Daily court information is now accessible from the Ministry
This online version of the daily court lists allows court users to
search for basic information about next-day court appearances, including
the case number, the names of the parties involved, and the time,
location and reason for that appearance.
Posted Nov.24, 2013
On Wednesday, the Canadian
federal government introduced Bill C-13,
a ‘new’ cyberbullying bill to address the increasingly harmful effects of
intimate images going viral online. The cyberbullying proposals are part
of a wider omnibus bill that amends a few acts, including the Criminal Code and
SCC upholds Ontario ban on private label drugs
Posted Nov.25, 2013
The Supreme Court of Canada dealt a blow to pharmacy chains on
Friday when it upheld Ontario’s ban on drugstores’ sales of their own
private-label generic prescription drugs.
In the 7-0 decision, Justice Rosalie Abella noted that Canada spends more on
prescription drugs per capita than almost any other industrialized country and
she highlighted “Ontario’s totemic struggle to control generic drug prices.”
The provincial ban on a pharmacy chain’s buying from its own subsidiary aims to
overcome anticompetitive behavior, or to prevent prices that are unnaturally
“Each time the government has introduced new measures, market participants have
changed their business practices to obviate the restrictions and keep prices
high,” Abella wrote.
only applies directly to
Ontario, the biggest market in Canada. But it could inspire similar bans in
other provinces, which have already followed Ontario’s lead in cutting prices
for generic drugs.