Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeWagner, Richard; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Côté, Suzanne; Brown, Russell; Rowe, Malcolm; Martin, Sheilah; Kasirer, Nicholas; Jamal, Mahmud
Citation2022 SCC 29
Docket Number39340
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Date08 July 2022
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120 practice notes
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (January 23 ' 27, 2023)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • January 31, 2023
    ...1235, Etco Financial Corp. v. Ontario, [1999] O.J. No 3658 (S.C.), R. v. Babos, 2014 SCC 16, Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29, R. v. Bruce Power Inc., 2009 ONCA 573, Goodis v. Ontario (Ministry of Correctional Services), 2006 SCC 31, O'Dea v. O'Dea, 2019 NLSC 206, Mornea......
  • Esfahani v Samimi, 2022 ABKB 795
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • December 5, 2022
    ...fairness and natural justice have often been treated as “questions of law”: Law Society of Saskatchewan v Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29 at paras 26-30; CUPE v Ontario (Minister of Labour), 2003 SCC 29 at para 100; Ellis-Don Ltd v Ontario (Labour Relations Board), 2001 SCC 4 at para 65......
  • Innovative Medicines Canada v. Canada (Attorney General), 2022 FCA 210
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • December 5, 2022
    ...As well, the Supreme Court has recently doubled down on Vavilov in a way that supports Portnov: Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29, 470 D.L.R. (4th) 328. Before Abrametz, some thought that the Vavilov methodology applies only to administrators’ substantive decisions, not t......
  • Jinnah v Alberta Dental Association and College, 2022 ABCA 336
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • October 13, 2022
    ...of Dental Surgeons of Alberta. [2] Health Professions Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. H-7, s. 90(1). See Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29, ¶ 29 per Rowe, J. (“This case is a statutory appeal pursuant to The Legal Profession Act, 1990. Therefore, the standard of review i......
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  • Esfahani v Samimi, 2022 ABKB 795
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • December 5, 2022
    ...fairness and natural justice have often been treated as “questions of law”: Law Society of Saskatchewan v Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29 at paras 26-30; CUPE v Ontario (Minister of Labour), 2003 SCC 29 at para 100; Ellis-Don Ltd v Ontario (Labour Relations Board), 2001 SCC 4 at para 65......
  • Innovative Medicines Canada v. Canada (Attorney General), 2022 FCA 210
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • December 5, 2022
    ...As well, the Supreme Court has recently doubled down on Vavilov in a way that supports Portnov: Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29, 470 D.L.R. (4th) 328. Before Abrametz, some thought that the Vavilov methodology applies only to administrators’ substantive decisions, not t......
  • Jinnah v Alberta Dental Association and College, 2022 ABCA 336
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • October 13, 2022
    ...of Dental Surgeons of Alberta. [2] Health Professions Act, R.S.A. 2000, c. H-7, s. 90(1). See Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29, ¶ 29 per Rowe, J. (“This case is a statutory appeal pursuant to The Legal Profession Act, 1990. Therefore, the standard of review i......
  • Gulliver v. Law Society Complaints Authorization Committee,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Canada)
    • February 20, 2023
    ...SCC 9; Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov, 2019 SCC 65; Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29; Oleynik v. Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, 2022 NLSC 151; Baker v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), [1999] 2 S.C.R. 817; C.U.P.E.......
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22 firm's commentaries
  • Court Of Appeal Summaries (January 23 ' 27, 2023)
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • January 31, 2023
    ...1235, Etco Financial Corp. v. Ontario, [1999] O.J. No 3658 (S.C.), R. v. Babos, 2014 SCC 16, Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29, R. v. Bruce Power Inc., 2009 ONCA 573, Goodis v. Ontario (Ministry of Correctional Services), 2006 SCC 31, O'Dea v. O'Dea, 2019 NLSC 206, Mornea......
  • A Caution From The Supreme Court Of Canada On Institutional Delay: Lessons From Abrametz
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • July 14, 2022
    ...pressing as certain temporary measures enacted during the pandemic cease to apply. Footnotes 1. Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29 2. Blencoe v. British Columbia (Human Rights Commission), [2000] 2 SCR 307 [Blencoe]. 3. A. Armstrong, "Staying Administrative Proceedings D......
  • The Supreme Court Of Canada Renders Its Decision In Abrametz
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • July 18, 2022
    ...rendered its long-anticipated judgment regarding delay in administrative proceedings in Law Society of Saskatchewan v Abrametz [Abrametz], 2022 SCC 29. In its decision, the SCC concluded that, unlike in criminal proceedings, delay alone will not constitute an abuse of process warranting a s......
  • Delay, Without More, Will Not Warrant A Stay In Administrative Proceedings
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • July 12, 2022
    ...rendered its long-anticipated judgment regarding delay in administrative proceedings in Law Society of Saskatchewan v Abrametz [Abrametz], 2022 SCC 29. In its decision, the SCC concluded that, unlike in criminal proceedings, delay alone will not constitute an abuse of process warranting a s......
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3 books & journal articles
  • The commonality test in class action certification: the battleground of screening merits and fair process
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Canadian Class Action Review No. 19-1, December 2023
    • December 1, 2023
    ...Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) v Ontario (Minister of Labour), 2003 SCC 29 at para 100; Law Society of Saskatchewan v Abrametz, 2022 SCC 29 at para 168, Côté J, dissenting. 70 The Ca nadia n Cl ass aCTion R eview | volume 19 • no 1 [23] . . . I ind it necessary to airm that the d......
  • Fairness: The Right to be Heard
    • Canada
    • Working with the Law Collection Administrative Law: Principles and Advocacy, 5th Edition Part I: Principles and Theory
    • May 12, 2024
    ...is not responsible for it, and if the agency has no good explanation for the delay. 23 DELAY Law Society of Saskatchewan v Abrametz , 2022 SCC 29 Facts Mr Abrametz was the subject of disciplinary proceedings before a Hearings Committee of the Law Society of Saskatchewan (“LSS”) with respect......
  • Tribunal Decision-Making Procedures
    • Canada
    • Working with the Law Collection Administrative Law: Principles and Advocacy, 5th Edition Part III: Challenging Administrative Decision-Making And Enforcing Orders
    • May 12, 2024
    ...decision, often reading it aloud along with the reasons for it. Copies of the decision will be made available to those in attendance. 13 2022 SCC 29. CHAPTER 13 TRIBUNAL DECISION-MAKING PROCEDURES 307 © 2024 Emond Montgomery Publications. All Rights Reserved. CHAPTER SUMMARY Tribunals and o......

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