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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Pleadings - Striking out pleadings or allegations - Grounds - Failure to disclose a cause of action or defence - Lack of jurisdiction

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 8:26 AM  

Motion by the Office of the Ombudsman to strike out the plaintiff’s Statement of Claim and for dismissal of the action against it; motion by the Legislative Assembly of Ontario (Assembly) to dismiss the action as against it for lack of jurisdiction. The plaintiff claimed declaratory relief and damages for wrongful dismissal based on his termination as the Ombudsman of Ontario. He pleaded that the Office of the Ombudsman and the Assembly were his employers. The plaintiff had not been re-appointed for a third term when...