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Thursday, November 05, 2020 @ 6:20 AM

EVIDENCE – Admissibility - Photographs and videos – Hearsay rule - Exceptions

Appeal by the accused from conviction for second-degree murder. The victim was shot outside a nightclub. The main issue at trial was the identity of the shooter. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 05, 2020 @ 6:15 AM

LIABILITIES OF MUNICIPALITY - Occupiers’ liability - Duty of care 

Appeal by the defendant, the City of Toronto, from a trial judgment finding it liable to the plaintiff, Becker, under the Occupiers’ Liability Act. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 04, 2020 @ 6:21 AM

HEALTH INSURANCE, GOVERNMENT - Provision of coverage for temporarily absent insured persons

Application by the Canadian Snowbird Association and Slack for judicial review seeking a declaration that Regulation 259 was ultra vires the Lieutenant Governor in Council of Ontario. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 04, 2020 @ 6:21 AM

PROCEDURE - Crown’s duties - Disclosure

Application by the accused for an order requiring the Crown to redact information that would reveal his and his father’s addresses from their disclosure brief. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 03, 2020 @ 6:30 AM

AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE - Compulsory government schemes - Claims against parties unknown

Appeal by ICBC from a judgment finding the defendant, Vanstone, vicariously liable for a collision involving the plaintiff, Megaro. Vanstone owned a vehicle that collided with the plaintiff’s vehicle. ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 03, 2020 @ 6:30 AM

PROCEEDINGS - Mediation and arbitration

Appeal by Metro Edge Holdings from an order granting Macdonald Realty leave to enforce an arbitration award. The parties were realtors who disputed payment of a real estate commission. ... [read more]

Monday, November 02, 2020 @ 9:05 AM

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - Disciplinary proceedings - Grounds for overturning decision

Appeal by Strom, a registered nurse, from the dismissal of her appeal from a decision of the respondent that found her guilty of professional misconduct. ... [read more]

Monday, November 02, 2020 @ 9:00 AM

FINANCE - Taxation - Real or immoveable property assessment - Market value

Appeal by the taxpayer from a decision of the Appeals Committee upholding the 2016 municipal tax assessment of the land of a Refinery. ... [read more]

Friday, October 30, 2020 @ 6:16 AM

OCCUPIERS’ LIABILITY - Particular situations - Ice and snow

Appeal by the defendant School District from the dismissal of its application for summary judgment dismissing the action against it. ... [read more]

Friday, October 30, 2020 @ 6:16 AM

SENTENCING - Offences against rights of property - Robbery and extortion

Appeals by the Crown from sentence imposed on the respondents H and Z for robbery involving firearms. H pleaded guilty to robbery while using a prohibited firearm contrary to s. 344(1)(a)(i) of the Criminal Code and violating a firearms prohibition. H, then 19, and a 13-year-old accomplice robbed a convenience store with an unloaded sawed-off rifle. ... [read more]