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Wednesday, July 24, 2019 @ 8:39 AM

CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Legal rights

Appeal by the Chairperson of the BC Review Board from a decision of a chambers judge refusing to grant the appellant a declaration that the scheme for setting the appellant’s income was unconstitutional as being contrary to the principle of judicial independence. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 @ 8:37 AM

MORTGAGES - Mortgagee’s remedies - Power of sale - Distribution

Appeal by the Bank from an order limiting the amount payable to it from the proceeds paid into court from the judicial sale of mortgaged property. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 @ 8:35 AM - Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2019 @ 9:31 AM

OFFENCES AND ENFORCEMENT - Offences - Powers of Commission

Appeal by C2 Ventures and its president Dobson from a decision of a Panel of the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority that awarded compensation to four investors who the Panel found suffered financial losses caused by the appellants’ breaches of The Securities Act. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @ 8:42 AM

BINDING ARBITRATION - Hearings - Procedural rights and requirements

Appeal by the union from a decision setting aside an arbitrator’s award of damages for the employer’s failure to employ union workers as required by the collective agreement. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @ 8:40 AM

SENTENCING - Communication with a child by computer in order to commit an offence (luring)

Sentencing hearing for Fawcett, who pleaded guilty to one count of child luring. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @ 8:38 AM

PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE - Duty to defend

Appeal by the insurer from a trial decision finding that the appellant was notified of a potential claim against the respondents during the policy period and was thus required to defend them. ... [read more]

Monday, July 22, 2019 @ 9:21 AM

ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATE - Sale of property - Directives

Appeal by the Superintendent of Bankruptcy from a decision that found the levy under s. 147 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act was not applicable to payments made by the trustee to the respondent. ... [read more]

Monday, July 22, 2019 @ 9:19 AM

EVIDENCE - Witnesses - Credibility - Previous record of witness

Appeal by the accused from convictions for sexual offences. ... [read more]

Monday, July 22, 2019 @ 9:16 AM

TRUSTS - Express trusts - Requirements - Capacity

Appeal by the defendant from a judgment that declared a 2008 bare trust and agency agreement entered into by him and his elderly parents invalid and non-binding based on a lack of capacity of his father. ... [read more]

Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 6:31 AM

ABORIGINAL STATUS AND RIGHTS - Practice and procedure - Costs

Appeal by a lawyer, Kennedy, from an award of costs payable by her personally. ... [read more]