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Wednesday, October 02, 2019 @ 6:13 AM

TAX EVASION - GST - Trial within reasonable time

Appeal by Millar from his conviction for income tax evasion, failing to remit GST, and counselling another person to commit fraud. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 @ 6:12 AM

HOMICIDE - Second degree murder - Mens rea

Appeal by the accused, Shevalev, from a conviction for second degree murder. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 @ 8:40 AM

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS - Counterclaim, equitable assignment or set-off

Appeal by Fauser Energy Inc. (“Fauser”) from the summary judgment granted to the respondents and the decision declining to grant a stay of that judgment. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 @ 8:37 AM

SALE OF GOODS - Future goods

Appeal by the plaintiff from the trial judgment that set aside a series of forward streaming contracts and security instruments between the parties. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 @ 8:35 AM

CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Legal Rights - Right to full answer and defence

Application by the accused, who was charged with sexual assault and sexual interference, for a declaration that sections 278.92(1), 278.92(2)(b) and 278.94(2) of the Criminal Code were unconstitutional. ... [read more]

Monday, September 30, 2019 @ 9:06 AM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Contempt - Punishment

Appeal by the mother from a finding of contempt, a fine of $2,500, and a cost award of $15,297 imposed against her. ... [read more]

Monday, September 30, 2019 @ 9:04 AM

NUISANCE - Action against Crown - Measure of damages

Appeal by the defendants from trial judgment finding them liable for a nuisance created by the operation of the dam from 2006 to 2011. ... [read more]

Monday, September 30, 2019 @ 9:01 AM


Appeal by RJG Construction (“RJG”) dismissing its action for damages for breach of contract and allowing the respondent Marine Atlantic Inc's (“Marine”) counterclaim for breach of contract. ... [read more]

Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 12:42 PM

EVIDENCE - Privilege - Witnesses - Compelling attendance by subpoena - Setting aside

Appeals from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal affirming a decision of the Quebec Superior Court setting aside a decision of the Court of Québec. ... [read more]

Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 6:23 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Retention of counsel - Conflict of interest

Motion by Legate to remove Cube’s law firm as counsel. ... [read more]