Docket for November/December 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 480033

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

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Workers' Compensation Appeals
Tribunal (2018-08-25)

WCAT - 2017-710-AD

 

Leave to appeal WCAT decision.

 

Tuesday,
November 12, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Patrick J. Eagan for the Appellant

Alexander C. W. MacIntosh for WCAT


Paula M. Arab, Q.C., for WCB

 

CA 482402

James R. MacQueen
v.
Attorney General of Nova Scotia and the Tribunal, Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Windows Plus Homes Improvements Inc.

 

Panel Members:

Saunders, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Fichaud, J.A.

 

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal (2018-09-27)

WCAT - 2018-244-AD

 

Leave to appeal WCAT decision.

 

 

Wednesday,
November 13, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Sonia McQueen, Agent for the Appellant

Paula M. Arab, Q.C., for WCB

 

Alexander C. W. MacIntosh for WCAT

 

Mark McGrath for Windows Plus


 

CA 487209

Christopher I. Robinson
v.
Gallagher Holdings Limited, a body corporate, Aldamad Investments Limited, a body corporate, Andrew Armstrong, James Williams, Michael Williams, Bruce Barteaux, Bonnie Barteaux, Michael Lund and Blaise Wilson Unison Resources Incorporated, UWGC Limited, Stephen Patterson and Genevieve Paquin

 

Panel Members:

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

 

2019 NSSC 104

Supreme Court (2019-03-29)

 

Application for leave and Notice of Appeal (cost award).


 

Thursday,
November 14, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Christopher I. Robinson, Appellant in Person

Caitlin Regan-Cottreau for the Respondents

 

Stephen Patterson, Respondent in Person

 

Genevieve Paquin, Respondent in Person


 

CA 484665

Maurice Pratt
v.
Nova Scotia (Attorney General) and Nova Scotia Correctional Facility

 

Panel Members:

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

 

2019 NSSC 6

Supreme Court (2019-01-29)

 

Appeal of dismissal of habeas corpus application.


 

Monday,
November 18, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Claire McNeil for the Appellant

Duane E. Eddy for the Respondents


 

CAC 481450

Darrin Phillip Rouse
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

Beaton, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Supreme Court (2018-09-25)

Appeal of conviction for obtaining sexual services for consideration.

 

PUBLICATION BAN - s. 486.4 Criminal Code, ordered on the name of the complainant or information leading to identify the complainant.


 

Tuesday,
November 19, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roger A. Burrill for the Appellant

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

 

CA 486010

David Banfield
v.
Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, Attorney General of Nova Scotia and Halifax Regional Water Commission

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (2019-02-13)

NSUARB - M09003

 

Appeal of tribunal decision dismissing appeal from Dispute Resolution Officer's decision respecting storm water service.

 

Tuesday,
November 19, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

David Banfield, Appellant in Person

Jeffrey Waugh for AGNS

 

John C. MacPherson, Q.C., for Halifax Regional Water Commission


 

CAC 483308

Mehardeep Singh Anand
v.
Her Majesty the Queen


Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Beaton, J.A.

 

2018 NSSC 307

Supreme Court (2018-11-30)

 

Leave to appeal and if granted, appeals summary conviction for texting while driving contrary to s. 100(D)(1) of the Motor Vehicle Act.


 

Wednesday,
November 20, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Mehardeep Singh Anand, Appellant in Person

Edward J. Murphy for the Respondent


 

CAC 487271

Nicole Ann Canton
v.
Her Majesty the Queen

 

Panel Members:

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

 

Provincial Court (2019-03-28)

Appeal of convictions for simple possession of marihuana and oxycodone.

 

Wednesday,
November 20, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

 

Lee V. Seshagiri and Meghan Brown for the Appellant

David W. Schermbrucker for the Respondent


 

CA 486756

Municipality of the District of East Hants
v.
Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, F. H. Development Group Inc. and the Attorney General of Nova Scotia


Panel Members:

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

 

2019 NSUARB 27

Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (2019-03-06)

 

NSUARB - M08464

 

Appeal of order upholding complaint and disallowing service connection charges.


 

Thursday,
November 21, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Geoffrey H. Saunders for the Appellant

Kevin Latimer, Q.C., for F. H. Development Group Inc.



