Morasse v. Nadeau‑Dubois, 2016 SCC 44

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, Beverley; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Cromwell, Thomas Albert; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Wagner, Richard; Gascon, Clément; Côté, Suzanne; Brown, Russell
Citation2016 SCC 44,[2016] 2 SCR 232
Docket Number36351
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Date27 October 2016
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37 practice notes
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...8 Moore v Walker, 2001 BCSC 1119 ...................................................................... 515 Morasse v Nadeau-Dubois, 2016 SCC 44 ................................................... 608, 610 Morgan v Kerrigan, 401 F Supp 216 (D Mass 1975), stay denied 523 F2d 917 (1st Cir 197......
  • Enforcement of Equitable Court Orders
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...in Chapter 2, Section H. 30 Teal Cedar Products Ltd v Rainforest Forest Squad , 2022 BCSC 515 at para 11. 31 Morasse v Nadeau-Dubois , 2016 SCC 44 at para 25 [ Morasse ]. 32 See Z Ltd v A-Z and AA-LL , [1982] QB 558 (CA). 33 See Bhatnager , above note 9; Wanderingspirits v Salt River First ......
  • McLean v. Sleigh, 2019 NSCA 71
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • August 27, 2019
    ...or the sentence is otherwise demonstrably unfit, see R. v. Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64 at paras. 11, 44; see also Morasse v. Noreau-Dubois, 2016 SCC 44 at para. 131 (per Wagner J. (as he then was), dissenting); Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC v. Mivasair, 2019 BCCA 156 at para. 24; Business Developmen......
  • Jackson v Jackson,
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan (Canada)
    • September 13, 2022
    ...the alleged contemnor of which the contemnor has notice and which the contemnor intentionally breached); see also Morasse v Nadeau-Dubois, 2016 SCC 44 at paras 19–21, [2016] 2 SCR 232. The persuasive burden is on the party alleging contempt and that party also has the burden to adduc......
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32 cases
  • McLean v. Sleigh, 2019 NSCA 71
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal of Nova Scotia (Canada)
    • August 27, 2019
    ...or the sentence is otherwise demonstrably unfit, see R. v. Lacasse, 2015 SCC 64 at paras. 11, 44; see also Morasse v. Noreau-Dubois, 2016 SCC 44 at para. 131 (per Wagner J. (as he then was), dissenting); Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC v. Mivasair, 2019 BCCA 156 at para. 24; Business Developmen......
  • Jackson v Jackson,
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan (Canada)
    • September 13, 2022
    ...the alleged contemnor of which the contemnor has notice and which the contemnor intentionally breached); see also Morasse v Nadeau-Dubois, 2016 SCC 44 at paras 19–21, [2016] 2 SCR 232. The persuasive burden is on the party alleging contempt and that party also has the burden to adduc......
  • Bellegarde v. Eashappie, 2024 FC 48
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • January 15, 2024
    ...and uphold the rule of law (Bell Canada v Red Rhino Entertainment Inc, 2021 FC 895 at para 6 [Red Rhino]; Morasse v Nadeau-Dubois, 2016 SCC 44 at para 81; Bacon St-Onge 2019 at para 54, citing United Nurses of Alberta v Alberta (Attorney General), [1992] SCR 901, 89 DLR (4th) [59] Rule 466 ......
  • R. v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2018 ABCA 391
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • November 23, 2018
    ...if the assertion is “public defiance” (para 63); Envacon Inc v 829693 Alberta Ltd, 2018 ABCA 313 at para 8; Morasse v Nadeau-Dubois, 2016 SCC 44 at para 21 and 81, [2016] 2 SCR 232. That is a key feature to the statutory construction analysis which follows. Under the rule of law, prosecutio......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Contempt Of Court And The Impact Of The Nadeau-Dubois Case On Labour Law
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • February 21, 2017
    ...is harming the employer? That was the issue addressed by the Supreme Court of Canada on October 27, 2016, in Morasse v. Nadeau-Dubois, 2016 SCC 44. The facts in that case date back to the student protests in response to the provincial government's plan, at the time, to increase tuition fees......
2 books & journal articles
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...8 Moore v Walker, 2001 BCSC 1119 ...................................................................... 515 Morasse v Nadeau-Dubois, 2016 SCC 44 ................................................... 608, 610 Morgan v Kerrigan, 401 F Supp 216 (D Mass 1975), stay denied 523 F2d 917 (1st Cir 197......
  • Enforcement of Equitable Court Orders
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...in Chapter 2, Section H. 30 Teal Cedar Products Ltd v Rainforest Forest Squad , 2022 BCSC 515 at para 11. 31 Morasse v Nadeau-Dubois , 2016 SCC 44 at para 25 [ Morasse ]. 32 See Z Ltd v A-Z and AA-LL , [1982] QB 558 (CA). 33 See Bhatnager , above note 9; Wanderingspirits v Salt River First ......

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