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Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 8:37 AM

SENTENCING - Sexual offences - Particular sanctions - Imprisonment - Conditional sentence - Sentencing considerations - Deterrence - Denunciation - Offences involving breach of trust - Sexual offences against children

Appeal by the Crown from a conditional sentence of 21 months imposed on the respondent for one count of sexual assault, two counts of sexual touching and one count of sexual exploitation relating to historical offences committed against four victims, and from a consecutive sentence of 75 days’ imprisonment imposed on the respondent for a subsequent sexual assault committed more recently on a fifth victim for which a conditional sentence was not available. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 8:35 AM

MORTGAGES - Mortgage agreement - Intention - Validity

Appeal by the Tollestrup estate from a trial decision finding that certain mortgages registered against property owned by the estate were valid and enforceable and that the lawyer who recommended and prepared the disputed mortgages was not negligent. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 8:35 AM

TRUSTS - Resulting trusts - Rebuttal of presumption of trust

Appeal by MacKinnon from the dismissal of her claim to an interest in a property owned by her daughter and son-in-law, the Donauers. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 8:32 AM

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

Appeal by the husband from a trial decision imputing income to him and granting an order awarding the wife primary care and control of the youngest child without specifying custody. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 09, 2018 @ 11:12 AM

PATENTS - Constitutional issues and legislation - Patent Act - Procedure - Judicial review

Appeal by Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Alexion) from the summary dismissal of its judicial review application, challenging the constitutionality of provisions of the Patent Act granting the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (Board) authority to make remedial orders where it found that a patentee of an invention pertaining to a medicine was selling the medicine at an excessive price. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 09, 2018 @ 11:08 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Trials - Jury trials - Verdicts

Appeal by a motorist from the dismissal of her claim for damages for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident under the unidentified driver coverage in her policy. ... [read more]

Monday, January 08, 2018 @ 11:34 AM

APPEALS - Grounds - Bias

Appeal by the accused from conviction for sexual assault. ... [read more]

Monday, January 08, 2018 @ 11:31 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - Administration and enforcement - Objections - Limitation period - Extension of time to object by Minister

Appeals by the Minister of National Revenue from a decision allowing a judicial review application by ConocoPhillips Canada Resources Corp. (ConocoPhillips) in relation to the Minister’s refusal to grant ConocoPhillips a waiver to file a notice of objection relating to a reassessment for the 2000 taxation year. ... [read more]

Friday, January 05, 2018 @ 8:30 AM

ARMED FORCES - Personnel - Conditions of service - Compensation and benefits

Appeal by Canada from the decision in its largely unsuccessful application to strike claims by six members and former members of the Canadian Forces who suffered injuries in the line of their military duties. ... [read more]

Friday, January 05, 2018 @ 8:27 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Settlements - Judgments and orders - Set-off

Appeal by Henry from an order providing for the deduction of settlement funds he received from Canada and the City of Vancouver from the damage award he achieved at trial against the Province of British Columbia (BC). ... [read more]