Ottawa Decisions


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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Family Matters

Hawes v. Hawes (2018 ONSC 4718)
parenting time — separation agreement — primary residence — support — fulltime
Justice T. Engelking

CAS v. M.G. (2018 ONSC 4491)
father — charge of the child — child s best interests — treatment — parent
Justice A. Doyle

Ouellette v. Uddin (2018 ONSC 4520)
child — income — date of separation — spousal support — value
Justice M. Shelston

Villeneuve v. Bell (2018 ONSC 4518)
caregiving role — access — child — full-time basis — relationship
Justice M. Labrosse

Naqib v. Sakkal (2018 ONSC 4479)
access — www ourfamilywizard com — children — supervisor — web-based application
Justice M. Labrosse

Van de Hoef v. Lafond (2018 ONSC 4440)
father — child — supervised access — motion — variation
Justice J. Audet

N.H. v. J.H. (2018 ONSC 4436)
father — children — parents — preferences — school
Justice J. Audet

Civil Matters

Syed v. Nirman (2018 ONSC 4741)
nunc pro tunc — two-year limitation period — trustee — corporation — pleading
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Johnson Wisotzki v. PCL Constructors Inc. (2018 ONSC 4685)
intentional infliction of mental suffering — proposed amendments — statute-barred — surveillance — struck
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Merchant v. Mehta (2018 ONSC 3632)
funds — invested — personal loan — interest — cash
Justice C. Hackland

Hannuneh v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company (2018 ONSC 4588)
solicitor-client account — settlement — motion — relief — disbursements
Justice S. Corthorn

Knowmadics v. Cinnamon (2018 ONSC 4451)
cover — software — irreparable harm — website — motion
Justice S. Corthorn

Criminal Matters

R. v. Bullen (2018 ONSC 4633)
cocaine — conspiracy — intercepted communications — trafficking — criminal organization
Justice M. Labrosse

R. c. FJ (2018 ONSC 4587)
bonbon — grands-parents — filles — accusé — témoignage
Juge M. O’Bonsawin

R. v. Conley (2018 ONCJ 511)
expert — re-enactment — bicycle — evidence — truck
Justice D. Berg

R. v. Conley (2018 ONCJ 498)
operating mind — voluntariness — police — cautioned — charged
Justice D. Berg

Court of Appeal Decisions of Local Interest

R. v. Lawrence (2018 ONCA 676)
fine in lieu of forfeiture — restitution — sentencing — pucks — gold
Justices M. Benotto, G. Trotter, and D. Paciocco

R. v. Dell (2018 ONCA 674)
faint hope — period of parole ineligibility — judicial screening — jury — punishment
Justices D. Doherty, H. LaForme, and D. Paciocco

Carby-Samuels II v. Carby-Samuels (2018 ONCA 664)
vexatious — father — strong presumption of judicial impartiality — prohibiting him from instituting — mentally competent adult
Justices A. Hoy, K. van Rensburg, and G. Pardu


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Family Matters

Maan v. Poirier (2018 ONSC 4348)
contempt — behaved unreasonably — hair follicle — motion — costs
Justice D. Summers

Kwan v. Doherty (2018 ONSC 4413)
five-day period — parenting time — father — camp — jiu-jitsu
Justice S. Corthorn

Kucharski v. Daghistani (2018 ONSC 4297)
father — nanny — will — motion — child
Justice A. Doyle

Sawma v. Zeidan (2018 ONSC 4319)
car-related expenses — agreed-to gross income figures — income for child support purposes — business expenses — evidence
Justice H. Williams

Civil Matters

Greenough v. Maple Ridge Media Inc. (2018 ONSC 4429)
costs — radiant floor heating system — pre-judgment interest — remediation — indemnity
Justice S. Gomery

Donleavy v. Ultramar Ltd. (2018 ONSC 4270)
pre-judgment interest — general non-pecuniary damages — crossclaim — subrogated — post-judgment interest
Justice S. Corthorn

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Family Matters

Nafar-Ross v. Raahemi (2018 ONSC 4112)
costs — motion — child — successful — expectations
Justice P. Roger

Piacenti v. Thomson (2018 ONSC 4108)
access — matrimonial home — school — child support — income
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Pitre v. Lalande (2018 ONSC 3985)
post-judgment interest rate — father — arrears — post-judgment interest rates — accrue as of the date
Justice S. Corthorn

Mancini v. Mancini (2018 ONSC 3970)
income — bad faith — spousal support — motion — billable
Justice M. Shelston

