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Alternative Dispute Resolution - Binding arbitration - Jurisdiction of the court to review - Standard of review - Reasonableness -

Thursday, July 07, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by Coliseum Inc. (Coliseum) from a decision setting aside an arbitrator’s award. The appellant leased a stadium from the respondent City of Ottawa (City). A dispute between the parties about Coliseum’s right of possession was resolved by Minutes of Settlement in 2004. One term of the settlement was that the City could terminate the lease in the event it had bona fide plans to redevelop the stadium. In case of such termination, the City was required to offer the appellant an alternate City-owned site for...