West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeMcLachlin, Beverley; Abella, Rosalie Silberman; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Wagner, Richard; Gascon, Clément; Côté, Suzanne; Brown, Russell; Rowe, Malcolm
Citation2018 SCC 22
Date18 May 2018
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Docket Number37423
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141 practice notes
  • Le Groupe Maison Candiac Inc. c. Canada (Procureur général),
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • June 22, 2018
    ...(Attorney General), 2017 FC 535 .DISTINGUISHED:West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22, [2018] 1 S.C.R. 635.CONSIDERED:Friends of the Oldman River Society v. Canada (Minister of Transport), [1992] 1 S.C.R. 3 , (1992), 88 D.L.R......
  • Bell Canada c. 7262591 Canada Ltd.,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • October 1, 2018
    ...v. Henry, 2005 SCC 76 , [2005] 3 S.C.R. 609 ; West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22, [2018] 1 S.C.R. 635 , [2018] 6 W.W.R. 211; Re Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; Ex parte Miah, [2001] HCA 22 (AustLII)......
  • International Air Transport Association v. Canadian Transportation Agency, 2022 FCA 211
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • December 6, 2022
    ...Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20, [2017] 1 S.C.R. 360; West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22, [2018] 1 S.C.R. 635), whereas in other cases the Court reverted to the vires analysis (see for example, Katz Group Canada Inc. v. Ontario (......
  • Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2020 ABCA 74
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • February 24, 2020
    ...inconsistency with statutory purpose”: para 28. See also West Fraser Mills Ltd v British Columbia (Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22 at para 12, [2018] 1 SCR [22] See definition in s 1 for Part 1 and many references to “Minister” in that part of the Act, in particular in s......
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123 cases
  • Le Groupe Maison Candiac Inc. c. Canada (Procureur général),
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • June 22, 2018
    ...(Attorney General), 2017 FC 535 .DISTINGUISHED:West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22, [2018] 1 S.C.R. 635.CONSIDERED:Friends of the Oldman River Society v. Canada (Minister of Transport), [1992] 1 S.C.R. 3 , (1992), 88 D.L.R......
  • Bell Canada c. 7262591 Canada Ltd.,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • October 1, 2018
    ...v. Henry, 2005 SCC 76 , [2005] 3 S.C.R. 609 ; West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22, [2018] 1 S.C.R. 635 , [2018] 6 W.W.R. 211; Re Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; Ex parte Miah, [2001] HCA 22 (AustLII)......
  • International Air Transport Association v. Canadian Transportation Agency, 2022 FCA 211
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • December 6, 2022
    ...Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20, [2017] 1 S.C.R. 360; West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22, [2018] 1 S.C.R. 635), whereas in other cases the Court reverted to the vires analysis (see for example, Katz Group Canada Inc. v. Ontario (......
  • Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2020 ABCA 74
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • February 24, 2020
    ...inconsistency with statutory purpose”: para 28. See also West Fraser Mills Ltd v British Columbia (Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22 at para 12, [2018] 1 SCR [22] See definition in s 1 for Part 1 and many references to “Minister” in that part of the Act, in particular in s......
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8 firm's commentaries
  • Have The Katz Been Let Out Of The Bag? Uncertainty About The Standard Of Review For Challenges To Regulations
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • December 26, 2022
    ...2. 7 Green v. Law Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20. 8 West Fraser Mills Ltd v. British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22. 9 TransAlta at paras. 10 Innovative Medicines at paras. 35 and 37. 11 Innovative Medicines at para. 49. See also International Air Transport ......
  • Contracting Out Construction Projects On Your Business's Property
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • July 23, 2019
    ...it was confirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada in West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22. In that case, a tree faller was fatally struck by a rotting tree while working within the area of a forest licence held by West Fraser Mills Lt......
  • Case Law Summaries – Labour And Employment
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • April 1, 2019
    ...to grant the injunction and the appeal was dismissed. WEST FRASER MILLS LTD. V. BRITISH COLUMBIA (WORKERS' COMPENSATION APPEAL TRIBUNAL), 2018 SCC 22 In this decision, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a workers' compensation claim and associated fine against a forestry compa......
  • Supreme Court Of Canada Upholds Workers' Compensation Order Against Site Owner
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • August 9, 2018
    ...the recent decision, West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a workers' compensation claim and an associated fine against a forestry company that owned the property where an independent contractor's ......
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6 books & journal articles
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Environmental Law. Fifth Edition
    • June 22, 2019
    ...134 West Fraser Mills Ltd v British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22 ................................................................... 165 Westar Timber Ltd v Gitskan Wet’suwet’en Tribal Council (1989), 37 BCLR (2d) 352, [1990] 1 CNLR 151, (sub nom Westar Timb......
  • Civil Appeals in Ontario: How the Interlocutory/Final Distinction Became So Complicated and the Case for a Simple Solution.
    • Canada
    • Queen's Law Journal Vol. 45 No. 2, March 2020
    • March 22, 2020
    ...(Capilano) Shopping Centres Ltd' (2017) 68 UNBLJ 285; West Eraser Mills Ltd v British Columbia (Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22 (see in particular the separate dissenting reasons of Brown J and of Rowe J). (215.) 2019 SCC 65. (216.) A high-profile example is Kennedy J of ......
  • Administrative Compliance Mechanisms
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Environmental Law. Fifth Edition
    • June 22, 2019
    ...v United States Steel Corp , 2010 FC 642 at para 55. See also Guindon v Canada , 2015 SCC 41; West Fraser Mills Ltd v British Columbia , 2018 SCC 22. ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 166 ———, & J FAIRFAX. “Fairness Principle Overturned by Environmental Review Tribunal — The Pendulum Swings Yet Again” in S......
  • Purposivism, Textualism, and Originalism in Recent Cases on Charter Interpretation.
    • Canada
    • Queen's Law Journal Vol. 47 No. 1, September 2021
    • September 22, 2021
    ...in Canada in the context of statutory interpretation is West Fraser Mills Ltd v British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22. (43.) See Noura Karazivan, "Constitutional Structure and Original Intent: A Canadian Perspective" (2017) 2017:2 U Ill L Rev 629 ("In Canadia......
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