraint Act, S.O. 1982, c. 55 - See paragraphs 1 to 9.

Cases Noticed:

Western Ontario Credit Corp. Ltd. and Ontario Securities Commission, Re (1976), 9 O.R.(2d) 93, appld. [para. 6].

Attorney-General for Ontario v. Keeling et al. (1981), 30 O.R.(2d) 662, appld. [para. 6].

Macfarlane and Anchor Cap & Closure Corp. of Canada Ltd., Re (1981), 33 O.R.(2d) 317, appld. [para. 6].

Metropolitan Toronto Police Association v. Inflation Restraint Board et al. (1984), 4 O.A.C. 150; 46 O.R.(2d) 330, appld. [para. 6].

Liquor Control Board of Ontario et al. and Ontario Liquor Board Employee's Union et al., Re (1981), 29 O.R.(2d) 705, appld. [para. 6].

Statutes Noticed:

Inflation Restraint Act, S.O. 1982, c. 55, sect. 4(f) [para. 1].

Counsel:

P. Falzone, for Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113;

M. Hines, for Toronto Transit Commission;

P. Lockett, Q.C., for the Attorney General of Ontario.

This application for judicial review was heard on October 22, 1984, before Labrosse, Montgomery and O'Brien, JJ., of the Ontario Divisional Court. The following decision of the Divisional Court was delivered orally by Labrosse, J., and released on November 5, 1984.

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