Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Al-Hassan v. Ankamah (2023 ONSC 7006)
Conflict of laws — Custody of or access to child — Recognition of foreign order — Jurisdiction — Habitually resident
Justice A. Doyle

Sibanic v. Dupuis (2023 ONSC 6957)
Family law — Children — Hague Convention
Justice M. Smith

Hormillosa v. Tshiani-Levine (2023 ONSC 6928)
Practice — Costs — Family law rules — Rules of Civil Procedure — Offers to settle
Justice M. Smith

Civil Matters

Koshman v. Controlex Corporation (2023 ONSC 7045)
Employment law — Wrongful dismissal — Damages — Payment in lieu of notice — Aggravated damages
Justice C. Hackland

Fraser v. IBM Canada Limited (2023 ONSC 7009)
Practice — Motions — Rules of Civil Procedure — Simplified procedure
Justice S. Corthorn

Philbin v. Orford (2023 ONSC 6949)
Wills and estates — Estate administration — Personal representatives — Removal from record — Co-trustees
Justice N. Somji

Price v 2387798 Ontario Inc. (Barrhaven Honda) (2023 CanLII 109234)
Sale of goods — Buyer’s remedies — Consumer protection
Deputy Judge R. Conway

Moreno v Tremblay (2023 CanLII 109233)
Contract law — Breach — Damages
Deputy Judge R. Conway

Criminal Matters

In the Matter of an Application Pursuant to s. 490(3) of the Criminal Code for an Order for the Further Detention of Things Seized (2023 ONSC 6899)
Criminal law — Special procedure and powers — Detention of seized property
Justice I. Carter

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.

The Eight-Minute Labour Lawyer 2023 (June 22, 2023)

  • The future of working from home / Sundeep Gokhale
  • Procedural fairness issues in workplace investigations / Casey Dockendorff & Nikki Banwait
  • Vavilov at the Court of Appeal for Ontario : recent decisions on the reasonableness standard / Aminah Hanif
  • Discrimination on the basis of age : the latest cases / Robert Church

The Eight-Minute Employment Lawyer 2023 (June 22, 2023)

  • Constructive dismissal update / Alex Sinclair
  • An update on the calculation of unjust dismissal damages under the Canada Labour Code / Jeff Hopkins & Lori Khaouli
  • Remote work and relevant considerations / Sharaf Sultan
  • Consequences at trial for employer clients who behave badly / Gurlal Kler & James Hickey

6th Motor Vehicle Litigation Summit (September 19-20, 2023)

  • Litigation loans : considerations for third-party financing in MVA cases / Judith Hull
  • Litigation loans : a solution based problem / Bronwyn Martin
  • Main areas of professional liability exposure in motor vehicle litigation / Krista Springstead
  • “Future loss of competitive advantage – general discussion, review of Rab v. Prescott (2021) and other recent BCCA decisions” / Michael Burgar

Practice Gems: Probate Essentials 2023 (September 26, 2023)

  • Valuing assets : what’s in, what’s out, record keeping, and estimates / Alexandra Manthorpe
  • Real estate issues in probate / Sara Beheshti
  • Sample retainer letter terms / Lucy Main & Brendon Pooran
  • Orders for Assistance (Rule 74.15) – How & when do you use them?/ Alexandra Mayeski

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Chayra v. Texeira (2023 ONSC 6722)
Family law — Interjurisdictional support orders — Provisional orders — Confirmation
Justice J. Audet

Civil Matters

Service de Pneus Lavoie Outaouais Inc. v. 2189224 Ontario Inc. o/a Tiremag (2023 ONSC 6453)
Civil procedure — Default judgments — Application to amend — Title of proceeding — Correction of defendant’s name
Justice S. Corthorn

Charron-Rix v Rix and Freeman (2023 ONSC 6630)
Civil procedure — Documents — Dismissal for want of prosecution — Extension of time
Justice M. James

Schiller v. Ste. Marie et al. (2023 ONSC 6814)
Professions — Barristers and solicitors — Fees — Assessment
Justice P. Roger

Khan v. Bujold (2023 ONSC 6618)
Torts — Intentional infliction of mental distress — Trespass to property — Harassment — Malicious prosecution
Justice S. Gomery

Re Jayaraman (2023 ONSC 6559)
Bankruptcy and insolvency — Application to lift stay of proceedings — Duty of good faith
Justice S. Kershman