A.Z. v. H. (2018 ONSC 3968)
costs — child support — arrears — equalization — full recovery
Justice T. Engelking

Kruschenske v. Kruschenske (2018 ONSC 3956)
father — children — second weekend — boys — overnight access
Justice P. Kane

Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa v. K.F. (2018 ONSC 3905)
paternal grandparents — children — half-siblings — motion for summary — custody
Justice S. Corthorn

Civil Matters

Leopold Edwin Siberg v. Bruyère Continuing Care Inc. (2018 ONSC 4235)
hospital — injunction — care — video — cameras
Justice C. MacLeod

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Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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Family Matters

Alcine v. Murray (2018 ONSC 3856)
child — jurisdiction — municipality — habitually resident — motion
Justice S. Kershman

Hilhorst v. Amaral (2018 ONSC 3782)
income — child support — diploma — completes her post-secondary education — enrolled
Justice C. MacLeod

Thomas v. Osika (2018 ONSC 3769)
father — motion — costs — spousal support — parenting
Justice J. Audet

Howard v. Miller (2018 ONSC 3748)
settlement — service of the motion record — pre-judgment interest — dispensing — indemnity
Justice S. Corthorn

Bloom v. Bloom (2018 ONSC 3666)
father — contempt motion — parenting — conference — children
Justice S. Corthorn

Civil Matters

McMurtry v. McMurtry (2018 ONSC 3893)
management conference — revised financial statements — deadline — report — review
Justice S. Corthorn

1550988 Ontario Limited v. Burnford Realty Limited (2018 ONSC 3869)
mini-trial — month-to-month lease — rectification — scratched — mistake
Justice S. Corthorn

Urbisci v. 2388095 Ontario Ltd. (2018 ONSC 3798)
produce audited financial statements — substantial indemnity basis — application — lawyers — backdated
Justice R. Ryan Bell

2496582 Ontario Inc. v. Duca Financial Services (2018 ONSC 3749)
redeem — three-part test — redemption clause — agreement of purchase — injunction
Justice S. Corthorn

Commissioner of Competition v. X (2018 ONSC 3730)
gender-identifying pronoun — redaction — non-publication — indirectly reveal the s identity — draft
Justice L. Ratushny

Knox v. Loblaws Inc. (2018 ONSC 3679)
litigation guardian — motion record — discontinuance — draft — crossclaims
Justice S. Corthorn

Criminal Matters

R. c. Zelman (2018 ONSC 3810)
partialité — acte d accusation — coordinatrice — réouvrir — déclaration finale
Juge M. O’Bonsawin

R v. Ader (2018 ONSC 2351)
hostages — kidnapping for ransom — captivity — hostage-taking — sentence
Justice R. Smith

R. v. Benhsaien (2018 ONSC 3672)
days of pre-sentence custody — dangerous offender — attack — sentence — personality
Justice C. McKinnon

R. v. Liu (2018 ONSC 3721)
jury — parole — character — degree murder — offence
Justice K. Phillips

R. v. McRae (2018 ONSC 3689)
recall — cross-examine — memory gaps — driving — methadone
Justice R. Beaudoin

R. v. McRae (2018 ONSC 3694)
battered — jury — preemptive homicide as self-defence — evidence — expert
Justice R. Beaudoin

R. v. McRae (2018 ONSC 3727)
jury — air of reality test — defence — self-defence — threat
Justice R. Beaudoin

R. v. McRae (2018 ONSC 3743)
deceased — victim’s disposition for violence — aggressor — self-defence — unknown
Justice R. Beaudoin

R. v. McRae (2018 ONSC 3811)
criminal record — jury — credibility — corbett — deceased
Justice R. Beaudoin

Divisional Court Decisions by Ottawa Judges

Jasmine Princivil v. Mogo Financial Inc., Operating as Mogomoney (2018 ONSC 3916)
overriding error — palpable — amount — disbursements — standard of review
Justice M. O’Bonsawin

Court of Appeal Decisions of Local Interest

R. v. Barkhadle (2018 ONCA 569)
evidence — gun — officer — tackled — apartment
Justices C. W. Hourigan, G. Pardu, and I. Nordheimer

R. c. F.R. (2018 ONCA 568)
dix-huit ans — renseignement qui permettrait d établir — paix qui préside — diffuser — infraction
Les juges A. Hoy, P. Rouleau, et M. Benotto

McPeake v. Cadesky & Associates (2018 ONCA 554)
family trust — motion — standard of care — expert evidence — professional negligence
Justices R. Juriansz, M. Benotto, and J. M. Fairburn