CAC 480811

Darrin Phillip Rouse
v.
Her Majesty the Queen


Panel Members:

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

 

Supreme Court (2018-09-12)

Appeal from sentence and conviction for offense under s. 151 of the Criminal Code.

 

PUBLICATION BAN - s. 486.4 Criminal Code, ordered on the name of the complainant or information leading to the identity of the complainant.

 

Thursday,
November 21, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Patrick J. Eagan for the Appellant

Shauna MacDonald for the Respondent


 

CA 488619

Intact Insurance Company/Intact Compagnie D'Assurance
v.
Shauna Vraielene Malloy

 

Panel Members:

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

 

2019 NSSC 131

Supreme Court (2019-05-22)

 

Appeal of documentary production order.

 

 

Friday,
November 22, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

J. Scott Barnett for the Appellant

Ansley Simpson for the Respondent


CA 485932

Doctors Nova Scotia
v.
The Attorney General of Nova Scotia representing Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia

 

Panel Members:

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

 

2019 NSSC 40

Supreme Court (2019-03-01)

 

Appeal of interpretation of regulations.

 

Monday,
November 25, 2019

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

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Ronald A. Pink, Q.C., for the Appellant

Agnes E. MacNeil for the Respondent


 

CAC 484357

Her Majesty the Quuen
v.
Jason Erroll White


Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.

 

Provincial Court (2018-12-14)

Leave/sentence appeal.

 

 

Tuesday,
November 26, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Monica G. McQueen for the Appellant

Trevor K. F. McGuigan for the Respondent

 

CAC 484580

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
Gerald Desmond

 

Panel Members:

Farrar, J.A.
Saunders, J.A.
Beaton, J.A.

 

Supreme Court (2018-12-19)

The Crown appeals from a judge's refusal to order the offender's car forfeit and DNA samples.

 

Tuesday,
November 26, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

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

Laura A. McCarthy for the Respondent



 

CAC 483124

Lesianu Zewdie Hweld
v.
Her Majesty the Queen


Panel Members:

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

 

2018 NSSC 288

Supreme Court (2018-11-19)


Appeal for new trial order for MVA charge.


 

 

Wednesday
November 27, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Lesianu Zewdie Hweld, Appellant in Person

James Janson for the Respondent


 

CAC 485734

David Joseph MacDonald
v.
Her Majesty the Queen


Panel Members:

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

 

2018 NSSC 218

Supreme Court (2019-01-31)

 

The appeal challenges s. 5(2) CDSA convictions.


 

 

Wednesdy,
November 27, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Ian D. Hutchison for the Appellant

Rachel Furey for the Respondent



CA 489721

C. R.
v.
The Minister of Community Services, T. C., L. B.


Panel Members:

Beaton, J.A.
Hamilton, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.

 

Family Court (2019-05-27)

Appeal from an order of permanent care and custody,

 

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

 

 

Thursday,
November 28, 2019

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

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Jennifer K. Reid for the Appellant

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

 

Peter Lederman, Q.C., for T.C. and L.B.



CA 490171

A.M.
v.
Minister of Community Services and H. O. and H. M.


Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Bryson, J.A.
Beaton, J.A.

 

Family Court (2019-07-03)

Appeal of Family Court decision awarding custody and care of a young person.

 

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

 

 

Friday,
November 29, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roseanne M. Stoke for the Appellant

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

 

H. O., Respondent in Person

 

H. M., Respondent in Person



CA 481699

Jorna & Craig Inc.
v.
David Chiasson and City of Lakes Pharmacy Limited and David Chiasson and Brenda Chiasson in the capacities as The Trustees of the Chiasson Family Trust (2004)


Panel Members:

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

 

2018 NSSC 220

Supreme Court (2019-03-27)

 

Appeal of order dismissing damage claim for breach of restrictive covenants. Cross-appeal on costs.

 

 

Monday,
December 2, 2019

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

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Caitlin Regan-Cottreau and Matt Saunders for the Appellant

Brian K. Awad for the Respondents

 

CAC 472252
CAC 479782

Christopher Vincent Garnier
v.
Her Majesty the Queen


Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Farrar, J.A.
Beaton, J.A.

 

2018 NSSC 196
2017 NSSC 238
2017 NSSC 239
2017 NSSC 341

Supreme Court (2017-12-21) (2018-08-14)

 

Appeal against conviction and sentence.

 

PUBLICATION BAN - s. 486.5 Criminal Code - Publication ban on the identity of the witness.

