Docket for May/June 2019

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 476546

Joseph Claude Francis
v.
Susan Irene Millington

 

Panel Members:

Bourgeois, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Supreme Court (2018-04-13)

The Appellant is appealing a custody order.

 

Tuesday,
May 14, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Terrance G. Sheppard, for the Appellant

Julia E. Cornish, QC, for the Respondent

 

CAC 482969

Anthony Robert Herritt
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

2018 NSSC 229

Supreme Court (2019-01-09)

Appeal from a direction that materials be vetted by defence counsel for solicitor-client privilege.

 

 

Tuesday,
May 14, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Lee V. Seshagiri for the Appellant

David W. Schermbrucker for the Respondent


 

CA 480920

The Attorney General of Nova Scotia Representing Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia
v.
The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board and Nova Scotia Power Inc. and Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office ("KMKNO") and Acadia First Nation ("AFN) and Sipekne'katik First Nation

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Fichaud, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

2018 NSUARB 154

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board - M08162 (2018-08-20)

The Attorney General of Nova Scotia appeals the decision that the UARB had jurisdiction to determine whether the Crown had fulfilled its duty to consult with respect to the Tusket Main Dam Refurbishment Project.

 

Friday,
May 17, 2019

10:00 a.m.
and
2:00 p.m.

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Sean Foreman, QC, for the Appellant

S. Bruce Outhouse, QC,
for the NSUARB

Colin J. Clarke, QC, for Nova Scotia Power

Jason T. Cooke for "KMKNO"
and "AFN"

Raymond F. Larkin, QC, for Sipekne'katik First Nation

 

CAC 476984

(C.) P.C. H.
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Derrick, J.A.
Hamiton, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Provincial Court (2018-06-08)

The Appellant appeals his convictions for sexual touching and sexual intercourse on the basis of ineffective assistance of counsel.

PUBLICATION BAN - CC Sec. 486 - On any information tending to identify the complainant.

 

Tuesday,
May 21, 2019

10:00 a.m.
and
2:00 p.m.

Full Day

and

Wednesday,
May 22, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Half Day

Courtroom 502

 

Jim O'Neil for the Appellant

Mark Scott, QC, for the Respondent

William L. Mahody, QC, for LIANS

 

CA 477455

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

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Hamilton, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal (2018-05-15)

WCAT - 2016-151-AD

The Appellant seeks leave to appeal from the Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal decision.

 

Thursday,
May 23, 2019

2:00 pm

Half Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Patrick J. Eagan for the Appellant

Paula M. Arab, QC, for WCB

Alexander C.W. MacIntosh for WCAT

 

CA 479601

Deborah Roy
v.
Brenda Michalski and Sheila Morgan as Personal Representatives of the Estate of Garnette Belle Cashen and Peter Landry

 

Panel Members:

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

 

2018 NSSC 186

Supreme Court (2018-11-28)

The Appellant appeals the decision that a new deed severed a joint tenacy.

 

Monday,
May 27, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Nicole MacIsaac for the Appellant

G. F. Philip Romney for the Respondents

Augustus M. Richardson, QC, for Mr. Landry

 

CAC 475857

Randy Desmond Riley
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Supreme Court (2019-03-20)

The Appellant appeals his conviction for second-degree murder.

 

Tuesday,
May 28, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Trevor K.F. McGuigan for the Appellant

James A. Gumpert, QC for the Respondent

 

CA 477902

Ralph Ivan Doncaster
v.
Jennifer Lynn Field

 

Panel Members:

Wood, C.J.N.S.
Hamilton, J.A.
Derrick, J.A.

 

Supreme Court (2018-05-22)

The Appellant appeals the dismissal of his application for child access.

 

Wednesday,
May 29, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Ralph Ivan Doncaster, Appellant in Person

Jennifer Lynn Field, Respondent in Person

 

 

CA 481509

Roxanne McLean
v.
Andrew Sleigh

 

Panel Members:

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

 

2017 NSSC 28

Supreme Court (2018-09-18)

The Appellant appeals the finding of contempt and penalty.

 

Thursday,
May 30, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 503

 

Michael F. Donovan for the Appellant

Richard A. Bureau for the Respondent



CA 485667

G. R.
v.
Minister of Community Services and L. K. C.

 

Panel Members:

Wood, C.J.N.S.
Bryson, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

2019 NSSC 23

Supreme Court (2019-01-24)

Appeal from permanent care order.

