Federal Legislation and the Private Law of the Canadian Territories: An Argument for Complementarity

Authorities

Legislation

  • Adjacent Territories Order (July 31st, 1880), (U.K.), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 14;
  • Alberta Act, (July 20th, 1905), 4-5 Edward VII, c. 3 (Canada), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 20;
  • Alberta Natural Resources Act, S.C. 1930, c. 3;
  • An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Laws respecting the North-West Territories, S.C. 1875, c. 49;
  • British Columbia Terms of Union (May 16th, 1871), (U.K.) reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 10;
  • Constitution Act, 1867 (The British North America Act, 1867), 30 & 31 Vict., c. 3, (U.K.), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 5;
  • Constitution Act, 1871, 34-35 Vict., c. 28 (U.K.), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 11;
  • Constitution Act, 1930, 20-21 George V, c. 26, (U.K.), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 26;
  • Federal Law – Civil Law Harmonization Act, No. 1, S.C 2001, c. 4;
  • Interpretation Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. I-21;
  • Manitoba Act, 1870, 33 Vict., c. 3 (Canada), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 8;
  • Manitoba Natural Resources Act, S.C. 1930, c. 29;
  • Newfoundland Act (British North America Act, 1949), 12-13 George VI, c. 22, (U.K.), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 32;
  • Northwest Territories Act, R.S., 1906, c. 62;
  • Northwest Territories Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. N-27;
  • Nunavut Act, S.C. 1993, c. 28;
  • Prince Edward Island Terms of Union (June 26th, 1873), (U.K.), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 12;
  • Quebec Act, 1774, 14 George III, c. 83 (U.K.), reprinted at R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 2;
  • Royal Charter of the Hudson's Bay Company, A.D. 1670 (available online: hbc.com (2011-01-21);
  • Rupert's Land Act, 1868, 31-32 Vict., c. 105, (U.K.), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 6;
  • Rupert's Land and North-Western Territory Order, (June 23rd, 1870), (U.K.), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 9;
  • Saskatchewan Act, (20 juillet 1905), 4-5 Edward VII, c. 42 (Canada), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 21;
  • Saskatchewan Natural Resources Act, S.C. 1930, c. 41;
  • Temporary Government of Rupert's Land Act, 1869, 32-33 Vict., c. 3 (Canada), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 7;
  • The North-West Territories Act, S.C. 1886, c. 50;
  • The Yukon Territory Act, 1898, 61 Vict., c. 6 (Canada), reprinted in R.S.C. 1985, App. II, No. 19;
  • Yukon Act, R.S. 1906, ch.63;
  • Yukon Act, S.C. 2002, c. 7.

