Sahyoun et al. v. Ho et al., 2011 BCSC 567

JurisdictionBritish Columbia
JudgeVoith, J.
CourtSupreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
Subject MatterCOURTS,PRACTICE,CIVIL RIGHTS
Citation2011 BCSC 567,[2011] B.C.T.C. Uned. 567 (SC),[2011] B.C.T.C. Uned. 567
Date02 May 2011
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  • Immutability Hauntings. Socio-economic Status and Women's Right to Just Conditions of Work under Section 15 of the Charter
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Advancing Social Rights in Canada
    • June 15, 2014
    ...and the principle of equality being met. 48 2009 NSCA 17 [ Boulter ]. 49 Ibid at para 42. 50 See also Sahyoun (Committee of) v Ho , 2011 BCSC 567, citing Boulter , above note 48. The court found that the requirement of a lawyer to act for a litigation guardian does not violate s 15 of the C......
  • Access to Energy. How Form Overtook Substance and Disempowered the Poor in Nova Scotia
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Advancing Social Rights in Canada
    • June 15, 2014
    ...courts have cited it for the principle that poverty is not an analogous ground of discrimination: Sahyoun (Committee of) v Ho , 2011 BCSC 567 at para 56; Mackie v Toronto ( City ), 2010 ONSC 3801 at para 69; PD v British Columbia , 2010 BCSC 290 at para 155; and Toussaint v Canada ( Ministe......
  • Sahyoun v. Ho et al., [2015] B.C.T.C. Uned. 392
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • March 12, 2015
    ... 2, 2011, I stayed Antonios' claim until counsel could be retained to act on his behalf. Those reasons are indexed at Sahyoun v. Ho , 2011 BCSC 567 (the "Stay Reasons"). Until that time, Antonios had been represented by his litigation guardian, Dr. Sahyoun. However, R. 20-2(4) of the Supre......
  • Sahyoun v. Ho, 2017 BCCA 96
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • February 16, 2017
    ...of proceedings until such time as the Sahyouns were able to retain counsel to act for Antonios (the “Stay Order”). See Sahyoun v. Ho, 2011 BCSC 567. No appeal was taken from the Stay Order. [9] In his reasons for granting the Stay Order, Voith J. also dismissed Dr. Sahyoun’s cross-applicati......
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5 cases
  • Sahyoun v. Ho et al., [2015] B.C.T.C. Uned. 392
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • March 12, 2015
    ... 2, 2011, I stayed Antonios' claim until counsel could be retained to act on his behalf. Those reasons are indexed at Sahyoun v. Ho , 2011 BCSC 567 (the "Stay Reasons"). Until that time, Antonios had been represented by his litigation guardian, Dr. Sahyoun. However, R. 20-2(4) of the Supre......
  • Sahyoun v. Ho, 2017 BCCA 96
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • February 16, 2017
    ...of proceedings until such time as the Sahyouns were able to retain counsel to act for Antonios (the “Stay Order”). See Sahyoun v. Ho, 2011 BCSC 567. No appeal was taken from the Stay Order. [9] In his reasons for granting the Stay Order, Voith J. also dismissed Dr. Sahyoun’s cross-applicati......
  • B.F. v. Prince Albert Victoria Hospital et al., 2015 SKQB 237
    • Canada
    • Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench of Saskatchewan (Canada)
    • August 10, 2015
    ...of the right to publicly-funded counsel was recently reviewed in a decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court: see Sahyoun v. Ho , 2011 BCSC 567 [ Sahyoun ]. In that case, the court succinctly summarized the foundation for the right as follows: [40] The foundational decision on a right ......
  • Sahyoun v. Ho, 2017 BCCA 18
    • Canada
    • British Columbia Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • January 10, 2017
    ...[6] The Public Guardian and Trustee has determined that it would not act on behalf of Antonios Nabil Riad Sahyoun: see Sayhoun v. Ho, 2011 BCSC 567, para. 20. I am advised that Dr. Sayhoun has been aware that Access Pro Bono has not been prepared to provide counsel since mid-2015. [7] This ......
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