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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Family Matters

Veres v. Veres (2018 ONSC 3497)
husband — wife — income — spousal support — equalized
Justice Timothy Minnema

Lavictoire v. Lavictoire (2018 ONSC 3455)
income — arrears of spousal support — children — separation — midrange
Justice Mark Shelston

Alazari v. Al Rubaie (2018 ONSC 3433)
child support — impute income — nil — business — intentionally
Justice Engelking

Vincellette v. Dupuis (2018 ONSC 3425)
children — best interests — school — custody — parenting
Justice Marc R. Labrosse

Benkhe v Needham (2018 ONSC 3309)
vesting — share of post-separation expenses — deficit — jointly-owned home — costs
Justice Martin James

Oschisor v. Oschisor (2018 ONSC 3306)
spousal support — child support — matrimonial home — income tax returns — midrange
Justice Shelston

Civil Matters

Unifor, Local 1688 v. The City of Ottawa (2018 ONSC 3377)
taxi industry — drivers — regulatory — level playing field — tab
Justice Linhares de Sousa

Merchant v. Mehta (2018 ONSC 3632)
funds — invested — personal loan — interest — cash
Justice C.T. Hackland

McLaughlin v. Maynard (2018 ONSC 3605)
malice — summary — motion — defamation — risk of duplicative proceedings
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Vision Air Conditioning and Heating Corporation v. Golden Dragon Ho Inc. (2018 ONSC 3520)
owner — corporation — funds — impressed with a trust — contractor
Justice Calum MacLeod

Peternel v. Custom Granite & Marble Ltd. (2018 ONSC 3508)
childcare — daycare — work — maternity leave — countertops
Justice Sheard

Norgren v. Plasma Power LLC (2018 ONSC 3186)
offers for employment — indefinite term — timeout — group of companies — accrued vacation
Justice Marc R. Labrosse

Commissioner of Competition v. X (2018 ONSC 3374)
edits — public — price-fixing — non-publication — innocent person
Justice Ratushny

Kerr v. Oz Optics LTD. (2018 ONSC 3365)
constructive dismissal — genuine issue requiring — summary — employee loan agreement — merchandising v professional soccer league
Justice Robert L. Maranger

Criminal Matters

R. v. Yaali (2018 ONSC 3045)
victim — townhouse — handgun — manslaughter — moral culpability
Justice Ratushny

R. v. D.D. (2018 ONSC 3305)
text messages — knife — intercourse — beyond a reasonable doubt — evidence
Justice Ryan Bell

Court of Appeal Decisions of Local Interest

R. v. Ismail (2018 ONCA 543)
pursuer — handgun — recycling bin — sentence — fresh evidence
Justices Pepall, Hourigan and Nordheimer

Huang v. Fraser Hillary’s Limited (2018 ONCA 527)
remediation — nuisance — foreseeability — properties — contamination
Justices Hourigan, Benotto and Fairburn

Tremblay v. Ottawa (Police Services Board) (2018 ONCA 497)
public safety firearms warrant — police — gunshots — grounds to arrest — standard of care
Justices C.J.O. Strathy, Juriansz and Huscroft

Prescott & Russell (United Counties) v. David S. Laflamme Construction Inc. (2018 ONCA 495)
motion — limitation period — interlocutory — adding — expired
Justices Doherty, LaForme and Himel (ad hoc)

McPeake v. Cadesky & Associates (2018 ONCA 500)
cross-respondent — abandoned — fixed — reported — cross-respondents
Justices Juriansz, Benotto and Fairburn


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Family Matters

Stow v. Davidson (2018 ONSC 3274)
costs — amount — expense — behaviour — offer
Justice D. Summers

Giles v. Bourget (2018 ONSC 3220)
child support — retroactive — income — pay — school
Justice D. Summers

Pygas v. Brown (2018 ONSC 3178)
arrears of child support — adjustment — actual income
Justice S. Corthorn

Crump v. Crump (2018 ONSC 3191)
costs — minor child of the marriage — offer — success — payment
Justice D. Summers

Tzvetkova v. Petrova (2018 ONSC 2899)
grandparent — access — uncle — child — father
Justice R. Maranger

Martin v. Watts (2018 ONSC 3133)
motion — fresh evidence — mortgage — costs — disclosure
Justice C. MacLeod

Nafar-Ross v. Raahemi (2018 ONSC 3054)
post-secondary education — child support — expenses — university — amount
Justice P. Roger

