Yearly Archives: 2013


Changes to CCLA Library Online Products

Starting January 1, 2014, there will be changes the online products you will have access to in the CCLA Library. We hope you’ll find these changes useful for your legal research!

No Longer Available:

Criminal Spectrum

Newly Added:

Quicklaw CriminalPractice

This product contains the following titles:

    • The Practitioner’s Criminal Code (Gold)
    • The Law of Search and Seizure in Canada (Fontana andKeeshan)
    • Sentencing (Ruby, Davies, Doucette, Loosemore, Orkinand, Wawzonek)
    • Annotated Youth Criminal Justice Act (Weinper, Direnfeld, Greene,Pearson, Richardson and Tuck-Jackson)
    • Impaired Driving in Canada (Kenkel)
    • Canadian Extradition Law Practice (Botting)
    • Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant – The Law of Evidence in Canada (Bryant, Lederman and Fuerst)
    • Canada Criminal Digest
    • Abrégé de jurisprudence – Droit criminel
    • Criminal Law Cases – Topical
    • Supreme Court of Canada Service
    • LAW/NET™ Legal Update Service
    • For the Defence, the newsletter of the Ontario CriminalLawyers’
    • Association
    • Alan D. Gold’s Criminal Law NetLetter
    • Alan D. Gold’s Money Laundering Update
    • Crown Weekly NetLetter
    • Federico and Rondinelli’s DNA NetLetter
    • Impaired Driving NetLetter by the Hon. Justice Joseph F. Kenkel
    • LexisNexis® Criminal Charter Issues NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Criminal Offences NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Criminal Procedure NetLetter
    • The Practitioner’s Criminal Precedents (Gold)

Quicklaw FamilyPractice

This product contains the following titles:

    • Ontario Family Law Practice (The Hon. Mr. Justice David Steinberg, the Hon. Mr. Justice Craig Perkins, Esther L. Lenkinski and Andrew James)
    • Wilson on Children and the Law (Jeffery Wilson)
    • Family Mediation and Collaborative Practice Handbook (Barbara Landau, Lorne Wolfson and Niki Landau)
    • Castel & Walker – Canadian Conflict of Laws (Janet Walker) Canadian Contract Law (Angela Swan)
    • Canada Child Support Quantums
    • Canada Spousal Support Quantums
    • Canada Dependants’ Relief Quantums
    • Canada Matrimonial Property Quantums
    • LexisNexis® Family Law (Ontario) NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Youth Protection NetLetter

Quicklaw LitigationPractice

This product contains the following titles:

    • Canadian Federal Courts Practice (Hughes, Renaud and Horne)
    • Federal Limitations Manual
    • Ontario Courtroom Procedure (Ferguson)
    • Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant – The Law of Evidence in Canada (Bryant, Lederman and Fuerst)
    • Class Actions Law and Practice (Eizenga, Peerless, Wright and Callaghan)
    • Canadian Tort Law (Linden and Feldthusen)
    • Canadian Contract Law (Swan)
    • Castel & Walker – Canadian Conflict of Laws (Walker)
    • The Law of Limitations (Mew)
    • Canada Civil Procedure Digest
    • Canada Civil Evidence Digest
    • Canada Limitation of Actions Digest
    • Canada Breach of Contract Quantums
    • Canada Defamation Quantums
    • Canada Medical Negligence Quantums
    • Canada Property-Related Torts Quantums
    • Canada Wrongful Dismissal Quantums
    • Carlson Personal Injury Quantum of Damages NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Civil Practice (Federal) NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Ontario Civil Practice NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Civil Evidence NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Conflict of Laws NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Limitation of Actions NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Class Actions NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Economic Damages NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Personal Injury NetLetter
    • LexisNexis® Tort Law NetLetter

To access any of these Practice products, simply proceed through to Quicklaw as normal on the Desktops of our library computers.

 


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available through CanLII.org.

