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Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 7:12 AM

REGULATION OF PROFESSION - Disciplinary procedure - What constitutes misconduct

Appeal by the defendant lawyer from a decision of the Law Society’s appeal panel dismissing his appeal from a decision finding him guilty for misconduct for failing to disclose a material error to a client. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 7:12 AM

SECURITIES COMMISSIONS - Investigations and examinations

Appeal by Pastuch and the corporate appellants from a decision of the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority that found they had breached several provisions of the Securities Act and the penalty imposed. Pastuch was the sole director and officer of the appellant corporations. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 7:11 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Intervenors - Appeals

Application by the National Self-Represented Litigant Project for leave to intervene in an appeal about the process and test used in the Court of Queen’s Bench when making orders that restricted a litigant’s access to the courts based on its inherent jurisdiction to control its own procedures. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 9:37 AM

POWER OF ATTORNEY - Capacity - Determining incapacity of grantor

Appeal by the son from a decision that found the 2010 enduring power of attorney granted by his 85-year-old mother to the daughter remained in full force and effect and that the mother lacked capacity to revoke the power of attorney or to grant a power of attorney to the son. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 9:35 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Attempted murder

Appeal by the accused from conviction for attempted murder. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 9:32 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Contempt of court - Ex parte injunctions

Appeal by Brake from the dismissal of his application to vacate an ex parte injunction order and an ex parte contempt appearance notice. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 8:57 AM

CREDITORS AND CLAIMS - Priorities

Appeal by the court-appointed Receiver from an order refusing to grant priority to the Receiver’s charge for fees and disbursements over the city’s claim for unpaid property taxes. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 8:55 AM

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - Liability (malpractice) - Failure to follow up

Appeal by the plaintiffs from a jury verdict dismissing a medical malpractice action. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 8:41 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Costs - Where litigant acting on own behalf

Appeal by clients from a costs award of $60,583 arising from the dismissal of an application to assess the accounts of their former lawyers. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 @ 8:41 AM

LANDLORD AND TENANT RELATIONSHIP - Contract

Appeal by the Crown from a Federal Court decision regarding the appropriate methodology for determining the fair market value of reserve land pursuant to a 1991 lease between 2010 and 2014. ... [read more]