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Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 8:49 AM

MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Child support - Obligations of non-parents

Appeal by the husband from a decision determining that he stood in loco parentis to the respondent’s son and determining the appellant’s proportionate share of the son’s university expenses. ... [read more]

Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 8:47 AM

CREDIT UNIONS - Deposits

Appeal by the Financial Institutions Commission from a decision setting aside the Commission’s finding that the respondent was carrying on an unauthorized deposit business by the use of registered pre-paid credit cards that could be used with ATM machines. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 16, 2018 @ 8:41 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Striking out pleadings - Grounds - Estoppel

Appeal by the plaintiffs from the dismissal of their application to strike portions of the response to civil claim and an order precluding the defendant Attorney General of Canada from challenging certain factual assertions made in the pleadings. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 16, 2018 @ 8:39 AM

ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGES - Time for assessment - Limiting factors

Appeal by the plaintiff from the trial judge’s calculation of damages arising from a solicitor’s negligence in failing to convey certain lands to the appellant in 2004. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 @ 8:40 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Contempt of court

Trial of the nine accused, who were charged with criminal contempt of court by the public defiance of an injunction, by physically obstructing, impeding, or otherwise preventing access by Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC and related persons to their property. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 @ 8:36 AM

PUBLIC HEALTH - Food and drug safety

Application by Doshi for judicial review of Health Canada's decision refusing his request for information concerning drugs. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 @ 8:27 AM

MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Practice and procedure - Legislation - Parties

Application by RN Auer for recusal of the case management judge. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 @ 8:25 AM

NEGLIGENCE - Causation - Foreseeability and remoteness Motor vehicles - Passengers

Trial on the issue of whether the defendant taxi driver was jointly and severally liable for the plaintiff’s damages for his failure to ensure the plaintiff wore a seat belt. ... [read more]

Monday, August 13, 2018 @ 10:36 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Compensation

Application by the law firm Martland & Saulnier for additional fees. ... [read more]

Monday, August 13, 2018 @ 10:34 AM

DEFAMATION - Fair comment - Matters of public interest

Motion by the defendant B'nai Brith Canada for an order dismissing the plaintiff Lascaris’ libel action on the basis that it was a strategic lawsuit against public participation. ... [read more]