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Docket for November/December 2017

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 455575

Dr. Gabrielle Horne
v.
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Capital District Health Authority

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-08-15)

2016 NSSC 169

The appellant appeals from certain findings of the trial judge sitting with a jury on what damages could be awarded to her. The respondent cross-appeals alleging that the jury's award should be set aside.

 

Tuesday
November 14, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

and

Wednesday
November 15, 2017

10:00am
and
2:00pm

2 Full Days

 

Courtroom 502

 

Michael D. Wright, Danielle E. Stampley, and Craig Carson, Q.C. for the Appellant

Peter Rogers, Q.C., Marjorie Hickey, Q.C. and Ian Dunbar for the Respondents

 

CA 460556

Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited
v.
David Matthews

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.

 

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-06-02)

2017 NSSC 16

Ocean Nutrition appeals the decision of the Supreme Court order allowing Mr. Matthew's claim for wrongful dismissal.

 

 

Thursday
November 16, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Nancy F. Barteaux, Q.C. for the Appellant

Blair Mitchell for the Respondent

 

CA 460968

Percy Cain
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2017-02-28)

Appeal of conviction for sexual assault (s.271 Criminal Code).

Publication Ban:
s.486.4 - Ban covers the name of the victim and any information that could identify them.

 

Friday
November 17, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roger A. Burrill for the Appellant

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

 

CAC 457612

J.D.C.
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Derrick, J.A.
Hamilton, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-10-19)

Appeal of conviction under s.151 of the Criminal Code (touching for a sexual purpose).

Publication Ban:
s.486.4 - Ban covers the name of the victim and any information that could identify them including the identity of the accused.

 

Monday
November 20, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roger A. Burrill for the Appellant

Timothy O'Leary. for the Respondent

 

CA 462023

Stephen John William Drake
v.
Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Attorney General for the Province of Nova Scotia and Public Services and Procurement Canada

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal
(2017-02-21)

WCAT-2016-433-AD

Application for leave to appeal decision of the Workers Compensation Appeal Tribunal

 

Monday
November 20, 2017

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Stephen John William Drake, Appellant in Person

Alexander C.W. MacIntosh for WCAT

Paula M. Arab, Q.C. for WCB

Edward A. Gores, Q.C. for AGNS

Tokunbo Omisade for Public Services and Procurement Canada

 

CA 458711

Sterling Lee Henderson
v.
Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, the Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, the Attorney General for the Province of Nova Scotia, and the Town of Truro

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal
(2016-11-21)

WCAT-2015-46-AD

Mr. Henderson applies for leave to appeal the decision of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal denying compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder.

 

Tuesday
November 21, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

David McCluskey for the Appellant

Alexander C.W. MacIntosh for WCAT

Paula M. Arab, Q.C. for WCB

Edward A. Gores, Q.C. for the Attorney General

 

CA 464102

Clyde Bergemann Canada Ltd.
v.
Lorneville Mechanical Contractors Ltd. and Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-06-02)

2017 NSSC 119

Appeal of chambers decision granting stay of lien action.

 

Tuesday
November 21, 2017

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Ranjan K. Agarwal for the Appellant

Colin D. Piercey for Lorneville Mechanical

Darlene Jamieson, Q.C. for Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation

 

CAC 461056

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
Bassam Al-Rawi

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2017-03-01)

Crown appeal of acquittal of charge under s.271 of the Criminal Code (sexual assault)

Publication Ban
s. 486.4 - Ban covers the name of the victim and any information that could identify her.

 

Wednesday
November 22, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

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

Luke A. Craggs for the Respondent

 

CA 464607

Town of Antigonish
v.
Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, Nova Scotia Power Inc., Shannex Group and Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Hamilton, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board
(2017-05-16)

NSUARB-M07880

Appeal of decision of NSUARB.

 

Monday
November 27, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Marc Dunning for the Appellant

Colin J. Clarke, Q.C. for NS Power

 

 

CA 449275

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

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal
(2016-01-29)

WCAT-2012-650-AD

NSCA-2017-06-14

Mr. Skinner appeals from a decision of the Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal. Leave has been granted on one issue of whether Mr. Skinner should be entitled to medical marijuana.

 

Monday
November 27, 2017

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Kenneth LeBlanc for the Appellant

Alexander C.W. MacIntosh, Q.C. for WCAT

Roderick (Rory) H. Rogers, Q.C. for WCB

 

CA 462301

Wendy Joanne Piper
v.
Robert Kevin Piper

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-06-16)

Appeal of Corollary Relief Order.

 

Tuesday
November 28, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

M. Jean Beeler, Q.C. for the Appellant

Kim Johnson for the Respondent

 

CA 466666

Daniel Alexander MacGregor
v.
Caitlin Jean Blennerhassett

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Hamilton, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Family Court
(2017-08-22)

Mr. MacGregor appeals variation of a joint custody order permitting Ms. Blennerhassett to relocate their child to Toronto.

 

Tuesday
November 28, 2017

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Judith A. Schoen for the Appellant

Mallory Arnott for the Respondent

 

CAC 463816

Michelle Marie Francis
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2017-04-07)

Appellant appeals her conviction for assault causing bodily harm.

 

Wednesday
November 29, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roger A. Burrill for the Appellant

Timothy O'Leary for the Respondent

 

CA 456945

Daniel E. Lloyd
v.
Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.
Beveridge, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-09-22)

The appellant appeals the dismissal of his Judicial Review application seeking to set aside the decision of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg relating to unsightly premises.

 

Wednesday
November 29, 2017

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Daniel E. Lloyd, Appellant In Person

J.C. Reddy for the Respondent

 

CA 463049

Estate of Daveen Georgia Quinn as represented by Michael Quinn
v.
Nova Scotia Association of Health Organizations Long Term Disability Plan

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-04-20)

The Estate appeals from a decision of the Supreme Court dealing with a time limitation issue.

 

Thursday
November 30, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Jennifer Langille for the Appellant

David Hutt for the Respondent

 

CA 458552

TDC Broadband Inc., in bankruptcy, by its participating creditors granted leave pursuant to section 38 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. B-3, as amended, being Owen Huard, Christopher A. Chatterton, Merit Consulting Limited, Murray McNutt and Gerald R. Pineo
v.
The Attorney General of Nova Scotia representing Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-11-03)

TDC appeals the amount of damages awarded against the Attorney General, claiming they are too low.

 

Thursday
December 5, 2017

10:00 am

 

Courtroom 502

 

Robert H. Pineo for the Appellants

Sheldon Choo for the Respondent

 

CA 464869

Brigitte Richer
v.
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal of Nova Scotia, and Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Hamilton, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal
(2017-05-23)

WCAT
(2016-70-AD)

Application for leave to appeal WCAT decision denying benefits for Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss.

 

Thursday
December 7, 2017

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

Barbara Darby for the Appellant

Roderick (Rory) H. Rogers, Q.C. for WCB

Alexander C.W. MacIntosh for WCAT