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Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Sablani v. Sablani (2023 ONSC 6288)
Family law — Children — Custody and access — Jurisdiction — Maintenance
Justice P. MacEachern

Jones v. Widenmaier (2023 ONSC 5988)
Family law — Custody — Primary residence — Shared parenting arrangements — Costs
Justice A. London-Weinstein

Laprise v. Laprise (2023 ONSC 6195)
Family law — Child support — Variation — Retroactive
Justice M. Smith

Elbadawy v. Moustafa (2023 ONSC 6024)
Civil procedure — Pre-trial disclosure — Enforcement — Striking pleadings — Orders
Justice D. Summers

Balmir c. Balmir (2023 ONSC 5903)
égalisation des biens familiaux nets — vente du foyer conjugal — séparation — pilotes-de-reglement-judiciaire-executoire-des-differends — vente du domicile conjugal
Juge K. Jensen

Boyer v. Brown (2023 ONSC 3905)
Family law — Custody and access — Child support — Spousal support — Equalization of net family property
Justice S. Corthorn

Civil Matters

Miah v. 1000087635 Ontario Inc. (2023 ONSC 6473)
Costs — Substantial Indemnity — Real Estate litigation
Justice H. Williams

Service de Pneus Lavoie Outaouais Inc. v. 2189224 Ontario Inc. o/a Tiremag (2023 ONSC 6453)
Civil procedure — Default judgments — Rules of Civil Procedure — Correction of defendant’s name
Justice S. Corthorn

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New Titles – November 2023

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

2023 Annotated Ontario Highway Traffic Act (Thomson)

2023 Annotated Ontario Provincial Offences Act (Thomson)

2023-2024 Annotated Ontario Personal Property Security Act (Thomson)

Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, 10th Ed. (Thomson)

Code criminel annoté – 2024 (Thomson)

Federal Access to Information and Privacy Legislation Annotated 2024 (Thomson)

The Law of Independent Legal Advice, 3rd Ed. (Thomson)

Mack’s Criminal Law Trial Book – 2023 Ed. (Thomson)

Martin’s Annual Criminal Code, 2024 Ed. (Thomson)

Ontario Small Claims Court Practice 2024 (Thomson)

Stikeman Income Tax Act Annotated 2023, 74th Ed. (Thomson)

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Balmir c. Balmir (2023 ONSC 5903)
égalisation des biens familiaux nets — vente du foyer conjugal — séparation — pilotes-de-reglement-judiciaire-executoire-des-differends — vente du domicile conjugal
Juge K. Jensen

Terefe v. Berouk (2023 ONSC 5673)
Family law — Guardianship — Presumption of guardianship — Practice — Affidavits
Justice R. Ryan Bell

Cadieux v. Thompson (2023 ONSC 5631)
Family law — Custody and access — Orders — Enforcement — Contempt
Justice N. Somji

DeGiorgio v. DeGiorgio (2023 ONSC 5574)
Family law — Spousal support — Compensatory and non-compensatory claims — Costs
Justice T. Engelking

Civil Matters

City of Ottawa v. ClubLink Corporation ULC (2023 ONSC 5004)
Contract law — Interpretation — Courts — Jurisdiction — Equitable remedies
Justice M. Labrosse

Oz Merchandising Inc. v. Greenspoon (2023 ONSC 5771)
Practice and procedure — Default proceedings — Setting aside noting in default — Grounds
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.

20th Real Estate Law Summit (April 19-20, 2023)

  • Looking back on the last twenty years of real estate law summits / Sidney Troister
  • Real estate frauds : they’re back. the resurgence of title fraud and the proposed regulatory responses thereto / Jeffrey Lem
  • Latest condominium issues : new taxes & restrictions re: residential property / Tammy Evans
  • The five most negotiated issues in commercial leasing / Karsten Lee & Arman Poushin

Six-Minute Criminal Lawyer 2023 (April 29, 2023)

  • Update on statement law / James V. Palangio
  • S. 8 update on warrantless searches / Jennifer Conroy
  • Update on the law of detention / Michael Perlin
  • Social science evidence in criminal law / Peter Thorning & Cassandra Greeta

Six-Minute Estates Lawyer 2023 (May 4, 2023)

