SPIS ~ Reasonableness is the Test not Honesty

So, what is more important: reasonableness or honesty? Recently, the Ontario Court of Appeal determined that in completing a Seller Property Information Statement, that reasonableness was important. Honesty was expected, …

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 …

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 …