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Tuesday, April 09, 2019 @ 9:54 AM

EXTRADITION AND CRIMINAL MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Appeal by Chandler from committal for extradition to the United States, and application for judicial review of the Minister's surrender order. The United States sought the extradition of the appellant to face charges of fraud arising from a condominium construction project. ... [read more]

Monday, April 08, 2019 @ 10:58 AM

WILLS - Construction and interpretation

Appeal by Rydland from a decision of a chambers judge declaring a pour-over clause in her late father’s will that granted the residue of his estate to an inter vivos family trust invalid. ... [read more]

Monday, April 08, 2019 @ 10:51 AM

FOR TORTS - Affecting the person - Assault

Action by Fong for damages for assault and battery, false arrest, and false imprisonment. In March 2006, Fong was the manager of the Oasis Hotel, located in Surrey, British Columbia. The primary feature of the Oasis Hotel was its large bar. The police viewed the Oasis Hotel as a problem establishment. ... [read more]

Friday, April 05, 2019 @ 8:32 AM

FATAL ACCIDENTS ACT - Effect of legislation

Application by the defendant doctor for a determination of whether the plaintiff was entitled to bring a claim for a less favourable life expectancy or decreased survival rate. ... [read more]

Friday, April 05, 2019 @ 8:28 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Pleadings - Amendment of - Statement of claim

Appeal by the Stoney Tribal Council from a case management order. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 04, 2019 @ 3:25 PM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Class or representative actions - Stay of action due to parallel proceeding

Appeal by Telus Communications Inc. (Telus) from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal affirming a decision that refused to stay business customers’ claims in a class action against Telus. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 04, 2019 @ 8:35 AM

PROCEDURE - Pleas - Setting aside guilty plea - Voluntariness

Appeal by the accused, Girn, from a conviction and sentence for offences related to domestic violence. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 04, 2019 @ 8:33 AM

CUSTODY AND ACCESS - Courts - Jurisdiction - Ordinary residence

Appeal by the father from a declaration of habitual residence and an order requiring return of the child to the mother. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 03, 2019 @ 8:28 AM

PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURIES - Pre-existing injury - Credibility

Appeal by the 59-year-old plaintiff from the assessment of her damages for personal injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident in 2011. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 03, 2019 @ 8:26 AM

LANDLORD AND TENANT RELATIONSHIP - Term and renewal

Appeal by the tenants from a decision dismissing their application for judicial review of an arbitrator’s decision finding that their tenancy was a fixed term, not a periodic tenancy. ... [read more]