PUBLICATION BAN - s. 94(1) Children and Family Services Act - On information that has the effect of identifying a child witness, child particpant or a child who is the subject of a processing cannot be published or made public. Nor can information that has the effect of identifying a parent, guardian, foster parent, or relative of the child.

 

Thursday,
May 30, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Alan J. Staniwck for the Appellant

Danielle Morrison for the Minister of Community Services

L. K. C., Respondent in person


CA 484033

C. P.
v.
Minister of Community Services and Mr. B. J. H.

 

Notice of Discontinuance filed

 

Family Court (2018-12-03)

Appeal of permanent care and custody order.

PUBLICATION BAN - s. 94(1) Children and Family Services Act - On information that has the effect of identifying a child witness, child particpant or a child who is the subject of a processing cannot be published or made public. Nor can information that has the effect of identifying a parent, guardian, foster parent, or relative of the child.

 

Friday,
May 31, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

C. P., Appellant in person

Peter C. McVey, QC, for the Respondent

B. J. H., Respondent in person



CA 480537

Lyndon Mylin Frank
v.
Workers' Compensation Board, Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Attorney General of Nova Scotia, Kevin Milbury Excavation Limited

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal (2018-08-23)

WCAT - 2018-273-AD

The Appellant seeks leave to appeal a Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal decision.

 

 

 

Monday,
June 3, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Geoff Breen and Alexander "Sandy" Jenkins for the Appellant

Paula M. Arab, QC, for WCB

Alexander C. W. MacIntosh for WCAT



CA 481674

American Holdings 2000, Inc., John T. Early, III, Baypoint Holdings Limited
v.
Royal Bank of Canada, Andrew Rankin

 

Rescheduled to November-December term

 

Supreme Court (2018-10-05)

The Appellant seeks to overturn the Supreme Court decision terminating an agreement to purchase Baypoint's property, which American Holdings purchased at a foresclosure sale.

 

Tuesday,
June 4, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

John T. Early, III, in person, and Agent for the Appellants

Joshua J. Santimaw for Royal Bank

Stephen J. Kingston for Mr. Rankin

 


CAC 478390

Thomas Smith
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Wood, C.J.N.S.
Saunders, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

Provincial Court (2018-03-29)

Appeal of sentence for failure to stop at an accident involving death, driving while disqualified and obstruction of justice.

 

Wednesday,
June 5, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Peter Mancini for the Appellant

Glenn Hubbard for the Respondent

 

 

CA 483524

Julia Newbold Keasley
v.
(no respondent)

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Supreme Court (2019-01-18)

Appeal of dismissal of application for deed rectification.

 

 

Thursday,
June 6, 2019

2:00 pm

 

Courtroom 502

 

G. F. Philip Romney for the Appellant

 

 

CAC 464095

Michael Kobylanski
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Bourgeois, J.A.

 

Supreme Court (2017-04-28)

The Appellant appeals his conviction and sentence for common assault.

PUBLICATION BAN - CC Sec. 486 - On any information tending to identify the complainant.

 

Friday,
June 7, 2019

10:00 a.m.
and
2:00 p.m.

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Michael Kobylanski, Appellant in person

Brandon Trask for the Respondent

William L. Mahody, QC, for LIANS


 

 

CA 479553

Maureena Cook (Dixon) and Terrance M. Dixon
v.
Colin A. MacAdam and Heather Burton

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

Supreme Court (2018-07-26)

The Appellants appeal the decision which set the common boundary line between the aprties' properties.

 

 

Tuesday
June 11, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Anna Manley for the Appellants

Donald Macdonald for the Respondents


 

 

CAC 479683

Carie Willis
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Wood, C.J.N.S.
Beveridge, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.

 

Supreme Court (2018-08-23)

The Appellant appeals his conviction for sexual assault, obtaining sexual favours by threats and breach of trust.

PUBLICATION BAN - CC Sec. 486 - On any information tending to identify the complainant.

 

Tuesday,
June 11, 2019

2:00 p.m.


