Category: Business, Commercial, Civil Litigation

Another Loss for a Pure Economic Loss Claim in 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Since their inception in Winnipeg Condominium Corporation No. 36 v. Bird Construction Co., [1995] 1 SCR 85 [Winnipeg Condominium], negligence claims relying on pure economic loss arguments have seldom been successful. The recent...

Awaiting the Next Chapter in Canadian Copyright Law: Leave Granted to SCC for York University, et al. v Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright)

A leave to appeal has been granted for Access Copyright by the Supreme Court of Canada in York University, et al. v Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency SCC 76224 (“Access Copyright”)...

The Anti-Deprivation Rule finds its way to the SCC in Chandos Construction Limited v Deloitte Restructuring Inc

Chandos Construction Ltd v Deloitte Restructuring Inc 2020 SCC 25 (“Chandos”) explores a number of issues but the main one addresses the anti-deprivation rule and whether its application requires an...