Court of Appeal Summaries (April 5 – April 9, 2021)

  • April 12, 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Table of Contents

Civil Decisions

Madison Joe Holdings Inc. v. Mill Street & Co. Inc., 2021 ONCA 205

Keywords: Contracts, Debtor-Creditor, Promissory Notes, Guarantees, Fair Protection Rule, Civil Procedure, Summary Judgment, Standard of Review, Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp., 2014 SCC 53, Heritage Capital Corp. v. Equitable Trust Co., 2016 SCC 19, Kevin McGuinness, The Law of Guarantee, 3rd ed. (Toronto: Lexis Nexis Canada, 2013)

Goldentuler v. Simmons Dasilva LLP, 2021 ONCA 219

Keywords: Torts, Professional Negligence, Lawyers, Wills and Estates, Civil Procedure, Striking Pleadings, Capacity, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 21.01(3)(b), Conveyancing and Law of Property Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.34

Farrell v. Kavanagh, 2021 ONCA 213

Keywords: Contracts, Real Property, Mortgages, Torts, Fraud, Civil Procedure, Appeals, Stay Pending Appeal, RJR-MacDonald Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), [1994] 1 S.C.R. 311, 2257573 Ontario Inc. v. Furney, 2020 ONCA 742, Circuit World Corp. v. Lesperance (1997), 33 O.R. (3d) 674 (C.A.), Starkman v. Home Trust Company, 2015 ONCA 436

Sub-Prime Mortgage Corporation v. Kaweesa, 2021 ONCA 215

Keywords: Contracts, Real Property, Mortgages, Civil Procedure, Settlements, Enforcement, Writs of Possession, Appeals, Security for Costs, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 61.06(1)(a), Rule 63.01(1), Rule 63.02(1), Courts of Justice Act, s. 7(2), s. 134(2), Heidari v. Naghshbandi, 2020 ONCA 757, Hakim Optical Laboratory Ltd. v. 1570710 Ontario Ltd., 2010 ONCA 627, Waxman v. Waxman (2003), 168 O.A.C. 217 (C.A.), Abuzour v. Heydary, 2015 ONCA 249, RJR-MacDonald Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), [1994] 1 S.C.R. 311

Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto v. V.R., 2021 ONCA 209

Keywords: Family Law, Child Protection, Crown Wardship, Access, Best Interests of the Child, Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 14, Sched. 1, ss. 74(3), 105(5)-(6).

Atlas (Brampton) Limited Partnership v. Canada Grace Park Ltd., 2021 ONCA 221

Keywords: Contracts, Debtor-Creditor, Security Agreements, Control Agreements, Share Pledges, Enforcement, Foreclosure, Notice of Intention to Enforce Security, Right of Redemption, Statutory Interpretation, Principle of Implied Exclusion, Personal Property Security Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.10, ss. 17.1 and 63(4), Securities Transfer Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 8, s. 24, Rizzo & Rizzo Shoes Ltd. (Re), [1998] 1 S.C.R. 27, University Health Network v. Ontario (Minister of Finance) (2001), 208 D.L.R. (4th) 459, Casse v. Credifinance Securities Ltd. (1999), 14 P.P.S.A.C. (2d) 352

Short Civil Decisions

Ritchie v. Castlepoint Greybrook Sterling Inc., 2021 ONCA 214

Keywords: Contracts, Real Property, Agreements of Purchase and Sale of Land, Exclusion of Liability Clauses, Allocation of Risk