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Docket for May/June 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 437344

R.S.L.
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

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

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-03-12)

Appeal of conviction by a Jury on one count of sexual interference (s.151(2) Criminal Code)

 

Publication Ban:

s. 486 C.C. - covers name and identity of complainants and any information that can identify the complainant

 

Tuesday
May 10, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Thomas James McKeough for the Appellant

Timothy O'Leary for the Respondent

 

CA 442250

Fred Murray
v.
Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, the Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, the Attorney General of Nova Scotia and Agropur Canada (formerly Farmers Dairy Co-Operative)

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers Compensation Appeals Tribunal

(2015-07-28)

WCAT

(2014-750-AD)

Mr. Murray seeks leave to appeal the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal's decision, which limited his Personal Medical Impairment assessment to 5% and rejected his appeal for chronic pain benefits.

 

Wednesday
May 11, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Richard Tanner, Agent for the Appellant

Alexander McIntosh for WCAT

Paula M. Arab, Q.C. for WCB

 

CAC 424284

Steven Gareau
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.,
Farrar, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2014-02-05)

Mr. Gareau appeals his conviction for first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

 

Thursday
May 12, 2016

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Lee Seshagiri and David Mahoney for the Appellant

James A. Gumpert, Q. C. for the Respondent

 

CAC 431387

Aidan David Cromwell
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2014-08-29)

Appeal of conviction on a conviction of murder for second degree murder. Trial was before a judge and jury.

 

Monday
May 16, 2016

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Jerome P. Kennedy, Q.C. for the Appellant

Marian Fortune-Stone, Q.C. for the Respondent

Stacey Gerrard for LIANS
(Patrick K. MacEwan)

 

CAC 445142

Lewis Bowden
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court

(2016-03-30)

Mr. Bowden appeals convictions for common assault, uttering threats, mischief and breaches of probation.

 

Tuesday
May 17, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Lewis Seward Bowden, Appellant In Person

Jennifer MacLellan, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CA 444047

Mark Paul Ketler
v.
The Attorney General of Nova Scotia, representing Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-09-21)

Mr. Ketler appeals dismissal of his claim for negligent bridge maintenance by the Province.

 

Wednesday
May 18, 2016

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom

 

 

Nicolle A. Snow for the Appellant

Duane A. Eddy for the Respondent

 

CA 443239

Wolfridge Farm Limited
v.
Farm Credit Canada, John Early, Lydia Early

and

CA 443918

Wolfridge Farm Limited
v.
Farm Credit Canada, John Early, Lydia Early

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-08-14)

2015 NSSC 240

CA 443239
Wolfridge Farm Limited appeals dismissal of its motion to set aside default judgement in a foreclosure action by Farm Credit against Wolfridge. This will be heard together with CA 443918.

 

Supreme Court

(2015-08-27)

CA 443918
Wolfridge Farm Limited appeals dismissal of its motion to set aside an Order of Foreclosure and Sale.

 

Wednesday
May 25, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

John T. Early, III as Agent for the Appellant

Jeffrey P. Flinn for Respondent Farm Credit Canada

 

CA 443074

Municipality of the County of Annapolis, A Body Corporate Pursuant to the Municipal Government Act, RSNS 1998, c. 18
v.
Heritage Wooden Shingles, A Body Corporate and Merwin Clayton

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-08-05)

Appeal of decision related to land use by-law. Issue of whether the trial judge erred in holding that the respondent had not breached the applicable land use by-law.

 

Wednesday
May 25, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

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

Gregory D. Barro for the Respondent

 

CA 443898

Calvin Messom
v.
Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Tribunal, the Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, the Attorney General for the Province of Nova Scotia and O.H, Armstrong Limited

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal

(2015-08-28)

WCAT

(2014-696-AD)
(2013-54-AD)

Mr. Messom appeals a Tribunal decision which held that the evidence did not establish that he was incapable of working, because of compensable injury.

 

Monday
May 30, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Kenneth LeBlanc for the Appellant

Alexander MacIntosh for WCAT

Paula M. Arab, Q.C. for WCB

Thomas O. Boyne, Q.C. for O.H. Armstrong

 

CA 443993

Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
v.
Calvin Messom, the Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal and the Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, J.A.,
Farrar, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal

(2015-08-28)

WCAT

(2014-696-AD)
(2013-54-AD)

The WCB appeals a Tribunal decision that held Mr. Messom qualified for an extended earnings replacement benefit because of a recurrence of a 1998 injury.

 

Monday
May 30, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Roderick (Rory) Rogers, Q.C. and Paula M. Arab, Q.C. for the Appellant

Kenneth LeBlanc for Mr. Messom

Alexander MacIntosh for WCAT

 

CA 439891

Dylan Robert Douglas Gogan
v.
Attorney General of Canada and Warden (Springhill Institution)

 

Panel Members:

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

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2015-11-27)

Mr. Gogan applied for habeas corpus to challenge his security classification. The Supreme Court of Nova Scotia dismissed his application on jurisdictional grounds. He now appeals.

 

Wednesday
June 1, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Claire McNeil for the Appellant
Appellant In Person

Susanna Ashley and Sarah Drodge for the Respondents

 

CA 447598

Lawton's Drug Stores Limited
v.
United Food and Commercial Workers Union Canada, Local 864 and Labour Board (Nova Scotia)

Notice of Discontinuance Filed

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

(2016-02-12)

The Appellant appeals from the decision of Supreme Court dated January 13, 2016, refusing its application for an Interim Injunction restraining the Labour Board from issuing reasons for a decision which it rendered on March 26, 2015.

 

Thursday
June 9, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Robert G. Grant, Q.C. for the Appellant

David Wallbridge for United Food and Commercial Workers Union Canada, Local 864

Edward A. Gores, Q.C. for AGNS

 

CA 450501

Municipality of the District of West Hants
v.
The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board and The Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board

(2016-04-22)

NSUARB

(M07207)

2016 NSUARB 44

2015 NSUARB 154

 

Thursday
June 16, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Jane O'Neill for the Appellant

 

CA 449684

Minister of Community Services
v.
C.K.Z. and G.L.P.

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

2016 NSCF 9

Supreme Court

(2016-02-12)

The Minister appeals the trial judge's refusal to grant a permanent care order for the Respondents' children.

 

Publication Ban

s. 94(1) Children & Family Services Act - ban covers name and identity of children and any information that could identify them.

 

Wednesday
June 22, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Peter C. McVey, Q.C. for the Appellant

Nicholaus Fitch for the Respondent C.K.Z.

Michael K. Power, Q. C. for the Respondent G.L.P.