Krawchuk v. Scherbak (2012)

This case reached the Supreme Court of Canada on 8 December 2012. Leave to appeal was denied. The Court therefore by implication endorsed the ruling of the Ontario Court of …

AEA Sessions in June 2021

June  Session June 21, 22, and 23 (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) June 28, 29 and 30 (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm each day AEA Sessions …

Hodgkinson v. Simms (1994)

The case of Hodgkinson v. Simms (1994) in the Supreme Court of Canada is the landmark case on this subject of Fiduciary Duties and Obligations in Canada.  The facts are …

Queen v. Cognos (1993)

Queen v. Cognos Inc., [1993] 1 SCR 87 was an interesting case involving negligent statements. This is important because fraud is very difficult to prove, and the courts will impose …

BG Checo (1993)

BG Checo International Ltd. v. British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority,[1993] 1 SCR 12 This case was considered by the Supreme Court in 1993. It involved claims which could equally be …

Fraser-Reid (1980)

      The case of Fraser-Reid v. Droumtsekas in the Supreme Court of Canada (1980) dealt with several important legal principles including, caveat emptor, the doctrine of merger, implied and express …

Execution of the Spousal Consent

Agreements of Purchase and Sale in Ontario contemplate the need for the execution of the Spousal Consent. Most married couples will own their matrimonial home in joint tenancy. In such …