Courtroom 502

 

Roger A. Burrill for the Appellant

Glenn Hubbard for the Respondent

 

CA 484447

Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia, as represented by the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs
v.
Pictou Landing First Nation and Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation

 

Panel Members:

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

 

2019 NSCA 12

2018 NSSC 306

Supreme Court (2019-01-16)

Appeal of finding on judicial review that the Crown had a duty to consult Pictou Landing First Nation.

 

 

Wednesday,
June 12, 2019

10:00 a.m.
and
2:00 p.m.

Full Day

and

Thursday,
June 13, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Half Day

Courtroom 502

 

Sean Foreman, QC, for the Appellant

Brian Hebert for the Respondent

Harvey L. Morrison, QC, for the Intervenor, Northern Pulp


 

CA 486201

Minister of Community Services
v.
V. A. H. and B. W. H.

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

Family Court (2019-03-25)

Minister appeals order dismissing protection proceedings.


PUBLICATION BAN - s. 94(1) Children and Family Services Act - On information that has the effect of identifying a child witness, child particpant or a child who is the subject of a processing cannot be published or made public. Nor can information that has the effect of identifying a parent, guardian, foster parent, or relative of the child.

 

Friday,
June 14, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Peter McVey, QC, for the Appellant

Jessica Drohan-Burke for V. A. H.

Shawnee Gregory for B. W. H.


 

CA 487066

Mi'kmaw Family and Children's Services of Nova Scotia
v.
A. P. and J. P. and Minister of Community Services

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Family Court (2019-02-12)

Agency appeals terms of Interim Supervision Order that restrict the Agency's ability to enter the parents' home.

PUBLICATION BAN - s. 94(1) Children and Family Services Act - On information that has the effect of identifying a child witness, child particpant or a child who is the subject of a processing cannot be published or made public. Nor can information that has the effect of identifying a parent, guardian, foster parent, or relative of the child.

 

Friday,
June 14, 2019

2:00 p.m.


Courtroom 502

 

Jennifer C. MacDonald for the Appellant

A. P. and J. P., Respondents in person

Peter McVey, QC, for the Minister

 

CAC 474209

Matthew Finck
v. Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.

 

Provincial Court (2017-11-29)

The Appellant appeals his conviction for sexual assault.

PUBLICATION BAN - CC Sec. 486 - On any information tending to identify the complainant.

 

 

Monday,
June 17, 2019

10:00 a.m.
and
2:00 p.m.

Full Day

and

Tuesday,
June 18, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Half Day

Courtroom 502

 

Roger A, Burrill for the Appellant

Timothy O'Leary for the Respondent

Lawrence Rubin for LIANS


 

CAC 473448

Robert Henry Travers
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Supreme Court (2018-01-19)

The Appellant seeks a disclosure order.

 

 

Tuesday,
June 18, 2019

2:00 p.m.


Courtroom 502

 

Robert Henry Travers, Respondent in person

James A. Gumpert, QC, the Respondent

Lawrence Rubin for LIANS

 

CA 487418

IBC Advanced Technologies Inc., a body corporate, and Steven R. Izatt
v.
Ucore Rare Metals Inc., a body corporate

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Supreme Court (2019-04-24)

Leave application and appeal of interlocutory order respecting jurisdiction.

 

 

Wednesday
June 19, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Michelle C. Awad, QC, and Jeffrey Aucoin for the Appellants

Stewart F. Hayne and Caitlin Regan-Cottreau for the Respondent

 

CAC 483308

Mehardepp Singh Anand
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Fichaud, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

Rescheduled to November-
December Term

 

Supreme Court (2018-11-30)

The Appellant seeks leave to appeal his summary conviction for texting while driving.

 

Wednesday
June 19, 2019

2:00 p.m.


Courtroom 502

 

Mehardeep Singh Anand, Appellant in person

Edward Murphy for the Respondent


 

CA 486242

C. S. J. L. M.
v.
Minister of Community Services

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Family Court (2019-02-02)

Appeal of order appointing litigation guardian.

PUBLICATION BAN - s. 94(1) Children and Family Services Act - On information that has the effect of identifying a child witness, child particpant or a child who is the subject of a processing cannot be published or made public. Nor can information that has the effect of identifying a parent, guardian, foster parent, or relative of the child.

 

 

Thursday,
June 20, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Joshua Beardon for the Appellant

Peter C. McVey, QC, for the Respondent