Interpreting Full and Final Releases

Interpreting Full and Final Releases

On Friday, July 23, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in City of Corner Brook v. Mary Bailey. At issue is the proper interpretation of a release settling a personal injury and property damage claim arising from a motor vehicle accident.

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Discharging Child Support Arrears

Discharging Child Support Arrears

On Friday, June 4, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in Felice Colucci v. Lina Colucci. This is a rare family law appeal and at issue are the factors that judges should consider when exercising their discretion to discharge child support arrears.

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Open Court Principle & Removing Exhibits

Open Court Principle & Removing Exhibits

On Friday, May 28, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada is releasing its decision in MédiaQMI inc. c. Magdi Kamel, et al. At issue is the right of a party to remove exhibits from the court record and the ability of a media company to prevent a party from doing so based on the open court principle.

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