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Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment - Partial Summary Judgment
Mason v. Perras Mongenais (Ont CA, 2018)


Civil Procedure - Pleadings - Particularity

Civil Procedure - Contempt

Civil Procedure - Discovery of Crown Criminal Evidence

Civil Procedure - Re-opening Trial

Civil Procedure - Dismissal for Delay (against Plaintiff) - Set Aside

Civil Procedure - Pleadings

Civil Procedure - Costs - Solicitor Self-Representing

Civil Procedure - Orders - Final versus Interlocutory

Civil Procedure - Costs

Civil Procedure - Trial - Re-opening Trial

Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment

Civil Procedure - Proportionality

Civil Procedure - Issue Estoppel

Civil Procedure - Stay Pending Appeal

Civil Procedure - Default Judgments - Setting Aside



Civil Procedure - Orders - Taking Out Orders

Civil Procedure - Dismissal for Delay

Civil Procedure - Jury Trial - Closing Address

Civil Procedure - Juries

Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment - Timing

Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment - Third Party Claims

Civil Procedure - Adjournments

Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment

Civil Procedure - Dismissal for Delay - Setting Aside

Civil Procedure - Default - Setting Aside

Civil Procedure - Striking Pleadings - No Reasonable Cause of Action or Defence

Civil Procedure - Dismissal for Delay

Civil Procedure - Time - Extension

Civil Procedure - Juries - Striking Jury Notice

Civil Procedure - Discovery - Documentary - Privilege

Civil Procedure - Striking Defence



Civil Procedure - Civil Contempt

Civil Procedure - Civil Contempt

Civil Practice - Summary Judgment - Partial Summary Judgment

Civil Practice - Federal Court Jurisdiction

Civil Procedure - Pleadings - Amendment - Limitation Period

Civil Procedure - Pleadings - Limitations Must be Pled

Civil Practice - Pre-Trial Conferences

Civil Procedure - Pleadings - Limitations Must be Pled

Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment - Issue Estoppel

Civil Practice - Venue - Forum Non Conveniens

Civil Procedure - Motion to Strike

Civil Procedure - Motions - Conversion of Nature of Motion

Civil Procedure - Costs - Against Solicitor Personally

Civil Procedure - Dismissal for Delay - Generally

Civil Procedure - Dismissal for Delay - Third Party Claim

Civil Procedure - Motions to Strike

Civil Procedure - Service - On Defendant Outside of Canada

Civil Procedure - Pleadings - Leave to Amend

Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment - Only Available in Actions

Civil Procedure - Adjournments

Civil Procedure - Motions to Strike - Leave to Amend Claim



Pleadings - Must Allege Issues Fully

Summary Judgment - Partial Summary Judgment

Discontinuance - Setting Aside

Costs - Substantial versus Full Indemnity

Motions - Ex Parte

Civil Procedure - Proceedings - Colourable Purpose

Civil Procedure - Pleadings - Particularity - Where Identities of Persons Unknown

Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment - Issue Estoppel

Civil Procedure - Release - Interpretation

Pleadings - Amendment

Pleadings - Fraud - Particulars

Civil Procedure - Dismissal under Rule 2.1 - Frivolous and Vexatious

Civil Procedure - Dismissal under Rule 2.1 - Abuse of Process

Civil Procedure - Pleadings - Motion to Strike - Leave to Amend

Civil Procedure - Amicus Curiae

Civil Procedure - Pleadings - Issues Outside of the Pleadings

Civil Practice - Trial - Judicial Interjections

Civil Practice - Trial Record - Composition

Civil Practice - Trial - Labelling of Exhibits

Civil Practice - Amending Pleading - Motion

Civil Procedure - Summary Judgment - Issue Estoppel re Other Parties



Costs - Against Non-Parties



SLAPP LawsuitsIn a series of cases the Court of Appeal adjudicates for the first time on recent s.137.1 amendments to the Courts of Justice Act, the SLAPP amendments (strategic lawsuits against the public interest). The cases are essential reading for any involved in such a case.


Summary Judgment - Limitations

Trials - Re-Opening


Adjournments
Royal Bank of Canada v. Puzzolanti (Ont CA, 2018)
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