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ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGES - Time for assessment - Measure of damages - Difficulty in assessment

Friday, January 26, 2018 @ 10:08 AM  

Appeal by the plaintiff, Western Troy Capital Resources Inc., from the damages award of $1.25 million granted in its favour for negligence and negligent misrepresentation. In 2008, the appellant retained the respondent engineering consulting firm, Genivar Inc., to conduct a feasibility study to evaluate the amount of mineral resources and economic viability of developing a property in Northern Quebec. Due to the economic downturn, the study was suspended in 2009. In 2010, the appellant instructed the respondent to resume the study. Due to respondent’s failure to...