Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Saunders v. Mineault (2024 ONSC 2814)
Family law — Practice — Costs — Family law rules
Justice T. Engelking

Sahin v. Sahin (2024 ONSC 2771)
Family law — Property — Division of assets — Enforcement — Contempt
Justice T. Engelking

Civil Matters

10490423 Canada Inc. v. 1951584 Ontario Inc. et al. (2024 ONSC 2799)
Civil procedure — Concurrent jurisdiction
Justice S. Corthorn

Wong v. 10658987 Canada Inc, et al. (2024 ONSC 2795)
Contract law — Formation
Justice C. MacLeod

Metro Taxi Ltd. et al. v. City of Ottawa (2024 ONSC 2725)
Torts — Negligence — Duty of care — Taxi — Civil procedure
Justice M. Smith

C.C.C. No. 88 v. Yousef (2024 ONSC 2693)
Real property — Condominiums — Contract law — Interpretation — Civil procedure
Justice S. Corthorn

Vriend v. Vriend and PGT (2024 ONSC 2692)
Wills and estates — Substitute decisions — Guardianship of person and guardianship
Justice S. Corthorn

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Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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Family Matters

Hormillosa v. Tshiani-Levine (2024 ONSC 2477)
Family law — Practice — Orders — Variation — Retroactive orders
Justice M. Smith

Rastkar v. Soltani (2024 ONSC 2460)
Family law — Practice — Costs
Justice N. Somji

Van Stralen v. Rasalingam (2024 ONSC 2346)
Family law — Matrimonial home — Partition and sale — preservation orders
Justice T. Engelking

Grove v. Fahad (2024 ONSC 2143)
Family law — Custody — Schools — Parties separating in 2016 — Best interests of the child
Justice N. Somji

Civil Matters

Nganga and Macharia v. Hussain (2024 ONSC 2508)
Civil procedure — Motions — Judgments and orders — Amending or varying — Calculation of time
Justice S. Corthorn

Simmermon v. Djoudad et al. (2024 ONSC 2388)
Evidence — Expert reports
Justice A. Doyle

Baumann v. Capello (2024 ONSC 2307)
Civil procedure — Costs — Substantial Indemnity
Justice O. Rees

2388208 Ontario Inc., operating as Ronen Management Services v. Silver Seven (2024 ONSC 2298)
Civil procedure — Costs — Security for costs — Rule 56
Justice R. Smith

Kramski v. Kramski (2024 ONSC 2257)
Contempt — Estates
Justice S. Corthorn

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Newly Received Materials from LSO CPD

Below are some of the most recent LSO CPD materials added to the library collection and are now available for free online! Come by the library to read these in print or click on the linked titles below to download the articles from AccessCLE.

Intensive Child Protection Training Primer 2023, Day 1 (November 2, 2023)

  • Duty counsel in child protection cases / Robin Leighton
  • Temporary care and custody motions – tips for parent’s counsel / Katharina Janczaruk
  • Explaining the protection finding to your client / Colin Tobias

Intensive Child Protection Training Primer 2023, Day 2 (November 3, 2023)

  • Trial preparation tips / Martha Chamberlain, Imran Kamal & Gilead Kay
  • A child protection lawyer’s tips for cross examining a child protection worker / Karen Ksienski
  • So it’s your turn to cross-examine a witness? Now what? / Paula McGirr
  • A child protection lawyer’s tips for direct examination of a parent/caregiver / Karen Ksienski

Safeguarding Real Estate Transactions 2023 (November 15, 2023)

  • Everything you need to know about stacking mortgages / Tannis A. Waugh
  • Making time matter : time is of the essence clauses in real estate transactions / Mark Dunn & Arash Rouhi
  • Cautionary lawyer cases / Reuben Rosenblatt

31st Immigration Law Summit, Day 1 (November 21, 2023)

  • Strategies and tips for express entry / Brenda Wong
  • Border update and port of entry applications ; CBSA memo (March 8, 2007) / Bill MacGregor
  • Top 15 federal court cases in 2023 / Rishma Bhimji & Lou Janssen Dangzalan

31st Immigration Law Summit, Day 2 (November 22, 2023)

  • Major case law update / Daniel Engel & Mielka Visnic
  • The effects of the judgment in Canadian Council for Refugees v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2023 SCC 17 on s. 7 litigation in the context of the IRPA / Jared Will

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Chiasson v. Mallet (2024 ONSC 2037)
Family law — Property — Partition
Justice S. Corthorn

Civil Matters

Perley-Robertson, Hill, & McDougall LLP v. Eureka 93 Inc. et al. (2024 ONSC 1705)
Civil procedure — Orders — Enforcement — Contempt of Court
Justice R. Smith

