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Tuesday, June 11, 2019 @ 6:25 AM

SENTENCING - Contempt of court - Particular sanctions

Appeals by several accused from sentences of 14 days’ imprisonment for criminal contempt. ... [read more]

Monday, June 10, 2019 @ 10:36 AM

MARITAL PROPERTY - Equalization or division - Valuation of assets

Appeal by the husband from trial judgment respecting division of assets and from the cost award ordering the parties to bear their own costs without giving them an opportunity to be heard. ... [read more]

Monday, June 10, 2019 @ 9:38 AM

RESIDENTIAL TENANCIES - Appointed officials - Powers

Appeal by the tenant from a Small Claims Court decision ordering her to vacate a house and pay arrears of rent. ... [read more]

Monday, June 10, 2019 @ 9:36 AM

ACTIONS - Practice and procedure

Appeal by Kontuk from the decision setting out the amount of his settlement which was to be reimbursed to the Nova Scotia Public Service Long Term Disability Plan Trust Fund (the respondent). ... [read more]

Friday, June 07, 2019 @ 1:40 PM

CLASS ACTION - Authorization - Serious appearance of right - Identical, similar or related questions - Adequate representation of members

Appeals by Province Canadienne de la Congrégation de Sainte Croix (Congregation) and Oratoire Saint Joseph du Mont Royal (Oratory) from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal setting aside a decision that dismissed the application for authorization to institute a class action for sexual abuse and assaults committed by their members. ... [read more]

Friday, June 07, 2019 @ 8:39 AM

CONSTITUTIONAL VALIDITY OF LEGISLATION - Level of government - Federal legislation

Reference for an advisory opinion on the question of whether the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act was unconstitutional in whole or in part. ... [read more]

Friday, June 07, 2019 @ 8:39 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Injunctions - Considerations affecting grant

Appeals by parents, private schools and school board from a decision of a chambers judge refusing to grant the appellants an interim injunction staying the operation of s. 16.1 of the School Act and an interim injunction prohibiting the Minister of Education from defunding or de-accrediting their schools for non-compliance with s. 45.1. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 06, 2019 @ 8:40 AM

PROCEDURE - Pleas - Setting aside guilty plea

Appeal by the accused from convictions for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of oxycodone. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 06, 2019 @ 8:37 AM

LANDLORD AND TENANT RELATIONSHIP - Privity of contract

Appeal by the plaintiffs from a decision confirming a Master’s decision dismissing the appellants’ claim against the respondent and from the costs award. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 06, 2019 @ 8:35 AM

CONSTITUTIONAL PROCEEDINGS - Enforcement of orders

Motion by the Attorney General to extend the period of suspension of invalidity of certain sections of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act. ... [read more]