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Tuesday, May 04, 2021 @ 6:35 AM

ENFORCEMENT AND PROCEDURE - Commissions - Powers - Investigation

Appeal by Gichuru from a decision dismissing his application for judicial review of a decision of a Human Rights Tribunal. The appellant alleged that the respondent VSS discriminated against him based on age, sex and race after banning him from attending its events. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 04, 2021 @ 6:34 AM

CHILD PROTECTION - Supervision or guardianship - Permanent appointment or Crown wardship

Appeal by Metis Child, Family and Community Services from a trial decision ordering the child MJ be placed with her maternal grandmother but ordering the agency to continue to be the legal guardian of MJ. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 04, 2021 @ 6:34 AM

PROPERTY INSURANCE - Household or homeowner’s policies

Appeal by the insurer from a decision that found the respondent’s claim for property damage was covered by her home insurance policy with the appellant. Heavy rainfall caused damage to the respondent’s backyard. ... [read more]

Monday, May 03, 2021 @ 9:34 AM

CONTROLLED DRUGS AND SUBSTANCES - Constructive possession

Appeal by the accused from convictions for trafficking methamphetamine, possession of heroin, and numerous breaches of her recognizance for being in possession of cellular phones, a knife and drugs. ... [read more]

Monday, May 03, 2021 @ 9:28 AM

INTERESTS IN LAND - Easements - Creation - By implication

Appeal by Douglas Lake Cattle Company from a trial judgment that gave the public access to two lakes on its property. The Province issued Crown grants for the property in question without specific reservation of roads or trails in the wording of the grant. ... [read more]

Monday, May 03, 2021 @ 9:23 AM

PROCEDURE - Trial judge’s duties - Trials - New trials, grounds for

Appeal by the Crown from the respondents’ acquittals on a charge of failing to provide the necessaries of life to their infant son. ... [read more]

Friday, April 30, 2021 @ 6:19 AM

SENTENCING - Child pornography - Particular sanctions - Imprisonment

Sentencing hearing for Butera, who pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography and arranging through telecommunication to sexually assault a child under the age of 16. ... [read more]

Friday, April 30, 2021 @ 6:19 AM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Best interests of child - Child’s religious or educational training

Application by the father for an order that the child attend Robert Hopkins Public School and that he attend in person now. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 29, 2021 @ 6:20 AM

MARITAL PROPERTY - Equalization or division - Contribution of parties - Duration of marriage

Appeal by the wife from the equalization of net family property. The parties were married for four years and had no children. A substantial amount of the appellant’s net family property was derived from gifts from the respondent. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 29, 2021 @ 6:19 AM

PARTNERSHIPS - Person liable by holding out

Appeal by the plaintiffs in two actions from summary judgments dismissing their actions as against the defendant law firm. The plaintiffs were numbered companies who alleged that they advanced funds to their lawyer that were not repaid. ... [read more]