Toronto (City) v. Ontario (Attorney General),

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeWagner, Richard; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Côté, Suzanne; Brown, Russell; Rowe, Malcolm; Martin, Sheilah; Kasirer, Nicholas
Neutral Citation2021 SCC 34
Citation2021 SCC 34
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Docket Number38921
Date01 October 2021
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  • Notes
    • Canada
    • Understanding Canada Political Law in Canada
    • August 22, 2023
    ...Taylor that aired on TVO on 17 August 2021. Such programs amply illustrate the diiculty of deining the concept and staying on focus. 10 2021 SCC 34. 11 2019 ONCA 732 at para 59. 12 Quebec Secession Reference , above note 6 at para 67 [emphasis added]. 13 Tom Bingham, he Rule of Law (London:......
  • Canada v. Boloh 1(a), 2023 FCA 120
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • May 31, 2023
    ...doubled down on this, reaffirming the proper role of text in constitutional interpretation: Toronto (City) v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34, 462 D.L.R. (4th) 1. Now no doubt remains. And given the doctrine of precedent that binds all, including the Supreme Court, no doubt can rema......
  • Collins v. Saddle Lake Cree Nation #462, 2023 FC 1239
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • September 13, 2023
    ...and purposive manner, in its appropriate linguistic, philosophic and historical context ((Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34 at para 14; Quebec (Attorney General) v 9147‑0732 Québec inc., 2020 SCC 32, at paras 8‑10, 68; Conseil scolaire francophone d......
  • Writing Canada's Political Constitution.
    • Canada
    • Queen's Law Journal Vol. 48 No. 2, January 2023
    • January 1, 2023
    ...Judges Reference]; Reference re Secession of Quebec, [1998] 2 SCR 217, 161 DLR (4th) 385; Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34 [Toronto]; Bowden & MacDonald, "Writing the Unwritten", supra note 54 at (69.) See Reference re Senate Reform, 2014 SCC 32; Kate Glover, "St......
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6 cases
  • Canada v. Boloh 1(a), 2023 FCA 120
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • May 31, 2023
    ...doubled down on this, reaffirming the proper role of text in constitutional interpretation: Toronto (City) v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34, 462 D.L.R. (4th) 1. Now no doubt remains. And given the doctrine of precedent that binds all, including the Supreme Court, no doubt can rema......
  • Collins v. Saddle Lake Cree Nation #462, 2023 FC 1239
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • September 13, 2023
    ...and purposive manner, in its appropriate linguistic, philosophic and historical context ((Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34 at para 14; Quebec (Attorney General) v 9147‑0732 Québec inc., 2020 SCC 32, at paras 8‑10, 68; Conseil scolaire francophone d......
  • Mathur v. His Majesty the King in Right of Ontario,
    • Canada
    • Superior Court of Justice of Ontario (Canada)
    • April 14, 2023
    ...CTCA supports the conclusion that the Applicants are advancing a positive claim.  In Toronto (City) v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34 at para. 30 (“City of Toronto”), the Supreme Court of Canada stated that a claim seeking to restore the status quo or an earlier ......
  • Canadian National Railway Company v. Doe, 2021 BCSC 2469
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • December 6, 2021
    ...The BCPS also argues that the law has shifted as a result of the SCC’s decision in Toronto (City) v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34, where the constitutionality of a law changing the composition of a municipal council was challenged on the basis that it infringed the rule of......
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1 firm's commentaries
4 books & journal articles
  • Notes
    • Canada
    • Understanding Canada Political Law in Canada
    • August 22, 2023
    ...Taylor that aired on TVO on 17 August 2021. Such programs amply illustrate the diiculty of deining the concept and staying on focus. 10 2021 SCC 34. 11 2019 ONCA 732 at para 59. 12 Quebec Secession Reference , above note 6 at para 67 [emphasis added]. 13 Tom Bingham, he Rule of Law (London:......
  • Writing Canada's Political Constitution.
    • Canada
    • Queen's Law Journal Vol. 48 No. 2, January 2023
    • January 1, 2023
    ...Judges Reference]; Reference re Secession of Quebec, [1998] 2 SCR 217, 161 DLR (4th) 385; Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34 [Toronto]; Bowden & MacDonald, "Writing the Unwritten", supra note 54 at (69.) See Reference re Senate Reform, 2014 SCC 32; Kate Glover, "St......
  • ATHENS V ONTARIO: WHAT CAN THE FIRST DEMOCRACY TEACH US ABOUT JUDICIAL REVIEW?
    • Canada
    • University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review Vol. 81 No. 1, January 2023
    • January 1, 2023
    ...of Toronto Faculty of Law Review for their thoughtful comments and careful review. (1) Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34 at para 5 (2) The Athenian dikastic (jurist) oath, translated by AC Scafuro, The Forensic Stage: Settling Disputes in Graeco-Roman New Comedy (Camb......
  • Privative Clauses: Historical Anomalies That Threaten Access to Justice.
    • Canada
    • University of New Brunswick Law Journal No. 73, January 2022
    • January 1, 2022
    ...II, No 5. (25) Reference re Secession of Quebec, [1998] 2 SCR 217, 161 DLR (4th) 385. (26) Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General), 2021 SCC 34. (27) Lon L Fuller, The Morality of Law, rev ed (New Haven, UK: Yale University Press, 1969). (28) Human Rights Code, RSO 1990, c H.19, s 45.2.......

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