Bruker v. Marcovitz, [2007] 3 SCR 607

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, Beverley; Bastarache, Michel; Binnie, William Ian Corneil; LeBel, Louis; Deschamps, Marie; Fish, Morris J.; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Charron, Louise; Rothstein, Marshall
Citation[2007] 3 SCR 607,2007 SCC 54,[2008] RDF 1,288 DLR (4th) 257,166 CRR (2d) 36,46 RFL (6th) 1,370 NR 1
Date14 December 2007
Subject MatterCONFLICT OF LAWS,COURTS,PRACTICE,CIVIL RIGHTS
Docket Number31212
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37 practice notes
  • Ward v. Quebec (Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse),
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 29, 2021
    ...Ltd., [1985] 2 S.C.R. 536 ; Ford v. Quebec (Attorney General), [1988] 2 S.C.R. 712 ; Bruker v. Marcovitz, 2007 SCC 54 , [2007] 3 S.C.R. 607; Health Services and Support — Facilities Subsector Bargaining Assn. v. British Columbia, 2007 SCC 27 , [2007] 2 S.C.R. 391 ; Quebec (Publi......
  • R. v. N.S., 2012 SCC 72
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • December 20, 2012
    ...4 S.C.R. 475; Alberta v. Hutterian Brethren of Wilson Colony, 2009 SCC 37, [2009] 2 S.C.R. 567; Bruker v. Marcovitz, 2007 SCC 54, [2007] 3 S.C.R. 607; R. v. Oakes, [1986] 1 S.C.R. 103; Reference re Secession of Quebec, [1998] 2 S.C.R. 217; Reference re Remuneration of Judges of the Provinci......
  • Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses (Judicial Committee) v. Wall, 2018 SCC 26
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • May 31, 2018
    ...Witnesses (1988), 87 A.R. 229; Mott-Trille v. Steed, [1998] O.J. No. 3583, rev’d 1999 CanLII 2618; Bruker v. Marcovitz, 2007 SCC 54, [2007] 3 S.C.R. 607; Syndicat Northcrest v. Amselem, 2004 SCC 47, [2004] 2 S.C.R. 551; Demiris v. Hellenic Community of Vancouver, 2000 BCSC 733; RWDSU v. Dol......
  • R. v. N.S. et al., (2012) 297 O.A.C. 200 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court (Canada)
    • December 20, 2012
    ...R. v. Creighton (D.J.) and Crawford (C.), [1995] 1 S.C.R. 858; 179 N.R. 161; 81 O.A.C. 359, refd to. [para. 62]. Bruker v. Marcovitz, [2007] 3 S.C.R. 607; 270 N.R. 1; 2007 SCC 54, refd to. [para. Reference Re Secession of Quebec, [1998] 2 S.C.R. 217; 228 N.R. 203, refd to. [para. 74]. Refer......
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18 cases
  • Ward v. Quebec (Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse),
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • October 29, 2021
    ...Ltd., [1985] 2 S.C.R. 536 ; Ford v. Quebec (Attorney General), [1988] 2 S.C.R. 712 ; Bruker v. Marcovitz, 2007 SCC 54 , [2007] 3 S.C.R. 607; Health Services and Support — Facilities Subsector Bargaining Assn. v. British Columbia, 2007 SCC 27 , [2007] 2 S.C.R. 391 ; Quebec (Publi......
  • R. v. N.S., 2012 SCC 72
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • December 20, 2012
    ...4 S.C.R. 475; Alberta v. Hutterian Brethren of Wilson Colony, 2009 SCC 37, [2009] 2 S.C.R. 567; Bruker v. Marcovitz, 2007 SCC 54, [2007] 3 S.C.R. 607; R. v. Oakes, [1986] 1 S.C.R. 103; Reference re Secession of Quebec, [1998] 2 S.C.R. 217; Reference re Remuneration of Judges of the Provinci......
  • Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses (Judicial Committee) v. Wall, 2018 SCC 26
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • May 31, 2018
    ...Witnesses (1988), 87 A.R. 229; Mott-Trille v. Steed, [1998] O.J. No. 3583, rev’d 1999 CanLII 2618; Bruker v. Marcovitz, 2007 SCC 54, [2007] 3 S.C.R. 607; Syndicat Northcrest v. Amselem, 2004 SCC 47, [2004] 2 S.C.R. 551; Demiris v. Hellenic Community of Vancouver, 2000 BCSC 733; RWDSU v. Dol......
  • R. v. N.S. et al., (2012) 297 O.A.C. 200 (SCC)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Supreme Court (Canada)
    • December 20, 2012
    ...R. v. Creighton (D.J.) and Crawford (C.), [1995] 1 S.C.R. 858; 179 N.R. 161; 81 O.A.C. 359, refd to. [para. 62]. Bruker v. Marcovitz, [2007] 3 S.C.R. 607; 270 N.R. 1; 2007 SCC 54, refd to. [para. Reference Re Secession of Quebec, [1998] 2 S.C.R. 217; 228 N.R. 203, refd to. [para. 74]. Refer......
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19 books & journal articles
  • Domestic Contracts
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive Canadian Family Law. Eighth Edition
    • August 3, 2020
    ...enforceable even where they have a religious aspect since the Supreme Court’s decision in Marcovitz v. Bruker, 2007 SCC 54 (CanLII), [2007] 3 S.C.R. 607. At para. 123 of the Supreme Court held that “if a spouse can show that the religious marriage contract meets all the requirements for a c......
  • Divorce: Jurisdiction; Judgments; Foreign Divorces; Grounds for Divorce; Bars
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive Canadian Family Law. Eighth Edition
    • August 3, 2020
    ...substantive relief under federal and provincial legislation where she withdrew her earlier refusal of consent to receive get). 207 [2007] 3 SCR 607. As to whether a Canadian court is able to force a spouse to grant a religious divorce, see Kariminia v Nasser, 2018 BCSC Canadian family law e......
  • Notes
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books In your face. Law, Justice, and Niqab-Wearing Women in Canada
    • August 4, 2020
    ...v NS was written by McLachlin CJ (as she then was) with Deschamps, Fish, and Cromwell JJ concurring. 44 Bruker v Marcovitz, 2007 SCC 54, [2007] 3 SCR 607 at paras 1–2. 45 Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (visual identiication of voters) , 2nd Sess, 39th Parl, 2008 [ Visual......
  • Illegality
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • August 4, 2020
    ...4, Section C. 39 Merritt v Merritt , [1970] 2 All ER 760 (CA). And see Chapter 4, Section C. 40 Bruker v Marcovitz , 2007 SCC 54, [2007] 3 SCR 607 (decided on the basis of the equivalent rule of Quebec civil law and supported on the basis that so holding “harmonizes with Canada’s approach t......
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