Family Matters

Stanton v. Coughlin & Associates Limited (2013 ONSC 7294)
survivor — annuity — member — spouse — pension
Justice J. Mackinnon

Wylie v. Sheehan (2013 ONSC 7367)
child support — costs — success — litigation — convince the to re-visit
Justice R. Laliberte

Musgrave v. Musgrave (2013 ONSC 7481)
child support — semester — tuition — obtain his high school diploma — optional life insurance
Justice M. Linhares de Sousa

Véronique Savage c. Cédric Clément (2013 ONSC 6262)
dépenses extraordinaires — pension alimentaire — apprenti-maçon — annuel — salaire
Justice. M. Charbonneau

Civil Matters

Rocksolid v. Bertolissi (2013 ONSC 7343)
square feet of stone — deficiencies — installed — leave the jobsite — windows
Justice R. Smith

Channa v. Cobisa, et al (2013 ONSC 7399)
condominium corporation — attempt to re-litigate — unit — directors — board
Justice M. Quigley

Sullivan v Cornell (2013 CanLII 78512)
email — voice mail message — retainer agreement — provided — officer
Justice M. Charbonneau

1550917 Ontario Inc (COB Ottawa Swimming Pools Com) v Cuming (2013 CanLII 75997)
contract — work — pool — job — plumbing
Deputy Judge I. Whitehall

Daoust c. Daoust (2013 ONCS 7504)
impasse — valeur — société — liquidation — frères
Justice P. Lalonde

Criminal Matters

R. v. Tsuzom (2013 ONSC 7151)
leg — undecipherable — start making — inconsistency — farther
Justice R. Smith

R. v. Miller (2013 ONSC 7327)
victim — pre-sentence report — offences — church — boys
Justice T. Ray

R v GJL (2013 ONSC 7325)
victims — offences — aggravating — rubbed — sexual
Justice T. Ray

R. v. Saikaley (2013 ONSC 4349)
proceeds of crime — fine in lieu of forfeiture — property — condominium — offender
Justice P. Lalonde


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available through CanLII.org.

Family Matters

Ciccone v. Côté (2013 ONSC 6978)
daughter — guardian — care — providers — property
Justice P. Kane

Civil Matters

Clarke v. Clarke (2013 ONSC 6924)
implement — terms — company — costs — capital gains
Justice R. Smith

Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Company (2013 ONSC 7005)
overrun — duty of care — airport — regulator — runways
Regional Senior Justice Hackland

Umutoni v. Safari (2013 ONSC 6875)
costs in the amount — investments — known — funds — indemnity
Justice R. Smith

Kostyniuk v. Burnell (2013 ONSC 6705)
partial indemnity rate — nullity — account — limitation period — delivery
Justice G. Toscano Roccamo

Bearsfield Developments Inc. v. McNabb (2013 ONSC 7063)
temporary stay — forum conveniens — duplication — motion — proceeding
Justice B. Warkentin

Ugarrit Inc. v. Pooran (2013 ONSC 6714)
retainer — commercial fire loss — limitation period had expired — solicitor — run
Regional Senior Justice Hackland

Criminal Matters

R. v. Eid (2013 ONSC 7084)
financial — family members — legal aid — brother — balance of probabilities
Justice J. Blishen

R. v. Windebank (2013 ONSC 6840)
crack cocaine — police — encounters — drug — informers
Justice P. Kane

R. v. D.A.E. (2013 ONSC 5939)
text messages — sex — evidence — sexual encounter — sexual assault
Justice G. Toscano Roccamo


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available through CanLII.org.

Family Matters

Cantave v. Cantave (2013 ONSC 6513)
spousal support — gainfully — imputed — articulate
Justice P. Kane

Armstrong v. Vanneste (2013 ONSC 5997)
access — father — child — supervised — visits
Justice M. Linhares de Sousa

Walts v. Walts (2013 ONSC 6787)
spousal support — retirement — age fifty-five — material change in circumstances — income
Justice T. Minnema

Kelly and Yantha (2013 ONSC 6030)
interim — children — mobility — mental health — temporary
Justice J. McNamara

Civil Matters

Temelini v. Wright (2013 ONSC 6691)
production obligations — motion — timetables — prejudice — comply
Justice L. Ratushny

Nahas v. Haddad (2013 ONSC 6678)
barber — ticket — non-suit — contract — jury
Justice R. Beaudoin

Moore v. Assaly (2013 ONSC 6557)
motion for contempt — corporations — delays — conflict — formerly
Justice P. Kane

Breatross Estate v. Woolfson (2013 ONSC 6819)
redeem the mortgage — property — security for costs — estate — debts
Master C. MacLeod

Séguin v. Van Dyke (2013 ONSC 6576)
costs — disbursements — unenforceable — contingency fee agreement — void
Justice P. Lalonde

Dube v. Shooman (2013 ONSC 6641)
costs — offer — pre-judgment interest — successful — indemnity
Justice M. Métivier

