2019 – Alberta

JANUARY

Take Five Summarized Cases:

H(P) v. Alberta (Child, Youth and Family Enhancement), 2018 ABCA 408: Child Protection; Apprehension; Adjournments; Mootness                                                                                          Spaetgens v. Alberta (Securities Commission), 2018 ABCA 410: Securities; Investors; Administrative Penalties; Procedural Fairness                                                                                       Larcencova v. Makarenko, 2018 ABCA 417: Family Law; Spousal Support Arrears; Chambers ~ Counsel Comments provided by Ms. Abimbola Delalu, Counsel for the Appellant and Janet Russell Q.C., Counsel for the Respondent                                                                RPC Limited Partnership v. SNC-Lavalin ATP Inc., 2018 ABCA 423: Contracts; Amendment of Pleadings; Bad Faith; Duty of Honest Contractual Performance ~ Counsel Comments provided by William Kenny, Q.C. and Adrienne Funk, Counsel for the Appellants           Killips v. Killips, 2018 ABCA 430: Family Law; Matrimonial Home; Spousal Support; Contributions ~ Counsel Comments provided by Elsa Rice, Q.C., Counsel for the Appellant

FEBRUARY

 

Take Five Summarized Cases:

Abt Estate v. Cold Lake Industrial Park GP Ltd., 2019 ABCA 16: Torts; Business Investments; Negligent Misrepresentation; Fiduciary Duty ~ With Counsel Comments provided by Debra Woodske, Counsel for the Appellants, and by Rick Hemmingson, Counsel for the Respondents/Cross Appellants
Van Raay Paskal Farms Ltd. v. Lethbridge (County), 2019 ABCA 19: Municipal Law; Taxation; Ultra vires; Business Law
Lay v. Lay, 2019 ABCA 21: Torts; Limitation Periods; Released Claim; Apprehension of Bias
Capital Steel Inc. v. Chandos Construction Ltd., 2019 ABCA 32: Bankruptcy Law; Construction Contract; Anti-Deprivation Rule
Hood v. South Calgary Community Church, 2019 ABCA 34: Wills and Estates; Unsigned Will; Validation; Rectification

MARCH

Take Five Summarized Cases:

Koziey Estate (Re), 2019 ABCA 43: Property Law; Encroachment; Adverse Title; Limitation Period
Jaycap Financial Ltd v. Snowdon Block Inc., 2019 ABCA 47: Bankruptcy and Insolvency; Creditor’s Remedies; Rectification; Mutual Mistake ~ Counsel Comments by Kent Jesse, Counsel for the Appellants
Weir-Jones Technical Services Incorporated v. Purolator Courier Ltd., 2019 ABCA 49: Contract Law; Limitation Period; Summary Judgment ~ Counsel Comments by Timothy Byron, Counsel for the Appellant
Delver v. Gladue, 2019 ABCA 54: Personal Injury; Insurance Law; Motor Vehicle Accident; Procedure; Delay
Mawhinney v. Scobie, 2019 ABCA 76: Wills and Estates; No-Contest Clause; Beneficiaries

APRIL

Take Five Summarized Cases:

Stoney Tribal Council v. Encana Corporation, 2019 ABCA 90: Limitation Periods; Amended Pleadings; Summary Dismissal; Aboriginal Law; Minerals
ALB v. CVL, 2019 ABCA 94: Family Law; Parenting; Biological Parent; Acrimonious Separation ~ Counsel Comments provided by Catherine Christensen, Counsel for the Appellant
McElhone v. Indus School, 2019 ABCA 97: Personal Injury; Vocational Assessment; Court-Imposed Limitations ~ Counsel Comments provided by David Pick, Counsel for the Appellants
Hall v. Stewart, 2019 ABCA 98: Torts; Personal Liability; Personal Injury; Negligent Construction
Edmonton (City) v. Alvarez & Marsal Canada Inc., 2019 ABCA 109: Bankruptcy and Insolvency; Receivership; Priority; Secured Creditors

MAY

Take Five Summarized Cases:

ServiceMaster of Canada Limited v. Meyer, 2019 ABCA 130: Wrongful Termination; Non-competition; Interlocutory Injunctions; Standard of Review
Brace v. McKen, 2019 ABCA 135: Procedure; Long Delay; Address for Service; Registered and Recorded Mail
Stuve v. Stuve, 2019 ABCA 142: Family Law; Matrimonial Property; Personal Assets
Svederus v. Engi, 2019 ABCA 155: Family Law; Chambers Applications; Orders; Counsel Misconduct ~ Counsel Comments by Robert de Vries, Counsel for the Respondent
PT v. Alberta, 2019 ABCA 158: Constitutional Law; Charter of Rights and Freedoms; Interim Injunctions; LGBTQ+ ~ Counsel Comments by Jay Cameron, Counsel for the Appellants

JUNE

Take Five Summarized Cases:

United Food and Commercial Workers Canada Union, Local 401 v. Sobey’s-Safeway Operations (Provincial), 2019 ABCA 175: Labour Law; Dismissal for Cause; Grievance; Arbitration; Judicial Review
Stankovic v. 1536679 Alberta Ltd., 2019 ABCA 187: Summary Judgment; Foreclosure; Mortgage Default; Enforcement Proceedings
Flock Estate v. Flock, 2019 ABCA 194: Family Law; Matrimonial Property; Beneficial Interest; Admissibility of Evidence; Delay
Zoocheck Canada Inc v. Alberta (Minister of Agriculture and Forestry), 2019 ABCA 208: Public Interest Standing; Judicial Discretion; Standard of Review; Enhanced Costs
McAllister v. Calgary (City), 2019 ABCA 214: Torts; Personal Injury; Municipal Liability; Timely Response to Incident ~ Counsel Comments by Colleen Sinclair and My-Le Lai, Counsel for the Appellants, and by Trevor McDonald and Robert Martz, Counsel for the Respondent

JULY

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