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Thursday, January 14, 2021 @ 6:25 AM

FIREARMS CONTROL - References - Firearms registration system

Application by Wyville for a reference under s. 74(1) of the Firearms Act. Wyville maintained his firearm qualifications for his long-standing employment in the Canadian Armed Forces. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 14, 2021 @ 6:21 AM

SELF-GOVERNING PROFESSIONS - Health care - Pharmacists

Appeal by LCI from the dismissal of its application for judicial review of a Statement issued by the respondent College. The appellant promoted the sale of a weight-loss product it had developed through authorized centres, including various pharmacies. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 @ 6:05 AM

IMMIGRANTS - Application for immigrant visa - Humanitarian and compassionate considerations

Appeal by Subramaniam from a decision dismissing his application for judicial review of an Immigration Officer’s decision refusing to process the appellant’s application for permanent residence on humanitarian and compassionate grounds. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 @ 6:03 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Default judgments - Setting aside

Appeal by the plaintiff from a decision setting aside the appellant’s default judgment against the respondent. The appellant sued the respondent insurer for breach of contract after the respondent denied the appellant’s claim under an insurance policy. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 @ 7:23 AM

CONDOMINIUMS - Common elements - Common expenses

Appeal by the strata corporation from a decision declaring that strata fees and special levies based on unit entitlement levied against the respondent by the appellant constituted significantly unfair action under s.164 of the Strata Property Act and ordering apportionment of the fees and special levies on a different basis. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 @ 7:22 AM

ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATE - Receivers - Duties and powers

Appeal by the defendants from an order dismissing their application for a stay of the action on the ground that the claims were subject to mandatory arbitration. ... [read more]

Monday, January 11, 2021 @ 9:17 AM

SPOUSAL SUPPORT - Calculation or attribution of income - Quantum - Interim

Appeal by the husband from an interim child and spousal support order and the related costs award. The parties separated in 2019. They had one child. The wife was the primary caregiver for the child and did not work since November 2017 when she commenced maternity leave. ... [read more]

Monday, January 11, 2021 @ 9:12 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Contingency agreements - Statutory provisions - Measure of compensation

Appeal by the client from a review officer’s decision. In 2011, the appellant and the respondent law firm entered into a contingency fee agreement in relation to a patent dispute. ... [read more]

Friday, January 08, 2021 @ 6:10 AM

PARENTS AND CHILDREN - Medically assisted procreation - Consent

Appeal by the wife from the dismissal of her application to permit the removal of her deceased husband’s reproductive material to be stored so that the appellant could use the material for her reproductive use. ... [read more]

Friday, January 08, 2021 @ 6:09 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Injunctions - Considerations affecting grant - Balance of convenience

Appeal from an order dismissing a motion for an interlocutory injunction. The appellants, Loops L.L.C. and Loops Flexbrush L.L.C. (Loops) were both limited liability companies incorporated pursuant to the law of Delaware. ... [read more]