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Friday, November 01, 2019 @ 6:20 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Estoppel by record (res judicata) - Issue estoppel

Appeal by the defendant Meyn Canada from summary judgment dismissing its third-party claim against the respondent Weishaupt Corp. as statute barred. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 31, 2019 @ 6:06 PM

ABSENTEES - Absence and disappearance

Appeal by the liquidator of Roseme’s estate from a decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal, affirming the trial decision which ordered restitution of pension payments made by Roseme’s former employer, Carleton University (Carleton). ... [read more]

Thursday, October 31, 2019 @ 8:25 AM

REMEDIES - Equitable remedies - Specific performance

Appeal by Stilton Corp. from judgment granting the respondent’s application for specific performance of a 2013 settlement agreement. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 31, 2019 @ 8:24 AM

PROCEDURE - Jury - Peremptory challenges

Application by Chouhan for declarations that Criminal Code amendments eliminating his ability to peremptorily challenge prospective jurors were inconsistent with ss. 7, 11(d) and 11(f) of the Charter. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 31, 2019 @ 8:24 AM

MARRIAGE - What constitutes common-law relationship - Property and benefits rights

Appeal by the husband from a decision dismissing his application for retroactive spousal support, unjust enrichment and consequent constructive trust in 12 properties, a declaration that there was a joint family venture in the accumulated value of the properties, and an order for the return of his shares in an Indigenous staffing company. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 @ 8:27 AM

CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Fundamental freedoms - Freedom of expression

Appeal by the Attorney General of Ontario from a decision of an application judge declaring the provisions in the Better Local Government Act reducing the number of City wards from 47 to 25 to be of no force and effect and contrary to s. 2(b) of the Charter. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 @ 8:26 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - Notice of Appeal - Striking out a pleading

Appeals by 14 members of a partnership from a Tax Court decision striking their notices of appeal. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 @ 8:25 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Vexatious litigants

Motion by Bernard seeking to set a hearing date for her judicial review application. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 8:14 AM

ACTIONS - Practice and procedure - Costs

Appeal by the defendant insurer from the award of special costs against it. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 8:13 AM

NEGLIGENCE - Motor vehicles - Liability of owner - Consent to possession

Action by Block for damages for personal injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. ... [read more]