Recently Published Ottawa Decisions


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

Family Matters

Milne v. Milne (2018 ONSC 614)
father — child support — offer — settle — successful
Justice A. Doyle

Labrèche v Labrèche (2017 ONSC 615)
costs — bad faith — equalization — offer — rates
Justice H. Williams

Derakhshan v. Narula (2018 ONSC 537)
joint family venture — unjust enrichment — renovations — common-law relationship — evidence
Justice L. Sheard

Jirova v. Benincasa (2018 ONSC 534)
arbitration — email — evidence — process — partner
Justice J. Audet

K.F. v. Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa (2018 ONSC 364)
grandparents — openness — statutory timeline — parens patriae jurisdiction to extend — gap
Justice J. Audet

Civil Matters

Daly Square Inc. v. 1786097 Ontario Inc. and Camille Mikhael (2018 ONSC 745)
limitation period — notice of motion — statute-barred — factum — dismissal
Justice H. Williams

Mohamed v. Dakhil (2018 ONSC 626)
solicitor-client account — motion record — settlement — dispensing with the requirement — funds
Justice S. Corthorn

Greenough v. Maple Ridge Media Inc. (2018 ONSC 660)
heating — heat — system — slabs — house
Justice S. Gomery

St-Laurent Automotive Group et. al. v. Sami’s Garage Ltd. et. al. (2018 ONSC 616)
costs — bring their summary judgment motion — partial indemnity — argue — lawyers
Justice H. Williams

Johnson v. Canada Motor Car Inc. (2018 ONSC 562)
motion for summary — costs — pleading motion — substantial indemnity basis — leave to amend her pleading
Justice S. Corthorn

Dawson v. Halpenny Insurance Brokers. Ltd. (2018 ONSC 513)
costs — partial indemnity basis — subrule — solicitor-client fees — motion for summary
Justice S. Corthorn

Erland v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario (2018 ONSC 485)
failure — summary judgment motion — email — document — water
Justice C. MacLeod

Leonard v. Saint-Vincent Hospital (2018 ONSC 370)
subrule — application — approval of a settlement — rule — person under a disability
Justice S. Corthorn

Bert Bowen Ltd. v. Ortner (2018 ONSC 460)
partial summary — evidence — fiduciary — employment — business
Justice C. MacLeod

Ghanim v. Ali (2018 ONSC 407)
post-accident fall — wife — examination of a non-party — pre-accident life — information
Master N. Champagne

Metro Taxi Ltd. v. City of (Ottawa) (2018 ONSC 509)
taxicab — class members — common — members of minority groups — taxi
Justice R. Smith

Foustanellas v Foustanellas (2018 ONSC 366)
draft — benefit of the minor beneficiaries — personal representative of the estate — cost of the mediation — trust
Justice H. Williams

Bogar v March Ford Inc. (2018 CanLII 3441)
dealership — commissions — misconduct — period — termination
Deputy Judge R. Conway

Gahungu v Gahungu (2018 CanLII 3447)
costs — fee — legal fees — self-represented — compensate
Deputy Judge R. Conway

Beraskow v TD Insurance and Servicemaster Of Ottawa (2018 CanLII 3439)
cork — vapour barrier — tiles — floor — tile
Deputy Judge R. Conway

Criminal Matters

R. v. Gravel (2018 ONSC 627)
evidence — collision — scene — pgs — minivan
Justice M. O’Bonsawin

R. v. Morgan (2018 ONSC 473)
push — conditional sentence — fall down the stairs — children — moral blameworthiness
Justice L. Ratushny

R. v. Ntibazonkiza (2018 ONSC 410)
bolus drinking — alcohol — roadside demand was administered — evidence — detained
Justice M. O’Bonsawin

R. v. B.R. (2018 ONSC 586)
children — assaults — victim — predators
Justice L. Sheard

R. v. Potter (2018 ONSC 190)
purpose of trafficking — drugs — sentencing — cocaine — marijuana
Justice J. McNamara

R. v. R.M.P. (2018 ONSC 403)
apartment — cross-examination — evidence — bed — sexual assault
Justice R. Ryan Bell

R. v. Madeley (2018 ONSC 391)
victim surcharge — offender — mentally disabled — fine — imposed
Justice M. O’Bonsawin

R. v. Joumaa (2018 ONSC 317)
fentanyl — oxycodone — pre-sentence custody — illicit — pills
Justice L. Ratushny

R. v. F.G. (2018 ONCJ 31)
bedroom — children — evidence — told
Justice P. Doody

R. v. Fraser (2018 ONCJ 32)
firearm — sentence — shotgun — offences — weapon
Justice P. Doody

Divisional Court Decisions from Ottawa Judges

Major League Baseball v. Cardinal (2018 ONSC 714)
judicial review — jurisdiction — application — trade-mark — prematurity
Justices F. Kiteley, M. Linhares de Sousa, and L. Pattillo

Husseini v. York Regional Police Service (2018 ONSC 283)
penalty — consistency — benefits fraud — dismissal — usefulness
Justices F. Kiteley, L. Pattillo, and L. Sheard

Corporation of the Town of New Tecumseth v.Snieg (2018 ONSC 634)
normal farm practice — agricultural operation — fill management plan — innovative — evidence
Justices B. Abrams, W. Matheson, and R. Ryan Bell

Popescu v. Wittman Canada Inc. (2018 ONSC 631)
employment contract — lay-off — constructively dismissed — termination pay — overriding error
Justices B. Abrams, W. Matheson, and R. Ryan Bell

Peddle v. Hayduk (2018 ONSC 585)
stay — lifted — arrears — costs — reinstating
Justices B. Abrams, W. Matheson, and R. Ryan Bell

Pollard Windows v.1459855 Ontario Limited et al (2018 ONSC 558)
screens — motions — trivial — lien — windows
Justices B. Abrams, W. Matheson, and R. Ryan Bell

Hancock v. Rutherford (2018 ONSC 556)
indefinite — motions — support — co-habitation — full-time employment
Justices B. Abrams, W. Matheson, and R. Ryan Bell

Monteith Mineralized Solutions Inc. v. Nu-Gro Ltd, et al (2018 ONSC 539)
settlement — sealing — orders — oppression application — motion
Justices B. Abrams, W. Matheson, and R. Ryan Bell

Lee v. Simmons (2018 ONSC 504)
partial indemnity basis — spent — inclusive — disbursements — successful
Justice M. Labrosse

Singh v. PCPO (2018 ONSC 203)
settlement privilege — hint of compromise — nomination — communications — public interest
Justices F. Kiteley, M. Linhares de Sousa, and L. Pattillo

Court of Appeal Decisions of Local Interest

Kaymar Rehabilitation Inc. v. Champlain Community Care Access Centre (2018 ONCA 76)
experience equivalents — bidders — professional services — community setting — indemnity
Justices S. Pepall, C.W. Hourigan, and D. Brown

Tam v. El-Hawary (2018 ONCA 70)
affiliates — motion — liable — concede — corporate
Justices J. Laskin, R. Sharpe, and J.M. Fairburn

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