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Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 1:21 PM

SENTENCING - Criminal Code offences - Failing or refusing to provide breath or blood sample - Sentencing considerations - Aggravating factors - Mitigating factors

Appeal by Suter from a judgment of the Alberta Court of Appeal varying the sentence imposed to Suter for refusing to provide a breath sample after causing an accident resulting in a death. ... [read more]

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 8:55 AM

PRISON ADMINISTRATION - Conditions and treatment

Appeal by the defendant, the federal Crown, from partial summary judgment granted in favour of the plaintiffs. ... [read more]

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 8:51 AM

CORPORATIONS - Distinct legal entity - Exceptions (piercing the corporate veil)

Appeal by the plaintiffs from summary judgment determining that the shares and assets of Chevron Canada were not eligible to satisfy the judgment debt of Chevron Corporation and from the costs award. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 7:48 AM

INTERESTS IN LAND - Easements - Creation - By express grant

Appeal by a property owner from a declaration of a right-of-way with an order amending the parcel registry. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 7:46 AM

POWERS OF SEARCH AND SEIZURE - Search warrants - Validity

Appeal by the Crown from an order excluding evidence at the trial of the accused, Campbell. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 @ 8:41 AM

SENTENCING - Criminal Code offences - Attempted murder - Aggravating factors

Appeal by the offender, LeBreton, from a sentence for attempted murder. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 @ 8:37 AM

PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURIES - Brain damage - Age of claimant

Appeal by the defendant, Seven Oaks General Hospital, from an award of damages in favour of the plaintiffs, the Lantins, for medical negligence. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 @ 9:11 AM

REAL ESTATE AGENTS AND BROKERS - Creation of agency - Liability

Appeal by the plaintiff, Siemens, from dismissal of his action against the defendant, Howard, in respect of a property ownership dispute. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 @ 9:08 AM

CONSIDERATION - What constitutes - Forbearance

Appeal by the plaintiff, Rosas, from the dismissal of her action against the defendants, Toca and Visaya, to enforce repayment of a loan. ... [read more]

Monday, June 25, 2018 @ 8:45 AM

BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Disqualification or removal

Application by the plaintiff Fereidooni to disqualify Gowlings LLP from acting for the defendant Burnham in this litigation. ... [read more]