Tag: tort

New tort in family violence recognized in Ontario

Following in the footsteps of Quebec, a new tort in family violence has been recognized in Ontario.

Canada’s longest trial again in the news — Chapter III

“The petitioners are the defendants in the longest running judicial saga in Quebec legal history,” so begins Justice Alan Hilton in a ruling.

Canada’s longest trial again in the news

Nearly 15 months after the Quebec Court of Appeal griped about the legal war of attrition that has lasted more than a decade in the case against a former accounting giant and its partners over the infamous collapse of Montreal real-estate firm Castor Holdings Inc., the highest court of the province recently dismissed yet another appeal.

Security company held responsible for employee’s tort

A security company was ordered to pay $782,000 to an insurance company after Quebec Superior Court held that it was liable for tort committed by one of its employees.