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Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 6:22 AM

NATURAL JUSTICE - Duty of fairness - Bias - Procedural rights and requirements - Notice

Appeal by the Junior Hockey League from an order prohibiting it from continuing any proceedings or taking any further actions against the respondents in respect of a 2015 incident. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 6:21 AM

CREDITORS AND CLAIMS - Claims - Priorities

Application by DGDP–BC Holdings for leave to appeal a portion of the Receivership Order granted by the supervising judge that determined the ranking of charges, including subordinating the charges, that had previously been set forth in an earlier order granted in CCAA proceedings. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 6:11 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Settlements - Offers - Acceptance - Enforceability

Appeal by the defendants from the trial judgment in an action for breach of contract. The parties were partners in a joint venture. They purchased a business condominium and developed it. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 6:11 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Offences against person and reputation - Overcoming resistance to commission of offence

Appeal by Mavros from his convictions for overcoming resistance, assault, forcible confinement, sexual assault, and uttering threats. The appellant and the complainant met twice for consensual sex. ... [read more]

Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 9:24 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Compensation - Contingency agreements

Application by the law firm for a declaration confirming that they had a right to appeal a decision of a chambers judge overturning a Review Officer’s decision that a contingency fee agreement was reasonable because it was not a decision as to costs only or, if it was a decision as to costs only, for permission to appeal. ... [read more]

Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 9:19 AM

CORPORATIONS - Arrangement - Approval - Corporation not insolvent

Appeal by Wilks Brothers from the approval of a plan of arrangement put forward by the respondent Calfrac Entities under the Canada Business Corporations Act. ... [read more]

Friday, January 15, 2021 @ 6:16 AM

ARBITRATORS - Jurisdiction

Appeal by the plaintiff from the dismissal of her action. The appellant was an employee of the Ontario Public Service and a member of the respondent union. In 2011, the union initiated several grievances on the appellant’s behalf that asserted discrimination and harassment by her managers and co-workers. ... [read more]

Friday, January 15, 2021 @ 6:16 AM

REAL ESTATE AGENTS AND BROKERS - Agent’s duties to principal - Contractual and tort duties

Appeal by the defendants from a trial judgment granting the respondent purchaser rescission of an agreement of purchase and sale of a residential property and ordering the return of the deposit. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 14, 2021 @ 6:25 AM

FIREARMS CONTROL - References - Firearms registration system

Application by Wyville for a reference under s. 74(1) of the Firearms Act. Wyville maintained his firearm qualifications for his long-standing employment in the Canadian Armed Forces. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 14, 2021 @ 6:21 AM

SELF-GOVERNING PROFESSIONS - Health care - Pharmacists

Appeal by LCI from the dismissal of its application for judicial review of a Statement issued by the respondent College. The appellant promoted the sale of a weight-loss product it had developed through authorized centres, including various pharmacies. ... [read more]