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Docket for November/December 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

CA 452333

Nicole Simmons
v.
Ronald Simmons and Laurina Simmons

 

Panel Members:
Bryson, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Power:

Supreme Court
(2016-07-29)

2016 NSCA 55

The appellant mother challenges an order granting access of her child to his paternal grandparents.

 

Tuesday
November 8, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Matthew Conrad for the Appellant

Nicole MacIsaac for the Respondents

 

CA 451529

Russell "Bret" Miner and Margorie Jean Miner
v.
The Municipality of the County of Kings and Glooscap First Nation Economic Development Corporation

 

Panel Members:
Bourgeois, J.A.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-05-11)

The appellant citizens challenge the respondent Municipality's decision to amend its land use bylaw favouring the respondent corporation.

 

Tuesday
November 8, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Douglas Lutz for the Appellants

Jonathan G. Cuming for the County of Kings

Jason T. Cooke for Glooscap First Nation Economic Development Corporation

 

CA 447802

James R. McQueen
v.
Attorney General of Nova Scotia, Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal

 

Panel Members:
Farrar, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal
(2015-11-30)

WCAT
(2014-662-AD)

The appellant worker challenges his denial of chronic pain benefits.

 

Wednesday
November 9, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Sonya McQueen, Agent for the Appellant

Paula M. Arab, Q.C. for WCB

Alexander W.C. MacIntosh for WCAT

 

CA 452334

Darrell R. Arenburg
v.
Joanne Lynn Arenburg

 

Panel Members:
Farrar, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-08-09)

This is an appeal challenging the trial judge's decision to refuse the production of documents.

 

Wednesday
November 9, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Rubin Dexter for the Appellant

Michael K. Power, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CAC 451443

Jared Peter Beck-Wentzell
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:
Fichaud, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2016-04-15)

The appellant was convicted of sexual assault and sentenced to 30 months in prison. He appeals both conviction and sentence.

 

Thursday
November 10, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Nicholaus S.A. Fitch for the Appellant

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

 

CAC 444208

John Arthur Borden
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:
Fichaud, J.A.,
Beveridge, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2015-09-03)

Appeal of conviction for aggravated assault and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace.

 

Monday
November 14, 2016

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

and

Tuesday
November 15, 2016

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

2 Full Days

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roger A. Burrill for the Appellant

Timothy O'Leary for the Respondent

Stacey Gerrard for LIANS
(Eugene Y.S. Tan)

 

CAC 432836

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
Shawn Michael Shea

 

Panel Members:
Bryson, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2014-10-02)

 

Thursday
November 17, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Mark Scott, Q.C. for the Appellant

Roger A. Burrill for the Respondent

 

CA 452058

Hillside Pines Home for Special Care Society
v.
Nida Beck and The Attorney General of Nova Scotia and the Labour Board of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:
Farrar, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Labour Board of Nova Scotia
(2016 NSLB 153)

LBNS
(LB-1045)

The employer Hillside Pines Home challenges the Labour Board's ruling that the Respondent Employee was terminated without just cause.

 

Thursday
November 17, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Kathryn M. Dumke for the Appellant

Nida Beck, Respondent In Person

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

 

CA 453027

Kenneth MacRury and Sheila Knowlton-MacRury
v.
Kaybase Financial Group Inc., Global Maxfin Investments Inc./Les Investissements Global Maxfin Inc. and Joseph Daniel Laurie

 

Panel Members:
Farrar, J.A.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Hamilton, J.A.

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(summary judgment)

2016 NSSC 159

Appeal of dismissal of summary judgment motion.

 

Monday
November 21, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Gavin Giles, Q.C. and Jane O'Neill for the Appellants

Kim T. Duong for Keybase Financial Group and Joseph Daniel Laurie

Michael S. Ryan, Q.C. for Global Maxfin Investments

 

CA 451122

Shannex Inc., a body corporate
v.
Dora Construction Limited, a body corporate and Myron Upham, doing business as M.U. Rhyno Renovations

 

Panel Members:
Fichaud, J.A.,
Farrar, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-04-29)

2016 NSSC 90

Appeal of dismissal of summary judgment motion.

 

Tuesday
November 22, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

John Kulik, Q.C. for the Appellant

Tim Hill, Q.C. for Respondent Myron Upham

 

CA 449578

Douglas Bruce Lockerby
v.
Ero Anna Lockerby

 

Panel Members:
MacDonald C.J.N.S.,
Fichaud, J.A.,
Hamilton, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-02-27)

Appeal of an order varying child support.

 

Wednesday
November 23, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Douglas Bruce Lockerby, Appellant In Person

Ero Anna Lockerby. Respondent In Person

 

CAC 451901

K.D.S.
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:
MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Fichaud, J.A.,
Hamilton, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2016-05-04)

Appeal seeking to overturn convictions for unlawful touching for a sexual purpose by a person in a position of authority and sexual assault.

