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Docket for September/October 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

CAC 458474

Jeremy McInnis
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2016-11-01)

The Appellant appeals from his conviction and sentence for possession and trafficking in concealed weapons.

 

Wednesday
September 13, 2017

10:00 am

Courtroom 502

 

Laura A. McCarthy for the Appellant

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

 

CA 455794

Glen Haven Manor
v.
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Attorney General of Nova Scotia, Kelly Barley

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal
(2016-08-12)

WCAT
2015-620-AD

The Appellant seeks leave to appeal, and if granted, will appeal the decision of WCAT which found that a worker's injury was a new injury and not a reoccurrence of a previous injury.

 

Thursday
September 14, 2017

10:00 am

Courtroom 502

 

Jamie R. Cox, Agent In Person for the Appellant

Paula M. Arab, Q.C. for W.C.B.

Alexander C. W. MacIntosh for WCAT

Vanessa Nicholson for Kelly Barley

 

CA 456945

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

 

Rescheduled to November - December term

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-09-22)

2016 NSSC 149

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.

 

Monday
September 18, 2017

2:00 pm

Courtroom 502

 

Daniel E. Lloyd, Appellant In Person

J.C. Reddy for the Respondent

 

CA 460110

Ellisdon Corporation
v.
International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 721, James Beswick and the Nova Scotia Labour Board

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-02-08)

2017 NSSC 2

The Appellant appeals the decision of Supreme Court dismissing its two applications for Judicial Review.

 

Tuesday
September 19. 2017

10:00 am

Courtroom 502

 

Eric Durnford, Q.C., and Amy Bradbury for the Appellant

Gordon N. Forsyth, Q.C., for International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 721

Noella Martin, Q.C., for Mr. Beswick

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

 

CA 458552

TDC Broadband Inc., in bankruptcy 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.

 

RESCHEDULED

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-11-03)

2016 NSSC 206

TDC claims that its damages award against the Attorney General is too low.

 

Tuesday
September 19, 2017

2:00 pm

Courtroom 502

 

Robert H. Pineo for the Appellants

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

 

CA 458020

Manga Hotels (Halifax) Inc., a body corporate
v.
Armour Developments Limited, a body corporate

 

Panel Members:

Bryson, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Hamilton, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court

2016 NSSC 274

The Appellant appeals the findings that the Respondent has an easement or right-of-egress over a vacant lot.

 

Wednesday
September 20, 2017

10:00 am

Courtroom 502

 

Barry J. Mason, Q.C. for the Appellant

John T. Shanks for the Respondent

 

CA 456902

Brad Keddy
v.
Troy Keddy, Executor of the Estate of Henry Robert Keddy

 

Panel Members:

Bryson, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-09-19)

2016 NSSC 194

The Appellant challenges a decision regarding his father's estate.

 

Thursday
September 21, 2017

2:00 pm

Courtroom 502

 

Jonathan G. Cuming for the Appellant

Troy Keddy, Respondent In Person

 

CAC 447080

James Duncan Keats
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-10-20)

2017 NSCA 7

The Appellant appeals his convictions for sexual assault.

Publication Ban:
s. 486.4 CC - Ban covers the name of the complainant or witness and any information that could identify them.

 

Monday
September 25, 2017

10:00 am

Courtroom 502

 

J.D.K. Appellant In Person

Jennifer MacLellan, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CAC 457306

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
James Duncan Keats

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-10-20)

2017 NSCA 7

The Crown appeals Keat's sentence for sexual assault convictions.

Publication Ban:
s. 486.4 CC - Ban covers the name of the complainant or witness and any information that could identify them.

 

Monday
September 25, 2017

2:00 pm

Courtroom 502

 

Jennifer MacLellan, Q.C. for the Appellant

Tara Smith for the Respondent

 

CAC 458898

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
Carolyn Amy Hood

 

Panel Members:

MacDonald, C.J.N.S.
Hamilton, J.A.
Beveridge, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2016-12-14)

2016 NSPC 19

The Crown appeals the sentence imposed on the Respondent for the offences of sexual interference, sexual exploitation and luring a child.

The Respondent cross-appeals alleging errors on the trial judge in convicting her.

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

 

Tuesday
September 26, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

Courtroom 502

 

Kenneth W. F. Fiske, Q.C. for the Appellant

Joel E. Pink, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CA 460851

Board of Trustees of the Canadian Elevator Industry Welfare Trust Fund
v.
Gordon "Wayne" Skinner and the Nova Scotia Rights Commission and Benjamin Perryman and Attorney General of Nova Scotia
and
Nova Scotia Private Sector Employees Roundtable
and
Trust Fund
and
National ME/FM Action Network

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission Board of Inquiry
(2017-01-30)

NSHRC Board of Inquiry
5100-30-H14-1901

The Board of Trustee of the Canadian Elevator Industry Welfare Trust Fund appeals a Human Rights Act Board of Inquiry finding of discrimination for failing to provide coverage for medical marijuana.

