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Friday, May 22, 2020 @ 9:06 AM

FRANCHISING - Legislation - Franchisor disclosure - Rescission

Appeal by the defendant lawyer from a motion judge’s decision that found a third-party claim did not constitute notice of rescission under the Arthur Wishart Act. ... [read more]

Friday, May 22, 2020 @ 9:06 AM

PROCEEDINGS - Practice and procedure - Limitation periods

Appeal by the plaintiffs, the Beniuks, from the summary dismissal of their action against the Municipality of Leamington. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 21, 2020 @ 9:06 AM

UNJUST ENRICHMENT - Remedies - Recovery of benefits

Appeal by the defendant from trial judgment requiring her to return $300,000 to the respondent based on unjust enrichment. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 21, 2020 @ 9:06 AM


Application by PH for a declaration of constitutional invalidity and related relief. In 2010 and 2012, Parliament amended the Criminal Records Act governing, among other things, the suspension of criminal records for offenders who subsequently achieved rehabilitation. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 @ 6:56 AM


Appeal by the defendants Saskatchewan and Christ the Teacher School Division from trial judgment declaring the applicable legislation and the Government action that provided funding for non-Catholic students to attend Catholic schools contravened ss.2(a) and.15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter) and was therefore unconstitutional. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 @ 6:55 AM

LIMITATIONS OF ACTIONS - Which limitation period applies

Appeal by the plaintiff from the dismissal of her medical malpractice action as statute barred. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 @ 6:55 AM

EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES - Where high-handed, malicious, arbitrary or highly reprehensible misconduct

Appeal by the defendant from trial judgment awarding the respondent damages for unjust enrichment and $10,000 in punitive damages. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 @ 9:38 AM

LIMITATION OF ACTIONS - Time - Discoverability

Appeal by the plaintiff, the Province of New Brunswick, from summary judgment dismissing its action against the Grant Thornton defendants as statute-barred. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 @ 9:25 AM

MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT - Child support - Special or extraordinary expenses - Health

Appeal by the mother from a child support award in respect of an adult disabled child. The parties divorced several years earlier. Their only child, age 21, suffered from multiple disabilities, including cerebral palsy. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 @ 9:17 AM

REAL PROPERTY TAX - Exemptions - Charitable institutions

Appeal by the City of Winnipeg and the City Assessor from prerogative relief granted in favour of the respondent, ImagineAbility Incorporated. ... [read more]