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Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 7:54 AM

LIMITATION OF ACTIONS - Extension, interruption, suspension and inapplicability

Motion by the plaintiff to continue an action and join co-plaintiffs. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 7:53 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - General anti-avoidance rule - Series of transactions - Tax benefits

Appeal by the taxpayer from a Tax Court decision dismissing her appeal from her 2009 reassessment. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 6:21 AM

TITLE - Boundaries - Resolving ambiguous legal descriptions

Appeal by the Attorney General of British Columbia from an order made pursuant to a judicial investigation of title. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 @ 6:21 AM

EVIDENCE - Methods of proof - Circumstantial evidence - Inferences

Appeal by Wolff from his conviction for second degree murder. ... [read more]

Monday, November 25, 2019 @ 10:46 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Vexatious litigants

Appeal by Ayangma from a motion judge’s decision that declared him to be a vexatious litigant and dismissed his civil action against the respondent on the basis it was statute-barred. ... [read more]

Monday, November 25, 2019 @ 10:37 AM

SENTENCING - Criminal negligence - Offences involving breach of trust

Appeal by the Crown from a sentence of three months imprisonment for criminal negligence causing death. The respondent pleaded guilty. ... [read more]

Monday, November 25, 2019 @ 9:31 AM

PAYMENT - Quantum meruit claims - Measure of compensation

Appeal by the plaintiff from trial judgment dismissing its claim for payment for remedial work done and finding the appellant and respondent equally liable for deficiencies. ... [read more]

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 1:03 PM

CONTRACT - Who has authority to bind municipality - Validity

Appeal from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal affirming a decision granting Octane Stratégie inc.’s (Octane) action against the City of Montreal (the City). ... [read more]

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 6:25 AM

LABOUR RELATIONS - Discipline - Dismissal or discharge - Gross misconduct

Appeal by the City from a decision upholding an arbitration award that overturned the City’s decision to terminate the grievor for sexual assault, and instead substituted a lengthy suspension. ... [read more]

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 6:24 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Homicide - First degree murder

Appeal by Walker from his conviction, by a jury, of first degree murder. ... [read more]