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Family Matters

Barrett v. Watson (2023 ONSC 7046)
Family law — Parenting — Relocation — Material change in circumstances — Best interests of the child
Justice N. Somji

Civil Matters

Hume v Windle and Laronde (2024 ONSC 132)
Wills and estates — Trusts — Resulting trusts
Justice M. James

H.C. v. SSQ Life Insurance Company Inc. (2024 ONSC 53)
Insurance — Disability Insurance — Total disability — Rules of Civil Procedure — Documents — Examination for discovery
Justice A. Doyle

Gable v. Gable (2023 ONSC 7273)
Civil procedure — Representative actions — Solicitor and client — Contingency fees — Minor plaintiffs
Justice S. Corthorn

Yates v. Iron Horse Corporation and St. Martin (2023 ONSC 7232)
Torts — Defamation — Civil procedure — Anti-Slapp, Motions — Striking out
Justice S. Gomery

Les Entreprises RGMSP Ltée v. Makore et. al. (2023 ONSC 7198)
Civil procedure — Motions — Types of motions — Interlocutory injunctions — Terms
Justice C. MacLeod

Criminal Matters

His Majesty the King v. Currie (2024 ONSC 89)
Criminal law — Appeals — Grounds for appeal — Inconsistencies in evidence
Justice S. Corthorn

R. v. Dupuis (2023 ONSC 7238)
Criminal law — Sexual offences — Sexual assault
Justice S. Gomery

R. v. Bender (2023 ONCJ 569)
Criminal law — Assault — Common assault
Justice D. Berg

Divisional Court Decisions of Local Interest

Grus v. Renwick and Chief of Police, Ottawa Police Service (2023 ONSC 6977)
Judicial review — Preliminary issue — Practice and procedure — Production of documents
Justice M. Labrosse

Lachance v. Ontario (Solicitor General) (2023 ONSC 7143)
Judicial review — S. 19(1)(b) Statutory Powers Procedure Act
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Court of Appeal Decisions of Local Interest

R. v. Impey (2023 ONCA 862)
Criminal law — Trial procedure — Charging jury or self-instruction — Direction on onus and reasonable doubt — Misdirection
Justices D. Doherty, S. Coroza, and J. Copeland

Carleton Condominium Corporation No. 519 v. Ottawa-Carleton Standard Condominium Corporation No. 656 (2023 ONCA 848)
Real property — Condominiums — Contract law — Interpretation — Unjust enrichment
Justices C. W. Hourigan, B. Miller, and I. Nordheimer

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