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Thursday, December 07, 2017 @ 8:28 AM

MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Child support - Practice and procedure - Courts - Jurisdiction - Orders - Variation or amendment of orders - Reduction or rescission of arrears

Appeal by the father from a decision dismissing his application to vary a child support order on the basis that the Court had no jurisdiction under s. 17(1) of the Divorce Act (Act) to vary or discharge child support arrears where the application was brought after children were no longer children of the marriage. ... [read more]

Thursday, December 07, 2017 @ 8:26 AM

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - Dentists - Government of - Registration and licensure - Suspension of registration - Discipline - Disciplinary proceedings - Evidence - Expert evidence - Appeal or judicial review

Application by Rohringer for judicial review to quash an interim order of the Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee (Committee) of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (College) that suspended his dental licence without a hearing. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 @ 10:18 AM

SENTENCING - Criminal Code offences - Robbery - Particular sanctions - Imprisonment - Sentencing considerations - Time already served

Appeal by the Crown from sentence imposed on the accused for robbery where the accused was given credit for some of the pre-sentence custody accumulated following detention. ... [read more]

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 @ 10:16 AM

REGISTRATION OF DOCUMENTS - Registrars - Duties - Register instruments

Appeal by the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure (Minister) from a decision of the Registrar of the Victoria Land Title Office declining to register a plan filed by the Minister. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 @ 8:35 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Discovery - Production and inspection of documents - Privileged documents - Crown privilege or public interest

Appeal by the parties from three orders related to document discovery. ... [read more]

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 @ 8:33 AM

CORPORATIONS - General principles - Shareholders

Appeal by the defendants from a chambers judge's refusal to strike the plaintiffs' claims. ... [read more]

Monday, December 04, 2017 @ 12:41 PM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Considerations - Best interests of child - Conduct of parents - Parental alienation - Practice and procedure - Orders - Enforcement of orders - Appeals

Appeal by the mother from two post-trial judgment parenting orders. The parties had five children presently between the ages of eight and 16. The mother, now age 53, was a physician. The father, now age 56, was a former banker and property developer who was unemployed. ... [read more]

Monday, December 04, 2017 @ 12:37 PM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Pleadings - Striking out pleadings or allegations - Grounds - Failure to disclose a cause of action or defence - Lack of jurisdiction

Appeal by the defendant, Nevsun Resources, from an order refusing to strike, stay or dismiss the action by the plaintiffs, Araya, Fshazion and Tekle. The plaintiffs were refugees of Eritrea and the defendant was a British Columbia publicly held company. ... [read more]

Friday, December 01, 2017 @ 12:47 PM

TREATIES AND AGREEMENTS - Land claims agreements - Practice and procedure Courts - Jurisdiction

Appeal by the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun and others from a Yukon Court of Appeal judgment allowing in part the appeal from a decision ordering the government of Yukon (Yukon) to reconduct its consultation as part of the land use plan approval process pertaining to the Peel Watershed. ... [read more]

Friday, December 01, 2017 @ 9:02 AM

BANKING - Deposits - Debtor-creditor relationship - Deposit accounts - Payment cards

Appeals by All Trans Financial Services Credit Union Limited (All Trans) from orders made by the Financial Institutions Commission (Commission). ... [read more]