Civil Matters

A.D. Metro v. DW Digital Wireless LP (2018 ONSC 3259)
touchscreen failures — bad batches — email — defective touchscreens — customers
Justice H. Williams

O’Brien v. McGilvray (2018 ONSC 3197)
costs — property — student-at-law — amount — net proceeds
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Ariss v. NORR Limited Architects & Engineers (2018 ONSC 3157)
motion — partial indemnity basis — full-time to part-time hours — entitled — deviate from the costs consequences
Justice S. Corthorn

A.B. v. Waite (2018 ONSC 3155)
costs — offers to settle — net — partial indemnity — offer
Justice C. MacLeod

Ahmad v. Allstate Insurance (2018 ONSC 3110)
designation as catastrophically impaired — settlement — treating psychologist — approval — application for designation as catastrophically
Justice S. Corthorn

Carr v. Ottawa Police Services Board (2018 ONSC 3094)
pre-judgment interest — junior — indemnity — senior — costs
Justice S. Corthorn

Eliot Shore v. Capital Sports Properties Inc. (2018 ONSC 3064)
without leave to amend — allegations — police — pleading — force
Justice M. O’Bonsawin

Mahmood Wali Mahmad v. Ottawa Police Services Board (2018 ONSC 3063)
allegations — breaching individuals — police — struck without leave to amend — pleading
Justice M. O’Bonsawin

Criminal Matters

R v. Ravindra (2018 ONSC 3200)
stops — articulable — pretense — random — check
Justice C. Hackland

R. v. Jahangiri and Jahangiri (2018 ONSC 3037)
package — text messages — conspiracy to import opium — circumstantial evidence — delivery
Justice M. Labrosse

Court of Appeal Decisions of Local Interest

R. v. Inksetter (2018 ONCA 474)
possession of child pornography — images — sentence — deterrence — probation
Justices A. Hoy, J. MacFarland, and L. Roberts

Design Filtration Microzone Inc. v. Cunningham (2018 ONCA 468)
bonus — renews — interfere with the motion — notice period — discretionary
Justices A. Hoy, D. Brown, and G. Trotter

R. v. Lawrence (2018 ONCA 464)
ear — bitten — simmer — bite — drinking
Justices D. Doherty, G. Epstein, and S. Pepall

R. v. Hungwe (2018 ONCA 456)
triers — jury — juror — ex-girlfriend — cousins
Justices H. LaForme, D. Watt, and I. Nordheimer


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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Family Matters

Boutros v. Kanaan (2018 ONSC 2805)
child support — income — separation agreement — expenses — application
Justice T. Engelking

Pinate v. Rodriguez (2018 ONSC 2771)
child — father — access — uncontested — custody
Justice J. Audet

Jordan v. Beauchamp-Kiss (2018 ONSC 2677)
easement — parking — park — property — owners
Justice A. Doyle

N.H. v. J.H. (2018 ONSC 2658)
parents — father — disclosure — sessions with the children — psychologist
Justice J. Audet

Civil Matters

Fuego Digital Media Inc. v. DAC Group (Holdings) Limited (2018 ONSC 2897)
arbitrator — software — tab — adjournment — draft
Justice J. Parfett

Gatling-Coquelet v. Allan (2018 ONSC 2889)
assessment process — costs — fees — assessment officer — discounted
Justice S. Gomery

Ridley Estate v. Eagan (2018 ONSC 2777)
monies — endorsement — motion — wrongdoing — application
Justice S. Corthorn

Dunn v. TD Waterhouse (2018 ONSC 2776)
non-parties who may be entitled — nominal — victims — monies paid — members of the class
Justice S. Corthorn

Tam v. Arlotta (2018 ONSC 2832)
line of credit — business — debt — franchise — loan
Justice S. Gomery

Cuconato v. Parker Auto Care Ltd. (2018 ONSC 2803)
sexually explicit gesture — dismissal — employment — mitigation — misconduct
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Urbisci v. 2388095 Ontario Ltd. (2018 ONSC 2678)
audited financial statements — shares — prima facie case of oppression — corporation — inspector
Justice R. Ryan Bell

1351150 Ontario Inc. et al v. The Corporation of the Town of Hawkesbury (2018 ONSC 2631)
financial statements — supplementary affidavit of documents — damages brief — re-attend at examination for discovery — cross-motion
Master M. Fortier

Patterson v. Peladeau (2018 ONSC 2625)
jury — mistrial — correcting charge — parked — jurors
Justice C.T. Hackland

