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Courts taking consumers out of consumer protection | Julius Melnitzer

Monday, May 07, 2018 @ 8:29 AM | By Julius Melnitzer

Two recent decisions from B.C. and Ontario have seen consumers getting the wrong end of the stick from the courts.

Forjay Management Ltd. v. 0981478 B.C. Ltd. 2018 BCSC 527 is the more egregious of the two, evidencing a judicial disdain from B.C.’s Supreme Court for one of Canadian society’s most pressing problems: the rising cost of housing.

The twin cases of Schnarr v. Blue Mountain Resorts 2017 ONSC 114 and Woodhouse v. Snow Valley Resorts (1987) Ltd. 2017 ONSC 222 from the Ontario Court of Appeal,...