Docket for March/April 2019

NOTE: Cases will be added below as soon as they are set down for hearing. Additional details will be added as they become available.

CASE DECISION BEING
APPEALED
DATE, TIME
AND COURTROOM
COUNSEL

CAC 480518

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
Mithusha Poobalasingam

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
2018 NSPC 38

The Crown appeals the imposition of a three-year sentence on the Respondent for importing opium and possession of opium for the purposes of trafficking.

 

Tuesday
March 12, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Angela K. Nimmo and David Schermbrucker for the Appellant

Roger A. Burrill for the Respondent

 

CA 470083

Drew McPherson
v.
Jamie Campbell

 

Panel Members:

Bourgeois, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Fichaud, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2017-10-13)

The Appellant challenges an order that dismisses his action against a judge.

 

 

 

Wednesday
March 13, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Drew McPherson, Appellant In person

Justin Adams for the Respondent


 

CA 480730

SystemCare Cleaning and Restoration Limited
v.
Dale Kachler and Josee Desjardins and 3100835 Nova Scotia Limited

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

2018 NSSC 219

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-11-07)

The Appellant appeals from the dismissal of a summary judgment motion.

 

Wednesday
March 13, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Philip Chapman for the Appellant

Greg Barro, Q.C., and Kiel Mercer for the Respondents

Cheryl Canning, Q.C., for 3100835 NS limited

 

CAC 441393

Drew William McPherson
v.
Her Majesty The Queen

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2015-08-10)

The Appellant appeals his convictions for criminal negligence causing death and bodily harm.

 

Thursday
March 14, 2019

10:00 a.m.
and
2:00 p.m.

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Drew William McPherson, Appellant in person

Mark Scott, Q.C., for the Respondent

Lawrence Rubin for LIANS
(Nicholaus Fitch)

 

CA 477662

Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company of Canada
v.
Gregory Duncan and
James White

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

2018 NSSC 92

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-06-08)

Trisura appeals the decision that it had a duty to defend and to indemnify the Respondents.

 

Tuesday
March 19, 2019

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Augustus M. Richardson, Q.C., for the Appellant

Peter M. Rogers, Q.C., for the Respondents

 

CA 479196

Halifax Regional Municipality
v.
Cyril Tarrant and Teresa Jacqueline Tarrant and
Robin Boudreau, Barb Wright and Margo Riebe-Butt

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Fichaud, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-08-28)

The Halifax Regional Municipality appeals the decision of the Supreme Court setting aside a Variance Approval for Rocky Lake Drive in Bedford, N.S.

 

Wednesday
March 20, 2019

10:00am

 

Courtroom 502

 

E. Roxanne MacLaurin for the Appellant

Aaron J. Schwartz for the Respondents (Cyril Tarrant and Teresa Jacqueline Tarrant)

Robin Babineau, Respondent in person

Barb Wright, Respondent in person

Margo Riebe-Butt, Respondent in person

 

CA 476299

Labourers International Union of North America, Local 614
v.
Stavco Construction Limited

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Fichaud, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

2018 NSSC 84

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-10-17)

The Appellant appeals the decision of the Supreme Court overturning an arbitrator’s award.

 

Wednesday
March 20, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Gordon N. Forsyth, Q.C. and
Bettina Quistgaard for the Appellant

Eric Durnford, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CA 482392

Gillian Delano
v.
Gena Leger Gendron and Shawn Hurlburt

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-11-02)

The Appellant appeals the decision of the Supreme Court limiting discovery questions.

 

Thursday
Macrh 21, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Karen Bennett-Clayton for the Appellant

Colin D. Bryson, Q.C., for the Respondent (Gena Gendron)

Clarence Beckett, Q.C., for the Respondent (Shawn Hurlburt)

 

 

CA 475792

William Kontuk
v.
The Nova Scotia Public Service Long Term Disability Plan Trust Fund

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

2018 NSSC 89

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-11-06)

Appeal and cross-appeal of reimbursement and offsetting long-term disability benefits.

 

Monday
March 25, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Jamie MacGillivray for the Appellant

Colin D. Bryson, Q.C. for the Respondent



CA 477902

Ralph Ivan Doncaster
v.
Jennifer Lynn Field

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

Rescheduled to May/June term

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-05-22)

The Appellant is appealing the dismissal of his application for child access.

 

 

 

Monday
March 25, 2019


2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Ralph Ivan Doncaster, Appellant in person

Jennifer Lynn Field, Respondent in person

 

CA 482949

Alexandra Willson, John/Jane Doe, and Canso Pharmacy, Ltd.
v.
Carlton Bond as the Executor of the Estate of Bernice Bond

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-11-28)

The Appellants appeal the decision of the dismissal of their limitation defence.

 

 

 

Tuesday
March 26, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Gregory D. Hardy for the Appellants

Raymond F. Wagner, Q.C., and Kate Boyle for the Respondent


CAC 483308

Mehardeep Singh Anand
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

To be rescheduled

 

Decision Under Appeal:

2018 NSSC 307

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-11-30)

The Appellant appeals his summary conviction for texting while driving.