McPeake v. Cadesky and Associates et al (2013 ONSC 6327)
understanding — die — rectification application — letter — motion
Master P. Roger

Assaly et al v Assaly et al (2013 ONSC 6761)
litigation guardian — costs thrown away — security for costs — will — estate
Master C. MacLeod

Bacic v. Millennium Educational & Research Charitable Foundation (2013 ONSC 6128)
visa permission — cross-examinations — examinations — formerly — accommodation
Justice P. Kane

Bacic v. Millennium Educational & Research Charitable Foundation (2013 ONSC 6872)
removal — formerly — endorsement — motion — cross-examination
Justice P. Kane

SECTION 248(3)(b) OF THE (2013 ONSC 5168)
corporations — assets — restraining — appointment — aka
Justice P. Kane

Botosh v. City (Ottawa) (2013 ONSC 6528)
partial indemnity — litigation — pre-judgment interest — damages — amendment
Justice B. Warkentin

Lauzon v. Taticek, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada (2013 ONSC 6449)
two-year limitation period — injuries — full appreciation of the evidence — motor vehicle accident — required to make dispositive findings
Justice R. Maranger

Seangio v. Seangio (2013 ONSC 6747)
bank account — certificate of pending litigation — residential property — late — freezing
Regional Senior Justice C. Hackland

Criminal Matters

R. v. Desgagne (2013 ONSC 6319)
victim — alcohol — punch — band — sentence
Justice L. Ratushny

R. v. Dawson-Jarvis (2013 ONSC 6317)
bank — robbery — incarceration — crimes — money
Justice L. Ratushny

R. v. Simard (2013 ONSC 6561)
sexual — assaults — sentence — intercourse — count
Regional Senior Justice C. Hackland

R. v. Meranger (2013 ONCJ 567)
blood alcohol — readings — evidence — time of driving — approved instrument
Justice D. Paciocco

R. v. Morin-Leblanc (2013 ONSC 6558)
jeopardy — provide a breath sample — detainee — police — causing death
Justice P. Lalonde

R. v. Land (2013 ONSC 6526)
period of parole ineligibility — programming — sword — father — murder
Justice C. Aitken


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available through CanLII.org.

Civil Matters

OZ Optics Limited v. Timbercon, Inc. (2013 ONSC 6439)
release — settlement — costs — dismissal — agreement reached
Justice J. McNamara

Davies v. Hodgins (2013 ONSC 6444)
conference — discussions — dismissal — abuse — re-litigate
Justice J. McNamara

Pineau and Merovitz Potechin LLP (2013 ONSC 6490)
timetable — affidavit — motions — expert report — adjourned
Master C. MacLeod

Gray v. Guerard (2013 ONSC 6200)
driveway — hedge marked the boundary line — grandfather — grass on the disputed property — maintained
Justice B. Abrams

Lageveen v. De Haas (2013 ONSC 5921)
substantial indemnity costs — offer to settle — fraud — theory of the case evolved — solicitor-and-client
Justice H. Polowin

National Farmers Union – Ontario v. Ontario (Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal) (2013 ONSC 6452)
accreditation — organization — farm — farmers in the province — criteria
Justice R. Beaudoin

 

Also: did you heard that CanLII recently had an upload of approximately 15,000 Ontario cases, courtesy of the Law Society of Upper Canada? Read more about that here!

 


CanLII Training Session and Handout

A tremendous thank you to everyone who came out for our training session on CanLII this past Friday! We hope that you enjoyed the session, and are feeling confident about the new CanLII search interface.

We’ve created a guide to get you started with working on CanLII. You can download a copy of that guide by clicking here.

As always, please feel free to contact the library if you require any assistance with your research – even if it’s how to use CanLII more effectively!

 


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available through CanLII.org.

Family Matters

Charpentier v. Damiano (2013 ONSC 5589)
child — will reside with his father — dob — joint custody — school
Justice R. Maranger

Parham v. Jiang (2013 ONSC 6003)
child — custody — school — income — conflict
Justice P. Smith

Civil Matters

Ottawa-Carleton Standard Condominium Corporation No. 671 v. Friend (2013 ONSC 5775)
condominium — meter — unit — energy — kayak
Justice R. Maranger

St. Lewis v. Rancourt (2013 ONSC 6118)
champerty motion — costs — libel — partial indemnity — cross-examinations on affidavits
Justice R. Smith

Malek v Galloro (2013 CanLII 61482)
costs — offer to settle — cost — amount — disbursements
Deputy Judge I. Whitehall

Cotnam v. National Capital Commission (2013 ONSC 5502)
motions — simplified — recreational — pathway — summary
Justice R. Beaudoin

GSI Environnement Inc. v. Ottawa (City) (2013 ONSC 4158)
non-conforming biosolids — land application — contract — composting — conforming biosolids
Justice R. Beaudoin

Criminal Matters

R. v. Kajak (2013 ONSC 5247)
demand — roadside — sample at the detachment — evidence — palpable
Justice S. Kershman

R. v. Ruck (2013 ONCJ 527)
delay — roadside — soon as practicable — samples — time
Justice D. Paciocco


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available through CanLII.org.

