Court of Appeal Summaries (January 10-14, 2022)

  • January 27, 2022
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Civil Decisions

Capital Sewer Servicing Inc. v. Crosslinx Transit Solutions Constructors, 2022 ONCA 10

Keywords: Contracts, Insurance, Interpretation, Agnew-Surpass v. Cummer-Yonge, [1976] 2 S.C.R. 221, T. Eaton Co. v. Smith et al., [1978] 2 S.C.R. 749, Ross Southward Tire v. Pyrotech Products, [1976] 2 S.C.R. 35, Madison Developments Ltd. v. Plan Electric Co. (1997), 36 O.R. (3d) 80 (C.A.), Royal Host G.P. Inc. v. 1842259 Ontario Ltd., 2018 ONCA 467, Deslaurier Custom Cabinets Inc. v. 1728106 Ontario Inc., 2017 ONCA 293, G.R. Hall, Canadian Contractual Interpretation Law, 4th ed. (Markham, Ont.: LexisNexis, 2020)

Idea Notion Development Inc. v. CTO Boost Inc., 2022 ONCA 14

Keywords: Breach of Contract, Debtor-Creditor, Civil Procedure, Summary Judgment, Settlements, Enforcement , Evidence on Motions, Affidavits, Without Prejudice Settlement Discussions, Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 39.02, Union Carbide v. Bombardier Inc., 2014 SCC 35

Short Civil Decisions

Davidoff v. Paderewski Society Home (Niagara), 2022 ONCA 18

Keywords: Civil Procedure, Costs

Kam v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 2022 ONCA 13

Keywords: Torts, Defamation, Defences, Responsible Communication, Civil Procedure, Anti-SLAPP, Costs, 1704604 Ontario Ltd. v. Pointes Protection Association, 2020 SCC 22, Grant v. Torstar, 2009 SCC 61

Meridian C C Intl Inc. v. 2745206 Ontario Inc., 2022 ONCA 12

Keywords: Contracts, Real Property, Commercial Leases, Interpretation, Termination, Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp., 2014 SCC 53, Fuller v. Aphria Inc., 2020 ONCA 403, Resolute FP Canada Inc. v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2019 SCC 60, Ventas, Inc. v. Sunrise Senior Living Real Estate Investment Trust, 2007 ONCA 205, Kinglip Holdings Inc. v. Novak Graphics Inc., [2000] O.J. No. 3723 (S.C.)

Ho v. Ontario, 2022 ONCA 11

Keywords: Labour and Employment, Workplace Harassment, Vicarious Liability, Charter Breaches

Amatuzio v. 650 Atwater Avenue Ltd., 2022 ONCA 9

Keywords: Contracts, Real Property, Agreements of Purchase and Sale of Land, Condominiums, Tarion Warranty, Occupancy Permit, Damages, Building Code ActBuilding Code, s. of Part C

UL Lawyers Professional Corporation v. Notway, 2022 ONCA 8

Keywords: Torts, MVA, Negligence, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Contracts, Solicitor and Client, Solicitor’s Lien, Solicitor’s Charging Order, Civil Procedure, Costs, Bilek v. Salter Estate, 2009 CanLII 58582 (ONSC)

Camsal Inc. v. Penner International Inc., 2022 ONCA 20

Keywords: Contracts, Interpretation, Real Property, Commercial Leases, Rights of First Refusal, Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp., 2014 SCC 53

Gallant v. 556614 Ontario Inc., 2022 ONCA 27

Keywords: Contracts, Interpretation, Real Property, Mortgages, Guarantees

Drungas v. Hamilton (City), 2022 ONCA 16

Keywords: Civil Procedure, Procedural and Natural Justice, Reasonable Apprehension of Bias, Costs, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, S.O. 2005, c.11