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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]

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 8:51 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Taxation or assessment of accounts

Appeal by Adler from the dismissal of his application for an assessment of 30 accounts received from the respondent law firm. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 8:49 AM

CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES - Procedural rights - Right to retain and instruct counsel without delay

Application by the accused, charged with eight offences, to exclude evidence based on Charter breaches. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 8:10 AM

CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Availability of Charter protection - Natural persons

Appeal by the patient’s parents as her substitute decision makers from a decision dismissing her application for an order rescinding the certificate of medical death filed by the respondent and a declaration that she was not dead because she was alive according to the precepts of her Christian faith and therefore entitled to continue to receive medical treatment. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 8:09 AM

PROCEDURE - Crown's duties - Disclosure

Application by two accused, both charged with impaired driving, for disclosure of the rolling log of Carchidi, a Drug Recognition Expert. Both accused were submitted to a drug recognition evaluation conducted by Carchidi. ... [read more]