CPOS Inc. v. Fong (2024 ONSC 1700)
Practice — Documents
Justice R. Smith

Papineau v. Romero-Sierra et al. (2024 ONSC 1659)
Personal injuries — Medical malpractice — Emergency physicians
Justice H. Williams

Caivan (Renaud) Inc. v. Khan et al. (2024 ONSC 1986)
Contract law — Real property — Agreements of purchase and sale of land — Breach — Damages
Justice K. McVey

Cedarhill Golf Entreprises Inc. v The City of Ottawa (2024 ONSC 1946)
Municipal law — Contract law — Subdivision agreements — Jurisdiction
Justice B. Abrams

Reardon v. Reardon (2024 ONSC 1851)
Wills and estates — Practice — Discovery of documents
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Dillon v. Carp Agricultural Society (2024 ONSC 1858)
Administrative law — Natural justice — Audi alteram partem
Justice M. Labrosse

Mohammadi v. Farid (2024 ONSC 1732)
Evidence — Corroboration — Estates — Claims against estates
Justice R. Smith

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Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Clark v. Clark (2024 ONSC 1547)
Family law — Property — Valuation
Justice N. Somji

Abou-Shaaban v. Alwani (2024 ONSC 1620)
Family law — Children — Maintenance — Entitlement
Justice B. Holowka

Civil Matters

Essiembre Consultant Inc. et al v. Gro-Net Financial Tax & Pension Planners Ltd. et al (2024 ONSC 1609)
Civil procedure — Summary judgment — Rules of Civil Procedure
Justice O. Rees

Criminal Matters

R. v. Nichols (2024 ONSC 1602)
Criminal law — Mental Illness — Fitness assessment
Justice B. Holowka

Divisional Court Decisions of Local Interest

Warman v. Kay (2024 ONSC 1623)
Civil litigation — Defamation — Libel — Defences — Justification
Justice O. Rees

Court of Appeal Decisions of Local Interest

Los v. Ross (2024 ONCA 208)
Endorsement — Civil procedure — Costs — Substantial indemnity
Justices K. van Rensburg, L. Roberts, and L. Favreau

New Titles – March 2024

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

2024 Annotated Immigration and Refugee Protection Act of Canada (Thomson)

2024 Annotated Ontario Education Act (Thomson)

Annotated Ontario Securities Legislation, 59th Ed. (LexisNexis)

Bennett on Commercial Leases in Ontario, 2nd Ed. (LexisNexis)

Bennett’s A to Z Guide to Small Business Bankruptcy and Insolvency, 2nd Ed. (LexisNexis)

Canadian Immigration and Refugee Law: A Practitioner’s Handbook, 4th Ed. (Emond)

Federal Courts Practice, 2024 (Thomson)

Martin’s Ontario Criminal Practice, 2024 Ed. (Thomson)

McLeod’s Ontario Family Law Rules Annotated, 2023-2024 (LexisNexis)

Mitigation in Ontario Employment Law (LexisNexis)

The Privacy Officer’s Guide to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, 2024 Ed. (Thomson)

Prosecuting and Defending Drug Cases, 2nd Ed. (Emond)

Prosecuting and Defending Youth Criminal Justice Cases, 3rd Ed. (Emond)

Sentencing: Principles and Practice, 2nd Ed. (Emond)

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Ilaslan v. Poirier (2024 ONSC 1557)
Civil procedure — Costs
Justice J. Audet

Newfield v. McKee (2024 ONSC 1392)
Civil procedure — Costs — Discretion of Court — Balance between full recovery and fairness — Burden of proof
Justice N. Somji

Armstrong v. Armstrong (2024 ONSC 1386)
Arrears — Monthly or judicial proceeding — Section 7 Expenses
Justice C. MacLeod

Rastkar v. Soltani (2024 ONSC 1384)
Family law — Matrimonial home — Partition and sale
Justice N. Somji

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa v. R.S. (2024 ONSC 1362)
Adoption — Effect of adoption order — Prior access order
Justice N. Somji

Chretien v. Kember (2024 ONSC 1329)
Civil procedure — Costs — Discretion of Court — Balance between full recovery and fairness
Justice N. Somji

Civil Matters

OCHC v. Sloan Valve Company (2024 ONSC 1493)
Torts — Negligence — Manufacturer’s liability — Breach of warranty — Economic loss
Justice S. Corthorn

Duffy v. McDaniel (2024 ONSC 1479)
Personal injuries — Practice — Settlement of action — Summary trials — Availability
Justice S. Corthorn

