Martin Green v. University of Winnipeg

(Manitoba) (Civil) (By Leave)


Administrative law — Boards and tribunals — Judicial review — Appeals — Whether correctness or reasonableness standard of review applied — Whether lower court decision was so clearly wrong as to result in an injustice — Whether motions court drew conclusions which should have been left to a panel of three — Whether motions judge misled applicant — Whether decision alters balance of power in disputes between individuals and administrative tribunals?


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Mr. Green, a student at the University of Winnipeg’s Faculty of Education, was suspended. After his suspension expired, he applied for reinstatement. The President of the University denied reinstatement. Mr. Green applied for judicial review. The Court of Queen’s Bench dismissed the application for judicial review. A judge of the Court of Appeal denied leave to continue an appeal.

Lower Court Rulings

January 15, 2018
Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba

CI-15-01-94743 ; 2018 MBQB 4
Application for judicial review dismissed
June 10, 2021
Court of Appeal of Manitoba

Application for leave to proceed with an appeal dismissed