Preservation of Evidence

Culligan Canada Ltd. v. Fettes, 2009 SKQB 343 (CanLII)

  • September 01, 2009

Date: 2009-09-01. Ball J. | Link
In an application for injunctive relief in a breach of fiduciary duty and misuse of confidential information by former employees, the plaintiff seeks, among other things, an order for preservation and production of information.

Doust v. Schatz, 2002 SKCA 129 (CanLII)

  • November 26, 2002

Parallel citations: (2002), 32 R.F.L. (5th) 317; (2002), 227 Sask. R. 1 Date: 2002-11-26 Docket: CA02129;462. Tallis J.A. | Link
"A party is under a duty to preserve what he knows, or reasonably should know, is relevant in an action. The process of discovery of documents in a civil action is central to the conduct of a fair trial and the destruction of relevant documents undermines the prospect of a fair trial." (para 27)