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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Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Ritchie-Rock v. Jarvis (2024 ONSC 425)
Family law — Children — Custody and access
Justice M. Labrosse

Walker v. Walker (2024 ONSC 198)
Family law — Children — Maintenance — Entitlement
Justice J. Audet

Smith v. Richey (2024 ONSC 535)
Civil procedure — Costs — Assessment of quantum — Inability to pay — Impairment to exercise of access to child
Justice J. Audet

Al-Hassan v. Ankamah (2024 ONSC 531)
Family law — Custody — Jurisdiction — Costs
Justice A. Doyle

Ilaslan v. Poirier (2024 ONSC 61)
Family law — Separation agreements — Validity — Conflict of laws — Child support
Justice J. Audet

Saunders v. Mineault (2024 ONSC 469)
Partnership — Limited partnership — Financial disclosure — Production of documents
Justice T. Engelking

Malone v. Cappon (2024 ONSC 446)
Family law — Practice — Costs — Entitlement — Misconduct in or abuse of litigation process
Justice J. Audet

Brown v Parsons (2024 CanLII 2584)
Family law — Decision-making — Variation — Children’s Aid Society
Justice H. Williams

Civil Matters

Gagnon et al. v. Genesis Gardens Inc. et al. (2024 ONSC 758)
Civil procedure — Amending pleadings — Grounds
Justice C. MacLeod

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Recently Published Ottawa Decisions

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

Family Matters

Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa v. D.E.S. et als. (2024 ONSC 179)
Charter of Rights — Equality rights — Aboriginal and treaty rights — Civil procedure — Summary judgments — Grounds — No genuine issue requiring trial
Justice J. Audet

Civil Matters

1252020 Ontario Inc. v. The Overbrook of Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses Ottawa, Ontario (2024 ONSC 361)
Contract law — Privity — Corporations — Mental incompetence — Civil procedure
Justice R. Smith

Baumann v. Capello (2024 ONSC 335)
Practice and procedure — Simplified procedure — Statement of claim — Striking out — Vexatious litigants
Justice O. Rees

Campbell et al. v. 2535727 Ontario Inc. o/a Shouldice Trucking et al. (2024 ONSC 157)
Municipal law — Duty of care — Breach of statutory duty
Justice C. Hackland

176519 Canada Inc. v. 2429306 Ontario Inc. (2024 ONSC 174)
Civil procedure — Costs — Proportionality — proportionality — Rules 49 and 76
Justice C. MacLeod

Criminal Matters

R. v. Clayton (2024 ONCJ 8)
Criminal law — Bail
Justice R. Wadden

Divisional Court Decisions of Local Interest

Axia Property Management Inc. v Carleton Condominium Corp. No. 217 (2024 ONSC 289)
Breach of contract — Deference — Small claims
Justice M. James

S.E.T. v. J.W.T (2023 ONSC 5416)
Family law — Custody and access — Interim orders — Test for admission of fresh evidence — Domestic and international carriage of goods
Justice S. O’Brien

New Titles – January 2024

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

The 2023-2024 Annotated Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Thomson)

The 2024 Annotated Ontario Family Law Act (Thomson)

The 2024 Annotated Ontario Human Rights Code (Thomson)

The 2024 Annotated Tremeear’s Criminal Code (Thomson)

Annual Review of Civil Litigation, 2023 ed. (Thomson)

Bennett on Bankruptcy, 25th Ed. (LexisNexis)

Document Registration Guide, 25th Ed., 2024 (Thomson)

A Guide to Consent & Capacity Law in Ontario, 2024 Ed. (LexisNexis)

A Guide to the Youth Criminal Justice Act, 2023/2024 Ed. (LexisNexis)

The Law of Traffic Offences, Fifth Ed. (Thomson)

Ontario Employment Standards Act: Quick Reference – 2024 Ed. (Thomson)

Ontario Family Law Practice, 2024 Ed. (LexisNexis)

Ontario Planning Legislation 2023 (Thomson)

Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Act & Commentary, 2023/2024 Ed. (LexisNexis)

Personal Injury Damages, 2023 Ed. (LexisNexis)

Supreme Court of Canada Practice 2023 (Thomson)