Points of Power

Markus Dubber

I. Administrative Law

1. Introduction and Focus [PPt 1]hilkj

(a) Introduction

Willis, Three Approaches to Administrative Law

Law Reform Commission of Canada, Independent Administrative Agencies   

Mullan, What is Administrative Law?

Flood, An Introduction to (the Effervescence of) Administrative Law

Dubber, Law and Police

Mannori & Sordi, Science of Administration and Administrative Law
Rousseau, Blackstone, Cyclopaedia of Political Science

Dubber, Public and Private Law as Species of Law

Horwitz, The History of the Public/Private Distinctionsdf

BC Administrative Law Directory


(b) Focus (Criminal Injuries Compensation Board, CICB) [PPt 2]hi

Ontario Compensation for Victims of Crime Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter C.24

McMurtry, Report on Financial Assistance for Victims of Violent Crime in Ontario

R. v. Cuerrier (snapshot)

N.C. v. W.R.B.

Re Jane Doe (CICB)

Ontario CICB, Guidelines to the Publicsdf

---, Rules of Procedure

Dubber, Victim Compensation

CICB Member Bios


2. Rule of Law, Separation of Powers, and Statutory Interpretation

Roncarelli v. Duplessis, [1959] S.C.R. 121 [opinions by Rand and Cartwright] [PPt 3]hi

Leckey, Roncarelli

[Classic Exam Answer: How would Willis have decided Roncarelli? (2011)]

Horwitz, Rule of Law
sdf Altman, Rule of Law

Fuller, Rules of Law and Managerial Direction

Ocean Port Hotel Ltd. v British Columbia, [2001] 2 S.C.R. 781 [PPt 4]hi

---, LAB Final Order #L-9619 (July 18, 2002)

Willis, Statutory Interpretation [PPt 5]hi

Llewellyn, Statutory Construction

Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership v. Rex, [2002] 2 S.C.R. 559 (excerpt)

2747-3174 Qubec Inc. v. Quebec (Regie des permis d'alcool), [1996] 3 S.C.R. 919 (excerpt) 229

Interpretation Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-21sdf


3. Procedural Justice and Duty of Fairness

Nicholson v. Haldimand-Norfolk Regional Board of Commissioners of Police, [1979] 1 S.C.R. 311 [PPt 6]hi

Baker v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), (1995) 101 F.T.R. 110 (FCTD 1995) [PPt 7]hi

---, [1999] 2 S.C.R. 817 [1-48]

Batic v. CICB, CICB Order

---, [1983] O.J. No. 1910, 1 O.A.C. 68, 22 A.C.W.S. (2d) 487sdf


4. Bias and Independence

Re Consolidated-Bathurst Packaging Ltd., (1983) 5 CLBRR (NS) 79 (OLRB) (Dec. 9, 1983) [PPt 8]hi

---, (1985) 51 O.R. (2d) 481 (Ontario Divisional Court)

---, (1986) 56 O.R. (2d) 513 (Ontario Court of Appeal)

---, [1990] 1 S.C.R. 282 (Supreme Court)

---, [1983] OLRB Rep. September 1411 (original decision, Sept. 30, 1983)

Newfoundland Telephone Co. v. Newfoundland, [1992] 1 S.C.R. 623 [PPt 9]sdfhi


5. Deference and Standards of Review

C.U.P.E. v. N.B. Liquor Corporation, [1977] N.B.P.S.L.R.D. No. 7 [PPt 10]hi

---, (1978) 21 N.B.R. (2d) 441 (New Brunswick Court of Appeal)

---, [1979] 2 S.C.R. 227

Crevier v. Quebec (Attorney General), [1981] 2 S.C.R. 220

Mossop v. Canada, (1989) 10 C.H.R.R. D/6064 (Human Rights Tribunal) [PPt 11]hi

---, [1991] 1 F.C. 18 (Federal Court of Appeal)

---, [1993] 1 S.C.R. 554

Dunsmuir v. New Brunswick, [2008] 1 S.C.R. 190 [PPt 12]hi

Ahmed v. Ontario (CICB)dfg


6. Statutory Discretion

Shell Canada Products Ltd. v. Vancouver (City), [1994] 1 S.C.R. 231 [PPt 13]hi

Baker v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), [1999] 2 S.C.R. 817 [Pt. D]

Suresh v Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), [2002] 1 S.C.R. 3

Accused Terrorist's Low-key Life, National Post, Oct. 29, 2005

Khosa v. Canada, [2009] 1 S.C.R. 339

C.U.P.E. v. Ontario (Minister of Labour), [2003] 1 S.C.R. 539 [PPt 14]hi

Black v. Chretien, [2001] 54 O.R. (3d) 215


7. Regulatory Rulemakingdd

Thamotharem v Canada, [2004] R.P.D.D. No. 613 (Immigration and Refugee Board) [PPt 15]hi

---, [2008] 1 F.C.R. 385 (FCA)

Cogan v. Ontario (CICB)

Re Leung and CICB


8. Administering Administrative Law [PPt 16]hi

Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Pitters v. Ontario (CICB)

Masakeyash, on behalf of Skunk v. CICB

Dalton v. CICBsdffd

Re Skerget and CICB et al

Re Jane Doe and CICB

Spade v. CICB

Manson v. Ontario (CICB)

Fregeau and CICB

Stone v. Ontario (CICB)

Re Sheehan and CICB, [1973] 3 O.R. 508 (Ontario Divisional Court)

---, (1975) 5 O.R. (2d) 781 (Ontario Court of Appeal)

9. La Revue [PPt 17]hi

II. Criminal Law

Flash Review (aka Everything you always wanted to know about crim but were afraid to ask...on one page)m