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Docket for March/April 2016

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 43548

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
Brittany Leigh Derbyshire

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-01-14)

2014 NSSC 371
(Decision on Voir Dire)

Appeal of acquittal of accessory after the fact to murder.

 

Publication Ban:

486.5(1) CC - Ban covers the names and identities of justice system participants (undercover officers) and any information that could identify them.

 

Tuesday
March 15, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Jennifer A. MacLellan, Q.C. for the Appellant

Patrick K. MacEwen for the Respondent

 

CAC 441649

B.M.S.
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court

(2015-07-08)

Appeal of sentence of a young person.

 

Publication Ban:

s. 110(1) - Youth Criminal Justice Act - ban covers the name and identity of the young offender.

 

Tuesday
March 15, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Stephen Robertson for the Appellant

Mark A. Scott, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CA 441370

Labours International Union of North America, Local 615
v.
CanMar Contracting Ltd., Labour Board (Nova Scotia), Sean Patrick McSween, Carlos Lopez and George Panteleios

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Fichaud, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-06-17)

2015 NSSC 89

Appeal of decision on judicial review setting aside certification order.

 

Wednesday
March 16, 2016

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Gordon N. Forsyth, Q.C. for the Appellant

Richard M. Dunlop for CanMar Contracting Ltd.

Bradley D.J. Proctor for the Respondents

Edward A. Gores, Q.C. for the Labour Board (NS)

 

CA 444318

The Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission
v.
Troy Grant, Donald C. Murray, Q.C. in his capacity as Nova Scotia Human Rights Board of Inquiry Chair, Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources, The Attorney General of Nova Scotia Representing Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of the Province of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Fichaud, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Nova Scotia Human Rights Board of Inquiry

(2015-09-09)

This is an appeal related to a settlement hearing before the Human rights Board

 

Thursday
March 17, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Ann E. Smith, Q.C. for the Appellant

Troy Grant, Respondent in Person

Alicia Arana-Stirling for the Department of Natural Resources

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

 

CA 439832

Shelly Hartery
v.
Todd Rasmussen

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-05-19)

2015 NSCA 96

Appeal of buy-out payment ordered of equity in jointly held property.

 

Thursday
March 17, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 503

 

 

Simon Giguere, Agent for the Appellant

William L. Ryan, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CAC 439892

Cory Patrick Melvin
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Farrar, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-06-03)

2015 NSSC 165

Appeal of convictions, by a jury, for aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for the purpose of committing an offence.

 

Tuesday
March 22, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Stanley W. MacDonald, Q.C. for the Appellant

Mark Scott, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CA 444861

Beverly Miller, 3244160 Nova Scotia Limited and Walk-Eh? Enterprise Ltd.
v.
The Housing Trust of Nova Scotia, Halifax Regional Municipality, The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, and the Attorney General of Nova Scotia Representing Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

Scanlan, J.A.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Farrar, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board

(2015-09-16)

2015 NSUARB 218

Appeal of decisions from the Utility and Review Board related to a Development Plan involving properties on Gottingen and Maitland Streets, Halifax, N.S.

 

Thursday
March 24, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Tim Hill, Q.C. for the Appellants

Nancy Rubin, Q.C. for the Housing Trust of Nova Scotia

E. Roxanne MacLaurin for Halifax Regional Municipality

 

CA 443078

Municipality of the Court of Annapolis, A body corporate pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, RSNS 1998, c.18
v.
Town of Annapolis Royal, a body corporate pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, RSNS 1998, c.18

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.
Saunders, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-08-24)

Appeal of decision on costs.

 

Tuesday
March 29, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

W. Bruce Gillis, Q.C. for the Appellant

Jonathan Cuming for the Respondent

 

CAC 439723

Terry Roy Levy
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-05-22)

2015 NSSC 164

Appeal of conviction of second degree murder.