Chevalier v. The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (2024 ONSC 1446)
Civil procedure — Vexatious litigants — Frivolous and vexatious — Abuse of process — Rescission
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Mohapel v. Young (2024 ONSC 1332)
Wills and estates — Last will and testament — Interpretation — Intention
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Criminal Matters

R. v. C.-B. (2024 ONSC 1049)
Criminal law — Criminal Negligence — Criminal negligence causing death — Manslaughter — Assault
Justice P. Roger

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Hughes v. Hughes (2024 ONSC 1119)
Civil procedure — Costs — Assessment of quantum — Full recovery — “bad faith”
Justice N. Somji

Barrett v. Watson (2024 ONSC 1118)
Civil procedure — Costs — Entitlement — Offers to settle
Justice N. Somji

Quinteros v. Diaz (2024 ONSC 1080)
Family law — Child support — Retroactive — Orders — Enforcement
Justice N. Somji

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa. v. L.M-L.B. et al. (2024 ONSC 348)
Conflict of laws — Transfer of proceedings — Jurisdiction
Justice J. Audet

Civil Matters

Nahra v. Orange Transport (2024 ONSC 1134)
Civil procedure — Certificate of pending litigation — Injunctions — Mareva injunctions
Justice A. Kaufman

Raji v. The Attorney General of Canada (2024 ONSC 1061)
Practice and procedure — Motions to strike — No reasonable cause of action
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Kuffuor v. Singal (2024 ONSC 1066)
Practice — Extension of time — Rule 61.05(1)
Justice A. Kaufman

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Newly Received Materials from LSO CPD

Below are some of the most recent LSO CPD materials added to the library collection and are now available for free online! Come by the library to read these in print or click on the linked titles below to download the articles from AccessCLE.

Practice Gems: Administration of Estates 2023 (September 26, 2023)

  • Solicitor’s negligence / Jordan Oelbaum & Chris Stankiewicz
  • Spousal and dependants’ claims / Nav Shokar & Amelia You
  • Administering Estates with Henson Trusts / Lisa Leinveer
  • Death, taxes and the executor / Sunita Doobay

24th Employment Law Summit (October 11, 2023)

  • Prohibition on wage-fixing and no-poach agreements : what employers need to know / Amy Derickx, Elad Gafni & Michael Walsh
  • Federal legislative developments / Claire Boychuk
  • Employees, dependent and independent contractors : it’s a matter of character / Melanie Reist & Taylor Maitland
  • Workplace harassment and violence investigations best practices for workplace investigations / Dorian Persaud & Barbara Darby

26th Estates and Trusts Summit, Day 1 (October 18, 2023)

  • This is not a scam : a warning about the duty to warn / Alex Smith
  • Taxation of non-resident beneficiaries of Canadian estates / Sébastien Desmarais, Brian Cohen & Andrew Coates
  • Joint tenancy and third-parties – whose rights prevail? / Gillian Fournie & Jonathon Vander Zee
  • Attorney battles : invalidating powers of attorney and attorney removal / Brendan Donovan & Tyler Lin

26th Estates and Trusts Summit, Day 2 (October 19, 2023)

  • The intersection of estates, criminal & elder law / Kimberly Whaley & Brett Book
  • Advising attorneys : issues of capacity and vulnerability / Kathryn Balter & Laura Geddes
  • Security and bonds in guardianships / Gemma Charlton
  • Top tips to avoid risk in estate planning with clients / Dawn Phillips-Brown, Debra Stephens & Matthew Furrow

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa v. E.K. et al. (2024 ONSC 954)
Summary judgment — Evidence — Onus on proponent of motion — Evidence — Summary judgment — Criteria for summary judgment
Justice M. Smith

Obuli v Isak (2024 ONSC 793)
Civil procedure — Costs — Form of order — Deferred payment — Grounds for postponing payment
Justice N. Somji

Kinross v. Bleau (2024 ONSC 766)
Family law — Child support — Determination of income — Treatment of father — Imputing Income – Section 7
Justice B. Holowka

Civil Matters

John Richard Southwell v. Carlgate Development Inc., Julie Anne Reis and Isabelle Margaret Southwell (2024 ONSC 822)
Contract law — Companies — Shares — Sale of shares — Directors
Justice K. Jensen

Shaver-Kudell Manufacturing Inc. v. Knight Manufacturing Inc. (2024 ONSC 829)
Torts — Breach of confidence — Misappropriation of trade secrets — Summary judgment
Justice R. Smith

Service de Pneus Lavoie Outaouais Inc. v. 2184224 Ontario Inc. o/a Tiremag (2024 ONSC 803)
Civil procedure — Motions — Judgments and orders
Justice S. Corthorn

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