2020 – BC

JANUARY

Take FiveSummarized Cases:

Colwill v. Workers’ Compensation Board, 2019 BCCA 453: Workers’ Compensation Act; Reviewing Workers’ Compensation Board Policies; Minimum Compensation under s. 22(2) of the Act ~ Counsel Comments presented by Ben Parkin, Counsel for the Appellant ; and by Kevin Love, Counsel for the Respondent
Lindsay v. Ambrosi, 2019 BCCA 442: Real Estate Services Act; Statutory Bar to Remuneration for Unlicensed Real Estate Services; Quantum Meruit
Nordmark v. Frykman, 2019 BCCA 433: Jurisdiction; Attornment; forum non conveniens ~ Counsel Comments presented by Gordon Behan, Counsel for the Respondent
Fantov v. Canada Bread Company, Limited, 2019 BCCA 447: Class Proceedings; Carriage Contests; Class Action Proceedings Amendment Act
Service v. University of Victoria, 2019 BCCA 474: Class Proceedings; Certification; Common Issues; Litigation Plans ~ Counsel Comments presented by David Mulroney and Chris Siver, Counsel for the Appellant

FEBRUARY

 

Take FiveSummarized Cases:

Wang v. Wang, 2020 BCCA 15: Fiduciary Duty; Power of Attorney; Clean Hands Doctrine ~ Counsel Comments provided by Malcolm Funt, Counsel for the Respondent
A.B. v. C.D., 2020 BCCA 11: Section 37 of the Family Law Act; Section 17 of the Infants Act; Declarations as to “Best Interests” of a Child; Conduct Orders Under the Family Law Act ~ Counsel Comments provided by Barbara Findlay, Q.C., Counsel for the Respondent, A.B.
Quach v. Mitrux Services Ltd., 2020 BCCA 25: Employment Law; Fixed-Term Contracts; Fresh Consideration for Varying Employment Contracts; Mitigation of Damages in Context of Fixed-Term Employment Contracts ~ Counsel Comments provided by Eric Heath, Counsel for the Appellants ; and by Michael Truong and Daniel Sorensen, Counsel for the Respondent
Marchi v. Nelson (City of ), 2020 BCCA 1: Personal Injury; Tort Liability of a Municipality; Operational and Policy Decisions ~ Counsel Comments provided by Greg J Allen – Counsel for the Respondent
McKibbon v. BDO Canada Limited, 2020 BCCA 7: Section 41(8) of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act; Revoking the Discharge of a Bankruptcy Trustee; Whether Fraud a Necessary Element for the Revocation of a Discharge

 

MARCH

Take FiveSummarized Cases:

Willms v. Willms, 2020 BCCA 51: Spousal Support; Material Change in Circumstances; Retroactive Spousal Support ~ Counsel Comments provided by Brandon Hastings, Counsel for the Appellant ; and by Joan Dreyer, Counsel for the Respondent
Pan v. Gao, 2020 BCCA 58: Defamation; Judicial Notice of Foreign Legal Systems; Adverse Inferences; Defence of Fair Comment ~ Counsel Comments provided by Nathan J. Muirhead and Nerissa Yan, Counsel for the Appellant
567 Hornby Apartment Ltd. v. Le Soleil Restaurant Inc., 2020 BCCA 69: Costs; Special Costs; Costs of Pre-Trial Applications; Costs of a Costs Assessment; Rule 14-1(12)
Forjay Management Ltd. v. 625536 B.C. Ltd., 2020 BCCA 70: Mortgages; Priority; Tacking; Remedies for a Criminal Rate of Interest
R. v. Robertson, 2020 BCCA 65: Possession of Stolen Firearm; Charter of Rights and Freedoms; Test for Determining Validity of Mandatory Minimum Sentences ~ Counsel Comments provided by Marshall Putnam, Counsel for the Appellant

APRIL

Take FiveSummarized Cases:

Blueberry River First Nation v. Laird, 2020 BCCA 76: Amending Pleadings; Limitation Act; Damages
Doukhobor Heritage Retreat Society #1999 v. Vancouver Foundation, 2019 BCSC 54: Vancouver Foundation Act; Perpetuity Act; Charitable Purpose Trusts; Gifts ~ Counsel Comments provided by Helen Low, Q.C. and Eric Clavier
Provost v. Dueck Downtown Chevrolet Buick GMC Limited, 2020 BCCA 86: Negligence; Duty of Care; Foreseeability of Harm Caused by a Stolen Vehicle ~ Counsel Comments provided by Avon Mersey, Q.C
Cobble Hill Holdings Ltd. v. British Columbia, 2020 BCCA 91: Misfeasance in public office; Negligence; Duty of Care of Public Officials
Kim v. Choi, 2020 BCCA 98: Unjust Enrichment; Ex Turpi Causa; Illegality of a Contract

 

MAY

Take FiveSummarized Cases:

1120732 B.C. Ltd. v. Whistler (Resort Municipality), 2020 BCCA 101: Municipal Law; Judicial Review; Users vs. Use; Non-Conforming Uses; Covenants on Title ~ Counsel Comments provided by L. John Alexander, Counsel for the Appellants; and by Alyssa Bradley, Counsel for the Respondent ; and by Roy Millen and Laura Cundari Counsel for the Respondent
Weaver v. Ball, 2020 BCCA 119: Defamation; Defamatory Meaning; Public Debate
Ralph’s Auto Supply (B.C.) Ltd. v. Ken Ransford Holdings Ltd., 2020 BCCA 120: Interlocutory Injunctions; Dismissal for Want of Prosecution; Enforcing the Undertaking as to Damages ~ Counsel Comments provided by Herbert S. Silber QC and Dan Hepburn
Clayworth v. Octaform Systems Inc., 2020 BCCA 117: Arbitration Clauses; Stays; the “Arguable Case” Test ~ Counsel Comments provided by Julie Menten
N.K. v. M.H., 2020 BCCA 121: Family Law; Unequal Division of Family Property; Unequal Division of Family Debt

 

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