Monthly Archives: November 2019

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available for free through

Family Matters

Robson v. Pellerin (2019 ONSC 6729)
children — income — spousal support — parent — overnight
Justice J. Mackinnon

Aden v. Mohamud (2019 ONSC 6493)
marriage — income — spousal support — child — school
Justice T. Engelking

Sparr v. Downing (2019 ONSC 6564)
disclosure — striking — orders — financial — non-compliance
Justice M. O’Bonsawin

Re Galeano (2019 ONSC 4984)
bankruptcy — pension — husband — equalization of net family property — discharge
Justice S. Kershman

Civil Matters

Paul Sun v. Duc-Tho Ma (2019 ONSC 6659)
promissory — million founders shares — corporation — loan — evidence
Justice C. MacLeod

Nimchick v. Nimchick (2019 ONSC 6653)
substantial indemnity costs — reprehensible — fraud — offer — allegations
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Facchini v. The Attorney General of Canada (2019 ONSC 6559)
offer to settle — costs — unnecessarily lengthened — indemnity — all-inclusive amount
Justice P. Roger

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New Titles – November 2019

See the list below for new titles now available at the CCLA library!


2020 Annotated Ontario Education Act (Thomson Reuters)

2020 Annotated Tremeear’s Criminal Code (Thomson Reuters)

Annotated Ontario Arbitration Legislation – Arbitration Act, 1991 and International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017, 3rd Ed. (Thomson Reuters)

Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2019 (Thomson Reuters)

Annual Review of Family Law 2018-2019 (Thomson Reuters)

Branding and Copyright for Charities and Non-Profit Organizations, 3rd Ed. (LexisNexis)

Canada’s Cannabis Act: Annotation & Commentary, 2019/2020 Ed. (LexisNexis)

Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, 5th Ed. (LexisNexis)

Commissions of Inquiry (LexisNexis)

Contemporary Canadian Insurance Law (LexisNexis)

The Executor’s Handbook, 6th Ed. (LexisNexis)

Ontario Employment Law Handbook – An Employer’s Guide, 12th Ed. (LexisNexis)

Ontario Family Law Practice, 2020 Ed. (LexisNexis)

Ontario Superior Court Practice: Annotated Rules & Legislation, 2020 Ed. (LexisNexis)

The Privacy Officer’s Guide to Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, 2020 Ed. (LexisNexis)

Real Estate Finance in Canada (LexisNexis)

Researching Legislative Intent: A Practical Guide (Irwin Law)

Trusts in Common-Law Canada, 3rd Ed. (LexisNexis)

Understanding Lawyers’ Ethics in Canada, 2nd Ed. (LexisNexis)

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

Find below recently published Ottawa decisions, available for free through

Family Matters

Al Sabki v. Al Jajeh (2019 ONSC 6394)
wife — husband — foreign divorce — jurisdiction — dowry
Justice J. Audet

Crockett v. Crockett (2019 ONSC 6375)
spousal support — matrimonial home — ssag-ldfpae — equalization — income
Justice J. Mackinnon

Civil Matters

Falsetto v. Falsetto (2019 ONSC 6405)
motion — fair disclosure — properties — without notice — assets
Justice S. Corthorn

GoodLife Fitness Centres Inc. v. Hicks (2019 ONSC 6381)
partial indemnity scale — disbursements — costs of the application — amount — fees
Justice S. Corthorn

Cash Flow Recoveries Inc. v. Miracle (2019 ONSC 6373)
fuel — father — partnership — debt — genuine issue requiring
Justice A. London-Weinstein

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Ottawa Blog Roll: September-October 2019

Please find below links to blog posts or articles authored by the Ottawa legal community in September and October.

Civil Litigation

Ontario’s Small Claims Court Raising its $$ Limits
– David Plotkin, Condo Adviser

Two appeal decisions spotlight plight of self-represented litigants
– Robert J. De Toni, Merovitz Potechin LLP

What Happens When a Landlord Defaults on their Mortgage?
– Kelli-Anne Day, Merovitz Potechin LLP

Canadian Neighbours Go To Battle Over Maple Tree
– The Ontario Wills and Estates Law Blog

Recreational Trails And Non-Urban Property Use: “Risks Willingly Assumed”
– Najma Rashid, OTLA

No “Home Free” Defence for Commercial Host
– Edward Masters, Mann Lawyers

Is it Time for a Royal Commission on Occupational Illness & Compensation?
– Van Dyke Injury Law Blog

Injured Workers Seek UN Recommendations on Deeming
– Van Dyke Injury Law Blog

Interim Construction Adjudication Takes Effect in October 2019
– Bryce Dillon & Keith A. MacLaren, Perley-Robertson Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.

Condominium Law

The 10-Day Countdown to Condo Liens is Not as Simple as it Sounds
– Graeme Macpherson, Condo Adviser

Condo Declaration May Not Impose an Obligation to Lease Parking in Perpetuity
– Rod Escayola, Condo Adviser

Condo’s Legal Bills Sent to be Assessed
– Graeme Macpherson, Condo Adviser

Court Expands Condo Lien Notification Requirements
– Rod Escayola, Condo Adviser

Harassment in the Condominium Setting
– James Davidson, Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Buyer Beware: Enhanced Disclosure for Purchasers of Pre-construction Condominiums
– Emily Deng, Davidson Houle Allen LLP

Condominium Landlords Can Be Held Responsible for their Tenants
– Mohiminol Khandaker, Davidson Houle Allen LLP

What’s in a Majority? The Buzz on By-Laws
– Andrea Daly, Davidson Houle Allen LLP

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