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Thursday, March 05, 2020 @ 9:29 AM

PERSONAL PROPERTY - Choses in possession - Ownership

Application by King for the return of personal property or for value in lieu. ... [read more]

Thursday, March 05, 2020 @ 9:22 AM

EVIDENCE - Hearsay rule - Exceptions - Co-conspirators or agency

Trial of Shorey, charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine. The bulk of the evidence came from a police agent, Gaffney, who represented himself to targets in the operation as a well-connected person in the illicit drug culture. ... [read more]

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 @ 9:33 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Negligence - Liability - Conflict of interest

Action by Hart and Alliance H. Inc. against the defendant lawyer and law firm for breach of fiduciary and professional duties. ... [read more]

Wednesday, March 04, 2020 @ 9:28 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Class or representative actions - Certification

Appeal by the plaintiff LBP Holdings (LBP) from the decision declining to certify LBP’s negligent misrepresentation claim. ... [read more]

Tuesday, March 03, 2020 @ 8:03 AM

CONTRACTS - Building contracts - Cost plus contract

Action by Infinity Construction for damages arising from unpaid invoices. ... [read more]

Tuesday, March 03, 2020 @ 7:55 AM


Application by the applicant Cohen and the respondent Estate for an order permitting them to question Radnoff, as a non-party, prior to trial. ... [read more]

Monday, March 02, 2020 @ 9:14 AM


Appeal by the plaintiff from dismissal of his wrongful dismissal action. In August 2016, the employer informed the appellant that it was offering two cash incentive award opportunities totalling US$8,000 in light of an anticipated Dell merger. ... [read more]

Monday, March 02, 2020 @ 9:07 AM

POWERS OF SEARCH AND SEIZURE - Search warrants - Validity 

Applications by the accused for exclusion of recordings of private communications intercepted by the police due to breaches of their s. 8 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter) right. ... [read more]

Monday, March 02, 2020 @ 8:58 AM

CONSUMER AGREEMENTS - Leases of goods - Contracts - Fraudulent misrepresentation

Action by the plaintiff financing company seeking judgment against the defendant Gee Force pursuant to a lease for two commercial trucks and the corresponding guarantee of Heer. ... [read more]

Friday, February 28, 2020 @ 3:03 PM

GENERAL PRINCIPLES - Sources of international law - Custom - Application - Of international law in Canada

Appeal by Nevsun Resources Ltd. (Nevsun) from a judgment of the British Columbia Court of Appeal affirming the dismissal of its motion to strike claims filed by the plaintiffs, who were refugees and former Eritrean nationals, alleging breaches of domestic torts and breaches of customary international law prohibitions against forced labour, slavery, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and crimes against humanity. ... [read more]