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Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 9:34 AM

PROPERTY INSURANCE - Business policies

Appeal by the insurer from summary judgment declaring it must indemnify the respondent insured for recoverable depreciation. ... [read more]

Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 9:28 AM

MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Child support - Calculation or attribution of income

Appeal by the husband from a decision varying a 2015 child support order taking into account changes in the parties’ incomes. ... [read more]

Monday, March 30, 2020 @ 9:22 AM

EVIDENCE - Methods of proof - Circumstantial evidence

Appeal by the accused from convictions for possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of proceeds obtained by crime. ... [read more]

Friday, March 27, 2020 @ 9:32 AM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Child abduction - Hague Convention

Appeal by the mother from a decision dismissing her application for return of the parties’ child to France under the Hague Convention. ... [read more]

Friday, March 27, 2020 @ 9:26 AM

PROCEEDINGS - Parties - Standing - Limitation periods

Appeal by the defendant Schumilas from a decision of a motion judge dismissing his motion for dismissal of the action against him on the basis that any right to assert a claim against him arose when the respondent was an undischarged bankrupt and, therefore, the cause of action vested with his trustee in bankruptcy. ... [read more]

Thursday, March 26, 2020 @ 9:36 AM

GOODS AND SERVICES TAX (GST) - Taxable supply - Zero-rated supplies - Drugs and biochemicals

Appeal by Patterson Dental from the dismissal of its appeal from an assessment made under the Excise Tax Act. ... [read more]

Thursday, March 26, 2020 @ 9:31 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Liability - Real estate transactions 

Appeal by the defendant law firm from the dismissal of its application to strike the respondents’ notice of civil claim. ... [read more]

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 9:21 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Sexual assault - Consent - Honest but mistaken belief

Appeal by Foster from his conviction for sexual assault. During an evening watching movies together, the complainant and the appellant had sexual intercourse. They had not discussed having sex and no words were spoken during the sexual activity. ... [read more]

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 9:17 AM

LIENS - Lienable interests - Roads, highways, streets

Appeal by PLC Construction from a decision finding that the Builders’ Lien Act applied to the contract between PCL and the respondent City and to any sub-subcontracts flowing from it. ... [read more]

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 9:15 AM

WRONGFUL DISMISSAL - Reasonable notice period or wages in lieu - Employer's bad faith

Appeal by Total Recovery Limited (TRL) from a wrongful dismissal award in favour of four employees, Marin, Allain, LeBlanc and Bourque. ... [read more]