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Friday, May 15, 2020 @ 9:22 AM

AGENCY - Liability of principal to third person - Agent’s torts

Appeal by the defendant CIBC from trial judgment finding the appellant liable for the respondents’ trading losses. ... [read more]

Friday, May 15, 2020 @ 9:12 AM

PRISON ADMINISTRATION - Segregation of prisoners

Appeal by an inmate, Wilcox, from an order striking his pleadings. The appellant was an inmate placed directly in solitary confinement upon his incarceration at a remand centre. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 14, 2020 @ 10:00 AM


Appeal by the defendant insurer from an order dismissing its motion for summary judgment and granting judgment to the respondents. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 14, 2020 @ 9:53 AM

OFFENCES AND ENFORCEMENT - Penalties - Imprisonment

Appeal by the defendants from a decision of an appeal judge setting aside their acquittals on charges under the Securities Act and concluding that certain promissory notes were securities under the Act and from the sentence imposed.  ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 @ 9:32 AM

DIVISION OF POWERS - Federal jurisdiction - Aboriginals and reserves

Appeal by the Attorney General from a Federal Court decision allowing the respondents’ application for judicial review of a decision of the federal Superintendent of Financial Institutions determining that the respondents’ pension plans were provincially regulated. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 @ 9:24 AM

DANGEROUS AND LONG-TERM OFFENDERS - Dangerous offender designation

Appeal by the accused, Patel, from dangerous offender designation and imposition of indeterminate sentence. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 @ 9:23 AM


Appeal by the plaintiff from dismissal of a personal injury claim arising from an automobile accident. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 @ 9:16 AM

CHARITABLE TRUSTS - Termination, revocation and variation

Appeal by the Foundation from an order requiring it to return all monies in a Benevolent Fund to the respondent Society. ... [read more]

Monday, May 11, 2020 @ 9:29 AM

PROCEDURE - Trial judge’s duties - Assessing credibility of witnesses  

Appeal by the Crown from the acquittal of the accused, Faucher, following a manslaughter trial. ... [read more]

Monday, May 11, 2020 @ 9:19 AM

CHILD PROTECTION - Placing the child in a place of safety - Custody with non-parent

Appeal by the mother from a parenting order directing the placement of her child with an extended family member. ... [read more]