 

 

Tuesday
December 3, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Roger A. Burrill for the Appellant

Mark A. Scott, Q.C., for the Respondent



 

CAC 486721

Her Majesty the Queen
v.
Sean Dale Simon


Panel Members:

Bryson, J.A.
Hamilton, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.

 

2019 NSSC 69

Supreme Court (2019-03-12)

 

Crown appeal of acquittals.


 

 

Tuesday
December 3, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Jill Hartlen for the Appellant

Robyn Fougere for the Respondent



 

CA 480706

Luke Titus
v.
Government of Canada - Halifax Port Authority (Employer #1) and Atlantic Pilotage Authority (Employer #2) and the Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (Board), Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal, Attorney General of Nova Scotia


Panel Members:

Bryson, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.
Beaton, J.A.

Appeal dismissed in Chambers

 

 

Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal - 2018-08-21

WCAT - 2015-655-AD

 

Leave to appeal determination of long-term rates.

 

 

TuesdaWednesday,
December 4, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Luke Titus, Appellant in Person

Kyle MacIsaac for Halifax Port Authority

 

Jennifer Campbell, Agent for Atlantic Pilotage Authority

 

Paula M. Arab, Q.C., for WCB

 

Alexander C. W. MacIntosh for WCAT



 

CAC 482842

Arthur Tamoikin
v.
Her Majesty the Queen


Panel Members:

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

 

Provincial Court (2018-11-14)

Leave to appeal and sentence appeal.


 

 

Wednesday,
December 4, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Lee V. Seshagiri for the Appellant

Mark Hareema for the Respondent

 

CAC 490749

Adam Joseph Drake
v.
Her Majesty the Queen


Panel Members:

Beveridge, J.A.
Scanlan, J.A.
Beaton, J. A.

 

Application hearing by panel pursuant to s. 680(2) Criminal Code

Supreme Court (2019-06-12)

 

Review of denial of bail.


 

 

Thursday,
December 5, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Stanley W. MacDonald, Q.C., for the Appellant

Mark A. Scott, Q.C., for the Respondent

 

CA 485331

778938 Ontario Limited
v.
Annapolis Management Inc. and Ruby LLP


Panel Members:

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

Adjourned without date

 

 

2019 NSSC 36

Supreme Court (no order yet)

 

Appeal from order dismissing application for injunctive and other relief.

 

 

Friday,
December 6, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Dillon Trider for the Appellant

Peter D. Planetta for the Respondents


 

CA 491152

E. M. Y.
v.
Minister of Community Services, Mi'kmaw Family & Children's Services of Nova Scotia


Panel Members:

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

 

Family Court (2019-07-23)

The Appellant seeks to quash a Secure Treatment Order.

 

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

 

 

Monday,
December 9, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Paul Sheppard and Joshua Beardon for the Appellant

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

 

Paul E. Morris for the Intervener

CA 485818

Sandra Nicole Richards and John Paul Bartlett Richards, Executors on behalf of the Estate of Paul Thomas Richards
v.
Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Inc.


Panel Members:

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

 

2019 NSSC 3

Supreme Court (2019-02-22)

 

Appeal of Chambers decision dismissing action for failure to comply with the Limitation of Actions Act.


 

 

Tuesday,
December 10, 2019

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

Full Day

 

Courtroom 502

 

Jamie MacGillivray for the Appellants

Michelle C. Awad, Q.C., for the Respondent



CAC 490018

Anthony Douglas Roberts
v.
Her Majesty the Queen


Panel Members:

Bryson, J.A.
Oland, J.A.
Beaton, J.A.

 

2018 NSPC 54

Provincial Court (2019-06-17)

 

Appeal of convictions under s. 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and s. 91(2) of the Criminal Code.


 

 

Wednesday,
December 11, 2019

10:00 a.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Nicholas S. A. Fitch for the Appellant

Glen Scheuer for the Respondent



 

CAC 478408
CAC 484585

Shawn Newman
v.
Her Majesty the Queen


Panel Members:

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

 

Supreme Court (2018-05-11 - conviction) (2018-12-19 - sentence)

Appeal of conviction and sentence.


 

 

Thursday,
December 12, 2019

2:00 p.m.

 

Courtroom 502

 

Shawn Newman, Appellant in Person

Erica Koresawa for the Respondent