 

Monday
October 2, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

Courtroom 502

 

Paul Cavalluzzo and Christopher Perri for the Appellant

Hugh Scher for Respondent
Mr. Skinner

Kendrick Douglas and Kymberly Franklin for NSHRC

Peter McLellan, Q.C. for NSPSER

Ronald A. Pink, Q.C. and Bettina Quistgaard for the Trust Fund

John Campion and Stephanie Clark for National ME/FM Action Network

 

CAC 461723

Roderick Joseph Domoslai
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

Rescheduled to March-April Term

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-03-06)

2016 NSSC 344

Mr. Domoslai appeals his convictions for soliciting perjury and counselling another to commit arson.

 

Tuesday
October 3, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

Courtroom 502

 

Adam D. Rodgers for the Appellant

Kenneth W.F. Fiske, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CA 460849

A stated case pursuant to s. 206 of the Workers' Compensation Act by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal to the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in relation to WCAT Appeal 2016-299;
And in the matter of:
WCAT Appeal #2016-299
between:
Lloyd Surette
v.
Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and Attorney General of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

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

WCAT
2016-299-PAD

WCAT states a case to Court of Appeal asking it to determine whether the Board's policy relating to hearing loss claims.

 

Wednesday
October 4, 2017

10:00 am

Courtroom 502

 

Alexander C.W. MacIntosh for WCAT

Stephen R. Lawlor for Mr. Surette

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

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

 

CA 464605

Lonnie Power
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Provincial Court
(2017-06-07)

Lonnie Power appeals his conviction of cannabis for the purposes of trafficking.

 

Wednesday
October 4, 2017

2:00 pm

Courtroom 502

 

Kenneth C. Greer for the Appellant

Angela Caseley for the Respondent

 

CA 458702

Glaxosmithkline Inc. and Glaxosmithkline LLC
v.
Albert Carl Sweetland and Mary Patricia Addicott-Andres

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Farrar, J.A

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-12-07)

2016 NSSC 18

The Appellants appeal the certification of a class action for individuals and their family members who were prescribed the drug Avandia.

 

Thursday
October 5, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

Courtroom 502

 

Mary M. Thomson
and
Scott R. Campbell for the Appellants

Raymond F. Wagner, Q.C. for the Respondents

 

CA 453768

Jeffrey Baker
v.
Nova Scotia Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, The Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Department of Justice - Correctional Services
and
Office of the Employer Advisor Nova Scotia Society

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal
(2016-06-20)

WCAT
2015-416-PAD

Mr. Baker appeals Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal decision allowing employer full disclosure of worker's claim file materials.

 

Tuesday
October 10, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

Courtroom 502

 

Kenneth LeBlanc and David McClusky for the Appellant

Alexander C.W. MacIntosh for WCAT

Paula M. Arab, Q.C for WCB

Sarah M. Bradfield for the NS Department of Justice

Bradley D.J. Proctor for the OEA (Intervener)

 

CA 453263

Michael John MacIsaac
v.
Shannon Patricia MacIsaac

 

Panel Members:

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

 

To be rescheduled

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-06-15)

The Appellant father challenges a child care and child support order.

 

Wednesday
October 11, 2017

10:00 am

Courtroom 502

 

Karen J. Killaware for the Appellant

Louise M. Campbell, Q.C. for the Respondent

 

CAC 456036

Claude Thompson
v.
Her Majesty the Queen
and
The Coalition of The HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO), The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, and The Coalition des Organismes Communautaires Quebecois Contre le SIDA (COCQ-SIDA)

 

Panel Members:

Fichaud, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Beveridge, J.A.

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2016-08-25)

The Appellant appeals his convictions for sexual assault causing bodily harm.

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

 

Thursday
October 12, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

Courtroom 502

 

Lee Seshagiri for the Appellant

Timothy O'Leary for the Respondent

Luke A. Craggs for the Interveners

 

CAC 211631

Dean D. Kelsie
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2003-03-22)

The Appellant appeals from his conviction for murder and conspiracy to commit murder.

 

 

Friday
October 13, 2017

10:00 am
and
2:00 pm

Full Day

Courtroom 502

 

Philip Campbell for the Appellant

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

 

CA 459691

Cape Breton Firefighters Association, IAFF Local 2779
v.
Cape Breton Regional Municipality and the Arbitration Board comprised of Susan M. Ashley, Tony Mozvik and Larry Cook

 

Panel Members:

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

 

 

Decision Under Appeal:

Supreme Court
(2017-04-27)

The Cape Breton Firefighters Association appeals dismissal of their judicial review of a Cape Breton Regional Municipality arbitration board decision dismissing their grievance regarding minimum staffing.

 

Tuesday
October 17, 2017

10:00 am

Courtroom 502

 

Sean P. McManus
and
Andrew R. Neilson for the Appellants

Demetri Kachafranus for CBRM

Susan M. Ashley, Respondent In Person

Tony W. Mozvik, Respondent In Person

Larry Cook, Respondent In Person