Category: Corporate Law

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And This Little Piggy Went to the Market: Court Rules that Quebec’s Farm Income Stabilization Program is not an Insurance Contract

Lafortune v Financière agricole du Québec, 2016 SCC 35, is a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada directly impacting Québec’s farming industry.  The decision affirms La Financière Agricole...

Quashing Specific Performance and Piercing the Veil: Southcott Estates Inc v Toronto Catholic District School Board

Southcott Estates Inc v Toronto Catholic District School Board, [2012] 2 SCR 675, is about an agreement to buy surplus school land for use as a housing development. The school board...