Court of Appeal Summaries (June 7 - 11)

  • June 21, 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Table of Contents

Civil Decisions

Charlesfort Development Limited v. Ottawa (City), 2021 ONCA 410

Keywords: Torts, Negligent Misrepresentation, Duty of Care, Proximity, Reasonable Foreseeability, Reasonable Reliance, Pure Economic Loss, Anns v. London Borough of Merton, [1977] 2 All E.R. 492 (H.L. (Eng.)); Cooper v. Hobart, 2001 SCC 79, Deloitte & Touche v. Livent Inc. (Receiver of), 2017 SCC 63, 16688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc., 2020 SCC 35, R. v. Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd., 2011 SCC 42

Children’s Aid Society of Algoma v. G.C, 2021 ONCA 400

Keywords: Family Law, Child Protection, Civil Procedure, Summary Judgment, Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017, S.O. 2017, c. 14, Sched. 1., ss 74(2)(d), Family Law Rules, O. Reg. 114/99, Rules 16(6.1) and (6.2), Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society v. M.W., 2019 ONCA 316

O’Reilly v. ClearMRI Solutions Ltd., 2021 ONCA 385

Keywords: Contracts, Employment, Common Employer Doctrine, Corporations, Doctrine of Separate Legal Pesonality, Unpaid Wages, Directors’ Liability, Business Corporations Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. B.16, s. 131, Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation, 2018 ONCA 472, BCE Inc. v. 1976 Debentureholders, 2008 SCC 69, Sinclair v. Dover Engineering Services Ltd., 49 D.L.R. (4th) 297 (B.C.C.A.), Rowland v. VDC Manufacturing Inc., 2017 ONSC 3351, Downtown Eatery (1993) Ltd. v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario (2001), 54 O.R. (3d) 161 (C.A.), Owners, Strata Plan LMS 3905 v. Crystal Square Parking Corp., 2020 SCC 29, Housen v. Nikolaisen, 2002 SCC 33

Eynon v. Simplicity Air Ltd., 2021 ONCA 409

Keywords: Torts, Negligence, Contributory Negligence, Personal Injury, Labour and Employment, Workplace Health and Safety, Damages, Punitive Damages, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997, S.O. 1997, c. 16, Sched. A., s. 22.1, s.155.1, s.158(1), Whiten v. Pilot Insurance Co., 2002 SCC 18, Ferme Gérald Laplante & Fils Ltée v. Grenville Patron Mutual Fire Insurance Co. (2002), 61 O.R. (3d) 481, Boucher v. Wal-Mart Canada Corp., 2014 ONCA 419, Rutman v. Rabinowitz, 2018 ONCA 80

K.K. v. M.M., 2021 ONCA 407

Keywords: Family Law, Custody and Access, Civil Procedure, Appeals, Stay Pending Appeal, Security for Costs, Children’s Law Reform Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.12, s. 30, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 61.06(1)(a), Lefebvre v. Lefebvre (2002), 167 O.A.C. 85 (C.A.), Circuit World Corp. v. Lesperance (1997), 33 O.R. (3d) 674 (C.A.), Van de Perre v. Edwards, 2001 SCC 60, A.M. v. C.H., 2019 ONCA 764

Wiseau Studio, LLC v. Harper, 2021 ONCA 396

Keywords: Civil Procedure, Appeals, Security for Judgement, Security for Costs, Orders, Enforcement

Bank of Montreal v. Cadogan, 2021 ONCA 405

Keywords: Contracts, Professional Liability, Lawyers, Real Property, Parcel Register, Registration of Documents, Law Statements, Civil Procedure, Summary Judgment, Adjournments, Khimji v. Dhanani (2004), 69 O.R. (3d) 790 (C.A.), Toronto-Dominion Bank v. Hylton, 2010 ONCA 752

Short Civil Decisions

Manicom v. Manicom, 2021 ONCA 399

Keywords: Family Law, Corporations, Contracts, Share Purchase Agreements, Restrictive Covenants, Remedies, Specific Performance

Luangchaleun (Re), 2021 ONCA 398

Keywords: Reintegration into Community, Conditional Discharge, Absolute Discharge, Substance Abuse, section 672.78(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada, R. v. Owen, [2003] 1 S.C.R. 779

Dhatt v. Beer, 2021 ONCA 412

Keywords: Contracts, Agreements of Purchase and Sale of Land, Civil Procedure, Costs

De Palma v. Canadian Federation of Independent Business, 2021 ONCA 406

Keywords: Contracts, Employment, Constructive Dismissal, Intentional Infliction of Mental Suffering, Long Term Disability, Accommodation, Civil Procedure, Summary Judgment, Adjournments, Ontario Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.19, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules 20.01(3), 20.04(2.1)