British Columbia Teachers' Federation v. British Columbia, [2016] 2 SCR 407

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, Beverley; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Wagner, Richard; Gascon, Clément; Côté, Suzanne; Brown, Russell; Rowe, Malcolm
Citation[2016] 2 SCR 407,2016 SCC 49
Docket Number36500
Date10 November 2016
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25 practice notes
  • Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada (Governor General in Council), 2018 SCC 40
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 11, 2018
    ...; Authorson v. Canada (Attorney General), 2003 SCC 39 , [2003] 2 S.C.R. 40 ; British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v. British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49, [2016] 2 S.C.R. 407 , rev’g (2015), 71 B.C.L.R. (5th) 223 ; referred to: Beckman v. Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation, 2010 SCC 53 , [......
  • The Constitutionalization of Collective Bargaining Law
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Labour and Employment Law. Cases, Materials, and Commentary. Ninth Edition
    • June 24, 2018
    ...adopted Donald JA’s reasoning (excerpted below) and allowed the appeal in an unusual ruling from the bench: BCTF v British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49. The BCTF case is the result of legislation enacted by the BC provincial government in early 2002: the Health and Social Services Delivery Improve......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Labour and Employment Law. Cases, Materials, and Commentary. Ninth Edition
    • June 24, 2018
    ...British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v British Columbia , 2014 BCSC 121, rev’d 2015 BCCA 184, af’d 2016 SCC 49..........................................................................987, 988 British Columbia Terminal Elevator Operators’ Association on Behalf of the Saskatchewan Wheat Poo......
  • Table of cases, index and about the authors
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Seventh Edition
    • June 30, 2021
    ...462 , 97 CCC (3d) 505 .......................................... 262, 320, 333 British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49, [2016] 2 SCR 407 ................................................................... 225 Brown v Board of Education, 347 US 483 (1954).........
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11 cases
  • Yahey v. British Columbia,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • June 29, 2021
    ... 2015 BCCA 184 at paras. 331-334 and 348. Justice Donald’s reasons were ultimately adopted by the Supreme Court of Canada (2016 SCC 49). [1805] Acting with ordinary prudence in this case required that the Province investigate the concerns regarding cumulative impacts by developing p......
  • Alberta Union of Provincial Employees v Alberta,
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • May 20, 2021
    ...Mounted Police at paras 71 and 72; Health Services at paras 90 and 92; British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49, adopting the dissenting reasons of Justice Donald in 2015 BCCA 184 at paras 281 and 284-287 [BCTF]. [29]      &#......
  • Reference re Bill 148, An Act Respecting the Sustainability of Public Services,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • May 11, 2022
    ...2016 it allowed an appeal from the British Columbia Court of Appeal in British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v. British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49 (“British Columbia Teachers’ Federation”) substantially for the reasons of the dissenting judge, Justice Donald (2015 BCC......
  • Nova Scotia Teachers Union v. Nova Scotia (Attorney General),
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • June 1, 2022
    ...when the Supreme Court of Canada allowed the union’s appeal “substantially for the reasons of Justice Donald” (2016 SCC 49).  [47]         NSTU emphasizes that the traditional jurisprudence developed in the context of private......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • R. V. G.T.D.: The Supreme Court Of Canada Decides A Charter Case From The Bench — Again
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • March 6, 2018
    ...2017 SCC 53; R. v. Robinson, 2017 SCC 52; R. v. Clifford, 2017 SCC 9; British Columbia Teachers' Federation v. British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49, [2016] 2 S.C.R. 407. Usually, it is the president who delivers the oral judgment. (But not always: see Pintea v. Johns, 2017 SCC 27, [2017] 1 S.C.R. ......
  • B.C. Teachers Win Landmark Ruling At The Supreme Court
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • February 9, 2017
    ...effect of limiting teacher bargaining rights on class size and composition. In British Columbia Teachers' Federation v. British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49, the majority of the Court allowed the appeal, "substantially for the reasons of Justice Donald", who provided the dissenting opini......
11 books & journal articles
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law Society of Upper Canada Special Lectures 2017
    • June 24, 2021
    ...British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v British Columbia, 2014 BCSC 121, rev’d 2015 BCCA 184, aff’d 2016 SCC 49 ...............................34, 337–42, 357, 585 British Columbia v Canadian Forest Products Ltd, 2004 SCC 38 ....................... 189 Brockie v Brillinger (No 2), 2002 CanL......
  • Table of cases, index and about the authors
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Seventh Edition
    • June 30, 2021
    ...462 , 97 CCC (3d) 505 .......................................... 262, 320, 333 British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49, [2016] 2 SCR 407 ................................................................... 225 Brown v Board of Education, 347 US 483 (1954).........
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Labour and Employment Law. Cases, Materials, and Commentary. Ninth Edition
    • June 24, 2018
    ...British Columbia Teachers’ Federation v British Columbia , 2014 BCSC 121, rev’d 2015 BCCA 184, af’d 2016 SCC 49..........................................................................987, 988 British Columbia Terminal Elevator Operators’ Association on Behalf of the Saskatchewan Wheat Poo......
  • The Constitutionalization of Collective Bargaining Law
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Labour and Employment Law. Cases, Materials, and Commentary. Ninth Edition
    • June 24, 2018
    ...adopted Donald JA’s reasoning (excerpted below) and allowed the appeal in an unusual ruling from the bench: BCTF v British Columbia, 2016 SCC 49. The BCTF case is the result of legislation enacted by the BC provincial government in early 2002: the Health and Social Services Delivery Improve......
  • Request a trial to view additional results

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