Hello Everyone.

This week was a busy one at the Court of Appeal.   In two important decisions Deslauriers Custom Cabinets and Howard v Benson Group, the Court further chipped away at Sattva and the Supreme Court’s pronouncement in that case that contractual interpretation is now an issue of mixed fact and law and therefore

Hello for another week.

Civil law topics covered by the Court of Appeal this week included the assignment of leases and whether a landlord was reasonable in refusing to consent because the assignee was affiliated with a competitor, family law, real property, municipal law and, as usual, several appeals from summary judgment.

I hope everyone

Hello Everyone,

There was only one substantive civil decision of the Court of Appeal this week. It involved an appeal of a motion judge’s order that a garnished bank account of the State of Libya enjoyed diplomatic immunity and was therefore not subject to garnishment. However, the court only dealt with the preliminary question of