Fresh Evidence on Appeal

Hello everyone,

Below are summaries of the few civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal this week, followed by a list of short endorsements and criminal decisions.  Topics covered include contract interpretation, limitation periods in the context of statutory accident benefits claims, and injunctions for zoning by-law violations.

Enjoy the weekend.

John Polyzogopoulos

Blaney

Hello again to everyone.  Below are summaries of this week’s Ontario Court of Appeal civil decisions (non-criminal).  In an interesting Charter decision this week, Tanudjaja v Canada, the Court (2-1) rejected on the basis of justiciability a Charter challenge on whether the Charter guarantees the right to affordable housing.  Among other grounds for dismissing

Hello again.  Topics in this week’s three decisions include punitive damages for bad faith claims in the insurance context, summary judgment, and an interesting estates law decision on the tension between the claims of beneficiaries under a will and the claims of living spouses under the Succession and Law Reform Act.

Have a nice weekend.