The Five Most Significant Decisions of the Courts in Canada in 2008-2009


What the Courts decide affect the lives of many citizens. In this interesting article, the authors review the most important decisions decided by Canadian courts between September 2008 and August 2009. The cases shed light on developments in the law and insightful analysis.

Igor Ellyn, QC, CS, is senior partner of Ellyn Law LLP, a Toronto Business Litigation Boutique. He is a past president of the Ontario Bar Association. This is the fifth time he has been delivered the keynote presentation at the Ontario Association's acclaimed Operation Update, a continuing legal education program which has been running for 19 years. Michael Blinick is an associate of Ellyn Law LLP.

Ellyn Law LLP is a business litigation boutique based in Toronto, Canada, which specializes in shareholder and oppression remedy disputes, international arbitration, judgment enforcement and libel and defamation. Please see for more information.

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