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Tuesday, June 16, 2020 @ 9:18 AM

CRIMINAL CODE OFFENCES - Sexual assault - Consent

Appeal by the Crown from trial judgment allowing the respondent’s no-evidence motion and acquitting him of sexual assault. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 @ 9:14 AM

EXPROPRIATION - Entitlement - Compensable interests - Injurious affection

Appeal by the defendant TransLink from a summary trial arising from a class action proceeding. ... [read more]

Monday, June 15, 2020 @ 5:58 AM

UNJUST ENRICHMENT - Remedies - Measure of damages

Appeal by the defendants from trial judgment awarding the respondent damages for breach of contract and unjust enrichment. ... [read more]

Monday, June 15, 2020 @ 5:51 AM

INTERPRETATION - General principles - Context

Appeal by the plaintiff from trial judgment dismissing his claim for breach of contract. ... [read more]

Friday, June 12, 2020 @ 5:41 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - Capital gains and losses - General anti-avoidance rule

Appeal by the Crown from a Tax Court decision finding there was no tax benefit for the purposes of s. 245 of the Income Tax Act because of the transactions undertaken by the respondent Bank in relation to certain financing arrangements made for its U.S. subsidiaries, the Harris Group. ... [read more]

Friday, June 12, 2020 @ 5:40 AM

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT - Development permits

Appeal by the land owners from a decision of the Development Appeal Board dismissing their appeal from a development permit for a cannabis production facility and outdoor hemp cultivation. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 11, 2020 @ 9:13 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Vexatious litigants

Appeal by the defendant from vexatious litigant order made against him. The appellant, an undischarged bankrupt and self-represented litigant, was pursued by investors trying to trace their lost funds given to the appellant in an investment scheme. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 11, 2020 @ 9:07 AM

FOR TORTS - Direct casual connection or link - Breach of fiduciary duty

Appeal by the defendant Strauss finding him liable for damages for breach of fiduciary duty. The respondent’s husband died because of complications that arose during an angiogram he underwent as part of his participation in a clinical research trial. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 @ 6:32 AM

MUNICIPAL BOARDS AND TRIBUNALS - Practice and procedure

Appeal by the City of Saskatoon from a decision of the Assessment Appeals Committee of the Saskatchewan Municipal Board. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 @ 6:25 AM

FATAL ACCIDENTS ACTS - Dependant’s claim

Appeal by the plaintiff from a decision striking out her action brought under the Fatal Accidents Act. ... [read more]