 

Tuesday
March 29, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Roger A. Burrill for the Appellant

Mark A. Scott, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CA 442776

Robert Healy and Anna Healy, Robert F. Healy Insurance Agency Incorporated, Douglas Tamlyn and Deborah Tamlyn, Tamlyn Construction Limited and Aspen Resources Limited, Donald Saunderson and Eileen Saunderson, Martin Wexler and Cheryl Wexler, Herman Hugenholtz and Beverley Ruth Hugenholtz, Peter Hall, Richard Bendor-Samuel and Stephanie Ouderkirk, Brian Perry and Kelly Shelhorn, Lindsay Hugenholtz, Eric Slone and Catherine Slone, Beverley Sweetman, James Spurr and Valerie Spurr, Robert Daniel Selkirk and Sonja McVeigh, Lara Ryan and Brett Ryan
v.
Halifax Regional Municipality and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Service
-and-
The Attorney General of Nova Scotia representing Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

Scanlan, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-08-18)

Appeal of an interlocutory order declining to hear certain actions together.

 

Thursday
March 31, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Philip M. Chapman for the Appellants

Michael E. Dunphy, Q.C. for the Halifax Regional Municipality and Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Service

Michael T. Pugsley, Q.C. for the Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

CA 441130

Frank George's Island Investments Limited, Anton and Gabriele Viehbeck, Seabright Holdings Limited and Paul Pleau
v.
Joel Shannon, David and Dinah Grace, Gower Holdings Limited
-and-
The Attorney General of Nova Scotia
(Intervenor)

 

Panel Members:

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

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-06-02)

2015 NSSC 76

Appeal of determination that roadway is private, not public.

 

 

Monday
April 4, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Robert H. Pineo for the Appellants

Douglas Tupper, Q.C. for the Respondents

Edward A. Gores, Q.C. for the Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

CA 438894

The Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
v.
Trinity Western University and Brayden Volkenant
-and-
Association for Reform Political Action (ARPA) Canada, Canadian Council of Christian Charities, the Catholic Civil Rights League and Faith and Freedom Alliance, The Attorney General of Canada, the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and Christian Higher Education Canada, Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, Schulich School of Law OUTlaw Society, The Advocates' Society, Canadian Bar Association, Christian Legal Fellowship and The Canadian Secular Alliance
(Intervenors)

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.,
Beveridge, J.A.,
Farrar, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A,

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-03-26)

2015 NSSC 25

Appeal of judicial review decision which struck a regulation of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society relating to the recognition of law degrees.

 

 

Wednesday
April 6, 2016

10:00 am
&
2:00 pm

and

Thursday
April 7, 2016

10:00 am
&
2:00 pm

and

Friday
April 8, 2016

10:00 am
&
2:00 pm

 

3 Full Days

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Marjorie Hickey, Q.C., Peter Rogers, Q.C. and Jane O'Neil for the Appellant

Brian Casey, Q.C. for the Respondents

Intervenors:

Andre Marshall Schutton for Association for Reform Political Action Canada

Barry Bussey for Canadian Council of Christians Charities

Philip Horgan for The Catholic Civil Rights League and Faith and Freedom Alliance

Albertos Polizopoulos and Kristin Debs for The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada and Christian Higher Education Canada

Jay Cameron for Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms

Jack Townsend for Schulich School of Law OUTlaw Society

Bruce MacIntosh for The Advocates' Society

David Grossman and Amy Sakalauskas and Susan Ursel for Canadian Bar Association

Philip Fourie, Derek Ross and Deina Warren for Christian Legal Fellowship

Tim Dickson for The Canadian Secular Alliance

 

CA 445146

Francis John Fawson, as the Personal Representative of the Estate of Margaret Anne Fawson, Deceased
v.
Sandra Marie Deveau, Patrick Joseph Fawson, James Robert Fawson and James Robert Fawson as the Personal Representative of the Estate of Theresa Rose Fawson, Deceased

 

Panel Members:

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

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-10-23)

Appeal of a decision on a summary judgment application. The issues in the appeal are: a) whether the motions judge erred in applying the principle of issue estoppel and b) whether the motions judge correctly applied the test for summary judgment.

 

 

Tuesday
April 12, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Keith MacKay for the Appellant

Kent Clarke for Sandra Marie Deveau

Patrick Joseph Fawson, Respondent in Person

James Robert Fawson, Respondent in Person

 

CA 446364

Cryil Gordon Lunn
v.
Minister of Justice (Canada)

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Farrar, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Minister of Justice for Canada

(2015-08-12)

Judicial Review of Ministerial decision for surrender under the Extradition Act; and motion for production and disclosure.

 

Wednesday
April 13, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Christopher I. Robinson for the Appellant

Thomas Beveridge and Patricia MacPhee for the Respondent