Category: Torts

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...

1704604 Ontario Ltd. v Pointes Protection Association: SCC Has its Say on Anti-SLAPP Legislation

The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC” or “the Court”) in early September  released its much-anticipated decisions in 1704604 Ontario Ltd. v Pointes Protection Association, 2020 SCC 22 [Pointes] and Bent...