Document Retention Policies

Link to older case law related to Document Retention Policies

336332 B.C. Ltd. v. Imperial Oil Ltd., 2002 BCSC 587 (CanLII)

  • April 23, 2002

Date: 2002-04-23 Docket: C963124  Parallel citations: 6 BCLR (4th) 168. C. Ross J. | Link
A claim for contamination of a site formerly occupied by gas stations. At para 46, the court points out "(w)ith respect to the nature of the claim, this case concerns a latent problem which, by its nature, is likely to emerge only years after the initial contamination.

Carleton v. Beaverton Hotel, 2009 CanLII 4245 (ON S.C.)

  • February 06, 2009

Date: 2009-2-6. Docket: 23745/03. Lauwers J. | Link
In a personal injury case claiming loss of income, the plaintiff has not produced evidence of income levels before and after the accident. Defendant moved to dismiss the action.

White v. The Queen, 2009 TCC 539 (CanLII)

  • November 09, 2009

Date: 2009-11-09 Docket: 2007-1665(GST)G ; 2007-1561(IT)G  B. Paris J. | Link
The lack of formal information management retention and destruction policies and procedures did not attract a finiding of spoliation, since the Appellant did not show how the missing information was relevant, how its absence would harm his case, or that the information was destroyed after litigation was contemplated.