This database presents summaries of key court decisions in Canada related to official languages and of events relating to language rights since 2003. These summaries have been prepared by the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada.
This database is not exhaustive. It was designed to be used as a reference tool for people directly or indirectly interested in language rights. The database is updated on an ongoing basis.
Province or Territory: Nova Scotia
Court: Provincial Court of Nova Scotia
Citation: 2008 NSPC 78
Category: Language rights and services to the publicIn this case, the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia ruled on the question of standing to seek a stay of proceedings for an alleged infringement of section 20(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (The Charter). Gordon...