Criminal Matters

R. v. Barra and Govindia (2018 ONSC 2659)
bribe — conspiracy — offence — obtain the contract — extradition
Justice R. Smith

R. v. M.D. (2018 ONSC 2792)
offender — sexual assault — sentence — probation — victim
Justice C. MacLeod

Divisional Court Decisions from Ottawa Judges

Helmer v. Belairdirect Insurance Company (2018 ONSC 2888)
accident — services — injured — attendant care benefits — interpretation
Justices C. Horkins, B. Conway, and C. MacLeod

Sarangan v. Morguard Nar Canada Limited Partnership (2018 ONSC 2864)
humid conditions in the unit — hot — tenancy — mould in the unit — tropical
Justices C. Horkins, B. Conway, and C. MacLeod

AACR Inc. v. Lixo Investments Limited (2018 ONSC 2774)
motion judge erred — unjust enrichment — quantum meruit — costs — contract
Justices K. Swinton, H. Sachs, and S. Corthorn

MacKay v. Thomas (2018 ONSC 2935)
procedural fairness — prejudice — duty of fair representation — alleged — coercion
Justices C. Horkins, B. Conway, and C. MacLeod

Court of Appeal Decisions of Local Interest

Caron c. Perrier (2018 ONCA 422)
ordonnances — fraude — compétence — outrage — prétend
Les juges P. Rouleau, K. van Rensburg, et G. Pardu

Caron c. Perrier (2018 ONCA 423)
aujourd hui — motion — jca — permettons — questionnait
Les juges P. Rouleau, K. van Rensburg, et G. Pardu


Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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Family Matters

Jiang v. Parham (2018 ONSC 2706)
father — child support — income — financial — motion
Justice J. Mackinnon

Saunders v. Patricelli (2018 ONSC 2650)
spousal support — income — employable — range — retroactive
Justice P. Roger

Murray v. Choudhary (2018 ONSC 2533)
motion — home — recordings — messages — restraining
Justice S. Corthorn

Paquin v. Lamoureaux (2018 ONSC 2480)
parenting — children — status quo — motion — temporary
Justice T. Engelking

N.H. v. J.H. (2018 ONSC 2266)
father — cell phone — text messages — disclosure — records
Justice J. Audet

CAS v. R.J. (2018 ONSC 2309)
children — father — police — wife — genuine
Justice J. Mackinnon

A.-Z. v. A.H. (2018 ONSC 680)
children — income — passports — supervised access — restraining
Justice T. Engelking

Civil Matters

Barresi v. Jones LaSalle Real Estate Services, Inc. (2018 ONSC 2579)
offer to settle — favourable — substantial indemnity costs — damages for negligent misrepresentation — declaratory
Justice C. Aitken

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Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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Family Matters

Menard v. Jodoin Feres (2018 ONSC 2228)
arrears — child support — outstanding balance — payments — mistake
Justice T. Engelking

Everett v. Carey (2018 ONSC 2166)
father — tutoring — access — surf boards — child
Justice J. Mackinnon

Derakhshan v. Narula (2018 ONSC 2125)
costs — offer to settle — litigation — research — properties
Justice L. Sheard

Dwaydar v. Mohsen (2018 ONSC 2037)
costs — motion — bad faith — cross-motion — step
Justice J. Audet

Mwadi c. Mihalache (2018 ONSC 2052)
visites — pierre tombale — motion en variation — définitive — courriel
Juge M. O’Bonsawin

Serpellini v. Serpellini (2018 ONSC 1954)
father — income — care — business — overnight
Justice J. Audet

Civil Matters

10313033 Canada Inc. v. 2418973 Ontario Inc. et al. (2018 ONSC 2406)
franchisees — arbitration — interlocutory injunction — franchisor — fees
Justice S. Gomery

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Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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Family Matters

Deneumoustier c. Jodoin (2018 ONCS 1450)
père — mère — pension alimentaire — école — garde
Juge M. Labrosse

Collins v. Nowosad (2018 ONSC 1977)
costs — litigation — reasonably have expected to pay — offer — child
Justice M. Linhares de Sousa

Clark v. Moxley (2018 ONSC 1948)
security for costs — strike — assignment in bankruptcy — cost — affidavit
Justice M. Labrosse

Verhey v. Verhey (2018 ONSC 1943)
after-tax benefit — spousal support — after-tax cost — midpoint — child support
Justice M. Shelston

Dulude v. Cordeiro (2018 ONSC 1849)
children — access — parent — supervised — weekend
Justice P. Kane

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