Category: Business/Commercial Law

Vexatious Litigant decision, Terracorp et al. v. John Shane Becky et al.

A judge has jurisdiction under the Courts of Justice Act to find that an appellant is a vexatious litigant and, as a consequence, to order that no further proceedings be instituted by them without leave of the Court.  A s. 140 order does not deny a vexatious litigant access to the courts. The additional initial […]

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Standards have to be evenly applied

“[H]aving standards of respectable civic discourse is not a bad thing. But standards that are applied unilaterally to one side are not standards, they’re weapons.” Daniel Greeenfield, Front Page magazine, June 8, 2016

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“Supreme Court Tightens Standard of Review for Contract Interpretation”

WeirFoulds LLP’s Kenneth Prehogan:  “Following upon the recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Heritage Capital Corporation v. Equitable Trust, 2016 SCC 19, it will be significantly more difficult to successfully appeal decisions of trial court judges in contract matters. The Supreme Court ruled on May 6, 2016 that the applicable standard of review for […]

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