  • Litigation guardians in Ontario courts, 2023 : nuts, bolts, cases / Sean Graham
  • “Fiduciaries accessing digital assets” / Alexandra Manthorpe
  • Preparing a will for a vulnerable client / Justin de Vries & Christopher Cook
  • Tips on taking will instructions and reporting letters to clients / Brendan Donovan

The Six-Minute Municipal Lawyer 2023 (May 30, 2023)

  • Land use compatibility basics / Andrew Jeanrie & Stephanie Brazzell
  • Parkland dedication appeals & Bill 23 implications : the municipal perspective / Jenna Morley
  • Bonus question: what’s the advantage of a bonus? / Bruce Engell
  • Interplay of the Building Transit Faster Act, 2020 and the Planning Act / Daniel Artenosi, Justine Reyes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Maclean v. Courville (2023 ONSC 5565)
Family law — Child support — Variation
Justice T. Engelking

Malone v. Cappon (2023 ONSC 5365)
Family law — Maintenance — Entitlement — Needs of child — Employment
Justice J. Audet

Mikhail v. Mikhail (2023 ONSC 5289)
Adjournments — Imputation of income — Spousal support — Child support — Federal Child Support Guidelines
Justice P. MacEachern

Civil Matters

Royal Bank of Canada c. Guy Lafond (2023 ONCS 4873)
dépens — costs — montants — motion — base d indemnisation complète
Juge H. Williams

Aubin v. Bowie (2023 ONSC 5372)
Civil procedure — Default judgments — Setting aside
Justice H. Williams

Pyper v. Goble (2023 ONSC 5389)
Civil procedure — Vexatious proceedings — Characterization of proceedings
Justice R. Ryan Bell

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Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Civil Matters

Horrocks v. McConville et al. (2023 ONSC 5307)
Family law — Civil procedure — Admissions — Withdrawal
Justice M. Smith

Stayside Corporation Inc. V. Cyndric Group Inc. et al. (2023 ONSC 5266)
Civil procedure — Costs — Substantial Indemnity — Anticipatory breach
Justice A. Doyle

Bruno Makoundi et al. -et- Lycée Claudel et al. (2023 ONCS 5149)
convaincue que la juge associée — protocole d entente — cautionnement pour dépens — impécunieux — bonnes raisons
Juge H. Williams

Sachan v. Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2023 ONSC 5206)
Construction of statutes — Canada Elections Act
Justice O. Rees

Kisac v. Defence Construction (1951) Ltd. (2023 ONSC 5192)
Civil procedure — Striking pleadings — No reasonable cause of action
Justice S. Gomery

Thompson v. Canadian Home Improvement Credit Corporation (2023 ONSC 5159)
Damages — Punitive damages
Justice S. Gomery

Taetz v. Mikolajewski (2023 ONSC 5143)
Wills and estates — Estate trustees — Costs
Justice A. Doyle

Crete et al. v. Ottawa Community Housing Corporation et al. (2023 ONSC 5141)
Contract law — Interpretation — Real property — Commercial leases — Snow removal
Justice H. Williams

Seal It Up v. Irwin (2023 ONSC 5136)
Contract law — Breach — Injunctions — Interim injunctions
Justice J. Hooper

Auriemma et al. v. Cristoveanu (2023 ONSC 5072)
Civil procedure — Parties under disability — Litigation guardians
Justice S. Corthorn

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New Titles – September 2023

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

2023 Annotated Ontario Provincial Offences Act (Thomson)

ADR for Legal Professionals, 2nd Ed. (Emond)

Defending Drinking, Drugs and Driving Cases 2023 (Thomson)

Education Law, 5th Ed. (Thomson)

Interviewing Skills for Legal Professionals, 3rd Ed. (Emond)

Ontario Annual Practice, 2023-2024 Ed. (Thomson)

The Practical Guide to Evidence and Proof in Criminal Cases, 9th Ed. (Emond)

Prosecuting and Defending Offences Against Children, 2nd Edition (Emond)

Rules of Evidence: A Practical Approach, 3rd Ed. (Emond)

Tort and Contract Law for Paralegals, 3rd Ed. (Emond)

Watt’s Manual of Criminal Jury Instructions, Third Ed. (Thomson)

Wills and Estates, Revised 5th Ed. (Emond)

Ziff’s Principles of Property Law, Eighth Ed. (Thomson)