In December 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its much-anticipated decisions in the “trilogy” dealing with the scope of judicial review and the standard of review. These cases reformulated how standards of review are to be determined in both applications for judicial review and in statutory appeals. Other important administrative law decisions involve standing, procedural fairness, the Charter and privilege.

It will also identify areas which Vavilov does not deal with, or which bear watching for further developments.