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Supreme Court of Canada clarifies that a statutory right of appeal is not a new category of correctness
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • December 20 2016

The Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that decisions of a tribunal which are subject to a statutory right of appeal are not a new category of


Trickery and fraud exclusion clause of homeowner’s policy applied: coverage was denied for fraudulent scheme
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • December 13 2016

The insured sought coverage under a homeowner policy after suffering a financial loss as a result of her voluntary participation in what turned out to


Perishable food items were included in coverage for losses caused by power outage when a tree fell on insured’s house
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • December 13 2016

An insured’s claim for food spoilage as a result of a power outage was covered under the policy of insurance, while the claim for damage to her motor


Property disclosure statements - what home purchasers should know
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • May 10 2011

Excited about their first home purchase, Mike and Sarah Tan carefully reviewed the contract documents and property disclosure statement ("PDS") for a small bungalow in a quiet neighbourhood


Glaspell v. Ontario (Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing)
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2015

The plaintiff homeowner (Mr. Glaspell) took issue with his neighbour's construction of a dock and boathouse on Big Cedar Lake. Mr. Glaspell commenced


Homeowner's insurance
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • September 27 2012

An application by a deceased individual's son for an order that the insurance policy covered the deceased's immediate family was dismissed where the court found that the Public Guardian and Trustee ("PGT") had taken control of the deceased's assets before her death and had all the deceased's rights, so she could not have passed such a right to the applicant through her estate


Smith v. Alliance Pipeline Ltd
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • March 17 2011

In 1998, the respondent, Alliance Pipeline Ltd (“Alliance”), obtained approval from the National Energy Board to build a pipeline that would cross a portion of the farmland of the appellant (the “landowner”


Catalyst Paper Corp. v. North Cowichan (District)
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • February 21 2012

The appellant, Catalyst Paper Corporation (the "Mill"), sought to have a decision upholding a municipal taxation bylaw, that it claimed was unreasonable, set aside


Plotkine v Seidenfeld
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2014

The Applicant (Mr. Plotkine) unsuccessfully sought leave to appeal a decision of the Ontario Municipal Board. The Board had permitted 10 variances for


Monk v. Farmers' Mutual Insurance Co. (Lindsay)
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2016

The exception for resulting damage was read in to the exclusion clause for "the cost of faulty workmanship" where the exclusion clause was silent on