 

Tuesday
March 26, 2019


2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Mehardeep Singh Anand, Appellant in person

Edward Murphy for the Respondent

 

CA 475210

Nova Scotia Office of the Ombudsman
v.
The Attorney General of Nova Scotia representing The Department of Health and Wellness and The Minister of Health and Wellness

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

The Nova Scotia Office of the Ombudsman has stated a case to the Court of Appeal to determine if it has jurisdiction to investigate the Department of Health and Wellness and whether it can demand production of unredacted records.

 

 

 

Wednesday
March 27, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roderick (Rory) H. Rogers, Q.C., for the Applicant

Edward A. Gores, Q.C., for the Respondent



CA 478572

Shawn R. Gallant
v.
Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Attorney General of Nova Scotia, Garda World Security

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers’ Compensation Appeals Tribunal (2018-07-20)

WCAT – 2017-678-AD

The appellant seeks leave to appeal a decision of WCAT dated June 20, 2018, which denied him benefits.

 

 

 

Wednesday
March 27, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Shawn R. Gallant, Appellant in person

Paula M. Arab, Q.C., for the WCB

Alexander C. W. MacIntosh for the WCAT



CA 477531

Angela Lee Cameron
v.
Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations Long Term Disability Plan

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

2018 NSSC 90

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-06-07)

The appellant appeals the decision of the Supreme Court denying her claim based on the expiration of a limitation period.

 

 

 

Thursday
March 28, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Jamie MacGillivray for the Appellant

David Hutt for the Respondent


 

CA 478279

Halifax Regional Municipality
v.
Roger Glengary Rehberg

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

2018 NSSC 142

Supreme Court
(2018-07-12)

HRM appeals the decision of the Supreme Court setting aside a decision of HRM Appeals Standing Committee which refused to afford the respondent additional time to demolish his house in Harriettsfield, Nova Scotia.

 

Thursday
March 28, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Randolph Kinghorne for the Appellant

Matthew J. D. Moir for the Respondent


 

CAC 464095

Michael Kobylanski
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

To be rescheduled

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-04-28)

The Appellant appeals his conviction and sentence for common assault.

PUBLICATION BAN –
CC 486.4 – prohibits publication of information that would identify the complainant.

 

Monday
April 1, 2019

10:00 a.m.
and
2:00 p.m.

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Michael Kobylanski, Appellant in person

Brandon Trask for the Respondent

Lawrence Rubin for LIANS
(Peter Kidston)

 


CA 478406

John Roderick MacQuarrie
v.
Susan MacQuarrie

and

CA 478463

Susan MacQuarrie
v.
John Roderick MacQuarrie

 

Panel Members:

Bryson, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

CA 478406: 2018 NSSC 112

Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
(2018-06-20)

The Appellant appeals the decision of the Supreme Court with respect to the division of assets between himself and respondent.

CA 478463: The Appellant appeals the decision of the Supreme Court requiring her to pay child support and with respect to the division of property between herself and the appellant.

 

Tuesday
April 2, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

CA 478406

Terrance G. Sheppard for the Appellant

Patrick J. Eagan for the Respondent

CA 478463

Patrick J. Eagan for the Appellant

Terrance G. Sheppard for the Respondent

 

 

CA 470952

Lyle Howe
v.
Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Fichaud, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

2016 NSBS 2

Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
(2016-10-20)

The Appellant appeals the decision of a disciplinary panel of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, which found him guilty of professional misconduct and ordered him to be disbarred.

PUBLICATION BAN
and Confidentiality Order

 

 

Wednesday
April 3, 2019

10:00 a.m.
and
2:00 p.m.

and

Thursday
April 4, 2019

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

2 Full Days

 

Courtroom 502

 

Laura A. McCarthy for the Appellant

Marjorie A. Hickey, Q.C., and
Daniel Wallace for the Respondents

 

 

CAC 475753

Lindsay Kanitha Souvannarath
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Bourgeois, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2018-04-20)

The appellant appeals her sentence for conspiracy to commit murder.

 

 

Tuesday
April 16, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Peter D. Planetta for the Appellant

Timothy O’Leary for the Respondent


 

 

CA 479112

Dionne Lynn Reid
v.
Paul Andre Faubert

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2018-07-04)

The Appellant appeals the Supreme Court decision awarding her child support.

 

 

Tuesday
April 16, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Alex Embree for the Appellant

Robyn L. Elliott, Q.C. for the Respondent


 

 

CAC 471286

James Snow
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2017-11-21)

The Appellant appeals his conviction for exposing himself to a person under the age of 16 years of age for a sexual purpose.

 

 

Wednesday
April 17, 2019

10:00 a.m.
and
2:00 p.m.


Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Peter D. Planetta for the Appellant

Glenn Hubbard for the Respondent