 

Publication Ban:
s. 486.4 CC - Ban covers the names of the victims and any information that could identify them.

 

Wednesday
November 23, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Zebedee P. Brown for the Appellant

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

Stacey Gerrard for LIANS
(James White)

 

CA 448249

Charles Dalrymple and Angela Dalrymple
v.
Halifax Regional Municipality

 

Panel Members:
Fichaud, J.A.,
Farrar, J.A.,
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-01-14)

2015 NSSC 243

Appeal of a decision of Supreme Court dismissing an application seeking to have certain provisions of the HRM Charter declared unconstitutional.

 

Thursday
November 24, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

David A. Grant for the Appellants

Randolph Kinghorne for the Respondent

 

CA 453246

A.C.
v.
Minister of Community Services, R.P.R., and L.J.O.

 

Panel Members:
Farrar, J.A.,
Hamilton, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-05-31)

2016 NSSC 132

The appellants challenge a decision placing their children in the permanent care of the Minister without access.

 

Publication Ban:
s. 94(1) - Children and Family Services Act - Ban covers names and identity of children and any information that could identify them.

 

Friday
November 25, 2016

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Coline Morrow for the Appellant

Adam Neal for the Minister

Vincent A. Gillis, Q.C. for R.P.R.

 

CA 451526

William Leigh Brady
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:
MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Beveridge, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-04-27)

2016 NSSC 148

Appeal of conviction and sentence for trafficking cannabis.

 

Monday
November 28, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Adam D. Rodgers for the Appellant

Leonard MacKay for the Respondent

 

CA 454541

The Attorney General of Nova Scotia representing Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia (including the Minister of Community Services and the Minister of Health and Wellness)
v.
Beth MacLean, Olga Cain on behalf of Sheila Livingstone, Susan Lattie on behalf of Joseph Delaney and Disability Rights Coalition and J. Walter Thompson, Q.C., in his capacity as Nova Scotia Human Rights Board if Inquiry Chair and the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission

 

Panel Members:
Bryson J.A.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, Board of Inquiry
(2016-07-18)

Appeal by Attorney General denying the Board Chair's refusal to recuse as a result of a bias allegation.

 

Monday
November 28, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Dorrianne Mullin and Robyn Kennedy for the Appellant

Vincent Calderhead and Charlene Moore for Beth MacLean, Olga Cin and Susan Lattie

Clair I. MacNeil, Donna Franey and Dianne Pothier for Disability Rights Coalition

J. Walter Thompson, Q.C. Respondent In Person

Kimberley Franklin for the Human Rights Commission

 

CA 453799

John and Esther Ghosn
v.
Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:
Fichaud, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.,
Van den Eynden, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board
(2016-06-27)

2016 NSUARB 110

John and Esther Ghosn appeal HRM's refusal of a development permit to construct a swimming pool on their property adjacent to the Northwest Arm.

 

Tuesday
November 29, 2016

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Richard W. Norman for the Appellants

W. Roxanne MacLaurin for Halifax Regional Municipality

 

CA 443898

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

and

CA 443993

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

 

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)

Both the worker and the WCB challenge the decision of the tribunal on entitlement to earning replacement benefits.

 

Monday
December 5, 2016

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Kenny LeBlanc for the Appellant

Alexander W.C. MacIntosh for WCAT

Paula M. Arab, Q.C. for WCB

 

 

 

 

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

Kenny LeBlanc for Mr. Messom

Alexander W.C. MacIntosh for WCAT

 

CA 452460

Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union
v.
Metro Community Living Support Services Ltd. and Labour Board (Nova Scotia)

 

Panel Members:
MacDonald, C.J.N.S.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-06-13)

2016 NSSC 123

Union appeals judicial review decision of the NSSC quashing decision of NS Labour Board

 

Tuesday
December 6, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

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

Chris S. Montigny for Metro Community Living

Edward A. Gores, Q.C. for the Labour Board

 

CA 449683

Laura Mason (nee Doucette)
v.
Her Majesty in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia and David Grimes

 

Panel Members:
Van den Eynden, J.A.,
Saunders, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-12-25)
(2016-04-04)

2016 NSSC 25

The appellant challenges the damage and costs award after the Province admitted liability for breach of privacy.

 

Wednesday
December 7, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

David G. Coles, Q.C. for the Appellant

Duane A. Eddy for the Respondent

 

CAC 449452

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
Steven William George

 

Panel Members:
Bryson, J.A.,
Oland, J.A.,
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2016-02-25)

Crown appeals Provincial Court's suspended sentence for impaired driving causing bodily harm.

 

Thursday
December 8, 2016

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

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

Stephen Robertson for the Respondent