Secondary Sources

  • Allard, France, "The Supreme Court of Canada and its Impact on the Expression of Bijuralism" in The Harmonization of Federal Legislation with the Civil Law of the Province of Quebec and Canadian Bijuralism. Second Publication, Booklet 3, Ottawa, Department of Justice Canada, 2001, at p. 1;
  • Beaudoin, Gérald-A., La Constitution du Canada, 2ème tirage, révisé, La Collection Bleue, Montréal, Wilson & Lafleur, 1991;
  • Beaudoin, Gérald-A., La constitution du Canada : Institutions, partage des pouvoirs, Charte canadienne des droits et libertés, 3e éd., Collection bleue – Série traités, Montréal, Wilson & Lafleur, 2004;
  • Brun, Henri et Guy Tremblay, Droit constitutionnel, 2e éd., Cowansville, Yvon Blais, 1990;
  • Brun, Henri, "Les droits des Indiens sur le territoire du Québec", (1969) 10 C. de D., 415;
  • Cote, J.E., "The Reception of English Law", (1977) 15 Alta L. Rev. 29;
  • Cotterill, E.M.R., "The Territorial North", Canadian Public Administration / Administration publique du Canada, 1984, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 188-196;
  • Dussault, René and Louis Borgeat, Traité de droit administratif, 2e éd., Tome 1, Québec, Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 1984;
  • Dussault, René and Normand Chouinard, "Le domaine public canadien et québécois", (1971) 12 C. de D., 5;
  • Garant, Patrice, Droit administratif, 5e éd. Cowansville, Yvon Blais, 2004;
  • Gaspar Brown, Elizabeth, "British Statutes in the Emergent Nations of North America: 1606-1949", (1963) 7 Am. J. Legal Hist. 95;
  • Hogg, Peter W., Constitutional Law of Canada, Loose-leaf Edition, vol. 1, Toronto, Carswell;
  • Labrecque, Pierre, Le domaine public foncier au Québec, Cowansville, Yvon Blais, 1997;
  • Law Reform Commission of Saskatchewan, The Status of English Statute Law in Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1990;
  • Lester, Geoffrey S., « The Hudson's Bay Company Charter, 2 May 1670 – Some Problems of Constitutional Law and History », 17th Constitutional and Administrative Law Seminar, April 11, 2000 (unpublished);
  • Magnet, Joseph Eliot, Constitutional Law of Canada: Cases, Notes and Materials, 5th ed., Cowansville, Yvon Blais, 1993;
  • Mandeville, Benoit, "L'harmonisation des lois fiscales: cas de complémentarité (Partie II)", (2002), vol. 23, no 3 Revue de planification fiscale et successorale 545-561;
  • McCaul, C.C., "The Constitutional Status of the North-West Territories of Canada", (1884) 4 Canadian Law Times, No. 1, 1;
  • McCaul, C.C., "The Constitutional Status of the North-West Territories of Canada", (1884) 4 Canadian Law Times, No. 2, 4;
  • McGillivray, Angus J., "Dominion and Provincial Powers under the British North America Act, 1867", (1918-1919) 13 Illinois Law Review 500.
  • Melançon, Dominique, "Aperçu du statut des Territoires du Nord-Ouest et du Yukon en droit constitutionnel canadien", (1988) 29 Cahier de droit 599;
  • Morel, André, "Harmonizing Federal Legislation with the Civil Code of Québec: Why? and Wherefore?", in The Harmonization of Federal Legislation with Quebec Civil Law and Canadian Bijuralism. Collection of Studies, Ottawa, Department of Justice Canada, 1997, pp. 1-28;
  • Morin, Jacques-Yvan and José Woerhling, Les constitutions du Canada et du Québec : du régime français à nos jours, tome premier, 2e éd., Montréal, Thémis, 1994;
  • Robertson, Gordon, "Autonomous Federal Territories : Self-government in Northern Canada will be better achieved by a new constitutional form rather than by provincial status", in Contemporary Canadian Politics: Readings and Notes, R.J. Jackson, Doreen Jackson and Nicolas Baxter-Moore editors, Scarborough ON, Prentice-Hall Canada, pp. 169-177;
  • Thomas, L.H., "The North-West Territories 1870-1905", The Canadian Historical Association Booklets, No. 26, Ottawa, 1970;
  • Thompson, Bram, "The Constitution of Canada: Canada's Suzerainety Over the West", (1919) 39 Canadian Law Times, No. 8, 417;
  • Trotter, R.G., "Canada as a Colonial Power", (1946) 1 Int'l J. 215;
  • Warner La Forest, Anne, Anger & Honsberger Law of Real Property, 3rd ed., Volume 1, Aurora (ON), Canada Law Book, (Loose-leaf);
  • Zaslow, M., "The NorthWest Territories 1905-1980", The Canadian Historical Association Booklets, No. 38, Ottawa, 1984.

Caselaw

  • Canada (Attorney General) v. Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., (2008) Nu.J. no. 13;
  • Canadian Egg Marketing Agency v. Richardson (c.o.b. Northern Poultry), (1995) N.W.T.J; no. 71;
  • Citizens Insurance Co. of Canada v. Parsons, [1881] 7 A.C. 96;
  • D.I.M.S. Construction inc. (Trustee of) v. Quebec (Attorney General), [2005] 2 S.C.R. 564;
  • Fédération Franco-ténoise v. Canada (C.A.), (2001) 3 F.C. 641;
  • Giffen (Re), [1998] 1 S.C.R. 91;
  • Kilrich Industries Ltd. v. Halotier, 2007 Y.K.C.A. 12
  • Lefebvre (Trustee of); Tremblay (Trustee of), [2004] 3 S.C.R. 326;
  • McNamara v. R. [1977] 2 S.C.R. 654;
  • Morin v. Northwest Territories, (1999) N.W.T.J. no. 5;
  • Northwest Territories v. Public Alliance of Canada, (1999) F.C.J. no. 1970;
  • Northwest Territories Teachers' Association v. Northwest Territories (Commissioner), (1997) N.W.T.J. no. 56;
  • Peoples Department Stores Inc. (Trustee of) v. Wise, [2004] 3 S.C.R. 461;
  • Quebec North Shore Paper Co. v. Canadian Pacific Ltd. [1977] 2 S.C.R. 1054;
  • R. v. Chamberlist, (1970) 72 W.W.R. 746;
  • R. v. Thomas Fuller Construction Co. (1958) Ltd. [1980] 1 S.C.R. 695;
  • Re Pfeiffer & The Commissioner of the Northwest Territories, (1977) 75 D.L.R. (3d.) 407 (N.W.T.S.C.);
  • St-Hilaire v. Canada (Attorney General), 2001 4 F.C. 289 (C.A.).
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