Family Matters

Labonté c. Labonté (2013 ONCS 6031)
médiation — pension alimentaire — protocole d entente — préprocès — conférence
Le Juge R. Beaudoin

Galezowski v. Smolska (2013 ONSC 5924)
wife — husband — costs — matrimonial home — spousal support
Justice R. Smith

Civil Matters

Kim Assaly v. Anthony Assaly (2013 ONSC 6039)
business valuations — accountant — companies — contempt — motion
Justice M. Charbonneau

Murray v. Davis (2013 ONSC 5950)
pre-judgment interest rate — partial indemnity costs — successful — amount — unsuccessful
Justice B. Warkentin

6038212 Canada Inc. v. 1230367 Ontario Ltd. (2013 ONSC 5919)
costs — main — allegations — fees — third
Justice J. Mackinnon

Bearss v. Scobie (2013 ONSC 591)
defence — business — served — name — tank
Master C. Macleod

Soullière v. Robitaille (Estate) (2013 ONSC 5934)
partial indemnity basis — costs — motion — successful — jurisdiction to order bifurcation
Justice R. Smith

Cruickshank Construction Limited v. Durrett Companies Limited (2013 ONSC 6120)
summary judgment motions — costs — partial indemnity — successful in defending — submits
Justice R. Smith

Steen v. 3902641 Canada Inc. (2013 ONSC 5996)
undertakings — answers — refusals — motion — questions
Master C. Macleod


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available through CanLII.org.

Family Matters

Nduwayo v. Muhonga (2013 ONSC 4425)
children — father — custody — email — access
Justice R. Smith

Zhang v. Jones (2013 ONSC 5618)
costs — offer — motion — ongoing child support — behaved
Justice M. Linhares De Sousa

Hanniman v. Hanniman (2013 ONSC 5560)
spousal support — motions — material change in circumstances — retirement — agreed to a ten-year period
Justice J. McNamara

Civil Matters

Dupuis v. W.O. Stinson & Son Limited et al (2013 ONSC 5648)
limitation period — nunc pro tunc — originating process — irregularity — issued
Master C. Macleod

SeeWind Design Corp and Accenture Business et al (2013 ONSC 5040)
security for costs — impecuniosity — behavioural functionality — collections — software
Master P. Roger

Clarke v. Clarke (2013 ONSC 5352)
assets — one-half of the balance — creditors — taxes — shareholders
Justice R. Smith

Umutoni v. Safari (2013 ONSC 5181)
negligent — financial advisor — risks when investing — invest the plaintiff s funds — balance
Justice R. Smith

Legge v. TEKSmed Services Inc. (2013 ONSC 5543)
salary — shares — employee — expenses — company
Justice M. Métivier

Cheetham v. TD Life Insurance Company (2013 ONSC 4892)
Ontario line of credit life insurance — health difficulties — voidable — bank — completed
Justice P. Maranger

Criminal Matters

R. v. Morrone (2013 ONSC 5604)
motor vehicle — keys — collapsed — paramedics — conviction
Justice R. Beaudoin

R. v. Hawley (2013 ONSC 3256)
wheelchair — death — pressure ulcers — bedroom — necessaries of life
Justice L. Ratushny

R. v. Hutt (2013 ONSC 2267)
interview — evidence — pellets — police — question-and-answer session
Justice P. Maranger


New Charging Station in the Library

We’ve all been there: that moment when your phone drops to 1% battery life just as you need it most. Well fret no more!

We’ve got you covered here at the CCLA library with our new charging station for mobile devices. If you’re stuck in the courthouse without your charger stop by the library and feed your phone some new life! We currently support iPhone (Legacy and Lightning), Android, Blackberry, and accessories.

blog-chargingstation

The station is located next to the computer carrels. Please do not leave your devices unattended.